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Ayodele Casel outside the American Repertory Theater's Loeb Drama Center, where she will be performing "Chasing Magic."

Ayodele Casel taps into something magical

The acclaimed dancer and choreographer reflects on the meanings embedded in her work "Chasing Magic."

DANCE
Urbanity dancers Olivia Link and Haissan Booth perform in the company's site-specific fall crawl, "Go stop listen. Still wait go."

Urbanity Dance invites you to roll with your pod to 11 outdoor mini-shows in the South End

A unique "dance crawl" marking Urbanity Dance’s 10th anniversary will run from Thursday through Saturday starting around 6 p.m.

Ballet dancers auditioned at a Boston Dance Alliance event.

‘It’s huge to be back’: Dance alliance holds first open-call auditions since 2019

The auditions serve as a way for freelance dancers to find work and connect with others in the field.

THEATER REVIEW
A path in the Arnold Arboretum invites exploration.

ART’s ‘The Arboretum Experience’ is the balm

The mix of meditation and movement, audio plays, pop-up performances, and park explorations offers a sense of healing for times like these.

Tennessee Williams at his typewriter in New York in 1940, the year his first produced play, "Battle of Angels," was heavily censored in Boston.

Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival returns to celebrate works that made the censors sweat

The 16th edition of the festival, running Sept. 23-26, returns live this year.

STAGE REVIEW
Angela Pierce and Jason Bowen in "Reparations" at Gloucester Stage Company.

The revelations come fast and furious in ‘Reparations’

In the end, the Gloucester Stage production sinks under the weight of James Sheldon's overstuffed plot.

THEATER
Merrimack Repertory Theatre artistic director Courtney Sale.

Merrimack Rep eases back into live theater with ‘Wild Horses’

It will also be filmed so audiences who aren’t quite ready to be in a theater can enjoy the play from their homes.

FALL ARTS PREVIEW
Jennifer Rohn and Nathan Malin rehearse a scene from SpeakEasy Stage Company's "The Sound Inside" at the Calderwood Pavilion.

Adam Rapp’s ‘The Sound Inside’ reverberates with a sense of dread

Rapp, whose Tony-nominated play is getting a production at SpeakEasy Stage Company, says nothing engages an audience like the idea that something bad is about to happen.