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Monster Mash: Kristin Chenoweth goes country; Taper season lineup

September 8, 2011 |  8:00 am

Kristen Chenoweth has a new country album

This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details.

Changing tunes: Broadway favorite Kristin Chenoweth goes country in her upcoming album. (The Boot)

Something old, something new: The new season at the Mark Taper Forum includes Pulitzer Prize-winning “Clybourne Park” and some familiar titles from Broadway (Los Angeles Times)

Let the screaming begin: Nick Jonas, the youngest singing Jonas Brother, will join the Broadway cast of “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.” (Playbill)

Money woes: Funding issues force delay in Tate Modern expansion. (BBC)

Reason to dance: Trisha Brown wins the $300,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Award for choreography. (New York Times)

Looking for work: Western opera singers head to China to find work. (NPR)

History lost: Among the casualties of the Tottenham riots: Victorian architecture. (Guardian)

The newly elite: The Kennedy Center Honors names Yo-Yo Ma, Barbara Cook, Meryl Streep, Sonny Rollins and Neil Diamond as this year’s recipients. (Los Angeles Times)

Real or fake?: Pssst, wanna buy a Banksy? (ArtNet via Vulture)

Pause: London’s Comedy Theatre will be renamed in honor of playwright Harold Pinter. (BBC)

Art as architecture: Artist Anish Kapoor is designing a mobile concert hall in Japan in collaboration with Japanese architect Arata Isozaki (BBC)

Treasure trove: The Library of Congress will receive Broadway and personal memorabilia from actor John Raitt. (Los Angeles Times)

Changing venues: Ann Wareham, formerly of Center Theatre Group, has been named new artistic director of the Laguna Playhouse. (Los Angeles Times)

Sneak preview: An early look at Brad Cloepfil’s Clyfford Still Museum in Denver, which opens Nov. 18. (Art Info)

And in the Los Angeles Times: Josef Woodard reviews Itzhak Perlman at the Hollywood Bowl. 

For the record, Sept. 8, 8:18 a.m.: A previous version of this post misspelled Kristin Chenoweth's first name as Kristen.

--Lisa Fung

Photo: Kristin Chenoweth. Credit: Jennifer S. Altman / For The Times