Venue Details

Member Tips

Jan
Casual, but nice
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Jan
$10 charge in the parking lot
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Jan
Check out the directions CAREFULLY before you go. This place is hard to find.
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Jan
Snacks and drinks are available, but nothing fancy
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Jan
Goldstar got me a front row seat, but every seat has good sight lines.
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Reviews & Ratings

10 ratings
4.6 average rating
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40 events
18 reviews
67 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.... continued

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31 events
14 reviews
1 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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TJ
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29 reviews
27 stars
attended Mar 28 2013

Excellent performance by Gigi! Amazing natual rapport with the audience. I felt that the scenes with the soprano 2 were played a little too much for laughs to then take... continued

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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.