First look at Marcia Gay Harden and Brian J Smith in Tennessee Williams ‘Sweet Bird of Youth’.

Harden and Smith definitely look the part in the visually stunning production from Set and Costume Designer Anthony Ward and lighting designer Mark Henderson.

Directed by Jonathan Kent – in his first Chichester production since stepping down as Artistic Director – Sweet Bird of Youth will see Harden make her UK theatrical debut as the faded Hollywood star – Alexandra Del Lago – who goes on the run when she believes her comeback film is a disaster.

American actor Brian J Smith plays young hustler Chance Wayne, hell-bent on using Alexandra’s money, car and influence to fulfil his own ambitions.   Smith was most recently on stage in John Tiffany’s The Glass Menagerie at the Duke of York’s Theatre and can be seen on Netflix series Sense 8.

Sweet Bird of Youth runs from 2 June until 24 June 2017 at Chichester Festival Theatre.  Stage Spy: West End transfer highly anticipated!