Song of Spider-Man: The Inside Story of the Most Controversial Musical in Broadway History

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Simon & Schuster
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5.4 X 8.3 X 0.9 inches | 0.7 pounds

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About the Author
Glen Berger cut his teeth at Seattle's Annex Theatre back in the '90s. His plays include Underneath the Lintel, and O Lovely Glowworm.He is a New Dramatists alumnus. In television, Glen has won two Emmys (out of twelve nominations), and has written more than 150 episodes for children's television series. Glen spent six years cowriting the script of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.
"An absorbing... account of one of show biz's more bizarre real-life adventures."-- "USA Today"
"Mr. Berger knows how to write, and he can tell a good story."-- "New York Times"
"Juicy and entertaining..."-- "Entertainment Weekly"
"Hilarious and engrossing. . ."-- "Miami Herald-Tribune"
"Self-deprecating, funny, wise... and more than a little wistful..."-- "American Theatre Magazine"
"Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark turned out to be a dud, but Berger's book is one of the best recent accounts of the making and unmaking of a big Broadway show."-- "Connecticut Post"
"This book should be required reading for all theater students."-- ""
"This juicy memoir offers up the requisite dirt to make a satisfying read for Broadway carrions and disaster junkies alike...."-- ""
"An entertaining tell-all about this infamous musical that, in the fall of 2010, made headlines almost every day.... an accurate and candid account."-- "New York Post"
"[A] captivating new tell-all....a fascinating conflict between art and commerce, ideology and reality, and friends-turned-enemies....If you only know Turn Off the Dark for the countless jokes it spawned, illuminate yourself to the true story of what happened. It's more funny and strange than you could have possibly imagined."-- "Topless Robot"
"[Berger] packs six years' worth of unbearable turmoil into 384 vastly readable pages. The result should be required reading for not only theater majors, but business majors in colleges nationwide....SONG OF SPIDER-MAN is an eye-opener, even for those who followed the press closely."-- ""
"An additive tell-all... [Berger's] a damn fine story-teller."-- "Word and Film"
"A truly remarkable book."-- "Reviews Gate"