By Terrence McNally
October 14 - November 8
Directed by David Mong
Starring Anne Cullimore Decker
Diva Maria Callas teaches us about opera, dedication to craft, and the mysteries of life. Drop dead funny.
"You can go home again. In 1998 I was asked to direct SLAC's production of Master Class. It was one of my first experiences as a director and, as it turned out, it was pretty damned successful. This, I credit largely to McNally's remarkable script, a very hardworking, talented, courageous cast and set of designers and, most importantly Anne Cullimore Decker. She was absolutely breathtaking in her commitment to and innate understanding of the daunting role of Maria Callas. We had a wonderful, frightening, rewarding, hairpulling, transformational time. All of the things working in theatre should be. Ten years later we have a chance to do it again. I'm older and not a lot wiser, but a chance is afforded to revisit this vibrant and vast field of richness again, with Ms. Decker....I'm at least wise enough to say....YES!"