Don Aucoin

Aucoin is the Globe's theater critic and a coauthor of "Last Lion: The Fall and Rise of Ted Kennedy.'' He has received numerous awards for his work, which has covered everything from television to politics to the Catholic Church’s abuse scandal.

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Critic’s Notebook

Theater companies find fault sometimes is in their stars

By , Globe Staff

Cast wisely, producers, because the biggest name onstage can sometimes be the weakest link.

A high-speed tour of the classics

By , Globe Staff

“Every Christmas Story Ever Told’’ a comedy at Gloucester Stage Dec. 3-20, showcases three characters playing actors who decide to put on a show that’s a mash-up of many holiday tales.

Fiddlehead company to leave Strand Theatre

By , Globe Staff

Fiddlehead Theatre Company is leaving the city-owned Strand Theatre in Dorchester to forge a partnership with Citi Performing Arts Center.

Stage Review

A bumpy transition from page to stage for ‘Confederacy of Dunces’

By , Globe Staff

Though star Nick Offerman shines, Huntington Theatre Company’s premiere adds up to less than the sum of its entertaining parts.