Alex Kingston to Star in L.A.Theatre Works' Mary Stuart
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.