Comscore

Rufus Wright News

First Video Promo For Helen Mirren In THE AUDIENCE On BroadwayFirst Video Promo For Helen Mirren In THE AUDIENCE On Broadway
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 5, 2015

Helen Mirren returns to Broadway! (more...)

Something's Coming: What's Ahead for Broadway in Spring 2015!Something's Coming: What's Ahead for Broadway in Spring 2015!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 28, 2014

2015 is almost here, and that means that a slew of new shows are on their way to the Great White Way. Before the 2015 Awards season gets started, no less than nineteen new productions will take tike their first Broadway bows. Catch up on what's in store for the season ahead below! (more...)

THE AUDIENCE, Starring Helen Mirren, Moves Up First Preview to Valentine's DayTHE AUDIENCE, Starring Helen Mirren, Moves Up First Preview to Valentine's Day
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

The producers of Peter Morgan's Broadway-bound The Audience, starring Academy Award winner Helen Mirren and directed by Stephen Daldry, announced today that two additional previews have been added to the limited engagement at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) which will now begin performances on February 14. The official opening night remains March 8. The production runs through June 28, 2015. (more...)

Dakin Matthews & Rod McLachlan Join Cast of THE AUDIENCE on BroadwayDakin Matthews & Rod McLachlan Join Cast of THE AUDIENCE on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

The producers of Peter Morgan's Broadway-bound The Audience, starring Academy Award winner Helen Mirren, announced today that Dakin Matthews and Rod McLachlan will take on the roles of Winston Churchill and Gordon Brown, respectively. Stephen Daldry directs the limited engagement at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street). Previews begin February 17; opening night is March 8. The production runs through June 28, 2015. (more...)

Judith Ivey and Dylan Baker to Join Hellen Mirren in THE AUDIENCE on BroadwayJudith Ivey and Dylan Baker to Join Hellen Mirren in THE AUDIENCE on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

The producers of Peter Morgan's The Audience, starring Academy Award winner Helen Mirren, announced today that Dylan Baker and Tony Award winner Judith Ivey, will join the Broadway company in the roles of John Major and Margaret Thatcher. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 10/1/14 - CAN-CAN at Paper Mill, TAIL! SPIN! and More!WAKE UP with BWW 10/1/14 - CAN-CAN at Paper Mill, TAIL! SPIN! and More!
by Jessica Showers - Oct 1, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: CAN-CAN begins previews at Paper Mill, BILLY & RAY starts off-Broadway, and TAIL! SPIN! opens tonight! (more...)

Geoffrey Beevers, Michael Elwyn, Richard McCabe & Rufus Wright Will Reunite with Helen Mirren in THE AUDIENCE on BroadwayGeoffrey Beevers, Michael Elwyn, Richard McCabe & Rufus Wright Will Reunite with Helen Mirren in THE AUDIENCE on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

The producers of Peter Morgan's The Audience, starring Academy Award winner Helen Mirren, announced today that Geoffrey Beevers, Michael Elwyn, Richard McCabe, and Rufus Wright, all of whom were in the smash London run of the play, will join the Broadway company. (more...)

Ronni Ancona, Melanie Ash, Alecky Blythe and More Star in LITTLE REVOLUTION, Beginning Tonight at the AlmeidaRonni Ancona, Melanie Ash, Alecky Blythe and More Star in LITTLE REVOLUTION, Beginning Tonight at the Almeida
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

The world premiere of Alecky Blythe's new play inspired by the 2011 London riots, directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins, LITTLE REVOLUTION, will play the Almeida Theatre. This is Alecky's first new London production after the success of London Road at the National Theatre. (more...)

All Hail the Queen! Photo and Video Roundup of Helen Mirren in Broadway-Bound THE AUDIENCEAll Hail the Queen! Photo and Video Roundup of Helen Mirren in Broadway-Bound THE AUDIENCE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier today, Academy Award winner Helen Mirren will return to Broadway this spring as Elizabeth II 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 forTHE AUDIENCE begin on February 17 and opening night is March 8. It will run through June 28 2015. (more...)

Ronni Ancona, Melanie Ash, Alecky Blythe and More Confirmed for LITTLE REVOLUTION at the Almeida, Aug 26Ronni Ancona, Melanie Ash, Alecky Blythe and More Confirmed for LITTLE REVOLUTION at the Almeida, Aug 26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Casting is announced for the world premiere of Alecky Blythe's new play inspired by the 2011 London riots, directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins. This is Alecky's first new London production after the success of London Road at the National Theatre. (more...)

NCPA Opens September 2013 LineupNCPA Opens September 2013 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2013

National Center Performing Arts in Mumbai has announced its upcoming September 2013 events. Details below! (more...)

NCPA Announces September 2013 LineupNCPA Announces September 2013 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2013

National Center Performing Arts in Mumbai has announced its upcoming September 2013 events. Details below! (more...)

National Theatre Live Broadcasts THE AUDIENCE, Starring Helen Mirren, TodayNational Theatre Live Broadcasts THE AUDIENCE, Starring Helen Mirren, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2013

The Audience, which just began performances in the West End starring Helen Mirren, will be filmed and broadcast live from the Gielgud Theatre for National Theatre Live today, June 13, 2013. The production has already brought in nearly £4 million in ticket sales before its opening on March 5. The play is running through June 15. (more...)

NT Live's THE AUDIENCE, Starring Helen Mirren, Will Be Shown Today at Gielgud TheatreNT Live's THE AUDIENCE, Starring Helen Mirren, Will Be Shown Today at Gielgud Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

Internationally acclaimed actress Helen Mirren's performance as The Queen in the world premiere of Peter Morgan's THE AUDIENCE, directed by Stephen Daldry, will be seen by cinema audiences worldwide when National Theatre Live broadcasts the play live from London's Gielgud Theatre on June 13, 2013, with varying dates internationally and encore screenings throughout the summer. THE AUDIENCE reunites Mirren and Morgan after collaborating on the 2006 film The Queen, in which Mirren also portrayed Elizabeth II, winning the Academy, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and BAFTA Awards for Best Actress for her performance. (more...)

THE AUDIENCE Starring Helen Mirren Ends West End Run this WeekendTHE AUDIENCE Starring Helen Mirren Ends West End Run this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

The record breaking, sell-out production of Peter Morgan's multi Olivier award-winning The Audience, directed by Stephen Daldry, concludes its run at the Gielgud Theatre on 15 June 2013. Tomorrow, Thursday 13 June 2013, there will be an opportunity to watch the production as part of NT live - the National Theatre's ground-breaking project to broadcast the best of British Theatre live from the stage to cinemas across the UK and around the world. An extraordinary number of screenings have now been scheduled due to immense demand. (more...)

National Theatre Live to Broadcast Live Performance of THE AUDIENCE at London's Gielgud Theatre, June 13National Theatre Live to Broadcast Live Performance of THE AUDIENCE at London's Gielgud Theatre, June 13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

Internationally acclaimed actress Helen Mirren's performance as The Queen in the world premiere of Peter Morgan's THE AUDIENCE, directed by Stephen Daldry, will be seen by cinema audiences worldwide when National Theatre Live broadcasts the play live from London's Gielgud Theatre on June 13, 2013, with varying dates internationally and encore screenings throughout the summer. THE AUDIENCE reunites Mirren and Morgan after collaborating on the 2006 film The Queen, in which Mirren also portrayed Elizabeth II, winning the Academy, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and BAFTA Awards for Best Actress for her performance. For their performances in THE AUDIENCE, both Mirren and Richard McCabe (as former Prime Minister Harold Wilson) won 2013 Olivier Awards for Best Actress and Best Actor in a Supporting Role. (more...)

Helen Mirren to Continue Royal Run as the Queen in THE AUDIENCE on Broadway, Spring 2014?Helen Mirren to Continue Royal Run as the Queen in THE AUDIENCE on Broadway, Spring 2014?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2013

According to the Daily Mail, Helen Mirren will star as Queen Elizabeth II in The Audience when it transfers to Broadway this time next year. (more...)

Lizzy the Corgi is Replaced in THE AUDIENCELizzy the Corgi is Replaced in THE AUDIENCE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2013

Lizzy the corgi, the dog in West End's THE AUDIENCE, was replaced just days before opening night at London's Gielgud Theatre because she would not obey stage directions. (more...)

THE AUDIENCE, Starring Helen Mirren, Draws Advance of Nearly £5 Million; Eyeing Spring 2014 Broadway Run?THE AUDIENCE, Starring Helen Mirren, Draws Advance of Nearly £5 Million; Eyeing Spring 2014 Broadway Run?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2013

According to the Daily Mail, The Audience, starring Helen Mirren as Elizabeth II, has drawn an advance total ticket sales of nearly £5 million. The Mail is also reporting that there is 'chatter about it going to Broadway next spring for a limited run.' (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE AUDIENCE, Gielgud Theatre, March 6 2013BWW Reviews: THE AUDIENCE, Gielgud Theatre, March 6 2013
by BWW - Mar 7, 2013

Much of the furore surrounding Peter Morgan's The Audience concerns Helen Mirren's triumphant return to the role for which she won the Academy Award, in the movie The Queen (also scripted by Morgan), and rightly so; her performance is a tour de force, a master class of both voice and physicality (more...)

 1  2