Alex Kingston
Alex Kingston
Former E.R. star Alex Kingston will play the title role in L.A. Theatre Works' presentation of Mary Stuart, December 13-17 at the Skirball Cultural Center (2701 N. Sepulveda Boulevard).

Directed by Rosalind Ayres, the show is Peter Oswald's new version of Friedrich von Schiller's classic drama about the battle between Mary and her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I, which debuted at London's Donmar Warehouse in 2005. The production will be taped for later broadcast on LATW's nationally-syndicated radio theater series The Play's the Thing.

The 14-member cast will also include Sheelagh Cullen, Kenneth Danziger, Martin Jarvis, Christopher Neame, Alan Shearman, W. Morgan Sheppard, and Simon Templeman. Best known for her role as Elizabeth Corday on E.R., Kingston has also starred in the London production of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and such films as Carrington, The Poseidon Adventure, and Sweet Land.

For reservations or more information, phone 310-827-0889 or go to www.latw.org.