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Jennifer Damiano Replaces Evan Rachel Wood in 'Spider-Man' Musical

June 9, 2010 (6:52 am) GMT
The 19-year-old actress/singer will take the female lead role in the Broadway play that will be performed at the Hilton Theatre in New York later this year.
Jennifer Damiano

Tony Award nominee Jennifer Damiano will replace as Spider-Man's leading lady in the stage musical "Turn off the Dark", according to new reports. Wood pulled out of the delayed production in May, citing a scheduling conflict, and now Next To Normal star Damiano will star opposite newcomer Reeve Carney in the ambitious Julie Taymor show.

"Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark", which features a score created by bandmates and , is set to open at the Hilton Theatre in New York at the end of 2010. Damiano is already a Broadway veteran - she made her debut there in the original cast of Spring Awakening, when she was just 15.

"Turn Off the Dark" was scheduled to begin previews in February, but financial and production troubles delayed the opening.

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