Emilia Clarke names her dream stage roles

Emila Clarke is pleasant (as per normal) speaking in regards to the magic of the stage, and names the dream roles she most needs to play later in her profession.

Most theaters are shuttered proper now, folks not being overly keen to sit down close to strangers for prolonged intervals of time whereas the coronavirus tears throughout the globe. But it gained’t be like that endlessly, and within the meantime, the celebrities of the stage are doing what they’ll to maintain the magic of the theater alive.

For occasion, Vogue talked to a number of big-name stage actors — together with a few Game of Thrones alums — about what the theater means to them, and their solutions have us wishing we may go absorb a present or two proper now:


Both Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen) and Indira Varma (Ellaria Sand) are among the many actors polled (we’ve additionally acquired heavy-hitters like Andrew Scott and Jude Law in there). Clarke, all the time effervescent and entertaining, has loads of nice insights into the theater expertise. Having hassle studying your strains? Just do what she does and browse them to your oven. (Varma, in the meantime, “f**king hates learning lines,” which can also be respectable.) She additionally tells a fantastic story about when she was taking part in Holly Golightly in a stage model of Breakfast at Tiffany’s, needed to stroll throughout the stage bare with a towel round her waist after a tub scene, tripped, and acquired some encouraging phrases from the crew members within the rigging above. Her American accent is to not be missed.

Also attention-grabbing: Clarke’s “dream roles” to play on stage embrace Blanche DuBois from A Streetcar Named Desire and Lady MacBeth from MacBeth. Yes, I would pay to see Emilia Clarke do a southern accent.

In the tip, Clarke described the theater as “Raw, electric and home.” I really like how clearly she captivated with these items she is. “It’s how you relate, it’s how you communicate with someone else, it’s how you feel empathy.”

Hopefully she and different actors can be treading the boards once more quickly.

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