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Don Aucoin

Aucoin is the Globe's theater critic and a coauthor of "Last Lion: The Fall and Rise of Ted Kennedy.'' He has received numerous awards for his work, which has covered everything from television to politics to the Catholic Church’s abuse scandal.

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The Ticket: Theater

By , Globe Staff

Globe theater critic Don Aucoin’s guide to area productions “Love’s Labour’s Lost,’’ “The T Party,’’ and “The Pirates of Penzance.’’

Stage Review

Romance and wordplay in a spirited ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’ on the Common

By , Globe Staff

Shakespeare’s untrammeled joy in language is abundantly evident in this early comedy. His skill at storytelling, less so.

Stage Review

Berkshire Theatre Group’s ‘Stone Witch’ fails to cast a spell

By , Globe Staff

Judd Hirsch stars as a reclusive children’s book author in this world premiere, but his character never quite comes into focus.

Stage Review

An exhilarating ‘Pirates of Penzance’ at Barrington Stage

By , Globe Staff

In a topnotch production, Will Swenson is a swashbuckling Pirate King to rival Kevin Kline.