Cointelshow: A Patriot Act

‘COINTELSHOW’ Review: An Ironic and Innovative Look into FBI Interference

“COINTELSHOW” offered a masterful, creative use of a virtual setting, but other elements left much to be desired.

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‘The Great Leap’ Review: A High-Stakes Game of Family History

Intergenerational trauma. Found family. Extremely creative insults. What’s not to like?

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Artist Profile: Chris Rivers ’24 on his Transition from Musicals to Technical Theater

Christopher L. Rivers ’24 harmonizes the lighthearted and the serious in conversation with The Crimson.

Dawn M. Simmons, Co-Producing Artistic Director of Front Porch Arts Collective and Director of "K-I-S-S-I-N-G" at the Huntington Theatre

Artist Profile: Dawn M. Simmons on the Imagination and Joy in ‘K-I-S-S-I-N-G’

Dawn M. Simmons is a director, playwright, movement enthusiast, world builder, creator, and dreamer.

Luz Lopez and Karina Beleno Carney in "Alma"

‘Alma’ Review: A Typical But Enchanting Immigrant Story

Benjamin Benne’s “Alma” is a classic drama of the immigrant family with a nod to the mystical.

Ana Breznik '24

Artist Profile: Ana Breznik ’24 on Art and Tenderness

By pursuing the ideas that scare her a little, Ana Breznik '24 reminds people to stay in touch with their tenderness.

Manual Cinema's "Frankenstein" at the Emerson Paramount Center

‘Frankenstein’ Review: A Bewitching and Artistic Spin on a Classic

“Frankenstein” is a gripping form of audiovisual performance art that immerses the audience in all of its elements.

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‘Cosmic Relief!’ Review: It’s Camp! An Enjoyable Blend of Genuine Theater and Satire

Looking for a pleasant night out at the theater? Setting the scene amid 1960s communist paranoia, "Cosmic Relief!" plays off an uncontroversially controversial time.

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The Lessons We Can Learn from Drag

Florida children deserve drag.

Inseo Yeo '26 ("Charlie Brown") and more cast members of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown"

‘You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown’ Preview: A Buoyant Playground of a Musical

For exhausted college students, “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” may be a crucially needed, relatable, and enjoyable escape.

"Fairview" at SpeakEasy Stage Company

‘Fairview’ Review: An Immersive Self-Reflection Experience

"Fairview" is not just an experimentation in theater, it is also a creative expression of the Black experience in white-dominated spaces and forthright critique of the white gaze.

"Waiting for Godot" poster at The Rockwell

‘Waiting for Godot’ Review: Borrows from The Best and The Worst

Deadword Theater Company's production of "Waiting for Godot" is enthusiastic, energetic, and playful, but not without fault.

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‘Hamilton’ Review: A Contemporary Classic Dazzles in Boston

Whether a reluctant theatergoer, a crazed fan, or somewhere in between, “Hamilton” is an exceptional artistic and educational experience that will win over the hearts of even the most skeptical attendees.

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‘The Merry Widow’ Preview: ‘A Big Party’ for Harvard College Opera’s 30th Anniversary

Between the music, choreography, and singing, the audiences might have a hard time deciding what their favorite parts were.

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‘Life of Pi’ Review: Crouching Tiger, Open Sea

The latest A.R.T. production is not among the greatest faith stories ever told, but its dramatic power saves it from tweeness.