The holiday season is theatre season. And it's also theater season. That's theatre, with an "re," as many of the traditional live theatre companies in town prefer. And theater, with an “er” which is the choice of most multiplexes.

When it comes to theater in this town, no matter how you spell it, there are few people who have their finger as squarely on the pulse as WGBH’s own Jared Bowen. He stopped by BPR today with some recommendations for how to add a shot of arts and culture to your holiday season.