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The parking garage is kind of tucked away, so definitely pay close attention to your GPS directions. At $10, parking's a little pricey, but you're right across the plaza from the theatre entrance.
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We parked in a General Parking lot very close to the Greek Restaurant. It was only $3 for the day on Sunday.
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4.7 average rating
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21 reviews
72 stars
attended Mar 31 2013

I felt like I was watching Maria Callas in person! If you have any interest in her life, opera, or the sacrifices artists make for their art, you will enjoy this show. The voices and performances of the students were lovely, but "Maria" stole the...continued

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17 reviews
3 stars
attended Apr 12 2013

Fantastic show !
great performances by all the actors.
i especially liked the "students" and the piano player.
Anyone expecting a mini-opera will be disappointed though there is some great singing and acting in this play.

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Website

http://ictlongbeach.org/

Description

Internationally renowned soprano Maria Callas had a legendary voice and an equally legendary life as one of the world’s most celebrated (and gossiped-about) opera stars. In 1971, Callas taught a series of master classes at Juilliard. Outspoken in her artistic beliefs and uncompromising in the musical understanding she sought to communicate to 25 fortunate students, Callas worked through her legendary arias from Mozart, Verdi, Rossini, Puccini and others. Terrence McNally’s play finds Callas near the end of her career, her voice almost gone, as she instructs a group of young singers aspiring to the heights of fame and fortune with wicked humor, unrelenting criticism and deeply personal stories.

About the Ticket Supplier: International City Theatre

ICT is committed to bringing the Southern California community affordable, quality, professional theatre that is entertaining, intellectually stimulating, and emotionally satisfying; and to continuing its growth as a major regional theatre in America.