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Monster Mash: Pompidou strike could spread to Louvre, Versailles; Warhol musical; 'Donuts' closing

November 27, 2009 |  8:43 am


-- Labor unrest: The strike at the Pompidou Center in Paris is poised to widen to other museums in France, including the Louvre and Versailles palace. (Bloomberg)

-- Off-Broadway skirmish: A battle is brewing at New York's Soho Rep theater after the overlapping booking of two productions. (Variety)

-- 15 minutes: A new stage musical about Andy Warhol titled "Pop!" opens this week at Yale Repertory. (Playbill)

-- Large-scale artwork: A more-than-6,890-square-foot painting in Hong Kong has broken a world record. (Xinhua)

-- Playing another lawyer: James Spader discusses his Broadway debut in David Mamet's "Race." (New York Times)

-- Check, please: The Broadway production of Tracy Letts' "Superior Donuts" has posted a closing notice for Jan. 3. (Playbill)

-- And in the L.A. Times: Architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne discusses the architecture of lowered expectations; looking ahead to the Art + Auction power issue; "Louis & Keely" heading for El Portal Theatre.

-- David Ng

Photo: Centre Pompidou in Paris. Credit: Eric Feferberg  AFP / Getty Images