Casting news: Meryl Streep to play Callas in TV Masterclass

The New York Post’s Page Six says the Hollywood actor who played Margaret Thatcher has been signed as Maris Callas in the HBO version of Terrence McNally’s play, Master Class. Mike Nichols will direct.

The play recreates a class Callas gave at Juilliard in 1971.

galina callasmeryl streep sings

The singers are on the left.

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  • I reserve judgement until I see it. The potential IS there for something very special.
    Hell, if she can play Julia Child she should be able to do Maria Callas.
    John Ed Niles

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