Monster Mash: Breaking news and headlines
--For sports fans who thought they didn't like theater: Alabama Shakespeare Festival premieres a play about Alabama's legendary coach Paul "Bear" Bryant.
--A survey of art museums across the U.S. finds that most institutions have lost at least 20% of the value of their endowments, and directors are retrenching amid the worsening economic crisis.
--Controversy arises over an actress in blackface at a Wooster Group production at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago.
--Curbed LA reveals renderings of Daniel Libeskind's "top secret" tower planned for downtown L.A.
--Archaeologists find mummy of what may be an Egyptian queen.
--The new chief executive of Pasadena orchestras lays out his plans for a turnaround.
--Vienna"s Albertina museum faces financial "catastrophe."
--Producers of Broadway's “In the Heights” recoup their $10-million investment.
--What was it like to work with Harold Pinter? Five actors share their memories.
Caption: Alabama coach Paul "Bear" Bryant gets a ride on the shoulders of his team after Alabama beats Nebraska in the 1966 Sugar Bowl in New Orleans. Credit: Associated Press