Harriet Walter and Janet McTeer, both nominated for Tony Awards next month, reprise their roles in this Broadway production which had it's first exposure on the London stage to rave reviews and sold out performances. Mary Stuart will play at the Broadhurst Theatre through August 16th.
Monday, May 18, 2009
Mary Stuart portrays the extraordinary relationship between England’s Elizabeth I and her cousin, Mary Queen of Scots, Elizabeth’s rival to the throne. Through behind-the-scenes intrigue, scheming and betrayal, the play has the feel of a modern-day thriller, building to an electrifying, dramatic confrontation.According to press notes, Mary Stuart "is a thrilling account of the extraordinary relationship between England's Elizabeth I and her cousin, Mary Queen of Scots, Elizabeth's rival to the throne. With it's behind the scenes intrigue, scheming and betrayal, the play has the contemporary feel of a modern-day political thriller."