1st March –28th April 2013
A theatrical firecracker, Master Class brings Maria Callas back to life in all her temperamental, tempestuous glory. Inspired by a series of master classes the great diva conducted toward the end of her career, she coaxes, prods, and inspires students into giving the performances of their lives while revealing details about her own. As she slips off into memories, we experience her fierce hatred of her rivals, her triumphs at La Scala and her affair with Aristotle Onassis. But the dazzling theatricality comes from Callas‘s emotional explosions, her cutting wit and the soaring music as each student sings an aria that exposes La Divina‘s vulnerabilities…
„One of the most haunting portraits of life after stardom.“ New York Times
„Superb, mesmerising and wonderfully funny.“ The Telegraph
1996 Tony Award for Best Play, Best Actress and Supporting Actress
„Zwei Sternstunden“ Darmstädter Echo
„Karen Mann gelingt eine bravouröse Darstellung der Diva“ Frankfurter Rundschau
The English Theatre is an exploration area for bilingual learning. Make Master Class part of your English lessons.