Master Class, by Terrence McNally.”

An Evening with Maria Callas.

Julia Gasper 1 February 2011

This highly original, prize-winning play about the legendary soprano Maria Callas uses the idea of a master class to recreate her powerful personality and tell her life story in retrospect.Towards the end of her life, when she could no longer perform, Maria Callas gave a few master classes at the Juilliard School of Music in New York. For the students in the play, this is a privilege that can turn out to be an ordeal.

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