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Blending dance and concert, nora chipaumire’s ‘#PUNK 100% POP *N!&GA’ becomes a live performance album at the ICA

Born in apartheid Rhodesia, the dancer and choreographer says a need to “prove black African humanity” drives all of her work.

Stages | Terry Byrne

An affluent black family spills its secrets in ‘Stick Fly’

Lydia R. Diamond’s play gets a staging at Hibernian Hall.

Dance Review

Fernanda Ghi makes tango ‘Black + White’

Though most of the scenarios are basic, Ghi’s company delivers a visually impressive hour of superb dancing at the Virginia Wimberly Theatre.

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The future looks bleak in Actors’ Shakespeare Project’s ‘King Lear’

Robert Walsh stars in Shakespeare’s tragedy of foolhardy choices and family betrayal.

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‘The Lion King’ is still a feast for the eyes — and the heart, too

Julie Taymor’s vibrant stagecraft still has the magic touch at Citizens Bank Opera House.

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In two comedies, a playwright sides with our better selves

“Native Gardens’’ and “The Book Club Play,’’ a pair of upbeat social comedies by Karen Zacarías, are being presented simultaneously at two different Boston-area theaters.

End of an era as Spiro Veloudos steps down at Lyric Stage

The colorful leader who helped solidify midsize companies as a cornerstone of Boston theater decides to focus on directing.

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In captivating ‘Passengers,’ this train is bound for glory

Riding the rails and experiencing the virtuosity of The 7 Fingers at the Cutler Majestic Theatre.