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.
The May 11 awards are at the Shubert Theatre this year.
A grass-roots program is in place to engage neighborhoods and individual artists.
ARTery critic at large Ed Siegel is in awe of Mark Rylance’s performance as Thomas Cromwell in “Wolf Hall,” beginning Sunday night on Channel 2.
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.
Jonas Tarm and National Coalition Against Censorship cry foul. New York group claims he didn’t explain why he was using a Nazi anthem in his piece.
Lea DeLaria will be the guest of honor at the Elliot Norton Awards Monday, May 11.
American Repertory Theater founder Robert Brustein moves to the New Repertory Theatre to mount “The King of Second Avenue.” The klezmer musical features several artists from the old A.R.T.
Jon Stewart is leaving “The Daily Show” with his trust intact; not so Brian Williams as NBC suspends him for six months.
ARTery editor Ed Siegel salutes “Justified,” “Foyle’s War,” “Saint Joan” and the late Peggy Charren.
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.