The production, which plays London's Lyttleton Theater in June, stars Dame Helen Mirren in the title role, with Dominic Cooper as Hippolytus and Margaret Tyzack as Oenone.
The company's 2009-2010 season will also include Ben Johnson's The Alchemist, directed by Michael Kahn (October 6-22). Shakespeare's As You Like It is up next, November 17-December 20, as directed by Maria Aitken. Kahn will helm Shakespeare's Richard II, February 2-April 11, which plays in repertory with Henry V (February 4-April 10), directed by David Muse.
Kahn will also direct the world premiere of translator/adaptor David Ives' version of Pierre Corneille's The Liar, April 6-May 23. Keith Baxter will direct a production of George Bernard Shaw's Mrs. Warren's Profession, June 8-July 11, starring Dixie Carter in the title role.For more information, visit ShakespeareTheatre.org.