Broadway's THE AUDIENCE, Starring Helen Mirren, Recoups!
Peter Morgan's The Audience, starring Helen Mirren, directed by Stephen Daldry, has recouped its $3,400,000 production costs in just eight weeks.
The Audience began previews on February 14 and opened on March 8 at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street). The production runs through June 28.
For sixty years Elizabeth II has met each of her twelve Prime Ministers in a weekly audience at Buckingham Palace. Both parties have an unspoken agreement never to repeat what is said, not even to their spouses.
The complete cast is Helen Mirren (Queen Elizabeth II), Dylan Baker (John Major), Geoffrey Beevers (The Queen's Equerry), Michael Elwyn (Anthony Eden), Judith Ivey (Margaret Thatcher), Dakin Matthews (Winston Churchill), Richard McCabe (Harold Wilson), Rod McLachlan (Gordon Brown), Rufus Wright (David Cameron / Tony Blair), Anthony Cochrane(Cecil Beaton / Bishop / Detective), Graydon Long (Footman), Jason Loughlin (Footman), Michael Rudko (Private Secretary / Archbishop), Henny Russell (Queen's Secretary / Mistress of the Robes), Tracy Sallows (Bobo McDonald), Sadie Sink(Young Elizabeth), Elizabeth Teeter (Young Elizabeth), and Tony Ward (Bishop / Camera Loader / Policeman / Detective).
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 original music by Paul Englishby.
The Audience is produced by Matthew Byam Shaw, Robert Fox and Andy Harries.
For more visit: www.theaudiencebroadway.com
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