Spider-Man actor hurt backstage

Matthew James Thomas, who plays Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the musical “Spider-Man: Turn Off The Lights,” was injured last week backstage. Thomas was backstage a Broadway’s Foxwoods Theatre when he suffered a head injury and had to to go the hospital to receive stitches.

What caused the injury is not known. Producers of the show only say that nothing fell on him. They describe the injury as minor and say he will return this weekend. Thomas plays Spider-Man during the matinee shows on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

This is the latest of several injuries actors in the musical have suffered. An actress suffered a concussion during the musical’s first preview.

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