02/06/2014 04:53 pm ET Updated Feb 07, 2014

Oprah Winfrey In Talks To Make Broadway Debut In 'Night, Mother'

For all of you who preface every major life decision with the question "WWOD?" -- What Would Oprah Do?-- we bear good news.

The almighty talk show deity slash Oscar-nominated actress is, according to The New York Times, in talks to star in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Night, Mother" opposite Audra McDonald.

This would be Winfrey's first time gracing the Broadway stage.

Directed by Tony winner George C. Wolfe, "Night, Mother" is expected to hit the stage in the 2015-2016 season. Winfrey would play the starring role of a mother desperate to prevent her daughter from committing suicide. Although Winfrey hasn't yet performed on Broadway, she's proved her acting chops in films including 2013's "The Butler" and 1985's "The Color Purple," the latter earning her an Oscar nomination.

"Oprah has had a longstanding desire to act on Broadway," the lead producer of the project, Scott Sanders, told The New York Times. "She understands how unique and challenging performing live on stage will be as an actress."

Oprah fanatics won't be all too surprised by this news. Winfrey has expressed her goal of performing on the famed stage before, telling The New York Daily News, "Broadway is definitely in my future," just last year. She's also currently working with Sanders on a Broadway revival of the musical "The Color Purple," which is also scheduled for 2015.

"Night, Mother," written by Marsha Norman, opened on Broadway in 1983, starring Anne Pitoniak and Kathy Bates. Brenda Blethyn and Edie Falco starred in a short-lived revival, and Sissy Spacek and Anne Bancroft took on the mother-daughter relationship in a 1986 movie.

Do you see Winfrey in this potential role? What creative venture will the multi-hyphenate queen accomplish next? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.