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Christopher Tierney

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Actor Hospitalized After Accident During ‘Spider-Man’ Performance

Shortly after 9 p.m., as the second act was starting, an actor was injured. He was taken to a hospital where he was receiving medical treatment, a show spokesman said.

08/15/2013

Spider-Man, Christopher Tierney (credit: AP Photos)

Injured Broadway ‘Spider-Man’ Actor Christopher Tierney To Rejoin Show

Tierney, who fell 35 feet into the orchestra pit in front of a shocked preview audience on Dec. 20, got permission from his doctor to rejoin rehearsals beginning Monday, producer Michael Cohl said.

04/20/2011

People line up to enter the Foxwoods Theatre for a matinee showing of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark." (credit: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Broadway’s Spider-Man To Delay Opening Until Early Summer

Producers on Wednesday confirmed that “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” would be delayed. Again.

03/09/2011

Banner for "Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark." (credit: Kathy Willens/AP)

‘Spider-Man’ On Broadway Slapped With Violations

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued the citations for four separate incidents late last year that resulted in injuries to the cast.

03/05/2011

Actor Trent Kowalik (C) and cast on stage during the curtain call for 'Billy Elliot The Musical' on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre on November 13, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Wintrow/Getty Images)

‘Billy Elliot’ Musical Sued For $4 Million

It seems as if the Spider-Man musical isn’t the only Broadway show that’s running into some problems.

02/15/2011

Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark

Safety Inspectors Slap ‘Spider-Man’ Show With 2 Violations

Along with some less-than-stellar reviews this week, the Spider-Man musical has suffered another big blow from state safety inspectors, who slapped the show with two safety violations.

02/13/2011

Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark

‘Spider-Man’ Delays Broadway Opening For 3rd Time

The Broadway production of “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” has delayed its opening night for a third time.

01/13/2011

Banner for "Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark." (credit: Kathy Willens/AP)

Love Shown: Injured ‘Spider-Man’ Actor Attends Friday Show

The actor critically injured in the “Spider-Man” Broadway musical was back at the theater Friday night, receiving a welcome fit for a superhero.

01/07/2011

Catch an exclusive interview with "Spider-Man" stuntman, Christopher Tierney, on CBS 2 at 11 p.m. Monday.

CBS 2 Exclusive: The Fall Of ‘Spider-Man’

Spider-Man’s heart-stopping plunge to the stage last month stunned a Broadway audience and left the actor critically injured. For the first time, he is speaking about that terrifying stage turn.

01/03/2011

Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark

Actor Hurt In Broadway ‘Spider-Man’ Leaving Rehab

Christopher Tierney suffered a skull fracture and cracked vertebrae in the Dec. 20 fall at “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” despite having a safety harness.

01/01/2011

Banner for "Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark." (credit: Kathy Willens/AP)

Spider-Man Stuntman Takes First Steps Since Fall

The stuntman badly injured during a preview performance of Spider-Man on Broadway is back on his feet.

12/26/2010

Banner for "Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark." (credit: Kathy Willens/AP)

Christmas Miracle: Spider-Man Back On His Feet

The stunt actor who fell 30 feet while playing Spider-Man on Broadway is walking again, and his father said Saturday that he can’t wait to return to the role despite injuries that have him confined to the intensive care unit.

12/25/2010

People gather outside the Foxwoods Theatre, home of "Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark" - New York, NY - Dec 22, 2010 - AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano

‘Spider-Man’ Resumes Broadway Previews

Curtain up! Light the lights! Spider-Man returned to the stage Thursday, a day after two performances were canceled due to a scary fall that left a stuntman seriously injured.

12/23/2010

Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark

Producers Cancel Wednesday Night’s ‘Spider-Man’ Show

The show won’t go on — at least not as scheduled. Producers of “Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark” have cancelled Wednesday night’s performance following Monday’s accident.

12/22/2010

Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark

‘Spider-Man’ Actor’s Fall Blamed On Human Error

In a statement, Actors’ Equity said investigators determined that the accident was caused by human error. It gave no details but said that additional safety measures are being undertaken.

12/21/2010