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The Audience, Starring Helen Mirren, Announces Student Rush Policy

The West End transfer begins Broadway performances tomorrow.

Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's The Audience.
Helen Mirren stars as Queen Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's The Audience.
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Peter Morgan’s The Audience, set to begin performances tomorrow at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, will offer $39 student rush tickets available for purchase exclusively at the box office. Tickets are limited to two per valid student ID, and will be subject to availability. The Schoenfeld box office opens Monday-Saturday at 10am, and on Sunday at 12pm.

Two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot) directs The Audience, which comes to Broadway after a sold-out run on London's West End. Oscar winner Helen Mirren stars as Queen Elizabeth II, as the play explores her reign from 1952 to 2012 through her weekly meetings with England's prime ministers.

The cast also includes Dylan Baker (John Major), Geoffrey Beevers (The Queen's Equerry), Michael Elwyn (Sir Anthony Eden), Judith Ivey (Margaret Thatcher), Dakin Matthews (Winston Churchill), Richard McCabe (Harold Wilson), Rod McLachlan (Gordon Brown), Rufus Wright (David Cameron), Anthony Cochrane (Cecil Beaton, Detective, Bishop), Graydon Long (Footman, Beefeater), Jason Loughlin (Footman, Beefeater), Michael Rudko (Ensemble), Henny Russell (Queen's Secretary), Tracy Sallows (Bobo McDonald), Elizabeth Teeter and Sadie Sink (Young Elizabeth), and Tony Ward (Ensemble).

Performances will run through June 28, with an official opening set for March 8.

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