Playwright Terrence McNally Talks Master Class (Video)

PlayBlog   Playwright Terrence McNally Talks Master Class (Video) Tony Award winner Tyne Daly makes her return to Broadway as Maria Callas in Terrence McNally's biographical drama, Master Class, at Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre; the production will officially open July 7following previews that began June 14.

According to MTC, "Terrence McNally's play about Maria Callas (Daly) takes us to one of her famous master classes, where, late in her own career, she dares the next generation to make the same sacrifices and rise to the same heights that made her the most celebrated, the most reviled and the most controversial singer of her time."

Master Class is directed by Stephen Wadsworth and features a cast that also includes Olivier Award nominee Sierra Boggess (Love Never Dies, The Little Mermaid) as student-singer Sharon, Clinton Brandhagen as a Stagehand, Jeremy Cohen as accompanist Manny, Alexandra Silber as student-singer Sophie, and Garrett Sorenson as student-singer Tony.

This MTC limited engagement will run through Aug. 14.

To check out what McNally has to say about the role of Maria Callas, look below:

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