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Susan Saccoccia

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‘Clybourne Park’ probes race, class with satire, smart cast

Philana Mia, Michael Kaye, Marvelyn McFarlane and DeLance Minifee in a scene from the SpeakEasy Stage...

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Keona Welch, Ashley Everage and Kimberly Scott in the Huntington Theatre Company production of Lorraine Hansberry’s...

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Choreographer brings gravity, pathos, grace to ‘All Kylián'

Pianist Tomoko Mukaiyama with Boston Ballet dancers John Lam and Lia Cirio in Jirí Kylián’s...

Visual surprises, emotional truths in ART’s “Menagerie”

Visual surprises, emotional truths in ART’s “Menagerie”

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Visual surprises, emotional truths in ART’s “Menagerie”

The classic Tennessee Williams play “The Glass Menagerie,” an ode to the...

Play serves up physical comedy, romance, tradition

“The Servant of Two Masters,” he borrowed from a theatrical tradition that used gags not only to entertain but also to expose injustice, hypocrisy and class pretensions. The exuberant Yale Repertory Theatre production of the play that was at the Paramount Center Mainstage through Sunday, a presentation of ArtsEmerson: The World on Stage, was content to jab the funny bone and offer a valentine to the joys of theater.

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Play serves up physical comedy, romance, tradition

A scene from the Yale Repertory Theatre production of the 18th-century masterpiece, “The Servant Of...

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MFA exhibit traces life, artistic legacy of Loïs Mailou Jones

Loïs Mailou Jones’ “Glyphs,” a 1985 acrylic on canvas on display at the Museum of Fine...

Glover’s ‘SoLe Sanctuary’ honors artistic ancestors

Glover’s ‘SoLe Sanctuary’ honors artistic ancestors

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Glover’s ‘SoLe Sanctuary’ honors artistic ancestors

Tap artist Savion Glover brought his latest production “SoLe Sanctuary” to Boston. (Lois Greenfield photo) ...

Wilder’s “Our Town” still resonates on stage

Wilder’s “Our Town” still resonates on stage

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Wilder’s “Our Town” still resonates on stage

Therese Plaehn, David Cromer, and Derrick Trumbly in the Huntington Theatre Company production of Thornton Wilder’s...

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‘Radio Show’ broadcasts stories of loss, connection

Kyle Abraham (left) and dancer Amber Lee Parker in “The Radio Show.” (Steven Schreiber photo) ...

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Jazz legend Don Byron melds musical genres

Don Byron switched from tenor saxaphone to clarinet Saturday night. (Dave Weiland photo) ...

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'Now or Later' is sharp, satirical entertainment

Tom Nelis and Grant MacDermott in the Huntington Theatre Company’s production of Christopher Shinn’s “Now or...

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‘Good People’ nails Southie, polarities of political debate

Nancy E. Carroll, Karen McDonald and Johanna Day in the Huntington Theatre Company's production of David Lindsay-Abaire's...

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Eric Jackson hosts joyful jazz celebration at Regattabar

Grammy-winning pianist Laurence Hobgood performed last week at Regattabar with tenor saxophonist Jimmy Greene, drummer...

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Lydia R. Diamond’s enduring ‘Stick Fly’ makes its New York debut

Pictured (from l to r): Dulé Hill as Kent “Spoon” and Tracie Thoms as Taylor in “Stick Fly.”...

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Playwright Sulayman Al-Bassam tackles a universal quest in the age of Middle East dictatorships

Fayez Kazak, the Mullah, and Carole Abboud, the Lady, in “The Speaker’s Progress.”Playwright Sulayman Al-Bassam...

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Isabella Stewart Gardner left an art collection of more than 2,500 art objects that span four centuries. The new wing at her namesake museum is the latest in the collection.

Tapestry Room of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, facing southwest. (Sean Dungan photo)Isabella Stewart Gardner...

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With the acquisition of John Axelrod’s collection, the Museum of Fine Arts’ holdings now represent almost every major African American artist of the past 150 years

“Cocktails,” Archibald Motley (American), about 1926, Oil on canvas. The John Axelrod Collection - Frank B. Bemis Fund...

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ICA’s ‘Dance/Draw’ exhibition worthy of second look. And a third and a fourth.

Tseng Kwong Chi Bill T. Jones Body Painting with Keith Haring, 1983, Silver gelatin selenium-toned print Muna Tseng...

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Company One's 'Red and Brown Water' a hit

Johnnie McQuarley, Miranda Craigwell and Chris Leon star in “In the Red and Brown Water.” (Liza Voll photo) ...

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The power of women, according to Shakespeare

Tina Packer and Nigel Gore perform scenes from Shakespeare’s plays in “Women of Will.” (A.R. Sinclair Photography) ...

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Art of the Body

Noted French artist Edgar Degas’ exhibit at the MFA displays his talent for capturing the human form“The...

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McDonald's 'Songs We Love Tour' stops in Hub

Audra McDonald is the lead in American Repertory’s “Gershwin’s Porgy...

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A noble tradition

A unique exhibit showcases the long history of cooking by African AmericansJohn B. Goins, “The American Colored...

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The Musuem of Fine Arts recently unveiled its new expansion project that showcases art from the mid-50s.

People viewing Black River, 2009, El Anatsui (detail). (Photo courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston) ...

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Director Diane Paulus hits the refresh button on a Gershwin classic

Audra McDonald and Norm Lewis star in “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess.” (Michael J. Lutch photo) Director...

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'1001' is a modern twist on 'Arabian Nights'

From left: Ruby Rose Fox, Ben Gracia, Hampton Fluker and Lonnie McAdoo perform in “1001.” (Photo courtesy of Company...

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'Matt and Ben' gives local legend new spin

Philana Mia (Matt) and Marianna Bassham (Ben) in “Matt and Ben” by Mindy Kaling and Brenda Withers. (A.R. Sinclair...

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'... an artist with a delicate touch'

Krasavica II, 1998-2001, cedar and graphite, 72 x 264 x 48 in. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Lelong,...

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Django Reinhardt Allstars' jazz is 'le hot'

Django Reinhardt Allstars lead guitarist Samson Schmitt and accordionist Ludovic Beier performed at the Regattabar in Cambridge last Saturday....

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Ghanian-born artist El Anatsui is known for making gorgeous tapestries from liquor bottle wrappers

“Akua’s Surviving Children” (1996) Wood and metal, dimensions variable. (Photo courtesy of The October Gallery) Ghanian-born artist...

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A jazzy bridge to Ethiopia

Either/Orchestra played arrangements of Nalbandian’s music infused with rumba, mambo and reggae rhythms last week at Scullers Jazz...

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A new exhibit at ICA highlights the creative art of vinyl records

Jeroen Diepenmaat, Pour des dents d’un blanc éclatant et saines, 2005. Record players, vinyl records, taxidermied birds and...

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For the last 40 years, Dale Chihuly has transformed the art of glassmaking to new heights

Mille Fiori, Dale Chihuly, Blown glass (Artwork © 2011 by Chihuly Studio, All rights reserved. Photograph © Museum...

Production explored meaning of Christ

In Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s great final novel, “The Brothers Karamazov,” one of the brothers imagines the...

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Language, fervor intact in modern 'Merchant of Venice'

Jacob Ming-Trent injects hip hop flair as Shylock’s reluctant manservant in ArtsEmerson’s production of Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of...

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Beckett's humor, darkness shines through in 'Fragments'

(Photo courtesy of ArtsEmerson)Susan Saccoccia Two wizened, white-bearded men spend 20 minutes taunting,...

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Dance vignettes come together in 'Chapters from a Broken Novel'

Doug Varone and Dancers’ Alex Springer, Erin Owen, Julia Burrer and Ryan Corri perform one of their intricate vignettes...

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Bill T. Jones' 'Body Against Body' sold out ICA

Paul Matteson and Jennifer Nugent in “Blauvelt Mountain.” (Bill Stengel photo) Susan SaccocciaAs...

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Legendary tap dancer Savion Glover blended soul, flamenco and speed to enthrall appreciative Boston fans

(Photo courtesy of Savion Glover) Legendary tap dancer Savion Glover blended soul, flamenco and speed to enthrall...

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Celebrating song and dance of Brazilian Diaspora

(Photo courtesy of World Music/CRASHarts) Susan SaccocciaBefore they even reached the stage on Saturday night...

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Funky global dance on display at ICA

“The Whiz” was performed by Nicholas Leichter Dance at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston last weekend. (Steven Shreiber photo)...

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The Blind Boys of Alabama came to Boston and delivered their powerful version of Christmas season’s songs

(Photo courtesy of Shannon Brinkman) The Blind Boys of Alabama came to Boston and delivered their powerful...

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Keeping it moving

L.A.-based artist Mark Bradford now has slowed down to chronicle his provocative workMark Bradford, “Scorched Earth” (2006)....

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MFA's new wing celebrates The Art of the Americas

The Museum of Fine Arts Boston (MFA) will open its newest wing to the public this Saturday with...

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Puppet love triangle comes alive in Basil Twist’s ‘Petrushka’

ArtsEmerson: The World on Stage and the...