THEIR FAVORITE THINGS: Follies and The Morini Strad's Mary Beth Peil Shares Her Cherished Theatregoing Experiences

By Andrew Gans
04 Apr 2012

Maria Callas in Tosca.


"Not on Broadway but it should have been. Most theatrical moment I have ever seen when she goes for the knife to stab Scarpia in the 2nd Act. A scene everyone in the audience knows by heart and has seen a million times but for the FIRST time we all held our breath wondering what she was going to do. I was at her last performance at the Met and I never once thought of her as singing!"