The plot of the play will be built around the tournament in Harrenhall, which is mentioned in the original novels of George Martin from the cycle “A Song of Ice and Fire” and takes place about 16 years before the main events of the saga
Producers of the Game of Thrones play hope to see an adapted production on Broadway and London’s West End in 2023. Reuters reported about it on Tuesday.
The plot of the play will be built around the tournament in Harrenhall, which is mentioned in the original novels of the writer George Martin from the cycle “A Song of Ice and Fire” and takes place approximately 16 years before the main events of the saga. “Now we can finally tell the whole story,” said Martin, who is working on the production with playwright Duncan Macmillan.
The writer shared his impressions of the team and the process of preparing the play. “Our director Dominic Cook is the former artistic director of London’s Royal Court Theater, who has directed Shakespeare’s dramas about the War of the Scarlet Rose and the White Rose on television, and our playwright Duncan Macmillan has previously adopted, among others, George Orwell and Henryk Ibsen. them (even before the pandemic, when we could really get together) was a pleasure, and I really want our cooperation to resume. Our dream is to bring Westeros to Broadway, to the West End, to Australia … the scene next to you … It must be amazing, “the Hollywood Reporter quotes Martin as saying.
The play will feature characters who were popular in the original series, including Ned Stark and Jaime Lannister.
The first season of “Game of Thrones” premiered on April 17, 2011. This movie saga is one of the most expensive projects in the history of American television. According to media reports, the eighth and last season cost the American television company HBO more than $ 90 million. As Variety magazine found out, in 2017, five performers of the most important roles – Peter Dinklage, Nikolai Coster-Waldau, Lina Headey, Emilia Clarke and Kit Harington – received $ 500 thousand for each episode. The series, which is popular in many countries, has received a number of prestigious awards, including dozens of Emmy awards.