Is there anything Pixie Lott can’t do? The 24 year-old turned her hand to fashion with that sell-out collection for Lipsy, not to mention stealing the show on Strictly Come Dancing last year, and then, of course, there’s that incredible voice too. Never one to rest on her laurels, she’s adding yet another string to her bow by starring in the new stage adaptation of Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
Pixie will follow in the footsteps of Audrey Hepburn playing Holly Golightly, a country girl who turns into an American socialite, in what she calls a “dream come true.”
Based on a novel by Truman Capote, Breakfast at Tiffany’s reached iconic status after being turned into a film in 1961 and it’s her role as Holly that helped catapult Audrey Hepburn into the spotlight.
The role marks Pixie’s first leading theatre role but this isn’t the first time she’s has appeared on the theatre stage. Right now she’s guest starring in the production of Puttin’ on the Ritz and at the tender age of 11 she appeared in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the London Palladium.
“Alongside music, I’ve always wanted to be in a play, and getting the opportunity to be in one of my all time favourites and play this fabulous character is a dream come true,” the singer told BBC. “I absolutely love Holly’s style, and free spirit; she has always been an icon to me and I can’t wait to bring my own personality to the role.”
We can’t wait to see what the wardrobe department has in store for her outfits too! After all, our permanent obsession with the LBD all harks back to the infamous Givenchy dress that Hepburn wore in the film so our fashion expectations are definitely high on this one.
Little details about the production have been released yet but what we do know is that it will open in March at Leicester’s Curve theatre before heading to seven cities in the UK, and ending up at the Theatre Royal Haymarket for a 12 week run. And so the countdown begins…