Washington (ANI): Actress Helen Mirren is set to return to the stage with the title role in Racine's tragedy play Phaedra. The play, which also stars Margaret Tyzack, will be directed by Nicholas Hytner. It would be presented at National Theatre in June.
Also making their National Theatre debut are Michael Grandage, who will direct Georg Buchner's 1834 historical epic "Danton's Death," and Rupert Goold will direct J.B. Priestley's time-slip drama “Time and the Conways." Hytner, has also announced further classic revivals but casting or dates are yet fixed.
Story first published: Friday, September 19, 2008, 8:25 [IST]