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Humor and humanity are the icing on ‘The Cake’

In Lyric Stage’s production of Bekah Brunstetter’s play, a same-sex wedding presents a dilemma to a fundamentalist baker played by Karen MacDonald.


‘Cats’ live has lost none of its capacity to inflict suffering

Fresh on the heels of a widely reviled film version, the strangely indestructible show, now at the Opera House, remains irritating.


Pearl S. Buck’s life takes the stage

Daniel Ezralow on choreographing the Nobel Prize winning author’s cross-cultural life story.


In the Huntington’s 'We All Fall Down,’ this could be anybody’s family

Local playwright Lila Rose Kaplan specializes in comedies that focus on family dynamics with an awareness of how ridiculous people can be while also exposing their vulnerabilities.


Kelli O’Hara, in full voice

The Tony-winning Broadway star will combine conversation and song at the Colonial.

Choreographer imagined ‘Cats,’ then he reimagined it

Tony winner Andy Blankenbuehler discusses his early attachment to the musical, his imprint on the Broadway revival, and what he thinks about those brutal reviews of the film.

As an artistic inspiration, ‘Moby-Dick’ looms large

From Norman Mailer novels to Led Zeppelin instrumentals, Melville’s elusive white whale shows up everywhere in our art and popular culture.


At the corner of Beckett and Black Lives Matter

Antoinette Nwandu's "Pass Over" considers the grim possibilities that might await two young men bantering on a street corner in the middle of the night.