Helen Mirren to Star in The Audience on Broadway

Academy Award® winner Helen Mirren will return to Broadway this spring as the Queen in Peter Morgan’s The Audience, directed by two-time Tony Award-winner Stephen Daldry. The limited engagement will play at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, 236 West 45th Street. Previews for The Audience begin on 17 February 2015 and opening night is 8 March. It will run until 28 June 2015.

Helen Mirren received the Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Play for her role as the Queen in The Audience, reprising her Academy Award® winning role from the film The Queen, also written by Peter Morgan. The recipient of two Golden Globe, three BAFTA, three Screen Actors Guild and four Emmy Awards, Helen Mirren has been seen previously on Broadway in A Month in the Country (1995) and Dance of Death (2001).

The production is designed by six-time Tony Award winner Bob Crowley with lighting by two-time Tony Award winner Rick Fisher, sound by Tony Award winner Paul Arditti, and music by Paul Englishby.

The Audience comes to Broadway following a record-breaking run at the Gielgud Theatre in 2013 and is produced by Matthew Byam Shaw for Playful Productions, Robert Fox and Andy Harries.

Further casting to be announced.