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Skylight - 2015 - Broadway

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.

Schedule

Running Time: Two hours and 20 minutes

John Golden Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
252 West 45th St. Seating Chart
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Featured Reviews For Skylight


Mulligan, Nighy offer searching 'Skylight' - USA Today
But Hare's play is not a polemic, and the chasm that has grown between Tom and Kyra owes to more than political differences. In this U.K.-based production, directed with compassion and brutal clarity by Stephen Daldry, both emerge as flawed, sympathetic, believable human beings...This Tom, for all his superficial arrogance, is a man overwhelmed with restlessness...We see the flickers of shame and vulnerability behind his imperiousness. Mulligan's Kyra has her own nervous energy, but is more palpably weighed down by repressed passion, and guilt...Sad-eyed and draped in an oversize sweater, Mulligan seems almost physically transformed by her character's premature weariness...Whether Kyra and Tom can reconcile or not, this Skylight assures us, both will endure -- as will the troubled, contradictory world around them.

Review: 'Skylight' on Broadway is funny and poignant - Associated Press
Mulligan, in a crackling revival of David Hare's "Skylight" that opened Thursday at the Golden Theater, starts and completes a spaghetti Bolognese during the first act, chopping onions and garlic and boiling water along the way. The whiff of sausage lingers deliciously during intermission. It's a fitting theatrical device because this show, quite simply, cooks. Mulligan, a spectacular Bill Nighy, the marvelous newcomer Matthew Beard and the director Stephen Daldry make alchemy onstage with their own red-hot talent. Funny, poignant and insightful, the West End transfer "Skylight" is a full meal in a place where appetizers often pass as entrees.


 



 

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by BWW News Desk - June 8, 2015
Us Weekly writes that Skylight Tony nominee Carey Mulligan is expecting her first child with her husband Marcus Mumford, lead singer of the band Mumford & Sons.
by Stage Tube - June 8, 2015
The producers of Skylight accepted this year's Tony Award for Bset Revival of a Play, and you can see their full speech below!
by Robert Diamond - May 31, 2015
The producers of the critically acclaimed Broadway production of David Hare's SKYLIGHT, directed by two-time Tony Award-winner Stephen Daldry and starring Carey Mulligan, Bill Nighy, and Matthew Beard, have announced that the production has recouped its entire capitalization.
by Caryn Robbins - April 30, 2015
Below, check out a first look in which Mulligan and Sheen duet on the folk tune 'Let No Man Steal Your Thyme'.
by Robert Diamond - April 28, 2015
Bill Nighy, Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for Skylight
by Robert Diamond - April 28, 2015
'I couldn't be more thrilled for our cast, incredible director and ingenious creative team. I watched my first Broadway play at 14 and pictured myself up on that stage. For it not only to become a reality but then to be so generously and warmly accepted by this community is nothing short of a dream come true and is truly humbling.'
by TV - Opening Night Special - April 3, 2015
Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy are currently reprising their critically acclaimed West End performances in the hit London production of David Hare's Skylight at the John Golden Theatre, directed by two-time Tony Award-winner Stephen Daldry. Skylight, which also features Matthew Beard, opened last night, April 2, at the John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). BroadwayWorld brings you interviews with the company after the curtain went down below!
by Tyler Peterson - April 3, 2015
Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy are currently reprising their critically acclaimed West End performances in the hit London production of David Hare's Skylight at the John Golden Theatre, directed by two-time Tony Award-winner Stephen Daldry. Skylight, which also features Matthew Beard, opened last night, April 2, at the John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). Check out photos from the show's after-party below!
by Michael Dale - April 3, 2015
Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy are exceptional in David Hare's drama of a mismatched relationship.
by Review Roundups - April 2, 2015
Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy are currently reprising their critically acclaimed West End performances in the hit London production of David Hare's Skylight at the John GoldenTheatre, directed by two-time Tony Award-winner Stephen Daldry. SKYLIGHT, which also features Matthew Beard, opens tonight, April 2, at the John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). Let's see what the critics had to say...
by BWW News Desk - April 2, 2015
Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy are currently reprising their critically acclaimed West End performances in the hit London production of David Hare's Skylight at the John Golden Theatre, directed by two-time Tony Award-winner Stephen Daldry.
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 1, 2015
Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy reprise their critically acclaimed West End performances in the hit London production of David Hare's Skylight 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, is currently in previews at the John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street), where it will open tomorrow, Thursday, April 2. Skylight will play a 13-week limited engagement through Sunday, June, 21. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a scene from the show, featuring Nighy and Mulligan in action!
by Tyler Peterson - April 1, 2015
Mulligan and Bill Night reprise their critically acclaimed West End performances in the hit London production of David Hare's Skylight 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. Check out a first look at the cast on stage below!