Art Hounds: 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' rocks the Ritz Theater

Tyler Michaels King is Hedwig in 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch'
Tyler Michaels King is Hedwig in Theater Latte Da's production of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch."
Courtesy Dan Norman

Performer Maria Bartholdi can't stop thinking about Theater Latte Da's production of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." Bartholdi says she was blown away by the performances, and completely caught up in the spectacle of this glam rock musical and gender-bending love story. The show runs through May 5 at the Ritz Theater in Minneapolis.

Dancer and choreographer Jim Lieberthal makes a point of seeing Threads Dance Project's annual "Tapestries" performance. He says it's an opportunity to see fresh and dynamic work by up-and-coming choreographers who are finding their own voice. Performances take place Friday and Saturday at the Cowles Center for Dance.

History professor Colette Hyman is looking forward to seeing Sharon Mansur's "Dreaming Under a Cedar Tree." The event combines dance, visual art, food and dialogue inspired by Mansur's first trip to her ancestral home of Lebanon. Hyman, who has seen previous iterations of the work, is inspired by how it immerses the senses while also building cultural understanding. "Dreaming Under a Cedar Tree" takes place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Page Theatre on the campus of St. Mary's University in Winona, Minn.

Correction (April 25, 2019): Sharon Mansur's name was misspelled in an earlier version of this story.

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