Competition for dollars keeps getting fiercer, but several performing arts groups in Boston are aggressively experimenting with ways to attract new audiences, particularly younger patrons.
“The Story of the Lost Child” brings a masterwork by one of the more gifted and beguiling writers of our time to an end, writes The ARTery’s Maureen Dezell.
Did its connection to the 2012 hit “Gone Girl” propel “The Girl on the Train” to the bestseller list?
Scott Timberg’s “Culture Crash: The Killing of the Creative Class” is an expansive, provocative and at times exasperating book, writes ARTery contributor Maureen Dezell.
Maureen Dezell interviews playwright Ronan Noone about “The Second Girl,” a play that centers on Irish-Americans, Eugene O’Neill, and the challenges that female immigrants face.
Gubernatorial candidates Charlie Baker and Martha Coakley stake out positions on the arts.
The third Neapolitan novel of the artist known as Elena Ferrante is out to rapturous reviews. Maureen Dezell can’t wait for the fourth.
Paul Daigneault, who has built SpeakEasy Stage Company into a major player in Boston theater, is Monday night’s winner of the Elliot Norton Prize for Sustained Excellence.
The book tour for Irish Canadian author Emma Donoghue’s newest release, “Frog Music,” a crime novel rooted in history, is bringing her to Boston College on Wednesday, April 9.
Company One temporarily moves to the Modern Theatre for Annie Baker’s highly-regarded play, “The Flick.” The company also staged a previous play of hers, “The Aliens.”