If Shrek can do it, so can Spider-Man. The guy best known from comic books and mega-hit movies is coming to Broadway in January 2010. And the cred of its creative team is pretty major -- music and lyrics by Bono and The Edge of U2 fame, direction by Tony Award winner Julie Taymor, script by Taymor and playwright Glen Berger.
On their to-do list: find a cast. To that end, Telsey + Company is doing casting calls in Orlando, New York, Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago and Austin. And Orlando's up first, this Thursday, April 9, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Orlando Marriott World Center, 8701 World Center Dr.
The team is looking for someone to play Peter Parker, aka Spider-Man; his girlfriend Mary Jane; and the lead female villain. The first two should be 16 to 20-something, the bad gal from 25 to 35. All need powerful rock voices.