Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz made their joint Broadway debut playing a married couple in Betrayal on Tuesday.
But thankfully their real life marriage doesn’t follow the same pattern as that of the protagonists of Harold Pinter’s 1978 play, which is being staged at the Ethel Barrymore Theater.
The production uses reverse chronology to examine the dynamics of a seven-year clandestine relationship of the wife (Weisz) of a London publisher (Craig) with his best friend and literary agent (Rafe Spall), who is also married.
And after months of rehearsals, both Daniel and Rachel had proud smiles on their faces as they took their closing bow after their first performance was over.
While this is the first time the couple have appeared on Broadway together, while Daniel previously starred with Hugh Jackman in A Steady Rain.
With Betrayal starting in 1977 and ending in 1986, Daniel and Rachel were both attired in outfits from that era.
Looking a world away from his role as suave spy James Bond, Daniel wore a brown waistcoat, navy shirt and black trousers and sported an unfashionable hairstyle.
Brunette beauty Rachel wore a long red kaftan as she beamed proudly at her husband at the close of the play.
While Daniel emerged afterward, wearing a blue shirt and grey cardigan, to sign autographs for fans, there was no sign of his spouse.