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Stephen Sondheim Thinks Getting Rid of Boston’s Colonial Theatre Would Be ‘A Crime’

In a word, Stephen Sondheim says it’s a “crime.” He’s talking about Emerson College’s proposed plan to repurpose the fabled Colonial Theatre as a student […]

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Wang Theatre Is Hosting an Open House

On Friday, October 16—exactly 90 years since its opening night in 1925—the Wang Theatre is hosting a celebratory open house. The historic venue invites the public […]

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The BLO Presents La Boheme with a French Twist

When Mimi comes on stage, gone are the swishing petticoats and double-laced corsets of Victorian France. Instead, she dons plain slacks and a boat-necked striped […]

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Female Students Plan to Audition for All-Male Hasty Pudding Cast

Since 1884, Hasty Pudding Theatricals, an undergraduate theater troupe at Harvard, has been putting on burlesque productions powered by an all-male cast, with actors donning […]

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Best of the Day: The Book of Mormon Opens – September 1, 2015

Welcome to Best of the Day, our daily recommendation for what to check out around town. If you do one thing in Boston today, consider […]

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A.R.T. Musical Waitress Is Headed for Broadway

American Repertory Theater’s latest musical Waitress, which just began previews at the Loeb Drama Center earlier this month, is already Broadway-bound. The show will open at […]

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Best of the Day: Kinky Boots Opens – August 11, 2015

Welcome to Best of the Day, our daily recommendation for what to check out around town. If you do one thing in Boston today, consider […]

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Copley Square

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s founding artistic director recalls a very special production.

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Courtney Love Is Coming to the A.R.T.

Coming soon to the American Repertory Theater: a contemporary opera co-starring Courtney Love. The former Hole frontwoman, solo artist, and screen star (if you don’t […]

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‘Free Shakespeare on the Common’ Returns with King Lear

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company is back with its annual summer production of “Free Shakespeare on the Common,” and to celebrate its 20th season, the company has something special […]

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There Is No “I” in Theater

Can a single theater spur a citywide debate about race, gender, and class? David Dower is betting his career—and the future of ArtsEmerson—that it can.

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‘Hidden Faces of Courage’ Offers Audiences a Dose of Reality

“Addiction is the answer to abuse,” says one of the women in the current production of Hidden Faces of Courage taking place at the Cambridge YMCA […]

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Mustache Marvel Nick Offerman to Take On Boston’s Theater Scene

Facial hair sensation and Parks and Rec actor Nick Offerman will make his way to Boston at the end of 2015 to take on his latest […]

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Broadway in Boston Announces 2015-2016 Season

Guests at the Boston Opera House Monday night were filled with glee after the announcement of Broadway in Boston’s 2015-2016 season. As President Rich Jaffe revealed the […]

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Get 17 Free Songs from Broadway in Boston

Freebie alert: Broadway in Boston is giving away free music via iTunes this week. The collection ranges from classics like “One Day More” from Les Misérables and “Wishing You […]