New York City, 1943. William ‘Fred’ Parsons, a young writer from Louisiana, meets Miss Holly Golightly, a charming, vivacious and utterly elusive good-time girl. Everyone falls in love with Holly, including William – but he is poor, and Holly needs rich. Will she marry Rusty, playboy millionaire? Or José, the future president of Brazil? As war rages in Europe, Holly begins to fall in love with William – and then her past catches up with her…
Anna Friel (TV’s Pushing Daisies, Lulu Almeida Theatre, Closer Broadway) stars as Holly Golightly with
Joseph Cross (Running with Scissors, Milk, Flags of our Fathers) as William ‘Fred’ Parsons in
Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Samuel Adamson’s new stage adaptation of Truman Capote’s classic novella which previews from 9 September.
Sean Mathias directs the second production in his Theatre Royal Haymarket Season.
The production is designed by Anthony Ward.
Featuring the Oscar-winning song Moon River by Henry Mancini and Johnny Mercer,
Breakfast at Tiffany’s is presented by Chambord, and is produced by Colin Ingram by arrangement with The Theatre Royal Haymarket Company.