Lincoln Center Festival to Feature Cate Blanchett in The Maids, Bolshoi Ballet and Opera, Japanese Theatre Company Heisei Nakamura-za and More
Sydney Theatre Company's The Maids, the New York premiere of Mieczysław Weinberg's opera The Passenger and the Bolshoi Opera, Orchestra and Chorus have been announced for the 2014 Lincoln Center Festival
The festival, which runs July 7-Aug. 16, will be held in six venues on and off the Lincoln Center campus, featuring performances from 11 countries.
These productions join the previously-announced Lincoln Center Festival and Park Avenue Armory co-presentation Weinberg's opera, The Passenger,which will be performed by Houston Grand Opera, directed by David Pountney and conducted by Patrick Summers. The production will run July 10, 12-13.
The festival will feature the Bolshoi Ballet, Opera, Orchestra and Chorus, performing in New York with ballet and opera-in-concert repertory; this marks the first time in the company's history the three groups will perform together.
The Maids, featuring Cate balnchett and Isabelle Huppert, joined by Elizabeth Debicki. The production, which runs Aug. 6-16, will feature a new translation by Andrews and STC artistic director Andrew Upton.
New York Film Critics Circle awards at The Edison Ballroom on January 6, 2014 in New York City.
Seeing Cate, Isabelle, and Elizabeth in august!