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The renowned Shakespeare & Company theater group in Massachusetts plans to resume live, in-person performances this summer with a production of “King Lear,” starring Christopher Lloyd (pictured). The organization said in a statement this week that “King Lear” will run July 2 through Aug. 29.

Shakespeare & Company to resume live, in-person performances this summer

The renowned Shakespeare & Company theater group in Lenox plans to resume live, in-person performances this summer with a production of “King Lear” starring Christopher Lloyd.

To develop the script for “Young Nerds of Color,” playwright Melinda Lopez culled material from more than 60 interviews with scientists and science students of color.

From the lived experiences of scientists, Melinda Lopez crafts ‘Young Nerds of Color’

The playwright's work-in-progress will highlight Central Square Theater's monthlong Brit d’Arbeloff Women & Science Theater Festival.

Bevin O'Gara and son Henry Michael Dunn.

Bevin O’Gara is named interim artistic director at New Rep

Her appointment adds to the growing ranks of women theater leaders.

Jason Adam Katzenstein, cartoonist for The New Yorker and author of “Everything Is An Emergency,” is part of the lineup for The Jar's April Fools’ Day virtual event, which will also include stand-up comics Tehran, Kellye Jue, Dewayne Perkins, and Francesca Fiorentini.

On April Fools’ Day, The Jar will keep it light

With a focus on conversation and community building that revolves around culture, the group will be taking a moment to celebrate foolishness.

A scene from the Broadway production of "Hadestown," the 2019 Tony Award winner for best musical.

Broadway In Boston plans a November return to the Opera House; season opens with ‘Hadestown’

The announcement of its 2021-22 season amounts to a bet that a full return to live, indoor performances will be possible in Boston by late fall.

Faith Soloway

With ‘Banned in Boston,’ Urban Improv keeps the Faith with Stephen Colbert

Faith Soloway is writing the script and score for this year's revue, which will benefit an organization close to her heart.

The new PBS documentary "American Masters: Twyla Moves" looks at the long career of choreographer Twyla Tharp as she approaches her 80th birthday.

New PBS documentary illuminates choreographer Twyla Tharp’s expansive, trailblazing career

As Tharp approaches her 80th birthday, "American Masters: Twyla Moves" traces the development of her distinctive style.

Boston Ballet's Soo Bin Lee as Odette.

With delightful studio performances, Boston Ballet celebrates the classical art form

The program includes 16 selections spanning a century of ballet, followed by excerpts from Mikko Nissinen's 'Swan Lake'