Theater for the New City presents a new play exploring themes of power and the position of women in society, inspired by 'Macbeth,' 'Medea,' and the works of Rabindranath Tagore. More…
Set in 16th-century India at the peak of the Mughal Empire, 'The Queen' is the story of Durga, who is consigned to the west wing of the palace after her husband, the Rajput king, marries a younger woman. She battles against the loss of her beauty and relevance as she resolves to burn the palace down and avenge her husband’s betrayal.
See it if you are a Helen Mirren fan, if you are an Anglophile, if you want to be totally wowed and absorbed by this brilliant actress's portrayal.
Don't see it if you are not a fan of the English monarchy...or Helen Mirren