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2013
SUNDAY, JUNE 9, 2013
Live at Radio City Music Hall

Master Class — Nominee for Best Revival of a Play

Sierra Boggess & Tyne Daly in 'Master Class'

Opened:
July 7, 2011

Closed:
September 4, 2011

Author:
Terrence McNally

The Story:
Near the end of her life and career as an international opera star, Maria Callas signs on to teach master classes at the Juilliard School. The play shows her encounters with three aspiring singers, as well as her reflections on her career and her turbulent personal life.

Show History:
Master Class was originally produced on Broadway in 1995 and won Tony Awards for Best Play, Best Actress (Zoe Caldwell) and Best Featured Actress (Audra McDonald). This revival was first presented at the Kennedy Center in March 2010 before being remounted at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, starring Tyne Daly. Daly went on to appear in a London production of the play that opened in February 2012.

Producers:
Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Barry Grove), by special arrangement with Max Cooper, Maberry Theatricals, Marks-Moore-Turnbull Group, Ted Snowdon

Other Honors:
—Broadway.com Audience Award nomination for Favorite Play Revival

Fun Fact:
A variety of actresses have tackled the role of Callas in Master Class, including Tony winner Zoe Caldwell, Patti LuPone, Dixie Carter, Faye Dunaway, Barbara Walsh and Tyne Daly.

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