Complete casting has been announced for the world premiere of Tony® Award winning playwright Richard Greenberg’s new play, Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s, which begins preview performances on Monday, March 4th with an opening night of Wednesday, March 20th at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street).
Joining the previously announced Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) as ‘Holly Golightly,’ Cory Michael Smith as ‘Fred’ and George Wendt as ‘Joe Bell’ will be 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 much loved book, the new show 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.