Kim Cattrall Seth Numrich

Sweet Bird of Youth

Tennessee Williams

Fading Hollywood legend Alexandra Del Lago flees the disastrous premiere of her comeback film. Travelling incognito, she seeks refuge in drink, drugs and the arms of Chance Wayne, an idealisticv young dreamer turned gigolo. A trip to Chance’s hometown in a bid to win back his childhood sweetheart sees their relationship of convenience unravel in Tennessee Williams’ vivid and haunting portrait of the destruction of dreams.

Kim Catrrall stars as Alexandra Del Lago. Her recent theatre credits include Anthony and Cleopatra and Private Lives. TV & film includes Any Human Heart, The Ghost Writer and Sex and the City.

Seth Numrich makes his London stage debut as Chance Wayne. His recent credits include the critically acclaimed Golden Boy and War Horse on Broadway.

Directed by Marianne Elliott whose recent credits include the Olivier Award-winning The Curious Incident of The Dog in The Night-Time and War Horse. Marianne is an Associate Director of the National Theatre.

Kim Cattrall is glorious

5
Metro

Seth Numrich is perfect

The Sunday Times

Marianne Elliott’s production is first-rate

The Guardian

Riveting, wild and quite, quite, gorgeous

theartsdesk.com