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Hasty Pudding Theatricals has been mounting scripted productions at Harvard University since 1844, and has historically cast only men.
Playwright Eleanor Burgess' “The Niceties” ramps up tension by tapping into a debate about who gets to tell the story of American history.
The company did not offer an official reason for Zinn's departure, but the announcement's tone rang a collegial and celebratory tone.
The Boston Ballet's upcoming production, "Genius At Play," celebrates the centennial of renowned choreographer Jerome Robbins.
The artistic team of bass/baritone Davóne Tines and composer Michael Schachter first transformed the poet's dramatic monologue into a song cycle, then an oratorio and now a staged musical presentation...
There's a noticeable lack of productions this season that take a traditional, favorable approach to privileged white men.
Rachel Lynett's play struggles to paint a realistic portrait of how journalism or academia grapples with race relations, writes critic-at-large Ed Siegel.
"Our Dear Dead Drug Lord" seeks to examine the paranoia and the pressure of coming of age in a broken world dominated by a 24-hour news cycle, a world in...
"As You Like It" joins two contemporary plays for an "All You Need Is Love" trilogy at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox.
Widely acclaimed as a great educator and conductor, Leonard Bernstein's reputation as a composer has soared during his centennial celebrations this year.
"This Place/Displaced" breathes life into striking statistics on stage, but also does critical work in amplifying voices that traditionally aren’t heard outside of their own communities.
The Boston Ballet is debuting at Tanglewood with "Fancy Free," the first collaboration between legendary artistic duo choreographer Jerome Robbins and composer Leonard Bernstein.
The performance is meant to move you, but also unsettle you. And the story of some of these whales is alarming.
He is coming to Boston from Minnesota, where he served as the artistic director of the Minneapolis Music Company and the Spotlight Series at the MacPhail Center for Music.
Jen Silverman's "Dangerous House" takes on the horrors of "corrective rape."
In its world premiere at the beautifully refurbished Emerson Colonial Theatre, “Moulin Rouge!” is almost certainly the glitziest, sexiest, most spectacular jukebox musical ever conceived -- or reconceived, writes critic...
Critic-at-large Ed Siegel didn't venture to the Berkshires for the first 40 years of his life. But once he did, he couldn't stay away. Here are his favorite things to...
This is coming off the heels of NBC's production of "Jesus Christ Superstar Live" this past April, which picked up 13 Emmy nominations earlier this month.
Wilder brings together old-school fairy tales and the hard truths of life, blending magic and issues of socio-economic status, writes critic Kilian Melloy.
The Richard III that Shakespeare describes is a complex and nearly unstoppable creation, larger than life even if he is deficient in ordinary virtues.