In pics: Spiderman breaks ribs in 30-feet fall

World | IBNLive | December 23, 2010, 11:50 am
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 In this December 20, 2010 cell phone photo provided by OnLocationVacations.com, actor Christopher Tierney is put into an ambulance outside the Foxwoods Theatre in New York after he fell about 30 feet while performing an aerial stunt in the Broadway musical
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In this December 20, 2010 cell phone photo provided by OnLocationVacations.com, actor Christopher Tierney is put into an ambulance outside the Foxwoods Theatre in New York after he fell about 30 feet while performing an aerial stunt in the Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark."

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 In this image taken from video obtained by Associated Press Television News, actor Christopher Tierney falls during an aerial stunt in the Broadway production of
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In this image taken from video obtained by Associated Press Television News, actor Christopher Tierney falls during an aerial stunt in the Broadway production of "Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark" at the Foxwoods Theatre in New York. Tierney fell 30 feet and was taken to Bellevue Hospital with minor injuries.

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 An October 5, 2010 file photo shows a banner covering the front of the Foxwoods Theater on 42nd street in New York for the play Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark. A 31-year-old actor on the set of the Broadway musical
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An October 5, 2010 file photo shows a banner covering the front of the Foxwoods Theater on 42nd street in New York for the play Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark. A 31-year-old actor on the set of the Broadway musical "Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark" fell about 30 feet during a performance and was taken to a hospital, fire officials said.

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 Tom Zahner, of Cologne, Germany, leaves the Spider Man box office after purchasing tickets, in New York. The troubled Broadway musical
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Tom Zahner, of Cologne, Germany, leaves the Spider Man box office after purchasing tickets, in New York. The troubled Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" was plagued by its fourth accident since it began previews last month when a performer doing an aerial stunt fell about 30 feet, fire officials said.

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 People gather outside the Foxwoods Theatre in Times Square where the theatrical version
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People gather outside the Foxwoods Theatre in Times Square where the theatrical version "Spider-man Turn off the Dark" was canceled. The curtain will go up again Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010 on "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" after the producers of the accident-plagued Broadway musical agreed to new safety precautions to prevent another fall like the one that left a stuntman injured.

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 In this cell phone photo taken on December 20, 2010 and provided by OnLocationVacations.com, actor Christopher Tierney is taken on a stretcher to an ambulance after he fell about 30 feet while performing an aerial stunt in the Broadway musical
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In this cell phone photo taken on December 20, 2010 and provided by OnLocationVacations.com, actor Christopher Tierney is taken on a stretcher to an ambulance after he fell about 30 feet while performing an aerial stunt in the Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" in New York.

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 Theater-goers who were at performance of
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Theater-goers who were at performance of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" display the complimentary tickets they received to a later show in New York. Producers canceled a matinee performance of the show after the 30-foot plunge of a Spider-Man stunt double into a stage pit.

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 Reeve Carney who plays Spider-man in the theatrical version
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Reeve Carney who plays Spider-man in the theatrical version "Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark" autographs Playbill copies for ticket holders as Joanna Li, center, looks on outside the Foxwoods Theatre in Times Square. The show was abruptly canceled by the state Labor Department due to safety issues following an accident that injured stunt double Christopher Tierney.

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 In this December 20, 2010 cell phone photo provided by OnLocationVacations.com, a stretcher is wheeled to the Foxwoods Theatre in New York, where actor Christopher Tierney fell about 30 feet while performing an aerial stunt in the Broadway musical
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In this December 20, 2010 cell phone photo provided by OnLocationVacations.com, a stretcher is wheeled to the Foxwoods Theatre in New York, where actor Christopher Tierney fell about 30 feet while performing an aerial stunt in the Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark."

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 In this December 20, 2010 cell phone photo provided by OnLocationVacations.com, an ambulance leaves the Foxwoods Theatre in New York carrying actor Christopher Tierney.
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In this December 20, 2010 cell phone photo provided by OnLocationVacations.com, an ambulance leaves the Foxwoods Theatre in New York carrying actor Christopher Tierney.

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