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Boston actress Kathy St. George knows well the pain and pleasure of playing Judy Garland

The actress has portrayed the singer and movie star in four different shows, including “End of the Rainbow,” the musical drama that inspired the new film “Judy.”

Stages | Terry Byrne

Playwright Karen Zacarías explores the turf of backyards and book clubs

Two Boston area theaters are producing Zacarías’s plays right now.

Cambridge’s Green Street Studios announces it will close due to significant rent increase

The 28-year-old dance nonprofit will cease operations on Oct. 27.

Stage Review

A Hollywood cautionary tale loses force in ‘Sunset Boulevard’

Playing faded silent-screen star Norma Desmond in the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical at North Shore Music Theatre, Alice Ripley generates intensity but is lacking in tragic grandeur.

Stage Review

David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’ a marvel of humanity and hope

The bound-for-Broadway show is exuberant and generous, reveling in the simple joys of song and movement as it encourages its viewers to give each other a second look.

Stage Review

In a spirited ‘Rosencrantz & Guildenstern’ at the Huntington, doom without the gloom

Peter DuBois directs a splendidly executed production of Tom Stoppard’s “Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead.’’

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In ‘Black Light,’ asking us to think — and feel

The cabaret-style show at Oberon features an audience-embracing performance by Jomama Jones, the alter ego of playwright-performer Daniel Alexander Jones.

Stage Review

A corrupt president tries to forestall the inevitable in ‘Nixon’s Nixon’

Playing Richard M. Nixon and Henry Kissinger at New Rep, Jeremiah Kissel and Joel Colodner again make for a memorable duo.