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Anyone who has dreamt of seeing Batman fight the likes of The Joker, The Riddler, The Penguin, Catwoman, Poison Ivy and others on a massive scale is about to have their dream come true. Batman Live premiered last year in London and now the traveling arena show has announced dates in the United States. It’ll open this September in Anaheim, CA before hitting cities like St. Paul, Minnesota, Las Vegas, Nevada and more. Check out the dates after the jump. Read More »
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Just as the revamped version of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark premieres and Bono admits that the first version of that show had many, many problems, comes a teaser trailer for the rival superhero stage show. Batman Live is a touring arena stage show rather than a Broadway production, and now there is a teaser trailer that offers a great look at the fast-paced show’s costumes and characters. Read More »
As Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark has been a disaster of a production, over in the UK another giant superhero stage show has been coming together. Batman Live is a touring arena production designed as a fast-paced romp through a big chunk of Batman’s history. It includes the origin of Robin and characters like the Joker, Catwoman, the Riddler, Penguin, Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn.
Now the first images are out thanks to a media launch event. And Holy Schumacher!, but this looks like a direct continuation of the story that was unceremoniously dropped after Batman & Robin. But then again, this is arena theater — not exactly the venue for subtlety. Check out all the pics after the break. Read More »