YOU could be Spiderman on BroadwayMyung Jung Kim/PA

Think you have it in you to fill Spiderman’s red and blue spandex and sing a U2 song while you’re at it?

If so, your time has come! "Spiderman - Turn Off The Dark," featuring direction by Julie Taymor ("The Lion King" on Broadway) with music and lyrics by 22-time Grammy Award-winners Bono and The Edge (from U2) will be holding open casting calls at major cities across the country starting next week.

The "Spiderman" crew is seeking principals and understudies for the roles of Peter Parker, Mary Jane and a Female Lead Villain.

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. Here’s the current schedule of open calls: 

Orlando, FL (Thursday, April 9; 10 AM – 5PM)

Orlando Marriott World Center

8701 World Center Drive

Orlando, FL 32821  

 

New York, NY (Monday, April 13; 10 AM – 5PM)

The Knitting Factory

74 Leonard Street

New York, NY 10013  

 

Los Angeles, CA (Saturday, April 18; 10 AM – 5PM)

Hollywood United Methodist Church

6817 Franklin Avenue

Hollywood, CA 90028  

 

Seattle, WA (Monday, April 20; 10 AM – 5PM)

Location to be announced.   

 

Chicago, IL (Thursday, May 7; 10 AM – 5 PM)

Location to be announced. 

 

Austin, TX (Wednesday, May 27; 10 AM – 5 PM)

Location to be announced. 

 

All interested people should bring a snapshot or photo of themselves and a brief pop/rock or rock song to sing. "Spiderman - Turn Off The Dark" will open in New York on Thursday, February 18, 2010. Good luck!