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Brustein, Robert, "Master Class," in the New Republic, February 5, 1996, pp. 27-28.

Brustein's review was one of the few negative reviews of the play. Brustein regards it as capably written, but forgettable, although it does have some value as a tribute to Callas.

Christianssen, Rupert, Prima Donna, Pimlico, 1995, pp. 266-98.

Calling Callas a "naïve genius," Christianssen analyzes the Callas revolution in terms of the singing tradition she inherited, the changes she wrought, and her influence on sopranos who followed.

Kroll, Jack, "Master Class," in Newsweek, November 13, 1995, p. 85.

Kroll's review is a laudatory review that describes the play as a profile in courage, with Zoe Caldwell, as Callas, putting on a virtuoso performance to remember.

Torrens, James S., "Master Class," in America, February 17, 1996, p. 30.

Another review that is full of praise for what Torrens calls the most exciting play of the Broadway season. McNally's love of opera finds...

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