Breaking News: Truman Capote's BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S to Open on Broadway February 2013 Starring GAME OF THRONES' Emilia Clarke
Emilia Clarke (Holly Golightly) was born in London and grew up in the Berkshire countryside. After attending school in Oxford, Emilia studied drama at the prestigious Drama Centre School in London. Roles played whilst at Drama Centre included Rosencrantz in Hamlet; Anna in The Government Inspector; Raymonde in A Flea In Her Ear; Besse in Awake and Sing; Orsina in Emilia Galotti; Isabelle in The Changeling and Eliza Doolittle in Pygmalion. In addition she played Beate in Sense for The Company Of Angels Theatre. After graduating from Drama Centre Emilia began her career with a guest-leading role in the BBC series "Doctors" and a co-leading role in the US Independent feature "Triassic Attack." She then landed the principle role of Danaerys in the hugely successful HBO series "Game of Thrones," winning critical acclaim and a vast fan base. Most recently Emilia starred in the feature film Spike Island, is currently filming the third season of "Game of Thrones" and will soon begin filming UK feature Dom Hemingway opposite Jude Law and Richard E. Grant.
Sean Mathias (Director). Mathias's productions have received global acclaim from Northern Ireland to New Zealand. They have visited many international cities including Paris, Sydney, Cape Town, Los Angeles, New York and London and have played on various stages including the Royal National Theatre, the Music Centre Los Angeles, the Kennedy Centre Washington DC, the Sydney Opera House, the Market Theatre Johannesburg, the Oliver Tambo Hall in the township of Khayelitsha, South Africa as well as the London Fringe, the West End and Broadway. He has directed classic plays by Anhouilh, Beckett, Chekhov, Cocteau, Coward, De Filippo, Ibsen, Shakespeare, Sophocles, Strindberg and Williams as well as works by contemporary writers Samuel Adamson, Pam Gems, Richard Greenberg, Rebecca Lenkiewicz, Edna O'Brien, Bernard Pomerance, Martin Sherman and Stephen Sondheim. He has won an Edinburgh Fringe First Award, a Prix de la Jeunesse at the Cannes Film Festival, a Critics' Circle Award and an Evening Standard Award as well as nominations for the Olivier and Tony Awards. He was Artistic Director of the Theatre Royal Haymarket for 2009/2010 where his legendary production of Waiting For Godot starring Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart smashed all box office records and the debut production of Breakfast at Tiffany's enjoyed a sensational run. He is the author of the plays Cowardice, Infidelities, A Prayer For Wings, Poor Nanny, Swansea Boys and of the screenplay The Lost Language of Cranes. He directed the movie Bent.