Feb 8, 2014

Oprah Winfrey will appear on Broadway

Oprah Winfrey has agreed to play in the Broadway production. Her debut will be in the play by the American playwright Marsha Norman, "Good night, Mom," which had previously been awarded the Pulitzer Prize.

Written in 1983, the story tells us about an unemployed divorcee who suffers from epilepsy. This unfortunate forced to take care of the old mother and son-addict. Once a woman's patience runs out, and she decides to commit suicide, but the old mother tries to stop daughter and convince her not to die.

Along with Oprah will participate in the formulation of an American actress and singer, winner of five "Tony" and two "Grammy" Audra McDonald. Productions will be directed by George C. Wolfe, who won the "Tony" for the play "Lucky" on the play by Nora Ephron, the main role that played by Tom Hanks. Producer of "Good night, Mom" ​​will be Scott Sanders, who worked on the musical "Evita" and "The Color Purple».

Sanders says: "Oprah has long expressed his desire to work on Broadway. She understands how unique and complex live performances. We searched with her in many scenarios image and character that would fit her, and recently stumbled upon a piece of Norman and realized we had found the right thing. Go into the details we will not, except to say that all in preparation ».

The premiere is scheduled for 2015-2016 year.