Tony Award winning playwright Richard Greenberg's new play, Breakfast at Tiffany's begins previews at the Cort Theatre (138 W 48th Street) tonight, March 4, 2013. Directed by Sean Mathias, the show will open on Wednesday, March 20. This stage adaption of Truman Capote's classic novella will star Emilia Clarke (HBO's "Game of Thrones") in the iconic role of 'Holly Golightly,' Cory Michael Smith as 'Fred,' and George Wendt as 'Joe Bell.'
Rounding out the cast are Suzanne Bertish, Danny Binstock, Pedro Carmo, Elisabeth Anthony Gray, Murphy Guyer, Eddie Korbich, Paolo Montalban, Kate Cullen Roberts, John Rothman, Tony Torn, Lee Wilkof and James Yaegashi.
Based on Truman Capote's most beloved masterwork, Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany's is set in New York City in 1943. 'Fred', a young writer from Louisiana, meets Holly Golightly, a charming, vivacious and utterly elusive good-time girl. Everyone falls in love with Holly - including Fred. But Fred is poor, and Holly's other suitors include a playboy millionaire and the future president of Brazil. As war rages on in Europe, Holly begins to fall in love with Fred - just as her past catches up with her.
The creative team for Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany's includes Tony Award-winner Derek McLane (Scenic Design), three-time Academy Award-winner and current nominee Colleen Atwood (Costume Design), Tony Award-winner Peter Kaczorowski (Lighting Design), Wendall K. Harrington (Projection Design) andRob Milburn and Michael Bodeen (Music and Sound Design).
Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany's is being produced on Broadway by Colin Ingram Productions Limited, Donovan Mannato and Dominic Ianno.