Texans Will Believe A Man Can Fly, Croon

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Spider-Man's Broadway debut was apparently only the beginning; next year, citizens of Dallas will be able to sleep more soundly in their beds knowing that the Man of Steel will be singing their lullabies.

MTV breaks the news that the ill-fated 1960s Superman musical It's A Bird... It's A Plane... It's Superman is set to be revived next Summer in the Texan city, complete with new special effects - well, understandably - and more surprisingly, a new script from Marvel Comics writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Something that will make Jezebel readers happy) to frame the songs from the original production. Director Kevin Moriarty promises,

There'll be nothing mild-mannered about this action-packed show.

to which we have only one response: It's a Superman musical revival in Dallas, Texas. Exactly how excited are we supposed to be?


Revamped Superman Musical ‘It's A Bird… It's A Plane' To Premiere In 2010 [MTV Splash Page]

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Wow. Something like that might fly in Austin, but Dallas? Who's not thinking through the problem?