Oscar-winner Ben Affleck seems to like filming in Dorchester. The Cambridge native is in town for his sophomore writing and directing project â€œThe Town,â€ based on Boston author Chuck Hoganâ€™s award-winning bestseller â€œThe Prince of Thieves.â... Read more
Youâ€™ll have made a serious mistake if you didnâ€™t catch â€œThe Comedy of Errors,â€ now in its final week on Boston Common.
For the 14th summer, the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC), under the direction of Founding Artistic Director... Read more
In the 60â€™s and beyond, The Four Seasons ruled the charts, singing the praises of girls like Sherry, Dawn Ronnie, and Marianne. But, as the smash bio-musical â€œJersey Boys,â€ which just opened at the Shubert, reveals, in real life Frankie, Bob,... Read more
Nowadays youâ€™d have to keelhaul most young playgoers to get them to see an â€œoperetta.â€ But since a Gilbert and Sullivan classic has been repackaged as a rollicking musical, audiences are going overboard in praising the Huntington Theatre... Read more
Hundreds of spectators are expected to visit Dorchester Park this Sunday evening for a free, outdoor classical concert that will feature the music of George Gershwin and Gospel favorites, a contest for most creative picnic and an official ceremony... Read more
"Johnny Lee and me: Two black people from Dorchester who love Shakespeare."
That's how recent Harvard College grad Faith Imafidon describes herself and well-known actor and teacher Johnny Lee Davenport. Both are currently appearing in the... Read more
Sean C. Fielder leads a rehearsal of the Boston Tap Company. Image courtesy BTC
Contrary to what some think, tap-dancing is no career for sissies. Just ask... Read more
The year: 1988. The place: Richmond Street, Lower Mills. Three or four adolescent girls (these days, we'd have been called "tweens") discovered a phenomenon that would more or less define the next few years of our lives: a boy band known as the New... Read more