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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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critic’s notebook

Trump will bring his reality-TV reflexes into the Oval Office

By , Globe Staff

An inauguration gives a president the chance to craft a new image. Trump seems to like his old image just fine.

Stage Review

Spirited gags and some groans in entertaining ‘Something Rotten!’

By , Globe Staff

The rambunctiously good-natured show sends up musicals and Shakespeare, but is simply not built to last.

A new, enlarged role for Commonwealth Shakespeare Company

By , Globe Staff

The troupe known for its free Shakespeare on the Common series aims to stage four to six full productions per season at Babson College.

Stage Review

Scorching ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ still has plenty to say at Lyric Stage

By , Globe Staff

An aura of dread pervades Scott Edmiston’s production of Edward Albee’s landmark drama.