Robert Cuccioli going green to join "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" on Broadway

Friday, 03 August 2012 12:51 PM Written by 

CuccioliCLORobert Cuccioli, the Tony-nominated star of "Jekyll and Hyde," was in residence with Pittsburgh CLO last summer as the director of "Jekyll and Hyde" and a star of "The Sound of Music" (Captain von Trapp, right) and "Jesus Christ Superstar" (Pontius Pilate). This summer, he's back on Broadway in a dual role that goes from good intentions to mean and green. Cuccioli will take over as Norman Osborn and The Green Goblin in "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" starting Aug. 7 at the Foxwoods Theatre, 213 W. 42nd St.

Patrick Page, who originated the role, will play his final performance Sunday, Aug. 5.

"There aren't a lot of actors out there who can pull off utterly likable and totally terrifying at the same time, and so we feel extremely lucky that the great Robert Cuccioli has agreed to take on this role," producers Michael Cohl and Jeremiah J. Harris said in a statement.

Cuccioli also is working on his debut solo album "The Look of Love," to be released in October (more at www.robertcuccioli.com).

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