Today’s Wave wrap

Cloud Cult plays Friday at Clyde Iron Works.

Here is what you will find in this week’s Wave:

We go behind the scenes at the Duluth Playhouse, where the tech crew figured out how to make a rain shower during performances of “Singin’ in the Rain.” Hoses! Gutters! Tape on dance shoes!

This week’s Best Bets include a live radio play of “It’s a Wonderful Life” at UMD, the Duluth debut of “Disney on Ice: 100 Years of Magic,” an adult puppet show, Cloud Cult at Clyde (with The Murder of Crows), the undefeated Roller Dames and an old-timey country band at Lake Avenue Cafe.

Music reviewer Tony Bennett considers Saint Anyway’s album “Behemoth” and in the process references Mumford & Sons, Coldplay, Eddie Van Halen in Appalachia and all sorts of colorful imagery.

ALSO ON THE INTERNET
Low’s next album will include a touch of Tweedy, according to The Current.

Duluth-raised comedian Maria Bamford’s straight-to-viewers comedy special “Special Special Special” was released Wednesday night. It’s available here for download for $4.99.

And this has nothing to do with anything local: What’s the worst thing an audience member can do during a live performance: Cough? Fall asleep? Lean over the balcony and barf?

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