More on “The Shining” from TwinCities.com PowerPress:
Minnesota Opera’s new season includes classics, Stephen King’s thriller
— “The Shining.” Yes, Minnesota Opera does the classics well, but some of its finest productions have come when it’s premiered new operas like Ricky Ian Gordon’s “The Grapes of Wrath,” Kevin Puts’ Pulitzer-winning “Silent Night” or Douglas Cuomo’s “Doubt.” Another Pulitzer winner, Paul Moravec, is adapting Stephen King’s novel about a family at a haunted hotel and is reportedly hewing far closer to King’s book than Stanley Kubrick’s film. Baritone Brian Mulligan showed during 2013’s excellent “Hamlet” that he does well with characters driven mad by ghosts, so he should make for a very interesting Jack Torrance alongside Kaduce’s Wendy. It runs May 7-15, 2016.
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