Fiona Shaw will return to Broadway in the religious drama The Testament of Mary, written by Colm Tóibín and directed by Deborah Warner. The production will run at the Walter Kerr Theatre March 26 through June 16, with opening night set for April 22.
The Testament of Mary is the unheard story of Mary in the city of Ephesus, where she is guarded and protected after the Crucifixion of Jesus. The story is derived from Tóibín’s novel of the same name, which was published last fall. The Scott Rudin production will feature sets by Tom Pye and lighting by Jennifer Tipton.
Shaw teamed with director Warner on the Broadway production of Medea in 2002 (which earned both women Tony Award nominations). Shaw’s extensive stage credits include Electra, The Wasteland, Mother Courage and Her Children, Hedda Gabler, Richard II and The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. Her film and TV resume includes the Harry Potter franchise, True Blood, My Left Foot, Jane Eyre, Persuasion, The Triumph of Love and Gormenghast.