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Mary Stuart Tickets & Information

Broadhurst Theatre

235 West 44th Street

(Between Broadway and 8th Avenue)

New York NY 10036 View on map

Mary Stuart Summary

For a Queen to stand, a Queen must fall. Friedrich Schiller’s Mary Stuart is a thrilling account of the extraordinary relationship between England’s Elizabeth I (Harriet Walter) and her cousin, Mary Queen of Scots (Janet McTeer), Elizabeth’s rival to the throne. With its behind the scenes intrigue, scheming and betrayal, the play also has the feel of a modern-day political thriller. Mary Stuart builds to one of the most electrifying dramatic confrontations in world theatre, in which Schiller imagines a meeting between the two monarchs on the grounds at Fotheringay Castle.

This dazzling new version of Mary Stuart by Peter Oswald is directed by acclaimed British opera, film and theater director, Phyllida Lloyd. It played a sold out run from July 14 through September 3, 2005 at the Donmar Warehouse and later transferred to the Apollo in London’s West End, where it also played a sold out engagement from October 7, 2005 to January 14, 2006.

Battling Divas of History: It’s Acting, Folks (NY Times)
While Elizabeth and her cousin Mary Stuart are in battle on Broadway in Mary Stuart, are the actresses in those roles — Harriet Walter and Janet McTeer — getting along?

A Queen's Rain (NY Times - Audio Slide Show)
A backstage look at the mechanics of the simulated storm in Mary Stuart.

Mary Stuart Cast Members:

Janet McTeer, Harriet Walter, Brian Murray, Michael Countryman, John Benjamin Hickey, Michael Rudko, Robert Stanton, Maria Tucci, Chandler Williams, Nicholas Woodeson.

Mary Stuart Creative Team

Author: A new version by Peter Oswald of the play by Friedrich Schiller
Director: Phyllida Lloyd
Producer: Mary Stuart LLC
Press Agent: Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Mary Stuart Award Winners/Nominees

Nominated for 7 2009 Tony Awards
  • Best Revival of a Play
  • Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play -Janet McTeer
  • Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play -Harriet Walter
  • Best Direction of a Play - Phyllida Lloyd
  • Best Costume Design of a Play -Anthony Ward - Winner!
  • Best Lighting Design of a Play -Hugh Vanstone
  • Best Sound Design of a Play -Paul Arditti
Nominated for 3 2009 Drama Desk Awards
  • Outstanding Revival of a Play
  • Outstanding Actress in a Play - Janet McTeer - Winner!
  • Outstanding Lighting Design in a Play - Hugh Vanstone
Nominated for 3 2009 Outer Critics Circle Awards
  • Outstanding Actress in a Play - Janet McTeer
  • Outstanding Actress in a Play - Harriet Walter
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play - John Benjamin Hickey
Nominated for 3 2009 Drama League Awards
  • Distinguished Revival of a Play
  • Distinguished Performance Award - Janet McTeer
  • Distinguished Performance Award - Harriet Walter

Mary Stuart Quick Facts

Running Time:

2 hour and 45 minutes, including intermission

Price Range

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Audience :

May be inappropiate for 12 and under.
Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

First Preview Date Opening Date
March 30, 2009 April 19, 2009

Box Office Hours

Monday - Saturday: 10am - 8pm
Sunday: Noon - 6pm (When there is an evening performance, open until curtain.)

No future sales 30 minutes before start of performance.

Mail Order

Mary Stuart Mail Order
P. O. Box 998
Times Square Station
New York, NY 10108-0998

Coat Room

Yes. No strollers or furs.