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Monster Mash: Pasadena Playhouse's closure; 'Red' heading to Broadway; civil rights museum opens

February 1, 2010 | 10:25 am

Pasadena -- Assessing the damage: An analysis of the Pasadena Playhouse's impending closure. (Los Angeles Times)

-- Strong buzz: John Logan's "Red," a new play about artist Mark Rothko, is set to begin performances on Broadway on March 11. (Theatermania)

-- Historic: The International Civil Rights Center and Museum opens in North Carolina. (Winston-Salem Journal)

-- And the winner is: The San Francisco Symphony dominated the classical Grammy Award categories on Sunday. (Los Angeles Times)

-- Still reeling: A talk with cartoonist Kurt Westergaard, who created the controversial cartoon of the prophet Muhammad that ran in a Danish newspaper. (Bloomberg)

-- New again: The newly renovated Art Gallery of Alberta, designed by L.A. architect Randall Stoutt, opened over the weekend. (CBC)

-- Devil in the details: A look into Billboard rankings and sales of classical recordings. (Washington Post)

-- Also in the L.A. Times: The cast album for the current Broadway revival of "West Side Story" wins a Grammy; art critic Christopher Knight on the Art Los Angeles Contemporary.

-- David Ng

Photo: An audience at the Pasadena Playhouse. Credit: Stefano Paltera / For The Times