King Charles III, Full of Passion and Pageantry, Ends Reign on Broadway Tonight | Playbill

News King Charles III, Full of Passion and Pageantry, Ends Reign on Broadway Tonight King Charles III, the Olivier Award-winning Best Play that imagines a future in which Britain's current Queen Elizabeth II has passed away and her son, the current Prince Charles, has assumed the throne, ends its Broadway run Jan. 31 at the Music Box Theatre.

Written in Shakespearean-style verse by Mike Bartlett and directed by Rupert Goold, King Charles III transferred to New York following an acclaimed London run. It began previews Oct. 10, 2015, and officially opened Nov. 1.

Read reviews here.

"The Queen is dead," press notes state. "After a lifetime of waiting, Prince Charles ascends the throne. A future of power lies before him...but how to rule?" The plot imagines a clash between the newly ascended King Charles and Parliament over a measure to restrict freedom of the press that divides the nation—and the Royal Family.

Joining Tim Pigott-Smith as King Charles III are Margot Leicester as Camilla, Anthony Calf as Mr. Stevens, Oliver Chris as William, Richard Goulding as Harry, Nyasha Hatendi as Spencer and other roles, Adam James as Mr. Evans, Miles Richardson as James Reiss, Tom Robertson as Cootsey and other roles, Sally Scott as Sarah and other roles, Tafline Steen as Jess and Lydia Wilson as Kate.

First Look at Tim Pigott-Smith and Cast in King Charles III

King Charles III features sets and costumes by Tom Scutt, music compositions by Jocelyn Pook, lighting design by Jon Clark and sound design by Paul Arditti.

The New York transfer of the award-winning West End production is produced by Stuart Thompson, Sonia Friedman and the Almeida Theatre.


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