‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – Live in Concert’ swings to Hershey Theatre on Oct. 8
From a press release:
It was announced today that a live concert version of “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is coming to the Hershey Theatre in Hershey on Sunday, Oct. 8 at 6 p.m.
Featuring a soundtrack that blends symphonic orchestral music with hip-hop, “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – Live in Concert” pairs a screening of the Academy Award-winning animated film with live musicians and turntables, featuring a DJ scratcher live on stage.
Emmy winner Daniel Pemberton composed a sprawling score of boundary-pushing original music that is complemented with song contributions by Post Malone, Lil Wayne, Jaden Smith, and Nicki Minaj. The hip-hop based score results in a sonic universe that is woven throughout the fabric of the film, supporting its themes of resilience and universal heroism.
Tickets go on sale this Friday, May 12 at 10 a.m. and will be available at the Hershey Theatre box office (15 E. Caracas Ave., Hershey) and online at hersheyentertainment.com and ticketmaster.com.
Originally released in 2018 to critical and commercial acclaim, the movie introduces Brooklyn teen Miles Morales and the limitless possibilities of the Spider-Verse, where more than one can wear the mask. A superhero classic for a new generation, Miles is an Afro-Latino teen who is bitten by a radioactive spider in the subway and gains mysterious powers. Joined by spider-heroes from parallel universes, Miles must master his new powers to save his city from a villain who could destroy it all.
The film won Best Animated Feature at the 91st Academy Awards. The sequel, “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse,” will be released in theaters nationwide on Friday, June 2.
The Hershey Theatre opened in September of 1933. It has established itself as the area’s premier performing arts center, presenting the finest in touring Broadway shows, classical music, and world-renowned entertainers.