first_img View Comments King Charles III Related Shows God Save the King! A source close to the production has confirmed to Broadway.com that London’s acclaimed King Charles III is heading to the Great White Way in spring 2015, pending theater availability. According to the New York Post, the show, directed by Rupert Goold, is likely to play at a Shubert Theatre. Tim Pigott-Smith, who played the titular role in London, will star in the transfer. Of course, Her Majesty the Queen is also set for the Great White Way this season, with Dame Helen Mirren headlining The Audience.In the future history play by Mike Bartlett, the Queen is dead, and after a lifetime of waiting, Prince Charles ascends the throne. The controversial play explores the people underneath the crowns, the unwritten rules of our democracy and the conscience of Britain’s most famous family.The show had a successful run at London’s Almeida Theatre in the spring of 2014 before transferring to the West End’s Wyndham’s Theatre. The cast of the latter production also included Oliver Chris, Richard Goulding, Nyasha Hatendi, Adam James, Margot Leicester, Tom Robertson, Nicholas Rowe, Tafline Steen, Lydia Wilson, Katie Brayben and Miles Richardson. Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 31, 2016last_img