Former Boston Globe theater and television critic Ed Siegel began his 35-year career on Morrissey Boulevard in the Globe Sports Department. He has also filled in as living and arts editor. Since leaving the Globe in 2006, Ed has been an associate editor at Berkshire Living magazine; contributed book reviews to Newsday, the New York Times and the Globe; and is critic-at-large for WBUR-FM and The ARTery.
“Daughter of a Cuban Revolutionary” continues the ArtsEmerson Latino trilogy through Sunday. Ed Siegel reviews the one-woman show.
Grigory Sokolov’s new DVD shows why so many classical music fans and writers think he’s the greatest pianist alive.
The author of “The Good Lord Bird” describes the artistry, and the human failings, of James Brown while telling a tragic story of American venality and racism.
“Something Rotten,” “Finding Neverland” and “The King and I” are also on the roster.
Mayor Marty Walsh announces the release of an online survey soliciting community response to cultural facilities in Boston.
John Banville’s Benjamin Black crime novels keep getting better, says Ed Siegel.
Bud Collins has been remembered as a champion of tennis, but Ed Siegel remembers him as a writer who integrated his passion for politics — and for life — into his columns.
Emerson College will renovate other buildings on Boylston Street while assessing programming options for the Colonial Theatre.
Chris Rock’s monologue at Sunday night’s Oscar awards did the trick of honoring the #OscarsSoWhite boycott while not driving anyone out of the room.
Why do we invest so much in the Oscar Awards when their record for rewarding excellence is suspect? Ed Siegel has some ideas.
Hilary Hahn and Jeremy Denk perform under the Celebrity Series umbrella.
Robert Brustein ends his trilogy of Shakespeare plays with a Lear-like ending.
Mike Daisey looks at three “American Utopias.” And then (yawn) he looks at them again.
The American Repertory Theater unveils an extraordinary “Glass Menagerie.”
The Steve Miller Band and “Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me” join the Tanglewood lineup.
ArtsEmerson brings the Yale Repertory Theatre production of “The Servant of Two Masters” to the Paramount Theatre.
Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts three works by the French composer, Henri Dutilleux.
The Museum of Fine Arts is showing all of Stanley Kubrick’s films in February.
The Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater announces its season.
Amid all the highly anticipated theater events in January, the Lyric Stage does right by Moisés Kaufman’s “33 Variations,” about Beethoven and a contemporary musicologist.