VIDEO: Carey Mulligan Talks Broadway's SKYLIGHT on 'Today'
Oscar-nominated actress Carey Mulligan stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about starring in Skylight on Broadway. In the play, the actress portrays a teacher exploring a complicated relationship with a former lover. Watch the appearance below!
Carey Mulligan and Bill Night reprise their critically acclaimed West End performances in the hit London production of David Hare'sSkylight at the John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street), directed by two-time Tony Award-winner Stephen Daldry. SKYLIGHT played to sold-out houses when it opened in the West End in June; it recently received the 2014 Evening Standard Award for Revival of the year.
SKYLIGHT, which also features Matthew Beard, began performances onMarch 13, at the John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). Opening night is Thursday, April 2. Skylight will play a 13-week limited engagement through Sunday, June, 21.
On a bitterly cold London evening, schoolteacher Kyra Hollis (Carey Mulligan) receives an unexpected visit from her former lover, Tom Sergeant (Bill Nighy), a successful and charismatic restaurateur whose wife has recently died. As the evening progresses, the two attempt to rekindle their once passionate relationship, only to find themselves locked in a dangerous battle of opposing ideologies and mutual desires.
David Hare's Skylight originally premiered at the National Theatre in London in 1995 before going on to play smash hit engagements in the West End and on Broadway the following year. When the 2014 production of Skylight opened in the West End in June it was praised by critics on both sides of the Atlantic.
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