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Monster Mash: 'Spider-man' cast member injured; more shots fired at Marine Corps museum

October 29, 2010 |  8:19 am

Spiderman Freak mishap: A cast member of the upcoming Broadway production of "Spider-man: Turn Off the Dark" was injured at a demonstration of the musical when he slammed into the stage and broke both his wrists. (New York Post)

Repeat occurrence: More shots have been fired at the Museum of the Marine Corps building in Virginia. (CNN)

Fake art: A conman in Britain has been sent to jail for 16 months after selling forgeries of works by the artist Tracey Emin. (The Guardian)

New work: Composer Nico Muhly is writing an opera about polygamy for the Opera Company of Philadelphia. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Under the radar: A guerrilla art group in San Francisco is campaigning against a measure known as Proposition L using signs, songs and stealth takeovers of city billboards. (Bay Citizen)

Cast change: Roger Rees will take over from Nathan Lane in the musical "The Addams Family" on Broadway starting March 22. (Playbill)

Stepping down: A Flemish culture minister's plan to put the Royal Flanders Ballet and Flemish Opera under the same management has prompted the dance troupe's artistic director, Kathryn Bennetts, to submit her resignation. (New York Times)

Royal presence: Prince Charles has offered to take on a key architectural planning role related to Britain's most significant planning applications. (The Guardian)

Gandalf sighting: Sir Ian McKellen will be on hand Nov. 1 at the Empire State Building for a lighting ceremony for the group Only Make Believe, which creates and performs interactive theater for children in hospitals and care facilities. (Theater Mania)

Also in the L.A. Times: Theater critic Charles McNulty reviews "Angels in America" at New York's Signature Theatre Company; a San Francisco museum opens an exhibition from Norton Simon Museum's foe in the "Adam and Eve" dispute.

-- David Ng

Photo credit: Sony Pictures via Bloomberg News

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