The Post Digs Up Spider-Man Heckler

Sunday’s preview for Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark wasn’t without its hiccups, and news stories about the performance used one

Sunday’s preview for Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark wasn’t without its hiccups, and news stories about the performance used one woman’s heckling to voice the frustrations of the audience.

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The Post today catches up with that woman — who shouted “I don’t know about the rest of you, but I feel like a guinea pig tonight,” after a stall near the end of the show — to find out how she made her transition from harmless onlooker to vox populi.

Her name is Denise Chastain and she is a freelance photographer — like Peter Parker! — from Long Island.

“I was like the frog in the boiling water,” Ms. Chastain said. “The slow simmer just got to me, and, by the second act, I just lost it.”

Ms. Chastain goes on to offer further criticism of the play, and in so doing reveals more details about the production. There is apparently a “Greek chorus” of nerds that comments on the comic book action happening onstage.

The Post chimes in to add that everyone hated that part.

The Post Digs Up Spider-Man Heckler