|Sydney Theatre Company's 2013 Season announced|
|Friday, 07 September 2012 12:25|
Cate Blanchett and legendary French actor Isabelle Huppert will play murderous sisters directed by Benedict Andrews in a fresh exploration of Genet's The Maids by Andrew Upton and Benedict Andrews. Richard Roxburgh and Hugo Weaving are reunited with Uncle Vanya director Tamás Ascher to give their all for a cornerstone of 20th century theatre, Beckett's Waiting for Godot; and Tim Minchin and Toby Schmitz take on another of theatre's great double acts directed by Simon Phillips in Stoppard's comic masterpiece Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead.
More renowned theatre makers directing new plays and classics at STC include: Neil Armfield with the world premiere of Andrew Bovell's adaptation of Kate Grenville's The Secret River with a cast including Trevor Jamieson and Jeremy Sims; Nicholas Hytner's West End and Broadway smash hit One Man, Two Guvnors; Gideon Obarzanek making his first foray into text-based theatre with Dance Better at Parties; Andrew Upton directing Robert Menzies in Joanna Murray-Smith's scorching new play, Fury; Bruce Gladwin and the extraordinary Back to Back Theatre with the world premiere of Laser Beak Man; John Sheedy directing an adaptation by Tom Holloway of the adored children's classic, Storm Boy; and Rosemary Myers with her 2012 Adelaide Festival hit, School Dance, written by and featuring Matthew Whittet.