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In the Huntington’s 'We All Fall Down,’ this could be anybody’s family

Local playwright Lila Rose Kaplan specializes in comedies that focus on family dynamics with an awareness of how ridiculous people can be while also exposing their vulnerabilities.

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Kelli O’Hara, in full voice

The Tony-winning Broadway star will combine conversation and song at the Colonial.

Choreographer imagined ‘Cats,’ then he reimagined it

Tony winner Andy Blankenbuehler discusses his early attachment to the musical, his imprint on the Broadway revival, and what he thinks about those brutal reviews of the film.

As an artistic inspiration, ‘Moby-Dick’ looms large

From Norman Mailer novels to Led Zeppelin instrumentals, Melville’s elusive white whale shows up everywhere in our art and popular culture.

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At the corner of Beckett and Black Lives Matter

Antoinette Nwandu's "Pass Over" considers the grim possibilities that might await two young men bantering on a street corner in the middle of the night.

At comedy shows around Boston, a LOL ending to the year

Just about any kind of comedy you'd want is playing somewhere on New Year's Eve. Here are our picks.

DON AUCOIN

Last chances, unexpected gems, and a Boston flavor in New York theater

An off-Broadway production of "Fiddler on the Roof'' is a must-see.

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Merrimack Rep picks the leader of a Seattle children’s theater as its new artistic director

Courtney Sale, currently the head of Seattle Children’s Theatre, succeeds Sean Daniels at the Lowell theater company.