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Don Aucoin’s top 10 theater productions of 2022

The Globe's theater critic lists his favorite shows of the year.

Best of the arts 2022

As this year’s performances proved, dance offers more than just beautiful moves

Like movies, plays, books, and music, the art form of dance tells powerful stories, too.

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From Berg’s thunder to a singing Malcolm X, a bracing year of classical music

Across 2022, many resonant performances pointed beyond the stage.


Murray Whyte’s top 10 art exhibitions in 2022

A rundown of shows at the MFA, the ICA, Peabody Essex Museum, and elsewhere.

Matthew Gilbert

The 10 best TV shows of 2022

You know television’s had a good year when so many new shows rise to the top.

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How actor Paul Melendy pulled off one of the toughest jobs in theater

Melendy played all the characters in “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” at Greater Boston Stage Company, an experience that was both terrifying and exhilarating.

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Jeremy Eichler’s 10 memorable classical performances

Concert favorites include performances by the BSO, BMOP and Odyssey Opera, and others

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Maura Johnston’s top 10 pop concerts of 2022

This year's list of concert favorites includes Dua Lipa, Rosalia, Bad Bunny, and Olivia Rodrigo.