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Westford Academy sole Massachusetts school selected to perform ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Broadway adaptation

To apply for consideration, students had to describe why their school or community is the most “magical” place to put on the production.

DANCE

Can ‘Raymonda’ be redeemed in full? Boston Ballet premieres Mikko Nissinen’s remake.

Sexist themes and racial stereotypes have meant companies perform only excerpts of Marius Petipa’s 1898 ballet. Nissinen has adapted the work for contemporary audiences.

STAGE REVIEW

‘The Book of Mormon’ turns a page, sort of

Even after script revisions to address complaints about race, the hit musical still aims to offend.

STAGE REVIEW

Wonders never cease with the 7 Fingers

In “Duel Reality,” troupe delivers a circus spin on “Romeo and Juliet.”

Seiji Ozawa, acclaimed former Boston Symphony Orchestra conductor, has died

Ozawa, the Japanese conductor who amazed audiences with the lithe physicality of his performances during three decades at the helm of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, has died, his management office said Friday.

In ‘John Proctor Is the Villain,’ a high school is a #MeToo crucible

Kimberly Belflower's play is being staged by the Huntington at the Calderwood Pavilion.

STAGE REVIEW

It’s the humans who are in need of repair in ‘Machine Learning’

In Francisco Mendoza’s play at Central Square Theater, artificial intelligence intervenes in a strained relationship between father and son.

STAGES

P. Carl’s transition isn’t a solo journey in ART’s ‘Becoming a Man’

Co-directed by Carl and ART artistic director Diane Paulus, the play adapted from Carl's memoir is getting its world premiere Feb. 16-March 10 at the Loeb Drama Center.