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Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush to take stage for Sydney Theatre Company
Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush to take stage for Sydney Theatre Company

Having recently earned raves in the Sydney Theatre Company's production of Jean Genet's "The Maids" that came to New York this summer, Cate Blanchett will be reuniting with the company next year to tackle a play by Anton Chekhov. Blanchett and Geoffrey Rush will both appear in the 2015 season, leaders of the Australian company announced Thursday. Its new season is to feature an adaptation of Chekhov's early work "Platanov," which is being retitled "The Present," starring Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh, and a staging of Shakespeare's "King Lear," with Rush in the title role. The Sydney Theatre Company is led by artistic...

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