Theater

Arts & Entertainment

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 […]

Arts & Entertainment

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 […]

Arts & Entertainment

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 […]

Arts & Entertainment

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 […]

Lin-Manuel Miranda
Arts & Entertainment

Harvard Historian Has Lots of Problems with Hamilton

The Broadway smash-hit Hamilton has won 11 Tony Awards, clogged up your social media feeds, and made Lin-Manuel Miranda not only a very, very wealthy man, but a Pulitzer Prize […]

Arts & Entertainment

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck Reprise Roles for Good Will Hunting Live Read

The original Will Hunting and Chuckie Sullivan crashed John Krasinski’s star-studded live read of Good Will Hunting on Friday night. Matt Damon and Ben Affleck […]

Arts & Entertainment

Matt Damon Wants Idina Menzel to Know That He Really Loves Wicked

In case you were wondering, Matt Damon insists that he’s a huge fan of the musical Wicked. Well, at least that’s what he told Broadway […]

Arts & Entertainment

Art Project Explores Towns Named Milton in Massachusetts and Beyond

If you’ve ever wanted to know what makes the town of Milton so special, a new art project just might have the answer. OBIE Award-winning […]

Arts & Entertainment

Step into Sleepy Hollow, If You Dare

Instead of cracking open a copy of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow this Halloween season, a few lucky locals will be dropped into the heart of […]

Nancy Rappaport
Wellness

Local Psychiatrist Takes Her Battle with Cancer to the Stage

As a child psychiatrist, Nancy Rappaport’s job is to listen to her patients’ most intimate thoughts. Soon, she’ll turn the tables and present her own […]