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With a pair of premieres, Moonbox showcases local playwrights to start its season

Kevin Cirone’s “The Good Deli” and ElizaBeth Peters’s “Jonathan,” running in repertory through Oct. 2, are the result of the theater company's mission to bring new work to the stage.

It takes two to play the one-and-only Tina Turner

In Boston, Naomi Rodgers and Zurin Villanueva will share the title role in "Tina: The Tina Turner Musical," and both are welcoming the challenge of pushing each other to new heights. Even Tina Turner herself is in awe.


Ideology and personality prove a combustible combination in ‘Heroes of the Fourth Turning’

A reunion of Catholic conservatives turns into a polemical showdown in Will Arbery's play at SpeakEasy Stage Company.


10 shows to see in a robust season at the theater

Highlights include "Joe Turner's Come and Gone" at the newly renovated Huntington Theatre, Mikhail Baryshnikov in "The Orchard," the musicals "Matilda" and "Tina," and a #MeToo take on "Dracula."


Comedian Nate Bargatze is no ordinary everyman

His brand of humor has made Bargatze, a co-winner of the Boston Comedy Festival’s stand-up competition a dozen years ago, more popular than ever. He comes to the Wang Theatre for two shows in November.


In ‘Fabulation’ at Lyric Stage, a Black woman must lose everything before finding herself

Lyndsay Allyn Cox gets to bring the character of Undine Barnes to life in “Fabulation,” which kicks off Lyric Stage Company of Boston’s season, starting Sept. 16.


10 comedy shows that will bring the funny to fall

Highlights include the return of Denis Leary's Comics Come Home benefit at TD Garden, Katt Williams at the Wang, and Ziwe at the Wilbur.

Catholic conservatives who grapple with culture, faith, and politics are people ‘Heroes’ playwright Will Arbery knows well

"Heroes of the Fourth Turning," Arbery's acclaimed play, is getting its Boston premiere at SpeakEasy Stage Company.