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ART postpones remainder of its season, including ‘1776’

The Diane Paulus-directed revival of the musical, as well as “Macbeth In Stride,’’ will be pushed into next season.

COMFORT ZONE

Improv Asylum alum donates $25,000 to pay performers

Dan Faneuf, now a Boston attorney, is covering the wages of 14 people.

THEATER

Watching theater, minus the theater

At least for the duration of this unsettling intermission imposed by COVID-19, the Internet is the new playhouse.

A Boston theater director’s essays embrace optimism in a world that can feel unhinged

In "There Must Be Happy Endings," Megan Sandberg-Zakian uses her experiences in the theater as points of entry into a personal journey.

COMEDY

When dark humor is the best medicine

There’s nothing funny about sheltering in place, or the untold casualties coronavirus will cause. But trying times often bring a silver lining: the pressure valve of black comedy.

THEATER

Losses mount as Boston theaters go dark

The coronavirus imperils an industry that perpetually lives on the financial edge.

THEATER

‘Hamilton,’ ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ to return in Broadway in Boston 2020-2021 season

Other engagements include "Frozen,'' "Ain’t Too Proud,'' "To Kill a Mockingbird," and "Tootsie."

A generation comes to grips with its toxic legacy in ‘The Children’

Karen MacDonald, Paula Plum, and Tyrees Allen excel in Lucy Kirkwood’s drama at SpeakEasy Stage Company.