Carey Mulligan

on Broadway 2015 in “Skylight” by David Hare

Carey Hannah Mulligan (born 28 May 1985) is an English actress. She made her acting debut on stage in London in the 2004 Kevin Elyot play Forty Winks. Her feature film debut was in the 2005 adaptation of Pride & Prejudice, playing the part of Kitty Bennet. In 2008, she made her Broadway debut in the revival of Chekhov’s The Seagull to critical acclaim. In 2014, she made her West End debut in a revival of David Hare’s Skylight. She was nominated for the Tony Award for her performance in the 2015 Broadway production.

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Skylight is a play by British dramatist David Hare, it open for a revival to be directed by Stephen Daldry in London’s West End in June 2014 starring Bill Nighy, Carey Mulligan and Matthew Beard and there performances gave a much acclaimed in the British Press. The National Theatre brought the London hit to Broadway in 2015 once again for a sold out season, and has gained Tony nominations for both Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan for acting and Best Revival of a play.

 

 

In 2007 by appearing in an acclaimed revival of The Seagull, in which she played Nina to Kristin Scott Thomas Arkadina and Chiwetel Ejiofor’s Trigorin. The Daily Telegraph said her performance was quite extraordinarily radiating’ and The Observer called her almost unbearably affecting. While in the middle of the production, she had to have an appendectomy, preventing her from being able to perform for a week. For her debut Broadway performance in the 2008 American transfer of The Seagull, she was nominated for a Drama Desk Award, but lost to Angela Lansbury

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Skylight London – Bill Nighy, Carey Mulligan and Matthew Beard

She starred as Daisy Buchanan, opposite Leonardo DiCaprio, in The Great Gatsby, which was released in May 2013.Mulligan auditioned for the role of Daisy in late-2010. While attending a Vogue fashion dinner in New York City in November 2010, she was advised that she landed the part from Luhrmann’s wife, Catherine Martin. In May 2012, Mulligan was a co-chair alongside Anna Wintour for the Gatsby-themed 2012 Met Ball Gala.

Mulligan stars in the film adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s novel Far from the Madding Crowd with Tom Sturridge, Matthias Schoenaerts, and Michael Sheen for director Thomas Vinterberg and Fox Searchlight. She is also set to star in Suffragette for director Sarah Gravron and screenwriter Abi Morgan.

Carey Mulligan
Carey as Daisy Buchanan in 2010 Movie The Great Gatsby

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Carey Mulligan on Broadway 2015 – in “Skylight” by David Hare


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