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 firstname.lastname@example.org and can be followed on Twitter @siegeled.
Have Boston’s mid-sized theaters become a mecca of musical production?
Individual donors and audience members rate highly in the survey, but foundation, corporate and government support is quite weak.
MassCreative, ArtsBoston, StageSource and the Fenway Alliance are behind a campaign to keep the Huntington Theatre Company mainstage on Huntington Ave.
Not all musical revues of Stephen Sondheim’s songs work, but Ed Siegel says there’s much to like, even love, about “Sondheim on Sondheim” at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston.
SpeakEasy Stage Company revisits Jeanine Tesori and Brian Crawley’s “Violet.” Ed Siegel thinks it’s well worth another ride.
Pierre Boulez, the celebrated and once controversial composer and conductor, died Tuesday at the age of 90.
Patricia Highsmith had a unique literary sensibility that doesn’t often directly translate to the screen. At least, says Ed Siegel, until Todd Haynes made “Carol” with Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara.
The Poets’ Theatre stages Seamus Heaney’s adaptation of “Beowulf.” Ed Siegel wishes it were as emotionally gripping as it is intellectually engaging.
A review of the great crime writer’s last novel, “Dark Corners,” and a guide to some of her best work.
The three great museums of the Northern Berkshires make for a fine fall and winter getaway, says Ed Siegel.
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.