Broadway hotshot seeks Love in London
Young American actor Michael Arden will be winging his way to London shortly to start rehearsals for his starring role in Trevor Nunn’s new, slimmed-down production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Aspects of Love.
Arden’s career so far has covered a lot of ground. He appeared in Big River and The Times They Are A-Changing on Broadway, and off Broadway productions of Swimming in the Shallows, Bare, Ace, God of Vengeance, As You Like It, The Winter’s Tale and The Secret Garden. He also His TV and film credits include Bones, Numbers and Grey’s Anatomy as well as Bride Wars and The Good Shepherd. And if that wasn’t enough he caught the eye of Barbra Streisand and supported her on her European tour in 2007.
The first major London revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical Aspects of Love will premiere at the Menier Chocolate Factory from 7 July. With book and lyrics by Don Black and Charles Hart, Aspects of Love will see the return of director Trevor Nunn to the Menier after his enormous success with A Little Night Music, currently starring Catherine Zeta-Jones and Angela Lansbury on Broadway. Nunn also directed the original West End production of the show in 1989 at the Prince of Wales Theatre.
Michael will star as Alex Dillingham alongside Katherine Kingsley as Rose Vibert.