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Tyne Daly stars as Maria Callas in the Broadway revival of Terrence McNally's drama.

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Master Class Star Tyne Daly and Author Terrence McNally Talk Callas With Charlie Rose

Master Class Star Tyne Daly and Author Terrence McNally Talk Callas With Charlie Rose

Tyne Daly and Terrence McNally, the star and author of Master Class, recently sat down with Charlie Rose for an in-depth interview about Manhattan Theatre Club’s hit Broadway revival of the Tony-winning play. McNally cracks the host up when explaining how he came to cast Daly as Maria Callas, explaining that he asked himself, “Who had the balls to follow ...

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Squigs Creates a Masterful Portrait of Tyne Daly and the Master Class Cast

Squigs Creates a Masterful Portrait of Tyne Daly and the Master Class Cast

A powerful role like Maria Callas deserves an equally powerful portrait—and Broadway.com resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson has delivered in his salute to Tyne Daly and the cast of Master Class. Daly won raves as opera diva Callas in Manhattan Theatre Club’s Broadway revival of the Tony-winning play by Terrence McNally, and Squigs portrays her as a larger-than-life figure ...

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Alexandra Silber on Her Journey from London Star to Broadway Newbie in Master Class

Alexandra Silber on Her Journey from London Star to Broadway Newbie in Master Class

Age & Hometown: 28; Detroit

Current Role: A Broadway debut performance as Sophie De Palma, the talented yet awkward soprano who becomes Maria Callas’ “first victim” in Manhattan Theatre Club’s Broadway revival of Master Class.

Star Tracks: How did an American become a West End headliner at 21 (in The Woman in White) and go on to play Fiddler’s ...

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Diva Alert! Patti LuPone Spends an Evening With Tyne Daly at Master Class

Diva Alert! Patti LuPone Spends an Evening With Tyne Daly at Master Class
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The role of Maria Callas in Master Class is irresistible to powerful stage actresses. Just ask Tyne Daly—and Patti LuPone! The former and present Callas in Terrence McNally’s Tony-winning play came face to face on July 20, when La LuPone came to see Daly in Manhattan Theatre Club’s hit revival of the play. After the performance, Patti stepped backstage at ...

Master-ful Reunion! Tony Winners Zoe Caldwell and Audra McDonald Visit Master Class

Master-ful Reunion! Tony Winners Zoe Caldwell and Audra McDonald Visit Master Class
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A high-powered pow-wow took place at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on July 12, when three original cast members of Terrence McNally’s Master Class came to see the acclaimed Broadway revival of the play. Zoe Caldwell and Audra McDonald, who won Tony Awards as Maria Callas and opera student Sharon Graham, respectively, were on hand to see Tyne Daly and ...

Class in Session! Tyne Daly & Co. Celebrate the Broadway Return of Master Class

Class in Session! Tyne Daly & Co. Celebrate the Broadway Return of Master Class

Maria Callas is back on stage, as personified by Tony and Emmy winner Tyne Daly in Manhattan Theatre Club’s acclaimed revival of Terrence McNally’s Master Class. In a production helmed by opera director Stephen Wadsworth, Daly counsels a trio of young singers (including Broadway favorite Sierra Boggess) on the sacrifices necessary to achieve great art. Daly, her co-stars and first-nighters ...

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Broadway Revival of Master Class, Starring Tyne Daly, Gets Second Extension

Broadway Revival of Master Class, Starring Tyne Daly, Gets Second Extension

Due to popular demand, Manhattan Theatre Club’s Broadway revival of Terrence McNally’s Master Class will get a second extension. The limited engagement, starring Tyne Daly as Maria Callas, has added two weeks to its run, with tickets now on sale through September 4. Stephen Wadsworth directs the production, which began previews on June 14 and opened on July 7 at ...

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Tyne Daly, Sierra Boggess & Guests Hit a High Note on Opening Night of Master Class

Tyne Daly, Sierra Boggess & Guests Hit a High Note on Opening Night of Master Class
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Tyne Daly has added another great role to a Broadway repertoire that already includes Mama Rose in Gypsy and Cynthia Nixon’s wisecracking mom in Rabbit Hole: opera diva Maria Callas in Terrence McNally's Master Class. A crowd of notables turned out on July 7 to see Daly & co. open the show at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre ...

Did Our Word of Mouth Reviewers Say 'Brava' to Tyne Daly and the Broadway Revival of Master Class?

Did Our Word of Mouth Reviewers Say 'Brava' to Tyne Daly and the Broadway Revival of Master Class?

Summertime openings are rare on Broadway, but the Fourth of July holiday week brought a biggie: Tyne Daly as Maria Callas in Manhattan Theatre Club's revival of Terrence McNally’s Tony-winning Master Class. Broadway.com sent Word of Mouth panelists Ameil, Emilie and Tony to the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre to see Daly conduct the title sessions with a trio of ...

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What Up, Sierra Boggess? The Master Class Star on Charting Her Course from Mermaid to the Phantom Sequel

What Up, Sierra Boggess? The Master Class Star on Charting Her Course from Mermaid to the Phantom Sequel

Nobody can say Sierra Boggess isn’t up for a challenge. After making her Broadway debut encased in fins and rolling footwear as Ariel in Disney’s The Little Mermaid, the golden-voiced actress headed to London to give an Olivier Award-nominated performance as unlucky-in-love Christine Daae in Love Never Dies, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s much-scrutinized (and later rejiggered) sequel to The Phantom of ...

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See Tyne Daly in Action as Maria Callas in Performance Video of Master Class

See Tyne Daly in Action as Maria Callas in Performance Video of Master Class

Tyne Daly is back on Broadway as larger-than-life diva Maria Callas in Master Class, and we’ve got your first look at video clips showing the star in action. Terrence McNally’s Tony-winning play centers on Callas’ sessions with three fledgling opera singers (including a soprano played Little Mermaid vet Sierra Boggess), all of whom feel the sting of Callas’ unvarnished opinions ...

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Before Opening, MTC's Broadway Revival of Master Class Extends for One Week

Before Opening, MTC's Broadway Revival of Master Class Extends for One Week

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced a one-week extension of its Broadway revival of Terrence McNally’s Master Class, starring Tyne Daly as Maria Callas. The play, which began previews on June 14 and is scheduled to open on July 7, will now play through August 21 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

Stephen Wadsworth’s production also stars Sierra Boggess (Sharon Graham ...

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Master Class in Session: Photo Preview of MTC's Broadway Revival, Starring Tyne Daly

Master Class in Session: Photo Preview of MTC's Broadway Revival, Starring Tyne Daly
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Maria Callas has returned to Broadway, thanks to Manhattan Theatre Club’s revival of Master Class, starring Tyne Daly. Terrence McNally’s Tony-winning 1995 play presents the diva in all her imperious glory, prodding a trio of young singers to get “a look” and perform with seriousness and smarts. We’ve got your first look at Joan Marcus’ photos of the production, which ...

Tyne Daly on Her 50-Year Career and Going Glam as Maria Callas in Master Class

Tyne Daly on Her 50-Year Career and Going Glam as Maria Callas in Master Class

Tyne Daly’s transformation into grande dame opera star Maria Callas begins at her dressing table at Broadway’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Guided by an ultra-detailed blueprint from makeup designer Angelina Avallone, the famously press-shy Master Class star has invited Broadway.com for a backstage chat while she brushes on thick black brows and cat-eye shadow, shades her jawline and lines ...

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Full Cast Set For MTC's Master Class, Starring Tyne Daly and Sierra Boggess

Full Cast Set For MTC's Master Class, Starring Tyne Daly and Sierra Boggess

Full casting has been announced for Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming production of Terrence McNally's Master Class, featuring Tyne Daly and Sierra Boggess. Clinton Brandhagen will appear as Stagehand alongside Jeremy Cohen as Manny, Alexandra Silber as Sophie and Garrett Sorenson as Tony. The production, directed by Stephen Wadsworth, begins previews on June 14 and opens on July 7 at the ...

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Sierra Boggess to Enroll in Broadway's Master Class with Tyne Daly

Sierra Boggess to Enroll in Broadway's Master Class with Tyne Daly

Sierra Boggess will join Tyne Daly in the Manhattan Theatre Club's previously announced production of Terrence McNally's Master Class. Boggess will play Sharon, a student enrolled in opera singer Maria Callas' voice class. The production, directed by Stephen Wadsworth, begins previews on May 24 and opens on June 21 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

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MTC Sets Dates for Broadway Revival of Master Class Starring Tyne Daly

MTC Sets Dates for Broadway Revival of Master Class Starring Tyne Daly

Manhattan Theatre Club has confirmed previous reports that Tyne Daly will play Maria Callas in a Broadway revival of Terrence McNally’s Master Class. The play will begin previews at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on May 24 and open on June 21, becoming the first production of the 2011-2012 Broadway season. Master Class is directed by Stephen Wadsworth, who helmed ...

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Broadway Revival of Master Class Starring Tyne Daly on Tap at MTC

Broadway Revival of Master Class Starring Tyne Daly on Tap at MTC

Manhattan Theatre Club is “in negotiations” to present a Broadway revival of Terrence McNally’s Tony-winning 1995 play Master Class starring Tyne Daly as Maria Callas, according to the New York Post. Artistic director Lynne Meadow is quoted as saying, “We hope to have Tyne in Master Class at the Friedman in June,” which would put Daly out of contention ...

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