Emilia Clarke has confessed that she is afraid of her debut on the British stage with Chekhov‘s The Seagull. In a recent interview with the BBC, the Game of Thrones star reveals that a lot of people will judge her based on her Mother of Dragons character, and because of that, she feels “petrified” that what if she can’t perform quintessentially in a movie? stage like her. she did in the hit series Ella.
“I am deeply aware of the fact that there will be people who like Game of Thrones and see it that way. It’s 10 times scarier because there will be people wanting to go and say, ‘Well, she can only perform in front of the camera, she clearly can’t perform on stage,’ which is obviously the biggest fear,”
the Me Before You actress explained. .
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However, the British actress is hopeful that her recent play about a group of lonely Russians living on an isolated country estate will inspire a different audience to go to the theatre. “Hopefully, what they get, as a kind of little extra, is that they can enjoy this work that they otherwise would not have seen,” she told the outlet. Emilia Clarke also shared about her anxiety, as it had been stressful for the actress in recent years.
“Finally appearing in the West End is daunting because it’s something I’ve wanted for a long time. It’s scary because it’s a dream of mine finally realized,” she said. Emilia Clarke also spoke about the theater which he called the “high art”.
“I love it. I love it. I feel happier, more confident, more at home,” the 35-year-old said. Meanwhile, the actress last appeared in Breakfast at Tiffany’s on Broadway in 2013, which did not go well.