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 Five performances added to David Cromer’s Revival of Tennessee Williams’ drama, starring Diane Lane and Finn Wittrock

 

CHICAGO, IL – Goodman Theatre adds five performances of Sweet Bird of Youth by Tennessee Williams, extending through October 28 with its current company intact. Chicago native director David Cromer’s production stars Academy Award nominee Diane Lane as Alexandra del Lago, an aging Hollywood screen siren on a journey with an unlikely soul mate, and Broadway’s Finn Wittrock as Chance Wayne, an ineffectual drifter whose youth and promise have begun to fade. Sweet Bird of Youth is currently in previews; opening night is September 24 in the Albert Theatre. Tickets ($27 – 89; subject to change) can be purchased at GoodmanTheatre.org, by phone at 312.443.3800 or at the box office (170 North Dearborn). Day-of-show discounts include 10TIX ($10 student tickets with ID) and MEZZTIX (half-price mezzanine), subject to availability. Discounted tickets are available at 10am online (use promo code “10TIX” or “MEZZTIX”) and 12 noon at the box office.The added performances are as follows:Friday, October 26 at 8pm
Saturday, October 27 at 2pm and 8pm
Sunday, October 28 at 2pm and 7:30pm 

 

 

The Goodman is grateful to Abbott Fund, Fifth Third Bank, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP and PwC LLP, its Corporate Sponsor Partners for Sweet Bird of Youth.

In addition to Lane and Wittrock, the cast of Sweet Bird of Youth includes: John Byrnes as Dan Hatcher; Sean Cooper as the Heckler; Maggie Corbett as Edna; Jennifer Engstrom as Miss Lucy; Peter Fitzsimmons as Scotty; Kristina Johnson as Heavenly Finley; John Judd as Boss Finley; Colm O’Reilly as George Scudder; Tyler Ravelson as Stuff; Penny Slusher as Aunt Nonnie; D’Wayne Taylor as Charles; Vincent Teninty as Tom Jr.; Dan Waller as Bud; R. Charles Wilkerson as Fly; and Kara Zediker as Violet. 

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