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Monster Mash: Breaking news and headlines

January 2, 2009 | 10:07 am


-- The Public Theater's Broadway revival of "Hair" will go forward in March, with a fresh infusion of cash from two of the producers of "Spring Awakening." Orange County-bred actress Eden Espinosa ("Wicked") has signed on to play the role of Sheila.

-- Andrew Lloyd Webber hopes to unveil "Love Never Dies," his sequel to "The Phantom of the Opera," with simultaneous late-2009 openings in London, New York and Asia.

-- The founding director of New York's P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center has stepped down after 37 years.

-- Mike Boehm

Photo: Jonathan Groff, left, Darius Nichols and Will Swenson in "Hair." Credit: Michal Daniel / AP