Thursday, December 30, 2010

Actor "Spider-Man" quits from the hospital

A cast member hurt in a drop during a concert of the troubled Spider-Man Broadway musical is no longer in serious care, his father has said.
Christopher’s father Tim Tierney has said my son now was able to walk with a support and has now been freed from hospital to a New York with treatment facility.
On December 20, the actor was undergone a skull fracture and cracked spine when he chop down 30 feet during a show.
Spider-Man: Exit the Dark features music by Bono and The Edge of U2.
Christopher Tierney's mishap is one of numerous to have taken place the show, thought to be the most expensive musical staged on Broadway.
Video of the incident appeared him falling from a shelf into the stage pit, in spite of wearing a safety harness.
Two preview performances were postponed as new safety measures were put in place.
A new safety measures for the show, which features nearly 40 aerial tricks, now needs a second person to ensure harnesses after they have been assumed.
A cast member was also injured in an earlier incident is to leave the show, according to reports.
On 28 November, actress Natalie Mendoza, who plays "spider goddess" Arachne, experienced concussion after being hit on the head by a rope during the first preview.
The US$65m making is to hold its official opening night on 7 February.
It has been directed by Julie Taymor, whose prior shows contain the musical revision of Disney film The Lion King.

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