Arts & Entertainment

The Only Son: Hamnet

As my kids begin to read Shakespeare, I quietly admit that I used to gather with some friends in high school over lunch and read Shakespeare together in the quad.  We always had fun with the plays and the words.  We were flirting teens and lovers of language.  I’m glad …

Genius at Play: Robbins & Boston Ballet

The ballet opens with a performance you can take in with your eyes closed.  It ends with a performance that makes you feel like your eyes are closed and your thoughts are dancing before you.  Boston is celebrating the centenial of Leonard Bernstein who also happened to be a lifelong …

Jagged Little Life in Greenport: Alanis Morissette

Jagged Little Pill has officially opened at the American Repertory Theatre. Jagged Little Pill incorporates selections from Alanis Morissette’s music. This world-premiere musical is directed by Diane Paulus. Academy Award-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody wrote the book for the screenplay. Music supervision, orchestrations and arrangements by Tom Kitt and choreography is by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui.