Tyne Daly as Maria Callas, a diva in a ‘Master Class’ by herself

By Peter Marks [Washington Post, 3 April 2010]
The master class Tyne Daly conducts in her droll turn as Maria Callas has less to do with music than with the fine art of living portraiture. She’s every catty, thin-skinned, self-pitying inch the diva — a word all too overapplied — in “Master Class,” Terrence McNally’s engrossing study of the post-incandescent mind-set of the opera legend.