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It’s Heidi Schreck vs. her 15-year-old self in a questioning of the Constitution

A filmed performance of the playwright and actress's acclaimed Broadway hit, "What the Constitution Means to Me," is coming to TV.

On the streets of Watertown, a Black Civil War soldier tells the rest of the story

“The Charles W. Lenox Experience” is a solo play that takes audiences to notable sites around Watertown Square.

In Boston theater, a growing group of Black leaders have a decisive role at a pivotal time

In the last few years, more Black people have been appointed to top positions at formerly white-led institutions. The impact and insight of these leaders may be especially crucial now.

Shakespeare troupe is at one with nature at the Arnold Arboretum

Actors' Shakespeare Project went outdoors to film “The Nature of Shakespeare” for an upcoming online production.

From Arlekin Players Theatre, a real-life drama

A dissident playwright from Belarus, forced into hiding, connects with the Needham theater about the rebellion in his homeland.


Comedian Joe List now has his own stand-up special, but these are his favorites

The Massachusetts native has been watching and learning since he was a kid, starting with George Carlin.

Boston-area theaters foresee a long road to recovery before reopenings are possible

Most of the 20 theater companies surveyed by the Globe said they do not envision a return to indoor live performance before March at the earliest.

ArtsEmerson artistic director David Dower announces Jan. 1 departure

The theater organization's coleader is moving to San Francisco to become an executive producer for The 7 Fingers, a circus-theater troupe that has performed frequently at ArtsEmerson.