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VIDEO NEWS FLASH: Mikhail Baryshnikov, Cate Blanchett, Alan Cumming Set for Lincoln Center Festival

Lincoln Center has announced the lineup for this year's Lincoln Center Festival, to run in various venues July 5-August 5. There will be a total of 72 performances by artists and ensembles from seven countries.

Theatrical offerings include dance legend Mikhail Baryshnikov in Dmitry Krymov's staging of a new play, In Paris; the Sydney Theatre Company's acclaimed production of Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, starring Cate Blanchett, Hayley McElhinney, Richard Roxburgh, and Hugo Weaving; the National Theatre of Scotland's one-person Macbeth, starring Alan Cumming and directed by John Tiffany and Andrew Goldberg, and DruidMurphy, a cycle of plays by Tom Murphy to be staged by Tony winner Garry Hynes.

Also on tap is Émilie, a one-woman opera by Kaija Saariaho and Amin Malouf, about French Enlightenment thinker Émilie du Châtelet, to star Elizabeth Futral and be directed by Marianne Weems, and Feng Yi Ting, a chamber opera by Chinese composer Guo Wenjing, which will be directed by Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan.

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