The Audience (Broadway)
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Character: Queen Elizabeth II
Directed by: Stephen Daldry
Written by: Peter Morgan
Produced by: Matthew Byam Shaw, Robert Fox, Andy Harries, Beverly Bartner, Scott M. Delman, Ed Mirvish Enterprises Limited, Stephanie P. McClelland, MSG WLE, Jon B. Platt, Scott Rudin, Carole Shorenstein Hays, The Shubert Organization, Alice Tulchin
Other cast: Dylan Baker, Geoffrey Beevers , Anthony Cochrane , Michael Elwyn, Judith Ivey
Venue: Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre
Production dates: March 8 - June 28, 2015
Genre: Broadway
Running time: 2h 15min

For sixty years Elizabeth II has met each of her twelve Prime Ministers in a weekly audience at Buckingham Palace—a meeting like no other in British public life. Both parties have an unspoken agreement never to repeat what is said. Not even to their spouses. The Audience breaks this contract of silence and imagines a series of pivotal meetings between the Downing Street incumbents and their Queen. From Churchill to Cameron, each Prime Minister has used these private conversations as a sounding board and a confessional—sometimes intimate, sometimes explosive. In turn, the Queen can't help but reveal her own self as she advises, consoles and, on occasion, teases.