Tony Award winning playwright Richard Greenberg's new play, Breakfast at Tiffany's began previews at the Cort Theatre (138 W 48th Street) on March 4, 2013. Directed by Sean Mathias, the show will open tonight, 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,' andGeorge Wendt as 'Joe Bell.'
In the video below, Target's digital magazine A Bullseye View went behind the scenes to hear from director Sean Mathias, costume designer Colleen Atwood, make-up designer Sonia Kashuk, hair stylist Umberto and star actress Emilia Clarke about reinventing Capote's the story and creating the 1940s-inspired makeup and hair for Holly Golightly. Check it out below!
Rounding out the cast are Suzanne Bertish, Danny Binstock, Pedro Carmo, ElisabethAnthony 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.