“Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark” Partners With Givenik to Participate in NY Cares Coat Drive
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PLEASE
BE A HERO TO A NEW YORKER IN NEED!
“SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK”
PARTNERS WITH GIVENIK TO PARTICIPATE IN
NEW YORK CARES ANNUAL COAT DRIVE
PURCHASE TICKETS THROUGH GIVENIK AND SUPPORT NEW YORK CARES
OR DONATE A WARM COAT AT THE FOXWOODS THEATRE
213 WEST 42nd STREET
New York, NY (11/20/13) – SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark is proud to partner with Givenik.com to participate in New York Cares Annual Coat Drive. When patrons purchase tickets to the high-flying Broadway spectacular through Givenik.com during the months of November and December, 5% of the total sale will be donated to New York Cares. Additionally, the Foxwoods Theatre will serve as a New York Cares Coat Drive public collection site. Now through December 31, 2013 patrons are encouraged to drop off coats outside the box office at 213 West 42nd Street between 10:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., and during show hours on performance days.
This year marks the 25th Annual New York Cares Coat Drive. New York Cares will work with more than 300 community partners throughout the five boroughs to distribute coats to seniors, men, women, children, and infants.
SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark features music and lyrics by 22-time Grammy® Award-winners Bono and The Edge and a book co-written by Julie Taymor, Glen Berger and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, with direction by Ms. Taymor and additional direction by Philip William McKinley. Scenic Designer George Tsypin and Costume Designer Eiko Ishioka are winners of Outer Critics Circle Awards and were nominated for Tony® Awards for their work on SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark.
The world’s most recognizable Super Hero leaps off the comic book pages and onto the Broadway stage in SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark. Peter Parker’s ordinary teenage life takes a turn for the extraordinary when he’s bitten by a genetically altered spider and suddenly finds himself endowed with incredible superpowers. Parker quickly learns that with great power comes great responsibility as he tries to juggle the demands of high school and home life, while battling the Green Goblin and his band of super villains as they try to take down New York City and destroy everything Peter holds dear – including the beautiful girl-next-door, Mary Jane Watson. This high-flying groundbreaking and history-making production brings this story – inspired by more than fifty years of Marvel comic books – thrillingly to life!
Tickets for SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark are priced from $49 — $147.50, and can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com or by calling (877) 250-2929. A select number of premium tickets are available for purchase. Tickets are also available at the Foxwoods Theatre box office (213 West 42nd Street), which is open Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark now plays the following performance schedule: Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8:00 p.m., Saturday at 2:00 p.m., and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. Schedule varies, please check spidermanonbroadway.com for details.
After more than three historic years on Broadway, SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark will play its final performance at the Foxwoods Theatre on January 4, 2014.
About New York Cares
New York Cares is New York City’s largest volunteer management organization. New York Cares runs vital programs for 1,300 nonprofits, public schools, and city agencies to help people in need throughout the five boroughs, and does so at no cost to the recipient organizations. Since 1987, New York Cares has made it easy for all New Yorkers to work together to strengthen the city; last year, we provided critical services to more than 400,000 at-risk New Yorkers. For more information, visit newyorkcares.org.
About Givenik: Givenik.com is redefining theatergoing, one ticket at a time. The revolutionary service offers discount, full-price & premium tickets to dozens of Broadway and Off-Broadway shows, as well as group rates to all shows, and donates 5% of the ticket price to the charity of the ticket-buyer’s choice. Give money, save money, see a show—it’s a win-win-win situation.
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