Broadway actor suffers head injury backstage
“Spider-Man: Turn Off The Lights” actor, Matthew James Thomas, suffered a head injury backstage last week in Broadway’s Foxwoods Theatre during the second act.
Thomas, who plays Peter Parker/Spider-Man during the matinee shows on Saturdays and Wednesdays, was taken to the hospital for stitches, according to the show’s producers. However, they are not saying much else. The producers claim the injury is minor and that nothing fell on his head. What exactly caused the injury has not been released.
Thomas is scheduled to return to the stage on Saturday for the next show.
This is the latest of many injuries that have plagued the Spider-Man musical. This is the fifth injury and second head injury; an actress suffered a concussion during the musical’s first preview.
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