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Posted at 5:40 PM ET, 01/11/2011

Quoted: "Spider-Man" curse draws the crowds to Broadway musical

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(Charles Sykes/AP)

"It's like Formula One. You want to see the car crash. . .We like to go to Rockefeller Center to watch the ice-skaters fall."

-- Carol Barbeiro, recent audience member for a preview of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," explaining to The New Yorker why she was eager to see the seemingly accursed Broadway musical. At least four actors have been injured onstage since October -- and ticket sales have soared.

By The Reliable Source  | January 11, 2011; 5:40 PM ET
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