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An image from “chekhovOS /an experimental game/,” which imagines Anton Chekhov's characters trapped inside his computer.

Say Chekhov had a 100-year-old computer, and people were trapped inside. What would that look like?

When Arlekin Players Theatre needed a video game designer for its online production inspired by “The Cherry Orchard,” Will Brierly went to work.

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John Mulaney is coming to the Wilbur Theatre for 10 shows in August.

John Mulaney to perform 10 shows at the Wilbur in August

The comedian is resuming his stand-up career after a stint in rehab. Tickets for the Boston shows went on sale Wednesday at noon.

Dance
Boston Ballet in "The Nutcracker"

Boston Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’ to return to the Opera House in November

The Ballet’s 2021-2022 season also includes "Swan Lake" and five premieres by women choreographers.

THEATER
Mikhail Baryshnikov as Anton Chekhov in "chekhovOS/an experimental game/."

A game of fate in Arlekin’s spellbinding ‘chekhovOS’

Mikhail Baryshnikov and Jessica Hecht lead a strong cast in Igor Golyak’s marriage of theater, film, and video game technology.

SUMMER ARTS PREVIEW
Director and playwright Robert O'Hara is co-curating Williamstown Theatre Festival's “Outside on Main: Nine Solo Plays by Black Playwrights."

Partnerships between Black playwrights and directors showcased at Williamstown Theatre Festival

Co-curated by Tony-nominated “Slave Play” director Robert O’Hara, the program comprises nine world-premiere solo plays.

SUMMER ARTS PREVIEW
Dorrance Dance at Jacob's Pillow

10 delightful dance highlights

Dance is hopping again from Western Mass. to Martha's Vineyard and beyond

John Douglas Thompson will play Prospero in the Free Shakespeare on the Common production of "The Tempest."

From Boston to the Berkshires, 10 picks for theatergoers

Productions including "Eleanor," "Nina Simone: Four Women," and "King Lear" highlight the return of live theater this summer.

DANCE
A new streaming production of  “Sleeping Beauty,” a collaboration between Cambridge Symphony and City Ballet of Boston, premieres May 23.

A streamed and streamlined ‘Sleeping Beauty’

Cambridge Symphony Orchestra and City Ballet of Boston joined for this free production available on YouTube