News and reviews
Here's a look at the arts stories making headlines this morning...
The Wall leaves us comfortably numb - Chris Riemenschneider, Star Tribune
How the real stories behind Pink Floyd's iconic album differ from the versions baked up by longtime fans.
'Gee's Bend' a patchwork - Graydon Royce, Star Tribune
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There are performances to enjoy in Park Square's new show, but the totality of this quilted drama is less than its parts.
A 'House' full of pictures - Rohan Preston, Star Tribune
Moments of lyricism and opacity mark the premiere of "House of Spirits" at Mixed Blood.
Wild Woyzeck Project not for the fainthearted - Graydon Royce, Star Tribune
In "The Woyzeck Project," a young troupe aggressively explores the bizarre world of a soldier who snaps under pressure.
Ten Thousand Things takes Shakespeare to NYC - Graydon Royce, Star Tribune
In a partnership with the Public Theater, the local troupe's artistic leader will direct "Measure for Measure."
Also: Ten Thousand Things working with New York City's Public Theater - Pioneer Press
These zombies can really sing - William Randall Beard, Star Tribune
In a sendup that's pure camp, Minneapolis Musical Theatre adds tunes to terror.
The Singers bring liturgical music alive - William Randall Beard, Star Tribune
The choral group broke from the usual, performing works by Fauré, Stravinsky.
Women's erotic selves in dance, music - Caroline Palmer, Star Tribune
In an amalgam of music and dance, Urban Bush Women brought a powerful, controversial piece to life.
Frenzied, irreverent take on 'Baby Jane' - Caroline Palmer, Star Tribune
Review: Ballet of the Dolls sends up a classic tale of jealousy with "Whatever Happened to ... Swan Lake?"
'House of Spirits' Mixed Blood's potent production casts light on dark atrocities
"The House of the Spirits" is a potent production creating stronger horror in this Halloween season than a bloody zombie movie -- because it lays bare the heinous, unspeakable atrocities of real life.