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.
Diane Paulus, artistic director of the American Repertory Theater, is named to Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world.
Donna Tartt’s “The Goldfinch” recalls the Marathon terror, but also tells a Dickensian story about the place of art in our lives.
The world premiere of “The Shape She Makes” weds dance and theater at Oberon.
Playwright Annie Baker is the 2014 Pulitzer Prize winner for drama for her play, “The Flick,” which focused on three young people who work in a Central Massachusetts independent movie house. The 34-year-old Amherst native was also the subject of a 2010 festival in which three local theaters collaborated on her Shirley, Vt. plays. According […]
Ed Siegel says “Fargo,” the TV series is better than the movie — though he’s no Coen Brothers’ fan.
Melinda Lopez, the Huntington Theatre Company’s playwright in residence, tackles the question of the historical occupation of Cuba amid personal stories in 1897 Havana.
The seventh and final season of “Mad Men” begins Sunday night.
ArtsEmerson brings Dutch director Jakop Ahlbom’s “live action movie” to the Paramount Center Mainstage Wednesday through Sunday.
Israel’s Nalaga’at Theater Deaf-Blind Acting Ensemble’s “Not By Bread Alone” paints a sympathetic portrait but could use more theatricality says Ed Siegel.
John Banville has written mysteries under the name, Benjamin Black. His latest features Raymond Chandler’s “Knight of the Round Table,” Philip Marlowe.