The play staged at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston revolves around a con-artist of a mother, her three children and the schemes they pull on unsuspecting victims – including...
Melinda Lopez's play, premiering at the Boston Playwrights' Theatre, explores the uncertainties of truth and expediency in the pursuit of what's right.
A "Once" gathering attracts a wide range of guitarists to play, and sing, along to "Falling Slowly."
Harold Pinter's "The Homecoming" in Stockbridge and F. Scott Fitzgerald's "Babylon Revisited" in Lenox add to the fall splendor of Western Mass.
Ruby Rae Spiegel's play centers on a high-schooler's attempt at a self-induced abortion, but it's about much more than that.
"Gloucester Blue" has a dark laugh at the 1 percent -- and at everyone else.
Opened in 1937, the Priscilla Beach Theatre served as a training ground for aspiring actors, but then fell into disrepair. Thanks to one man's dedication, the historic barn comes back...
Part centennial celebration, part something much grander, The Poets’ Theatre will be presenting a staged reading of "Spoon River Anthology" June 26-27.
For those in pursuit of groundbreaking theater—both classic and contemporary—the Berkshires have plenty to offer this summer.
This summer, Boston—and its coastal environs—will see a season of bold theatrical events, ranging from Shakespearean tragedy to world-premieres.
Matthew Aucoin's opera is richly detailed, psychologically nuanced and philosophically provocative, says Ed Siegel.
The Apollinaire Theatre Company's sparkling production of hot playwright Lisa D'Amour's "Detroit" shares themes with the Huntington Theatre Company's "Come Back, Little Sheba," says Ed Siegel.
Director David Cromer returns to the Huntington Theatre Company to make a case for "Come Back, Little Sheba" as not only painstakingly realistic but also existential.
As (hopefully) the warm weather rolls in, Boston theaters prepare for spring with new programs, from "Shrek The Musical" to premieres by the American Repertory Theater.
SpeakEasy Stage Company presents a pared-down version of "Big Fish," first a novel, then a Tim Burton film and then a Broadway musical.
Culture Clash sketches are funny, but they also stir unease. ArtsEmerson presents the troupe at the Paramount Center through March 29.
Director Billy Porter sets a brisk pace for "The Colored Museum" at the Huntington Theatre Company.
Danielle Kellerman stars in "The Amish Project" at the New Repertory Theatre.
Company One goes downtown to the Modern Theatre with a high-spirited production of "Shockheaded Peter," featuring Walter Sickert and The Army of Broken Toys. Ed Siegel likes the ride.
Kneehigh has an earthier, more contemporary take on the ancient myth.