The Audience, starring Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II, comes to Broadway. Mirren, who won the 2013 Olivier Award for her portrayal of Elizabeth in The Audience, offers a bravura performance. This play offers an insiders view of the Queen of England and her weekly meetings with her prime ministers. Playwright Peter Morgan wrote the screenplay for the 2006 film The Queen, which also starred Mirren as Elizabeth II. Mirren received an Academy Award for her performance. In the past, she earned Tony nominations for A Month in the Country and Dance of Death.