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Monster Mash: 'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying' stagehand dies; Philadelphia Symphony to get $45-million stimulus

June 23, 2011 |  7:12 am

H2S Sad news at "How to Succeed": A stagehand was found dead backstage before Wednesday's performance of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," starring Daniel Radcliffe. Authorities are saying the cause of death was a drug  overdose. (New York Times)

New life for Philly? The struggling Philadelphia Orchestra announced gifts, pledges and potential matching grants worth $45 million to help it emerge from bankruptcy.  (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Holding tight: British Prime Minister David Cameron said the Elgin Marbles in the British Museum would not be returned to Greece. The move had been suggested as part of an effort to help the country through its financial crisis. (The Guardian)

Next acts: Steve Guttenberg, Julie Kavner and Marlo Thomas will appear in "Relatively Speaking," three one-act plays by Woody Allen, Ethan Coen and Elaine May that are being bundled together on Broadway this fall. (Associated Press)

Where's the money? Financial statements detail how "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" has spent $75 million -- more than twice as much as any production in Broadway history. (New York Times)

After a long delay: A fair frequented by Charles Dickens, but defunct since it was closed in 1857 because of rowdiness, reopens as a London arts festival this weekend. (Daily Telegraph)

No nosebleeds: The New York City Ballet plans to stop selling its lowest-priced seats in the highest reaches of the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center. (New York Times)

On the Rialto: The musical "Bonnie and Clyde," which began at the La Jolla Playhouse in 2009, is expected to open on Broadway in December. (Broadway World)

-- Kelly Scott and Sherry Stern

Photo: Daniel Radcliffe, left, and John Larroquette in "How to Succeed in Business Without Even Trying." Credit: Ari Mintz

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