Paul Mescal has spoken about an sudden go to he acquired from Nicole Kidman after performing in a London theatre.
The Irish actor is at present taking part in Stanley Kowalski in Rebecca Frecknall’s revival of Tennessee William’s traditional play, A Streetcar Named Want.
Showing on Jimmy Kimmel Reside! on Thursday (2 March), Mescal recalled greeting the Australian actor in nothing however his “sweaty underwear” after the play one evening.
“We heard a knock on the [dressing room] door, and we thought it was the stage supervisor or one thing, and I am going to open the door,” the actor recalled, “and it’s Nicole Kidman, and I’m standing there in, like, sweaty underwear.”
“You’d assume the subsequent good step is [to] placed on some trousers, however there’s one thing extremely undignified concerning the act of [pulling up trousers].”
“It’s not a glance you wish to be caught in, [bending] over,” he added.
Taking a shot at Kidman’s viral 2021 advert for AMC Theatres, Kimmel requested: “When Nicole Kidman is in her seat at a play, is she speaking to the display concerning the magic of movie?”
Mescal is nominated for Finest Actor for his position as a younger father in Aftersun on the ninety fifth Academy Awards, which Kimmel is internet hosting.
Mescal referred to as the nomination an “insane honour” in an announcement.
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In the meantime, Mescal’s theatrical flip as Stanley has been prolonged for an extra six weeks. The manufacturing introduced in January that it might be transferring to the West Finish after its preliminary run on the Almeida Theatre in North London.
The play will open on the Phoenix Theatre on 20 March and run till 29 April.
In her four-star overview of the manufacturing, The Unbiased’s Jessie Thompson stated Mescal’s Stanley “radiates with rage, sporting his psychopathy on his sleeve, with a menacing sexuality that might cease visitors”.