Malcolm Gay

Malcolm Gay covers visual and performing arts for the Globe. Before joining the paper in 2015, he wrote frequently for The New York Times, while also contributing to The Atlantic, Time, and several other publications. Named an Alicia Patterson Fellow in 2013, Gay has won numerous national journalism awards, including top honors from the James Beard Foundation, the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies, and the National Association of Black Journalists. His first book, “The Brain Electric,” was published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux in October 2015.

Latest stories

Huntington Ave. tower and theater plans revealed

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Developers are planning a 32-story apartment building that would give the Huntington Theatre Company ownership of its playhouse.

Jacob’s Pillow unveils plans for year-round dance center

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A five-year plan includes capital improvements to the center’s Berkshires campus and off-season residencies for 10-15 choreographers each year.

Knives are out for theaters that bear the name ‘Shakespeare’

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Around the country, companies are getting heated messages about “Julius Caesar” — even though it’s not their production.

At the Gardner Museum, restoring a room to its former glory

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After a three-year renovation project, the Raphael Room shines.