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Throwing out a web on this casting call

April 3, 2009 | 12:21 pm

Spiderman Casting for the U2/Julie Taymor Broadway-bound "Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark" is on and it hits Los Angeles on Saturday, April 18.

Bono The 2010 musical, with books and lyrics by Bono and the Edge, is starting a nationwide open casting call for principals and understudies for the roles of Peter Parker, Mary Jane and the female lead villian.

The announcement says: "The production is looking for performers with dynamic rock/pop voices including those with experience in bands and as solo performers. Regardless of experience, anyone who thinks they might be qualified is encouraged to audition."

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-- Sherry Stern

Poster from: Boneau/Bryan-Brown Inc. via Bloomberg News. Bono photo from: ABC.