The theater was last home to the musicals Mamma Mia! and Rocky.
The new musical will open in the West End at London's Aldwych Theatre in 2015.
The musical is one of only three in Broadway history to reach this milestone.
Four years after closing on Broadway, the 12-time Tony-nominated musical gets ready to make its West End debut.
Hearts are broken and rarely restored on the stages throughout Theatreland.
London is awash with stellar revivals of American plays, causing box office chaos and gossip aplenty.
The show's cast and creative team met with the press on Friday.
Mirren is expected to star in the New York transfer of Peter Morgan's drama The Audience.
As the film actress prepares to take the London stage, we remember the first time she tread the boards.