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Testament of Mary Tickets Broadway Play

The Testament of Mary Tickets & Information

Walter Kerr Theatre

219 West 48th Street

Between Broadway & 8th Avenue

New York NY 10036 View on map

Seating Chart

The Testament of Mary Summary

The Testament of Mary takes place after the Crucifixion. Mary, the mother of Jesus, is in the city of Ephesus where she is both guarded and protected. As two of her son's followers set about giving shape to Jesus’ story, Mary tells her own story - the one which has not been heard.

The historic collaboration between actress Fiona Shaw and director Deborah Warner results in the creation, for the first time, of a new work for Broadway, written by acclaimed author Colm Tóibín. The New York Times calls The Testament of Mary “beautiful and daring." The New York Review of Books calls it “subversive and ruthless”, and lauds it for its “sensational theatricality.” And Entertainment Weekly says it is “spellbinding and emotional. A generous leap of imagination."

Please Note: The Testament of Mary will close on Sunday, May 5th. For ticket-holders with tickets after May 5th, please call (212) 239-6210 to exchange your tickets for a remaining performance this week, or request a refund. You can also exchange your tickets online by purchasing new tickets here, and e-mailing us at tickets@telecharge.com with information on your new order (performance date and time), using the subject line "Testament of Mary Exchange." In order for us to locate your order, please provide your name and the original performance date and time. Upon notification of your new order, your credit card account will be credited.

The Testament of Mary Cast Members:

Fiona Shaw

The Testament of Mary Creative Team

Author: Colm Tóibín
Director: Deborah Warner
Scenic Designer: Tom Pye
Costume Design: Ann Roth
Lighting Designer: Jennifer Tipton
Composer and Sound Designer: Mel Mercier
Producer: Testament Broadway LLC
Press Agent: Philip Rinaldi Publicity

The Testament of Mary Award Winners/Nominees

Nominated for 3 Tony Awards
  • Best Play
  • Best Lighting Design of a Play - Jennifer Tipton
  • Best Sound Design of a Play - Mel Mercier

Nominated for 1 Drama Desk Award
  • Outstanding Sound Design in a Play - Mel Mercier

Nominated for 2 Outer Critics Circle Awards
  • Outstanding New Broadway Play
  • Outstanding Solo Performance - Fiona Shaw

The Testament of Mary Related Links

The Testament of Mary In the News

Our Lady of the Fragile Humanity

Colm Toibin describes how he tried to recognize the humanity as well as the exalted status of Jesus’ mother in his play The Testament of Mary.

The Testament of Mary Quick Facts

Running Time:

90 minutes, with no intermission

Please Note: There will be NO LATE SEATING once the performance has begun.

Price Range


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Audience :

May be inappropriate for 14 and under.
Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

First Preview Date Opening Date
March 26, 2013 April 22, 2013

Box Office Hours

Monday - Saturday: 10am - 8pm
Sunday: Noon - 6pm

Mail Order

The Testament of Mary
Telecharge Mail Order
P. O. Box 998
Times Square Station
New York, NY 10108-0998

Coat Room

None available, however large bags may be checked by inquiring at the theatre.