Master Class Revival

Run Time:
2 hours, with one intermission
Opened: July 7, 2011
Closing: September 04, 2011

Master Class - 2011 - Broadway History , Info & More

Terrence McNally's play about Maria Callas (played by Tony and Emmy Award winner Tyne 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.

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Master Class
9 / 10

It should be no surprise that someone with six Emmys and a Tony is an accomplished actor, but Tyne Daly is doing something extraordinary in Master Class...Bottom Line: Tyne Daly's mercurial performance gives equal exposure to her character's formidable outer shell and to the corrosive solitude within.

Tyne Daly Throws Herself Into 'Master Class'
9 / 10

Tony Award-winning Daly puts everything she's got into portraying Callas in a new revival of Terrence McNally's play, directed by Stephen Wadsworth, which opened Thursday at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Daly is sometimes ragged, but always courageous.

Tyne Daly Led MASTER CLASS Headed to West End?
by Robert Diamond - November 3, 2011

Baz Bamingoye reports in today's UK Daily Mail that Tyne Daly, who led the Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway production of Terrence McNally's Tony Award-winning MASTER CLASS, directed by Stephen Wadsworth which closed on September 4 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street) will bring her portrayal to London's West End in 2012.

MASTER CLASS Closes 9/4
by BWW News Desk - September 4, 2011

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway production of Terrence McNally's Tony Award-winning MASTER CLASS, directed by Stephen Wadsworth will close on September 4 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).

STAGE TUBE: Tyne Daly, Terrence McNally Talk Opera & MASTER CLASS Run on 'Charlie Rose'
by Nicole Rosky - August 29, 2011

Manhattan Theatre Club's hit production of MASTER CLASS was featured last week on 'Charlie Rose.' The episode featured Tony and Emmy Award winner Tyne Daly and Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally. Click below to check out the interview!

2 Weeks Left To See Manhattan Theatre Club's MASTER CLASS, Closes 9/4
by Lauren Wolman - August 22, 2011

Manhattan Theatre Club's hit production of Terrence McNally's Tony Award-winning MASTER CLASS, directed by Stephen Wadsworth must end its extended engagement at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street) on Sunday September 4 after playing 26 preview performances and 70 regular performances. The play began previews on Tuesday, June 14 and opened Thursday, July 7 to rave reviews for the production and Tyne Daly's performance as the legendary Maria Callas. The production was extended twice due to popular demand.

MASTER CLASS to Be Featured on 'Charlie Rose' Tonight
by Kelsey Denette - August 22, 2011

Manhattan Theatre Club's hit production of MASTER CLASS will be on tonight's episode of 'Charlie Rose.' The episode will feature Tony and Emmy Award winner Tyne Daly and Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally and airs locally at 7 PM on Bloomberg (Time Warner Cable Channel 30) with an encore airing at 11 PM on WNET (Time Warner Cable Channel 13). For airtimes outside the New York area, check local listings.

DEBUT OF THE MONTH: Alexandra Silber of MASTER CLASS!
by Nicole Rosky - August 16, 2011

Alexandra Silber is currently making her Broadway debut as Sophie DePalma in MASTER CLASS alongside Tyne Daly, Sierra Boggess, Jeremy Cohen, Garrett Sorenson, and Clinton Brandhagen. Directed by Stephen Wadsworth, the show is playing a limited engagement through Sunday, September 4 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).

STAGE TUBE: MASTER CLASS Cast Prepares to 'Meet' Maria Callas
by Nicole Rosky - August 3, 2011

The Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of MASTER CLASS by Terrence McNally, directed by Stephen Wadsworth, opened last night, July 7, to praise at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. In the video below, the cast of the show prepares to 'meet' Maria Callas in a spoof that features Jekyll & Hyde's 'This is the Moment.'

STAGE TUBE: Sierra Boggess Talks MASTER CLASS and '30 Under 30' Program
by Lauren Wolman - July 17, 2011

Olivier Award nominee Sierra Boggess (LOVE NEVER DIES, THE LITTLE MERMAID) currently stars as Sharon in Manhattan Theatre Club's MASTER CLASS, playing at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre through September 4.

MASTER CLASS Extends Again Through 9/4!
by Nicole Rosky - July 11, 2011

Manhattan Theatre Club has just announced that due to popular demand, the new Broadway production of Terrence McNally's Tony Award-winning MASTER CLASS, directed by Stephen Wadsworth has been extended a second time. The limited engagement has now been extended by two additional weeks with tickets now on sale through Sunday, September 4 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).

BWW Interviews: The Stars and Creative Forces of MASTER CLASS
by BWW - July 11, 2011

The Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of MASTER CLASS by Terrence McNally, directed by Stephen Wadsworth, opened July 7 to trumedous praise at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. On the celebratory night, Richard Ridge caught up with the stars and creative forces of what many are calling a masterpiece, all of whom spoke candidly about the process of remounting the production and recreating the fascinating figures of the opera world of old.

Photo Coverage: MASTER CLASS Opens on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - July 8, 2011

The Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of MASTER CLASS by Terrence McNally, directed by Stephen Wadsworth, began previews on Tuesday, June 14 and opened last night, July 7, to praise at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Check out coverage of the curtain call below!

Photo Coverage: MASTER CLASS Opening Night Arrivals!
by Walter McBride - July 8, 2011

The Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of MASTER CLASS by Terrence McNally, directed by Stephen Wadsworth, began previews on Tuesday, June 14 and opened last night, July 7, to praise at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the starry arrivals and brings you photo coverage below!

Photo Exclusive:Nina Arianda & Mom Attend MASTER CLASS
by Walter McBride - July 8, 2011

The Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of MASTER CLASS by Terrence McNally, directed by Stephen Wadsworth, began previews on Tuesday, June 14 and opened last night, July 7, to praise at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Broadway's newest sensation, BORN YESTERDAY's Nina Arianda, who will again be seen on Broadway next season in VENUS IN FUR, took in opening night with her mother and posed for the BroadwayWorld camera.

Photo Coverage: MASTER CLASS Opening Night Party!
by Linda Lenzi - July 8, 2011

The Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of MASTER CLASS by Terrence McNally, directed by Stephen Wadsworth, began previews on Tuesday, June 14 and opened last night, July 7, to praise at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the celebratory evening and brings you photo coverage of the after party below!

GOD OF CARNAGE Cast Welcomes Play's Translator Christopher Hampton
by Lauren Wolman - July 7, 2011

Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of Terrence McNally's MASTER CLASS, directed by Stephen Wadsworth, opens tonight at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). The limited engagement was recently extended due to popular demand with tickets now on sale through Sunday, August 21.

Photo Flash: MASTER CLASS Starring Tyne Daly Opens Tonight on Broadway!
by Robert Diamond - July 7, 2011

The Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of MASTER CLASS by Terrence McNally, directed by Stephen Wadsworth, began previews on Tuesday, June 14 and will open tonight Thursday, July 7 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).

Review Roundup: MASTER CLASS on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Robert Diamond - July 7, 2011

Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of Terrence McNally's MASTER CLASS, directed by Stephen Wadsworth, opened tonight on Broadway. Check below to see what the critics had to say!

BWW TV: MTC's MASTER CLASS - Performance Highlights!
by Jessica Lewis - July 5, 2011

Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of Terrence McNally's MASTER CLASS, directed by Stephen Wadsworth, opens tomorrow, July 7. Performance highlights have been released and appear below!

MASTER CLASS Extends Prior to Opening; Now Runs Thru 8/21
by Gabrielle Sierra - July 5, 2011

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced that due to popular demand, its new Broadway production of Terrence McNally's MASTER CLASS, directed by Stephen Wadsworth, has been extended by one week at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Tickets for the production are now on sale through Sunday, August 21.

Photo Flash: A First Look at MASTER CLASS Production Shots!
by Kelsey Denette - June 27, 2011

The Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of MASTER CLASS by Terrence McNally, directed by Stephen Wadsworth, began previews on Tuesday, June 14 and will open Thursday, July 7 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).

STAGE TUBE: Terrence McNally Talks MASTER CLASS and Power of Opera
by Jessica Lewis - June 17, 2011

Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of Terrence McNally's MASTER CLASS, directed by Stephen Wadsworth, began previews tomorrow at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. The limited engagement will open Thursday, July 7. Click below to hear all about Master Class from playwright McNally!

Master Class FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Master Class has had 4 productions including Broadway which opened in 1995, Broadway which opened in 1995, Broadway which opened in 2011 and West End which opened in 2012.
Master Class has been nominated for several Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Play for Master Class, Manhattan Theatre Club, Lynne Meadow, Barry Grove, Max Cooper, Maberry Theatricals, Marks-Moore-Turnbull Group, and Ted Snowdon.
Master Class has been nominated for the Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards. Tyne Daly was nominated for this award for her performance in the show.

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