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Don Aucoin

Aucoin is the Globe's theater critic and a coauthor of "Last Lion: The Fall and Rise of Ted Kennedy.'' He has received numerous awards for his work, which has covered everything from television to politics to the Catholic Church’s abuse scandal.

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Stage Review

‘Gift Horse’ shows Diamond in the rough, but there’s still a gleam

By , Globe Staff

The Boston-area premiere of an early play by Lydia Diamond, now at New Repertory Theatre, suggests the dramatist she would become.

Stage Review

In ‘Homebody,’ dreaming of the wider world from an armchair in England

By , Globe Staff

Debra Wise delivers a virtuosic performance at Central Square Theater as a British woman fascinated by Afghanistan.

Stage Review

In ‘17 Border Crossings,’ vivid snapshots but an incomplete picture

By , Globe Staff

Thaddeus Phillips’s solo show at ArtsEmerson unfolds in a series of vignettes about international travel.

Theater

10 picks for family theater

By , Globe Staff

Globe theater critic Don Aucoin’s guide to family-centric stage productions this spring.