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Uncertain tone derails Lyric Stage’s ‘Murder on the Orient Express’

The Lyric production stars the inimitable Remo Airaldi as Hercule Poirot, but even that bit of dream casting is not enough to rescue Ken Ludwig’s limp stage adaptation.


A theater troupe’s eye-opening journey from Emerson to Edinburgh

Getting a showcase at the biggest arts festival in the world wasn't the experience the creators of "Moon Walk" had imagined.


In ‘Quixote Nuevo,’ heart, humor, and a quest for second chances

Playwright Octavio Solis packs a lot into his meditation on old age, which gets a top-notch production at the Huntington.


A stylized ‘Seagull’ goes astray at Arlekin Players Theatre

The Needham-based troupe delivers a creative but overly gimmicky adaptation of Chekhov's classic.

With ‘Boss, Whom Is Girl,’ Jamie Loftus leans in to her skewed brand of comedy

Her show itself resists easy definition: It’s somewhere between a stand-up comedy set, a theatrical production, and a deeply unhinged TED Talk.

An elegy for black lives lost — and a call to action

The Movement Theatre’s Company’s powerful "What to Send Up When It Goes Down" honors victims of racialized violence.

Jeneé Osterheldt

We need a ritual to remember black lives like DJ Henry’s. This play gives us one

Aleshea Harris’s “What to Send Up When It Goes Down,” presented by American Repertory Theater and Hibernian Hall, is a ritual to help us reckon with racism and healing in a world that’s hard to breathe in.

In ‘An Iliad,’ Denis O’Hare is a one-man army

The actor will be performing his solo show at the Paramount Center, the same stage where it began its touring life in 2013.