By Kenneth Jones
25 Sep 2009
Robyn Nevin will co-star with Hurt ("Kiss of the Spider Woman") in the Eugene O'Neill classic about a broken family whose patriarch is an aging actor, married to a drug addict.
Richard Roxburgh and John Bell will join STC co-artistic director Blanchett ("The Aviator") in Uncle Vanya, to be directed by STC co-artistic directior Andrew Upton (Blanchett's husband).
Philip Seymour Hoffman will direct Sam Shepard's True West featuring Wayne Blair.
Also on the STC season: the Broadway musical Spring Awakening (in a resident production directed by Geordie Brookman), Joanna Murray-Smith's Honour, Tom Wright's Optimism, Thornton Wilder's Our Town, Tony McNamara's The Grenade, Bryony Lavery's Stockholm, Tom Wright's adaptation of The Oresteia and Kafka's The Trial adapted by Louise Fox.