Malcolm Gay

Malcolm Gay covers visual and performing arts for the Globe. Before joining the paper in 2015, he wrote frequently for The New York Times, while also contributing to The Atlantic, Time, and several other publications. Named an Alicia Patterson Fellow in 2013, Gay has won numerous national journalism awards, including top honors from the James Beard Foundation, the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies, and the National Association of Black Journalists. His first book, “The Brain Electric,” was published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux in October 2015.

Latest stories

Globe, WBUR team to create Gardner Museum heist podcast

By , Globe Staff

“Last Seen,” a weekly investigative podcast about the notorious art theft, will debut Sept. 17.

Harsh notes amid purge of BSO’s chorus

By , Globe Staff

The acclaimed Tanglewood Festival Chorus’s new conductor has decimated its ranks, forcing out a large swath of singers, including many senior members.

After renovations, grand old Colonial Theatre prepares to open doors


When the curtain rises this month at the Colonial, the real star will be the long-shuttered hall itself.


Sexual assault allegations reverberate in Boston theater scene

By , Globe Staff

A freelance theater critic has been blacklisted by Boston-area theaters after an actor accused him of sexual assault.