FIRST LOOK: Pixie Lott channels Audrey Hepburn in elegant ensemble as she prepares to play Holly Golightly in West End production of Breakfast at Tiffany’s
She earned her stripes at stage school and has made no secret of her theatre ambitions.
And Pixie Lott is finally set to make her West End debut next year, taking on the lead role of Holly Golightly in a new production of classic love story Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
The 24-year-old singer can be seen channeling her inner Audrey Hepburn in the first look images of her clad in the iconic ensemble made famous by the Hollywood icon in the 1961 film.
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West End debut: Pixie Lott will be playing Holly Golightly in a new stage adaptation of Breakfast at Tiffany’s, coming to London's Theatre Royal Haymarket in 2016
Pixie radiates elegance as society girl Holly, wearing a black lace gown with a pleated skirt and matching long gloves.
The former Strictly favourite's sophisticated look was completed by a double string pearl necklace and simple black stilettos, as well as classic make-up.
Her hair was coiffed in the elaborate bouffant updo that has become synonymous with the late screen siren Hepburn, finished off with a glittering tiara.
Touch of class: Pixie channels Audrey Hepburn's iconic look from the cult 1961 film, based on Truman Capote’s original 1958 novella
Elegant: The 24-year-old singer donned a double string pearl necklace, a glittering tiara and long gloves to embody society girl Holly
Pixie will be taking the lead in a limited 12-week season of Breakfast at Tiffany’s at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London’s West End in 2016.
This follows the first UK and Ireland tour of the play, directed by Nikolai Foster, which is based on Truman Capote’s original 1958 novella.
The play has been adapted for the stage by Tony and Olivier Award-winning playwright Richard Greenberg (Take Me Out, Three Days of Rain), and contains memorable songs from the era as well as original music by Grant Olding (One Man, Two Guvnors).
Catch her if you can: Pixie is taking part in a limited 12-week run of the play, directed by Nikolai Foster, from 30 June to 17 September 2016
Pixie enthused: 'I am so excited to play Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany’s in my first West End play.
'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.
'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.'
Set against the backdrop of 1943 New York, the story follows writer Fred's attempts to woo Holly, a charming, vivacious and utterly elusive good-time girl with a string of rich suitors.
Fans can catch Pixie on stage from 30 June to 17 September 2016.
Dream come true: Pixie has revealed that Holly is one of her all-time favourite characters and she can't wait to take on the challenge
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