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click to enlarge Matt DeCaro and Janet Ulrich Brooks

Matt DeCaro and Janet Ulrich Brooks

Joe Mazza

When: Wednesdays-Sundays. Continues through Nov. 4 2017
Price: $40-$54
Assuming their schedules jibe, Queen Elizabeth II and her prime minister meet once a week to bring the queen up to speed on matters affecting the realm she nominally rules. Inasmuch as Elizabeth ascended to the throne 64 years ago, that's a great many meetings—or audiences, to use the royal terminology. Quite a few ministers too: when Peter Morgan's The Audience premiered, in 2013, a dozen PMs—11 men and one woman—had shared the little ritual with her majesty, starting with Winston Churchill and reaching up through David Cameron. The lone woman, of course, was Margaret Thatcher. Continue reading >>

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