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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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Stage Review

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ played strictly for laughs

By Don Aucoin , Globe Staff

Shakespeare & Company makes the most of the slapstick aspects of Shakespeare’s play — at the expense of some of the darker chords.

Stage Review

An energetic ‘Twelfth Night’ on the Common

By Don Aucoin , Globe Staff

The Commonwealth Shakespeare Company production on Boston Common is a mixed bag overall, but it features some standout performances.

Week ahead: Theater

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Globe reviewers offer their recommendations for the best in theater, including “Fool for Love,” “Breaking the Code,” and “Her Aching Heart.”

Stage Review

You can’t see the forest for the quips in ‘Cedars’

By Don Aucoin , Globe Staff

Berkshire Theatre Group’s world premiere of “Cedars’’ bristles with punchy one-liners.