Directed by Trevor Nunn, The Woman in White also stars Michael Ball, Angela Christian, Jill Paice, Walter Charles, and Ron Bohmer. The show has a score by Lloyd Webber and lyricist David Zippel and is based on Wilkie Collins' classic novel of the same title.
Friedman is regarded as one of Britain's leading musical theater performers. She has been nominated seven times for the Olivier Award, winning for her one-woman show Maria Friedman: By Special Engagement, Passion, and Ragtime. In New York, she has appeared at the Café Carlyle.