by Peter Morgan
directed by Stephen Daldry
Academy Award®-winner Helen Mirren (The Queen), plays Queen Elizabeth II in the Tony Award®-winning production of The Audience.
Captured live from London’s West End in 2013, the original broadcast returns to cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.
For 60 years, Queen Elizabeth II has met with each of her 12 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 Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher and finally 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.
Run Time: 180 minutes
Please note: National Theatre Live is a telecast and not a live performance at the Museum.
Two shows in February (both at 1PM): February 9 and February 15.
Tickets are $15 for Museum Members and $18 for General Admission (does not include general admission to the Museum). When 4 or more National Theatre Live tickets are purchased in one transaction all tickets will receive a $3 discount. See other NTL options eligible for the Select 4 promo here.