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: “Moby Dick – Rehearsed” at the Berkshire Theatre Festival

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, July, 1999 Here you have playwright Orson Welles (“Citizen Kane”) adapting Herman Melville (“Moby Dick”) for the stage by way of William Shakespeare (“King Lear”). The results are everything you would expect – intense, brilliant, filled with human angst. The one thing “Moby Dick –…

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