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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Women run Berkshires’ four big theaters. Here’s why that’s remarkable.

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Across the country, women are underrepresented in theater leadership jobs. But in Western Massachusetts, they’re already grooming the next generation.

The Ticket: Theater

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Globe theater critic Don Aucoin’s guide to area productions, including “Love’s Labour’s Lost,’’ “The T Party,’’ “Cuisine & Confessions,’’ and “The Last Schwartz.’’

critic’s notebook

Trump hasn’t delivered in his prime-time moment

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If “The Donald Trump Show,” a.k.a. the Republican National Convention, was a television program, it might already have been canceled.

Stage REview

In Company One’s ‘The T Party,’ the transgender experience unfolds, in shadow and light

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In a whirling theatrical language all her own, Natsu Onoda Power dramatizes questions of gender identity.