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 he 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. He can be reached at email@example.com and can be followed on Twitter @siegeled.
BOSTON — “Astro Boy & The God Of Comics” continues Company One’s tradition of entertaining and provocative summer plays, says Ed Siegel.
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The new Clark Art Institute opens its doors to the Berkshires and the Norman Rockwell Museum welcomes in Edward Hopper.
Theaters in the Berkshires have an English accent this summer. Ed Siegel reviews four plays by three British playwrights.
Andris Nelsons mixes Brahms and Beethoven with Christopher Rouse and Rolf Martinsson. Ed Siegel likes the shuffle.
Jimmy and Gretchen are made for each other. They hate just about everybody else on “You’re the Worst,” which begins tonight on FX.
The Piano Craft Guild, managers of the Piano Factory, told the Factory Theatre yesterday that its lease is not being renewed and has to close at the end of October.
“The Strain,” Guillermo del Toro’s and Chuck Hogan’s adaptation of their horror trilogy, begins Sunday night on FX.
The technology of today’s TVs, ESPN’s packaging of soccer, and Madison Avenue have all contributed to the great success of this year’s World Cup.
David Byrne is burning down the house at New York’s Public Theater in “Here Lies Love,” an immersive “musical” about Imelda Marcos.
Greta Gerwig plays a married woman, frustrated by her husband’s lack of sexual appetite, in “The Village Bike.” The village is a British village, though the play is at the Lucille Lortel Theatre in Greenwich Village.
BOSTON — Hilary Hahn and Jeremy Denk perform under the Celebrity Series umbrella.
BOSTON — Robert Brustein ends his trilogy of Shakespeare plays with a Lear-like ending.
BOSTON — Mike Daisey looks at three “American Utopias.” And then (yawn) he looks at them again.
The American Repertory Theater unveils an extraordinary “Glass Menagerie.”
BOSTON — The Steve Miller Band and “Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me” join the Tanglewood lineup.
BOSTON — 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.
BOSTON — The Museum of Fine Arts is showing all of Stanley Kubrick’s films in February.
WELLFLEET, Mass. — The Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater announces its season.
BOSTON — 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.