Seth Numrich to Join Kim Cattrall in Sweet Bird of Youth
Acclaimed Broadway actor Seth Numrich joins Kim Cattrall in Sweet Bird of Youth, directed by Marianne Elliott. Tennessee Williamss powerful and poetic play will open at The Old Vic on 12 June 2013 with previews from 1 June. Numrich most recently starred in the celebrated Broadway production of Golden Boy and the original Broadway cast of War Horse, directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris. Also joining them are Owen Roe and Brid Brennan. Further cast includes Charles Aitken, Michael Begley, Daniel Betts, Ruari Cannon, Emily De Cosimo, Louise Dylan, Kurt Kansley, Sean McConaghy, Katie Meekison, Bryonie Pritchard, Lucy Robinson, Violet Ryder, Ryan Saunders, Alistair Scott, Anthony Taylor, Joe Townley, John Trindle and David Webber.
Fading Hollywood legend Alexandra Del Lago (Kim Cattrall) flees the disastrous premiere of her comeback film. Travelling incognito, she seeks refuge in drink and drugs and the arms of Chance Wayne (Seth Numrich), an idealistic young dreamer turned gigolo, hellbent on achieving his own movie stardom. A trip to Chances hometown in a bid to win back his childhood sweetheart sees their relationship of convenience unravel in Williamss vivid and haunting portrait of the destruction of dreams.