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Oscar-winner Ben Affleck seems to like filming in Dorchester. The Cambridge native is in town for his sophomore writing and directing project “The Town,” based on Boston author Chuck Hogan’s award-winning bestseller “The Prince of Thieves.â... Read more

You’ll have made a serious mistake if you didn’t catch “The Comedy of Errors,” 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 60’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 “Jersey Boys,” which just opened at the Shubert, reveals, in real life Frankie, Bob,... Read more

Nowadays you’d have to keelhaul most young playgoers to get them to see an “operetta.” 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

In 2006, local filmmaker Dave McLaughlin took to the streets with his Boston-bred cast to begin filming "On Broadway," the story of a carpenter-turned-playwright... Read more

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