Master Class Fact Sheet

MASTER CLASS
By Terrence McNally
Directed by Peter Rothstein
Music Directed by Andrew Bourgoin
Featuring Sally Wingert

Master Class is a fictionalized account of the series of classes the glamorous, caustic and commanding Maria Callas, the most influential vocal artist of the 20th century, instructed on the art of performing opera. In these master classes Callas divulges recollections about the glories and struggles of her own career and life, including stories about her affair with the formidable Aristotle Onassis.

The Cast
Sally Wingert (Maria Callas)
Andrew Bourgoin (Music Director/Manny)
Kira Lace Hawkins (Sophie)
Kelsey Stark (Sharon)
Benjamin Dutcher (Tony)
Paul von Stoetzel (Stagehand)

The Creative Team
Peter Rothstein – Director
Dylan Wright – Production Manager
Willene Mangham – Costume Designer
Janis Hardy – Vocal Consultant
Ken Rosen – Assistant Director

Performance Dates:
October 8 – November 2, 2014

Opening Night:
October 11, 2014

Performance Times:
Wednesday October 8 & 29, 7:30pm
Thursdays – Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 15 & 22, 2:00pm
Sundays, 2:00 p.m.

Location:
MacPhail Center for Music – Antonello Hall
501 S 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55401

Tickets:
Single Tickets for Master Class are on sale as of September 3, 2014
Group Sales: Theater Latté Da – (612) 339-3003

Special Programs and Events for Master Class include:
• Audio-described performance for patrons who are blind or have low vision: Thursday, October 23 7:30 p.m.
• American Sign Language Interpreted performance for patrons who are deaf or low hearing: Thursday, October 23, 7:30 p.m.
• Post-show discussions will be held after the 7:30 p.m. performances on Thursday evenings October 16, 23 and 30 as well as after the 2:00 p.m. performances on Sunday afternoons, October 12, 19 and 26. Post-show discussions offer an opportunity for audience members to engage in a dialogue with the actors and creative team, making for a richer theatrical experience.
• Director’s Dialogue Series for the 2013-14 Season: This series provides the opportunity to hear directly from Director Peter Rothstein as he offers insight into his vision for the production, the process the creative team went through to bring Master Class to life, and the final result that patrons see on stage. The Master Class Director’s Dialogue will take place Sunday, October 12, immediately following the 2:00 p.m. performance.

Press Photography:
Please visit the Masterclass Photography Page

About Theater Latté Da:
Theater Latté Da is a Twin Cities theater company recognized for its ability to connect artists, audiences and communities through diverse stories that are both entertaining and enlightening. The company seeks to create new connections between story, music, artists, and audience by exploring and expanding the art of musical theater. For more information, please visit Theater Latté Da’s website at www.LatteDa.org.