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Sweet Bird Of Youth

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About the Show Less...

Marianne Elliott directs Kim Cattrall in Tennessee Williams’ passionate and poetic Sweet Bird of Youth. Read More >

Marianne Elliott directs Kim Cattrall in Tennessee Williams’ passionate and poetic Sweet Bird Of Youth.

The star of Sex And The City will take on the role of Alexandra Del Lago, a fading Hollywood legend who is ravaged by the bitterness of failure and despair. Fleeing the disastrous premiere of her comeback film, she travels incognito as the Princess Kosmonopolis, seeking refuge in drink, drugs and the arms of idealistic young dreamer turned gigolo Chance Wayne before a trip to Chance’s hometown sees their relationship of convenience completely unravel.

Though best known for playing Samantha Jones in the popular American comedy-drama, Cattrall has appeared on the London stage in productions including Private Lives at the Vaudeville theatre, The Cryptogram at the Donmar Warehouse and Whose Life Is It Anyway? at the Comedy (now Harold Pinter) theatre.

Elliott’s directing credits include National Theatre hits War Horse, alongside Tom Morris, and The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 01/06/2013

Opening Night: 12/06/2013

Closing Night: 31/08/2013

Running time: 2h50

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Cast & Creative


Kim Cattrall, Seth Numrich, Brid Brennan, Owen Roe, 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, David Webber


Director - Marianne Elliott

Producer - The Old Vic

Designer - Rae Smith

Lighting Designer - Bruno Poet

Sound - Dan Jones

Author - Tennessee Williams

Music By - Dan Jones

About The Old Vic

The Cut, London, United Kingdom, SE1 8NB

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