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Master Class

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About the Show Less...

Cagney And Lacey’s Tyne Daly plays Maria Callas in a piece looking back on the career of the famous operatic diva. Read More >

Master Class, which stars Cagney And Lacey’s Tyne Daly as Maria Callas, takes audiences 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.

Premiered at the John Golden Theatre in 1995, Master Class won the Tony Award for Best Play and Drama Desk Award for Outstanding New Play. This new production, directed by Stephen Wadsworth, has been showered with praise since opening at the Samuel J Friedman Theatre in 2011.

Daly, who leads the cast of Master Class, won four Emmy Awards for her performance as Mary Beth Lacey in the popular American cop show. She also has a Golden Globe for her performance in Christy and a Tony for playing Rose in Gypsy.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 21/01/2012

Opening Night: 07/02/2012

Closing Night: 28/04/2012

Running time: 2h20

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Cast & Creative


Tyne Daly, Dianne Pilkington


Director - Stephen Wadsworth

Producer - Max Cooper, Maberry Theatricals, the Marks-Moore-Turnbull Group, Ted Snowdon and Sonia Friedman Productions in association with the Manhattan Theatre Club

Lighting Designer - David Lander

Set Designer - Thomas Lynch

Sound - Jon Gottlieb

Author - Terrence McNally

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