Pixie Lott Will Headline Breakfast at Tiffany’s in West End

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first_imgBritish pop superstar Pixie Lott will star in Richard Greenberg’s stage adaptation of Breakfast at Tiffany’s at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London’s West End. She will take on the role of Holly Golightly (made famous by Audrey Hepburn in the 1961 film) in the mounting of the Truman Capote novella. Directed by Nikolai Foster, the show will play a limited engagement from June 30, 2016 through September 17, following a tour of the U.K. and Ireland.Lott will mark her acting debut in a theater play in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Her debut single, “Mama Do,” was released in June 2009 and went straight to number one in the U.K. Singles Chart. Her second single, “Boys and Girls,” also topped the U.K. chart in September 2009. Lott’s debut album, Turn It Up, subsequently sold more than 1.5 million copies. Her second album, Young Foolish Happy, was released in November 2011. The lead single, “All About Tonight,” became her third U.K. number one. Her self-titled third studio album was released in August 2014. Its lead single, “Nasty,” was her sixth top ten single in the U.K. A collection of her favorite songs to date, Platinum Pixie, was released in November 2014.Breakfast at Tiffany’s is set in New York 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 production will contain songs from the era as well as original music by Grant Odling (One Man, Two Guvnors).Richard Greenberg’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s had a short-lived run on Broadway in 2013. Directed by Sean Mathias, the production starred Game of Thrones actress Emilia Clarke and closed after just 17 previews and 38 regular performances. View Commentslast_img

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