Madison Rep's raises the curtain April 17 on the final production of its 1997-98 season, Terrence McNally's Master Class. Rep Artistic Director D. Scott Glasser directs Angela Ianonne in the lead role of opera diva Maria Callas. Ianonne recently played Adelaide in Chicago's Marriot Lincolnshire production of Guys and Dolls. The cast is rounded out by Marissa Balistreri, Joseph Graziano, Audrey Heighton, Lee Waldhart, and Jeffrey Sykes. Master Class will run through May 10. Audience discussions will follow the April 19, 23, and 29 performances.
-- By Robert Simonson