Theater/Art events in Greater Boston
A brief holiday from war in Lyric Stage's 'On the Town' (Globe, 5/14/2013 12:00 AM)
Conductor Jonathan McPhee on animating 'Coppélia' for Boston Ballet (Globe, 5/15/2013 6:00 PM)
Michelle Dorrance, making tap for the 21st century (Globe, 5/18/2013 1:00 PM)
Lisa Loomer's 'Distracted'? Attention must be paid (Globe, 5/15/2013 6:00 PM)
For fringe theaters, summer is a season of opportunity (Globe, 5/18/2013 6:00 PM)
Maurice Hines taps into his history (, 5/16/2013 6:00 PM)
Watch video excerpts of local comedian Jimmy Tingle campaigning for president as part of his comedy show.
A roundup of big, small, and underground comedy clubs in and around Boston. You just might catch the next big thing.
Here are the 10 must-see pieces in the MFA's new wing, plus more marvels. Audio by Globe art critic Sebastian Smee.
BSO names Andris Nelsons music director, succeeding James Levine
Andris Nelsons, the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s new music director, is half James Levine’s age, loves Michael Jackson, and intends to build a close relationship with Boston.
Weekend event picks, May 17-19 From left: "Pirates of Penzance" (Matthew Gregory Hollis); "Dead...
Museum director Anne Hawley weathered some storms to see the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum's expansion through.
Pop-punk group Paramore plays the House of Blues on May 15 at 7 p.m.
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An interactive guide to the Museum of Fine Arts' new Arts of the Americas Wing – a $504M expansion that was more than 10 years in the making.
See the salon-style room, which features work by American artists who embarked on the European "Grand Tour."
2012 Tony Awards
"Once" was the night's big winner, taking home eight Tony Awards, including best musical.
In the news
The Boston Symphony Orchestra announced Thursday morning Andris Nelsons would become the 15th music director in the BSOs 132-year history.
Denis OHare (pictured performing last year in New York) stars in the ArtsEmerson production of An Iliad. The performance he gives is nothing short of mesmerizing.
Stefanie Powers, who costarred with Tallulah Bankhead in the 1965 B-movie Die! Die! My Darling!, is portraying Tallulah, and pretty delectably, too.
Boston Ballet presents 'Chroma'
The Boston Ballet dancers astonish with their master of the choreography, contorting this way and that with remarkable intensity.
Through June 16
In the Heights refers to an exhilarated state of mind as well as a vibrant city neighborhood. A vivacious ensemble creates a community of absolutely irresistible characters.
Attend the venue with the whole family for educational and entertaining fun.
The Addison Gallery of American Art in Andover is displaying an exhibit that takes viewers through the civil rights era.