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DON AUCOIN

These theaters innovated amid a dramatic change of scene

How to stay connected with audiences when their usual venues are dark and silent? Here are some inventive responses that stood out.

DON AUCOIN

In an abbreviated year, women playwrights and directors shone brightest

Globe theater critic Don Aucoin lists his Top 10 Boston shows from a season that had gotten off to a promising start before it was cut short.

Boston Ballet’s ‘The Gift’ is a welcome one

Back to performing, Boston Ballet's dancers are clearly having fun in this new holiday celebration set to Duke Ellington’s 1960 “Nutcracker Suite,” and available online.

Here, the rich theatrical tradition of Jamaica is all the talk

Akiba Abaka Arts is hosting weekly conversations with theater artists and educators from Jamaica and bringing their insights to a global stage.

TELEVISION

In ‘Fosse/Verdon,’ a welcome spotlight on a Broadway legend

The miniseries shines a welcome spotlight on Gwen Verdon, who is skillfully captured by the ever-subtle Michelle Williams, right down to the vocal quaver.

COMFORT ZONE

The North Shore is missing its Scrooge. But he intends to be back next year.

David Coffee has starred in ‘A Christmas Carol’ in Beverly since 1992, but instead of being haunted by ghosts this holiday season, he’s home in Texas.

Who’s Zoomin’ who? Playwrights adapt by incorporating digital platforms into their scripts

Dramatists and directors have been weaving the Web itself into the marrow of the virtual theater they are creating, to mixed effect.

DANCE

Through ‘Black Voices Boston,’ seven residents, ages 17 to 76, will dance their own stories

Celebrity Series is presenting a community project designed to promote expression and understanding through dance.