"In the show, Callas reminisces about her life while teaching a class at the famous Juilliard School of performing arts in New York City."
Los Angeles, June 19 - Actress Meryl Streep will portray legendary opera singer Maria Callas in a new TV biopic.

The film for the HBO TV network is a big screen adaptation of the play Master Class, reports contactmusic.com.

The Tony Award-winning play was written by Terrence MCNally and opened on Broadway in 1995.

In the show, Callas reminisces about her life while teaching a class at the famous Juilliard School of performing arts in New York City.

The Graduate director Mike Nichols will helm the production, which will begin filming in January, next year.


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