Oprah could be taking a turn on the Great White Way in 2015.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the ESSENCE March cover girl is reportedly in talks to star in a revival of the Pulitzer Prize winning play, Night, Mother opposite Tony winner Audra McDonald. If it’s a go, Oprah would make her Broadway acting debut in the 2015-16 season.
The play would be produced by the Scott Sanders, who’s also working with Oprah to bring The Color Purple musical back to Broadway later this year.
African-American Tony winner George C. Wolfe would direct the play.
Asked if she’d ever consider Broadway, Oprah said “I’d just like to be in the space where I really feel like I have nothing to prove.”