OKLAHOMA CITY -- A singer and actress from Oklahoma City has won a starring role in the Broadway production of Spider-Man in New York.
T.V. Carpio plays Arachne, a mythical spider creature. The actress who originated the role left after she was hit by a weighted rope during a preview and sustained a concussion.
The Spider-Man production has plagued by problems. During a performance in December, Spider-Man double Christopher Tierney, fell 30 feet from an elevated platform and suffered serious injuries that included a skull fracture and broken ribs.