Keira Knightley Talks About the Dark Side of Humans at “Thérèse Raquin” Broadway Opening in Purple Pumps

We all understand why we are compelled to do things that are morally unacceptable, but what happens when we actually do? Keira Knightley’s latest Broadway project, “Thérèse Raquin“, tells of a story about a woman who decides to go with her animalistic instincts, with total disregard for morality.

Keira graced the opening night of her Broadway play, in which she plays the title character.

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The actress posed alongside co-star Matt Ryan before disappearing into Studio 54 for the showing. Keira’s husband and newly-minted-father was nowhere to be found. Perhaps they agreed not to have him watch it for its seemingly dark sexual content?

Keira wore a dress by Gucci, which didn’t quite look like Gucci’s trademark, polished ethereal design. The hemline on the actress is a bit long compared to the runway version. The purple satin pumps didn’t quite help her cause either.

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Keira Knightley Therese Raquin Purple Pumps 4Keira Knightley at the after party of the opening night for the Broadway play Thérèse Raquin staged at Studio 54 in  New York on October 29, 2015

Keira Knightley gives a synopsis and shows clips of her latest Broadway show Thérèse Raquin

While we’re not exactly fans of Keira’s look here, we appreciate having some pretty daring pairs in our shoe closets and purple or violet pumps pose a serious challenge. To try the look for yourself, head on over to BarneysHarvey Nichols, Zappos, FarfetchNeiman Marcus and Harrods.

Some words of warning: be careful not to channel Barney.

Manolo Blahnik HangisiManolo Blahnik “Hangisi” Satin Pump in Purple, $965 / £680 at BarneysHarvey Nichols, and Harrods

SJP Lady Purple SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker “Lady” in Purple, $350 at Zappos

Sophia Webster LolaSophia Webster “Lola” Gem Satin Pump in Aubergine, $475 – $492.53 at Neiman Marcus and Farfetch

Credit: Joseph Marzullo / WENN

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