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Should the Spider-Man Musical Be Stopped?

Another day, another member of the cast of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark being rushed to the hospital. It's as yet unclear what injury the stunt performer playing Spidey suffered after he plummeted to the stage, but it will join concussion and broken wrists on the Spider-Man wound roster. Will there be anyone left but three understudies and a stagehand when the show finally opens? At this point, with Turn Off the Dark in such a precarious state both financially and physically, should the show still go on, risking life, limb, and wallet? Or are these just the inevitable growing pains of a complicated extravaganza, and it will all pay off in the end, at the box office and in insurance reimbursements?

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