The Latino Theater Company's "Premeditation" at ArtsEmerson offers hijinks with a film noir tinge.
"Daughter of a Cuban Revolutionary" continues the ArtsEmerson Latino trilogy through Sunday. Ed Siegel reviews the one-woman show.
A gripping trio of fiercely enigmatic plays by Samuel Beckett, brought to the Paramount by ArtsEmerson for a handful of performances, asks a lot but gives even more.
An expert take on Chekhov's "Three Sisters" arrives from Russia with all of its power intact, says Jeremy D. Goodwin.
"The Wong Kids" at ArtsEmerson never loses sight of the power of young people's imaginations, writes critic Kilian Melloy.
In its examination of race and identity, "An Octoroon" is funny and fearless, says Carolyn Clay.
An inventive "Twelfth Night" at ArtsEmerson surges forward with energy but leaves The Bard behind, says Jeremy D. Goodwin.
Polly Carl, whose work with new play development and leadership of the virtual theater commons HowlRound is being honored by this award, is on a mission to make theater more inclusive.
Isango Ensemble, whose mission is to reimagine classics of the Western canon within a South African or township setting, returns to Boston with "A Midsummer Night's Dream" in rep with "uCarmen."
The form of the insistently questioning "Chopin Without Piano" is as provocative as its content, says Jeremy D. Goodwin.
"An Audience with Meow Meow" has a weighty agenda, including a meta-theatrical deconstruction of the act of performance itself, says Jeremy D. Goodwin
Playwright, director and actress are all on their games for the quietly thrilling "Mr. Joy" at ArtsEmerson, writes Jeremy D. Goodwin.
This new musical's fanciful conceit is more appealing than its familiar-feeling music and resolution, says Jeremy D. Goodwin.
Hershey Felder, in "Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin" at ArtsEmerson, brings the great composer's life to the stage.
Company One Theatre announced its 2015-2016 season, which will feature social commentary and collaborations with ArtsEmerson and American Repertory Theater.
A recent visit by National Endowment for the Arts Chair Jane Chu brought movers and shakers in the arts world together. (They might not be who you think.)
In its sixth season, ArtsEmerson will look to attract new audiences, in part, through a cross-cultural view that includes plays performed in four different languages.
Helmed here by 25-year-old Israeli Stage artistic director Guy Ben-Aharon, "Ulysses on Bottles" is both compellingly themed and masterfully acted, says Carolyn Clay.
Culture Clash sketches are funny, but they also stir unease. ArtsEmerson presents the troupe at the Paramount Center through March 29.
Kneehigh has an earthier, more contemporary take on the ancient myth.