Cate Blanchett, Tim Minchin, Richard Roxburgh, Hugo Weaving Set for New Sydney Theatre Company Season
Academy Award-winner Blanchett and Isabelle Huppert will star in Benedict Andrews and Andrew Upton's new translation of Genet's The Maids, running June 4-July 20. Weaving and Roxburgh will reunite with their recent Uncle Vanya director Tamás Ascher to star as Vladimir and Estragon in Beckett's Waiting for Godot, running November 12-December 7.
Tim Minchin, composer/lyricist of the upcoming Broadway musical Matilda, will join Toby Schmitz in Simon Phillips' production of Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, running August 6-September 7.
Additional productions include Shaw's Mrs. Warren's Profession, Sophie Treadwell's Machinal, Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, and a stage adaptation of Kate Grenville's novel The Secret River by Andrew Bovell.