JOY DAVIDSON returns to the theatre with...
- three one-woman plays: MARIA: The Life and Loves of Maria Callas (Alma H. Bond), ALICE: An Evening with the Tart-Tongued Alice Roosevelt Longworth (Kitty Felde), HEPBURN: Tea At five ()
- the Tony Award winning play "Master Class" (Terrence McNally), and
- as Narrator for various orchestral performances.
The three one-woman plays, MARIA , ALICE and HEPBURN are available in two formats:
- 60 minutes with an additional 30 minutes question-and-answer period or
- 90 minutes
The plays have been proven successful for general theatre audiences with sold out performances. Each has significant historical content and is particularly appropriate for educational programs e.g.:MARIA: Opera Companies' fund-raisers for Guild activities, apprentice programs; college and university music programs. A master class with Miss Davidson for vocal students/young artists is available in conjunction with the theatrical booking.
ALICE: Historical Societies, particularly those with an interest in the Roosevelt Family; Life-Long Learning
HEPBURN: The first act takes place in September 1938. The second act takes place in February 1983, after Hepburn was injured in a car crash.Programs targeting adult education. Set suggestions and performance fees are open to negotiation with Miss Davidson. Joy Davidson is also available for the leading role of Maria Callas in the drama-critics award winning play, "Master Class" (Terrance McNally) and for the role of Narrator in a variety of symphony orchestra performances, e.g. "Peter and the Wolf" (Sergei Prokofiev) and "Facade" (music by William Walton; poetry by Edith Sitwell)
Telephone: 305-510-5131 E-Mail: email@example.com
Play: MARIA: The Life and Loves of Maria Callas Archive
Posted on September 28, 2010 | No CommentsJoy Davidson in “Maria: The Life and Loves of Maria Callas” at the Kravis Center for the Arts, Rinker Theatre, West Palm Beach, Florida. Camera: Lightning Videos, Direction and Set...
Posted on August 28, 2010 | 3 CommentsJOY DAVIDSON, Mezzo-Soprano, Professor of Music Emeritus, New World School of the Arts; Actor. Since her debut in the role of Cinderella in Rossini La Cenerentola in 1965 with Greater...
Posted on August 27, 2010 | No CommentsIn Classical Singer Magazine, October 2009 By Greg Waxberg A “missionary zeal” is bringing mezzo-soprano Joy Davidson back to the stage—but not the operatic stage. Now that she is retired...
Posted on August 27, 2010 | No CommentsThe Dramatists Guild, New York City I am a 20 year old musical theatre student, and did not have the pleasure to grow up in the Callas era. My familiarity...
Posted on August 27, 2010 | No CommentsInternational opera singer Joy Davidson stars in this acclaimed one-woman play celebrating The Life and Loves of Maria Callas. Maria Callas who was one of the most controversial figures, but...
Posted on April 17, 2010 | No CommentsMaria-Program Kravis_Rinker(PDF Version) Setting and Disclaimer for “MARIA: The Life and Loves of Maria Callas” SETTING: NOVEMBER 11, 1974: Maria Callas’ dressing room in Sapporo, Japan, the evening of her...