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'Breakfast at Tiffany's' heading to Broadway, cross your fingers
'Breakfast at Tiffany's' heading to Broadway, cross your fingers

A new stage version of Truman Capote's "Breakfast at Tiffany's" is aiming for Broadway, with "Game of Thrones" actress Emilia Clarke expected to play Holly Golightly. The last attempt to bring "Breakfast" to Broadway, more than 40 years ago, became the stuff of theater legend -- but not in a good way. The ill-fated 1966 musical stage adaptation, starring a young Mary Tyler Moore, is one of the most famous flops in Broadway history. The production closed before it even officially opened, running for only four preview performances at New York's Majestic Theatre. Producer David Merrick famously explained that he didn't want to subject...

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