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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

An unwieldy ‘Allergist’s Wife’ at Lyric Stage

By , Globe Staff

While “The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife’’ is sporadically entertaining, the overall sensation is of having your arm twisted rather than being beguiled into laughter.

The ticket: Theater

By , Globe Staff

Globe reviewers offer a guide to area productions, including “Happy Days,” “Bad Jews,’’ and “The Real Thing.’’

stage review

Tyson makes it a memorable ‘Trip to Bountiful’

By , Globe Staff

Cicely Tyson is sublime in Horton Foote’s drama at the Cutler Majestic Theatre.

Critic’s Notebook

Performers prove age to be irrelevant

By , Globe Staff

A generation of older performers are thumbing their noses at cultural expectations that they will just disappear.