Theater

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Arts & Entertainment

Take a Look Inside Boston University’s Brand-New Fine Arts Building

Boston University’s state-of-the-art Joan and Edgar Booth Theatre complex officially opened to the public last Thursday, boasting 75,000-feet of space for performers and artists of all kinds. It is named […]

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Shakespeare on the Common Goes Traditional with Romeo and Juliet

Countless versions of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet float around out there in the ether, from traditional takes on the doomed lovers to…less traditional versions. Remember Gnomeo […]

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Wellness

This Play Illustrates the Realities of Alzheimer’s Disease

Millions of Americans are intimately familiar with Alzheimer’s disease, either through first-hand experience or as a caregiver. But for many more, the neurodegenerative condition lives […]

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A Jagged Little Pill Musical Is Coming to A.R.T.

Sure, Waitress is still busy making its way through Broadway, now with songwriter Sara Bareilles taking over the lead role. But that doesn’t mean the American […]

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Behind the Scenes at Boston Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty Costume Shop

When the curtains open for the season premiere of the Boston Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty this month, it’ll be impossible to tell that the delicate […]

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A Cappella Group Welcomes Rent to Boston by Singing in the Streets

Update, Wednesday, April 12: Missed the pop-up? Watch the Nor’easters sing “Seasons of Love” above! Although a year may have 525,600 minutes, on Tuesday night, […]

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Broadway in Boston Announces 2017-2018 Season

Don’t miss your shot—Broadway in Boston announced its 2017-2018 season lineup Monday night at the Boston Opera House, and—as per usual—the audience gasped and cheered […]

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Patti Hartigan Selected to Write Major August Wilson Biography

Patti Hartigan, one of Boston magazine’s contributing editors and a former Boston Globe theater critic, has been signed to write August Wilson: The Kiln in Which He […]

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Harvard’s ART Institute Receives ‘Failing’ Grade, Suspends Admissions

More trouble in paradise for Harvard. Last week the U.S. Department of Education deemed Harvard University’s ART Institute, a two-year graduate program in theater, as […]

Arts & Entertainment

James Earl Jones Will Be Appearing at A.R.T.

The American Repertory Theater has announced its latest casting coup: James Earl Jones will be appearing in the theater’s upcoming production of the classic Tennessee […]

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Neil Goldberg Hopes to Bring People Together with Cirque Dreams Holidaze

Wire-walking toy soldiers, acrobatic gingerbread men, and more high-flying performers will take over the Shubert Theatre this weekend when Cirque Dreams Holidaze debuts in Boston. […]

Home & Property

Landmark: The Cutler Majestic Theatre

Where Beaux-Arts architecture takes center stage.

Arts & Entertainment

Watch 80 One-Minute Plays at the Museum of Fine Arts

In recent years, the claim that every 28 hours an unarmed black person is killed by law enforcement has spread across the Internet. While the reality […]

Arts & Entertainment

Art Imitates Life in Melinda Lopez’s New Play, Mala

Award-winning Cuban-American playwright Melinda Lopez struggled to care for her parents in their final years. Her resulting play might be her most profound work yet.

Leslie Odom, Jr. (white sneakers) and Daveed Diggs perform "Wait For It" from the Broadway musical Hamilton at the 2016 EMK Institute gala in Dorchester
Arts & Entertainment

Education, Democracy, and Hamilton at the EMK Institute

The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate is founded, in part, to encourage participatory democracy, but who would have thought its mock Senate […]