MASS MoCA Announces Appointment of Kristy Edmunds as Next Director

North Adams, MA, September 23, 2021 – The Board of Trustees of the Massachusetts Museum ofContemporary Art (MASS MoCA) announced today that Kristy Edmunds has been appointed as its newDirector, following a 10-month international search and a unanimous decision by the Board. Edmundscomes to MASS MoCA from UCLA’s Center for…

REVIEW: “The Rosenbach Company” at MASS MoCA

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, July 2006 This summer the Berkshires are all about celebrating brothers who collect things. Starting with the Barrington Stage Company’s Stage II production of The Collyer Brothers at Home and continuing with The Rosenbach Company and the exhibit The Clark Brothers Collect: Impressionist and Early Modern Paintings at the Sterling and Francine Clark…

REVIEW: Synapse Productions Presents “Animal Farm” at MASS MoCA

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, December 2005 Although MASS MoCA brings some really exciting cutting-edge theatre to the Berkshires, I seldom review the productions because they generally only run for one or two performances. I don’t just write to hear myself type, I write to advise the public on how…

PREVIEW: Mad Dog Presents “LEM” at MASS MoCA

by Gail M. Burns, August 2003 Phil Soltanoff has been coming to Williamstown every summer since 1993. Pursuing his interest in mixing and blending the arts in new and interesting ways to create new forms of theatre, in 1996 he created an ensemble performance entitled “To Whom It May Concern.”…

REVIEW: “And God Created Great Whales” at MASS MoCA

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, August 2001 I see an awful lot of traditional, realistic, proscenium-bound theatre, so when the opportunity arises to see something that promises a change, I go for it. While And God Created Great Whales was performed in conventional, fourth-wall style, that was the only thing conventional about…

REVIEW: “Monsters of Grace” at MASS MoCA

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, July 1999 “Angels and ministers of grace defend us!” Hamlet cries when he first sees his father’s ghost in Act I, scene iv. When Robert Wilson, who came up with the visual concept for this 3-D digital opera, was touring in a one-man “Hamlet” he…

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