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‘Into the Woods’ works its magic in a fairy tale with no happily ever after

The captivating production of this Sondheim musical at the Colonial is proof positive that many riches are still to be found in those woods.


Renowned ballerina Misty Copeland to receive 2023 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award

The dancer and activist will be presented with a $25,000 prize at the festival’s June gala in Becket.

‘A Beautiful Noise’ to launch a national tour in the fall of 2024

The Providence Performing Arts Center will be the first stop for the Neil Diamond bio-musical that premiered last summer at Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre.


Connection and disconnection in SpeakEasy’s ‘Wild Goose Dreams’

Hansol Jung's play gives vivid life to the question of what is real in a technology-saturated world where the boundary between a personal life and a virtual one is so porous.


Gibney Company’s engaging Boston debut explores what separates us, what brings us together

The company is in the midst of its first national tour, and Global Arts Live brought it to the Institute of Contemporary Art this weekend for three intriguing Boston premieres.

Dance Review

Boston Ballet presents its best ‘Don Quixote’ yet

For the first time in more than 10 years, Boston Ballet performs the ballet that put the company on the world map decades ago.


In ‘K-I-S-S-I-N-G,’ a teen absorbed in a world of possibilities

Lenelle Moïse’s play, directed by Dawn M. Simmons, emerges as a highlight of the theater season.

When ‘Into the Woods’ was revived, the scary stuff was happening offstage

For the recent remounting of the Sondheim musical — whose direct-from-New York tour lands at the Emerson Colonial Theatre for two weeks — the idea for reviving the show was a response to the pandemic.