first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram Following a successful season of performances, Greek Australian actress Maria Mercedes is back for a second round, taking to the stage as opera singer Maria Callas. Set to be a powerful performance, Master Class, written by playwright Terrence McNally and presented by Left Bauer Productions in association with Hayes Theatre Co, takes inspiration from Callas’ visit to New York’s Juilliard School of Music in 1971.The audience will be taken behind the scenes into Callas’ classroom, where she pushes her students to their limits, as someone who knows all too well what it takes to achieve one’s dreams.Directed by Daniel Lammin, Mercedes will be joined on stage by the operatic talents of Blake Bowden, Cameron Thomas and Georgia WilkinsonTogether, the cast promises to give an intimate view into the life and art of one of the most influential opera singers of the 20th century. Nominated for two Green Room Awards for Best Actress and Best Director, this is a production not to be missed. To book tickets, visit www.hayestheatre.com.au/coming-soon/master-class.htmlWhen: 11-30 August, Tues-Sat at 8.00 pm, Sat at 3.00 pm, Sun 5.00 pmWhere: Hayes Theatre Company, 19 Greenknowe Avenue, Potts Point, NSWlast_img