About the showEmilia Clarke breaks out of Game of Thrones with a starring role in The Seagull. Playing a young ingénue, Clarke teams up with star director Jamie Lloyd in a new adaptation at the Playhouse Theatre.
Clarke plays Nina, a young woman seeking escape and longing to become an actress. When she joins a prolific author, a young playwright, and an older actress at a remote house in the countryside, love and ambition entangle as the four artists scheme against each other.
Emilia Clarke’s biggest role to date, as Daenerys Targaryen on Game of Thrones, earned her Emmy and Screen Actors’ Guild Award nominations. With plenty of blockbuster and film credits to her name, including Terminator Genysis and Solo: A Star Wars Story, The Seagull marks her West End debut.
Further casting will be announced at a later date.
The Seagull is adapted for a modern audience by Anya Reiss (The Acid Test) and directed by Jamie Lloyd (The Pride), who is well-known for attracting stars of the screen including Tom Hiddleston (Betrayal) and James McAvoy (The Ruling Class).
Hot on the heels of an incredible Cyrano de Bergerac starring James McAvoy, Jamie Lloyd’s new play with Emilia Clarke is a must-see of 2020. The Seagull begins previews at the Playhouse Theatre on 11 March.
Who Should See It?Fans of Emilia Clarke’s incredible turn in Game of Thrones should book tickets to The Seagull, which will showcase her talents in a much more intimate performance.