Emilia Clarke will make her West End debut in ‘The Seagull‘ at the Playhouse Theatre in London.
The Game of Thrones‘ & Last Christmas actress will play Nina in a new adaptation of Chekhov’s classic play by Anya Reiss with direction by Jamie Lloyd.
The Emmy nominated actress made her Broadway debut as Holly Golightly in a 2013 production of Breakfast at Tiffany’s but is best known for her role as Daenerys Targaryen in the HBO award winning series Game of Thrones, which concluded its eighth and final season in 2019.
Emilia Clarke said “I am over the moon to be playing Nina in Jamie Lloyd’s interpretation of The Seagull,” said Clarke. “I’ve long been a fan of the singular vision he brings to each of his masterful productions and the way he approaches classical texts. We are so lucky to be working with Anya’s brilliant adaptation, as she brings a light touch of modernity to this beautifully crafted play. I cannot wait to get stuck in with these two visionaries.”
The limited run of The Seagull, is part of Jamie Lloyd’s 2019-2020 season at The Playhouse Theatre which includes James McAvoy starring in Cyrano de Bergerac and Jessica Chastain taking on the role of Nora in A Doll’s House, Part 2 after The Seagull ends its limited run.
The Seagull runs from 11 March 2020 until 30 May 2020 at the Playhouse Theatre, London.
Tickets to The Seagull are now available.