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.
Bristol Old Vic and Handspring Puppet Company (“War Horse”) combine for a riotous “Midsummer Night’s Dream” at ArtsEmerson.
Andris Nelsons announces next season’s concerts for his first season as artistic director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
The Dane Estate is a great place to stage Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard,” though Ed Siegel wasn’t felled by the Actors’ Shakespeare Project production.
The new season of the cult favorite “Doc Martin” comes to Channel 44 tomorrow night. Ed Siegel revisits one of his favorite shows.
Baryshnikov Productions, featuring Mikhail, comes to Boston with Anton Chekhov’s “The Man in a Case.” Ed Siegel says it’s a lively mix of media, and time periods.
Company One brings a fully realized production of Annie Baker’s latest excellent play “The Flick” to the Modern Theatre, says Ed Siegel.
Boston-based writer Alice Hoffman’s latest finds favor with Ed Siegel. She reads from “The Museum of Extraordinary Things” at Newtonville Books Tuesday night.
The release of “The Beatles’ U.S. Albums” on CD has Ed Siegel reminiscing about Vinyl Valhalla.
Jhumpa Lahiri reads from “The Lowland” at Boston University Wednesday night.
“Witness Uganda” has its heart in the right place, but the musical is only convincing when the beat stays African, says Ed Siegel.