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COMFORT ZONE
Jason Adam Katzenstein, cartoonist for The New Yorker and author of “Everything Is An Emergency,” is part of the lineup for The Jar's April Fools’ Day virtual event, which will also include stand-up comics Tehran, Kellye Jue, Dewayne Perkins, and Francesca Fiorentini.

On April Fools’ Day, The Jar will keep it light

With a focus on conversation and community building that revolves around culture, the group will be taking a moment to celebrate foolishness.

A scene from the Broadway production of "Hadestown," the 2019 Tony Award winner for best musical.

Broadway In Boston plans a November return to the Opera House; season opens with ‘Hadestown’

The announcement of its 2021-22 season amounts to a bet that a full return to live, indoor performances will be possible in Boston by late fall.

Faith Soloway

With ‘Banned in Boston,’ Urban Improv keeps the Faith with Stephen Colbert

Faith Soloway is writing the script and score for this year's revue, which will benefit an organization close to her heart.

TELEVISION
The new PBS documentary "American Masters: Twyla Moves" looks at the long career of choreographer Twyla Tharp as she approaches her 80th birthday.

New PBS documentary illuminates choreographer Twyla Tharp’s expansive, trailblazing career

As Tharp approaches her 80th birthday, "American Masters: Twyla Moves" traces the development of her distinctive style.

DANCE REVIEW
Boston Ballet's Soo Bin Lee as Odette.

With delightful studio performances, Boston Ballet celebrates the classical art form

The program includes 16 selections spanning a century of ballet, followed by excerpts from Mikko Nissinen's 'Swan Lake'

Mary McCullough is the new playwright-in-residence at Hibernian Hall in Roxbury.

Playwright Mary McCullough is thinking ahead at Hibernian Hall

During her residency, McCullough hopes to develop new work and see at least one of her plays mounted in the fall.

COMEDY
Jonathan Katz

‘Dr. Katz’ returns for some comedic therapy on Zoom

Jonathan Katz is reprising his character online and inviting Gary Gulman, Tom Papa, Erica Rhodes, and Aparna Nancherla to his next session.

The documentary follows the work of break dancer, skateboarder, and artist Bill Shannon over two decades.

‘Crutch’ star went straight from walking to moonwalking

The documentary follows the work of break dancer, skateboarder, and artist Bill Shannon over two decades.