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‘Master Class’ Great show

I attended the matinee performance of “Master Class” presented by the Gulfshore Playhouse at the Daniels Pavilion of the Naples Philharmonic Center for the Arts. It was stunning. The play itself was beautifully written by Terrence McNally. The acting was sensational, and the music was outstanding. I have attended many theater performances, both here and...


A Masterful Play At Gulfshore

Talk about ending their season on a high note, Gulfshore Playhouse is doing just that with their spectacular production of “Master Class.” The Tony award-winning play takes place in an empty opera hall at Julliard where opera diva Maria Callas subjects her students to constructive criticism. She reminds everyone that singing is serious business. She...


‘Passionate’ about opera diva Maria Callas

“My friends all said ‘This should be the easiest role you’ve ever done!'” Re laughed as she perched in a spindly office chair across a desk from me on the second floor of the Toni Stabile Education Building. The actress had just come out of rehearsal for the Gulfshore Playhouse production of “Master Class,” Terrance...


Coury’s Corner

I was so happy when the opportunity to partner with the Philharmonic Center for the Arts came up. I jumped at the chance to produce this play about our greatest opera diva, La Divina, Maria Callas, in such a perfect setting. And so the fun began. First, the small stuff: how could we both sell...


Join Us as Our Spectacular 7th Season Continues!

Happy New Year! We here at Gulfshore Playhouse hope you had a wonderful holiday season!   2012 was a busy year for us, and we are looking forward to our upcoming spring season!  With the remaining four plays of our season being presented from mid January to late April, we are very excited to continue...