The Audience - NT Live Screening
About this event
Mesa Community College Theatre & Film Arts presents National Theatre Live’s broadcast of The Audience.
Nominated for three Tony Awards®, The Audience sees Helen Mirren reprise her Olivier Award-winning performance as Queen Elizabeth II, following her Academy Award® win for the same role The Queen. Encore screenings of the original West End production of The Audience, captured live in London in 2013, feature an exclusive Q&A with Stephen Daldry and Helen Mirren.
For sixty years, Queen Elizabeth II has met with each of her twelve Prime Ministers in a private weekly meeting. This meeting is known as The Audience. No one knows what they discuss, not even their spouses.
From the old warrior Winston Churchill, to the Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair right up to today’s meetings with the current incumbent David Cameron, the Queen advises her Prime Ministers on all matters both public and personal. Through these private audiences, we see glimpses of the woman behind the crown and witness the moments that shaped a monarch.
Encore screenings feature a live performance recorded during the original run of the production in London’s West End in 2013, and feature the original West End cast.
*This is a prerecorded event
**performance end time subject to change
‘Helen Mirren is smashing. Her Majesty will see you now’ New York Times