Nicole Kidman Will Return to Broadway in Photograph 51

first_imgNicole Kidman in ‘Photograph 51′(Photo: Johan Persson) We have been telling you for quite some time that this had Broadway transfer written all over it! Nicole Kidman, who headlined Anna Ziegler’s new play Photograph 51 in the West End last year, will reprise her performance on the Great White Way. According to the New York Post, the production is set to open at either the Lyceum or the Broadhurst theaters this fall, where Fully Committed and Tuck Everlasting, respectively, are about to open. Fully has a limited engagement (ending July 24); Tuck’s is open-ended…Kidman was labeled theatrical Viagra for her last foray on the boards, The Blue Room. Her performance in the show at London’s Donmar Warehouse earned her an Olivier nod in 1999, and she went on to reprise the role on Broadway. Kidman’s extensive film credits include her Oscar-winning performance in The Hours; she additionally received Academy Award nods for Moulin Rouge! and Rabbit Hole. The actress has also been seen on screen in To Die For, The Others, Cold Mountain, Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus, Stoker, The Paperboy and Paddington. Kidman would also reportedly like to headline a film adaptation of Photograph 51.Photograph 51 follows Rosalind Franklin (Kidman). Does she know how precious her photograph is? In the race to unlock the secret of life it could be the one to hold the key. With rival scientists looking everywhere for the answer, who will be first to see it and more importantly, understand it? Ziegler’s play looks at the woman who cracked DNA and asks what is sacrificed in the pursuit of science, love and a place in history.Directed by Michael Grandage, Photograph 51 played a limited engagement at the Noel Coward Theatre and co-starred Will Attenborough, Edward Bennett, Stephen Campbell Moore, Patrick Kennedy and Joshua Silver. View Commentslast_img

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