Breakfast at Tiffany’s is currently playing a limited twelve-week season at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, in London. I had high expectations of the show, but I came away feeling underwhelmed. Whilst Pixie Lott, who stars as Holly Golightly, is superb and acts as well as she sings, the overall show drags. There are some really nice songs in the production (Moon River and People Will Say We’re In Love being my two favourites) which help to pick up the pace at times, but there needs to be more of this. It seems to me that the show half-heartedly commits to being modern, and artistic, but has missed the mark by a fraction, and this creates quite a clash with the more classic tone of the play: it is almost stylistic, almost down-to-earth, almost modern, and almost quaint.
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