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The new Boston Tap Party brings four days of fancy footwork to town

Deborah Mason Dudley picks up where the long-running Beantown Tap Fest left off.

STAGES

Julianne Boyd is departing Barrington Stage to the strains of ‘A Little Night Music’

Boyd is retiring from the Pittsfield theater she co-founded — but first she has one last show to direct.

STAGE REVIEW

In ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ on Boston Common, wiles of a summer night

A festive spirit animates Megan Sandberg-Zakian’s staging of Shakespeare’s play.

Celia Keenan-Bolger’s summer: Nantucket, mixed with a little murder

The Tony Award-winning actress, who describes the island as "like no place I have ever been," is starring in "Dial 'M' for Murder" at tiny White Heron Theatre.

STAGE REVIEW

In Company One’s ‘can i touch it?,’ a battle over a neighborhood’s — and a family’s — identity

Trenchantly observed and sharply written, with strong performances across the board, Francisca Da Silveira’s play is grounded in the kind of human consequences that lie beneath, but are often obscured by, the powerful forces of development and finance.

Dance Review

Limón Dance finds a beautiful balance at Jacob’s Pillow

The program pairs timeless pieces by company cofounders José Limón and Doris Humphrey with a new work by Olivier Taparga.

CRITIC'S NOTEBOOK

The Sondheim bandwagon is getting very, very crowded

Can there be such a thing as too much Sondheim? Multiple revivals of musicals from the late composer-lyricist raise that surprising question.

Theatrely’s stage reviews, news, and TikToks speak Gen Z’s language

A new media start-up run by two friends who went to school in Boston is making its mark on Broadway and beyond.