Exit the King

Exit the King
Theatre: Ethel Barrymore
Status: Closed
(March 07, 2009 - June 14, 2009 )
  • Preview: March 7, 2009
  • Open: March 26, 2009
  • Close: June 14, 2009
Play - Revival
Running Time: 2hrs 20mins

Exit the King is about a megalomaniacal ruler, King Berenger, whose incompetence has left his country in near ruin. Despite the efforts of Queen Marguerite and the other members of the court to convince the King he has only 90 minutes left to live, he refuses to relinquish any control.

For The Record:

This translation was first presented by Company B and Malthouse Theatre at the CUB Malthouse Theatre in Melbourne, Australia on Mar 28, 2007, and later at Belvoir Street Theatre in Sydney, Australia on June 13, 2007.  Geoffrey Rush led the cast, and Neil Armfield was the director.

Total Gross: $6,703,380
Average Weekly Gross: $446,892
Total Gross Potential: 59%
Total Attendance: 96,429
Average Weekly Attendance: 81%

Staff & Creative Team

Cast

King Berenger 03/07/2009 - 06/14/2009
Queen Marguerite 03/07/2009 - 06/14/2009
Queen Marie 03/07/2009 - 06/14/2009
Juliette 03/07/2009 - 06/14/2009
The Doctor 03/07/2009 - 06/14/2009
The Guard 03/07/2009 - 06/14/2009