Photo courtesy of Grant Sparkes- Carroll/Sydney Theatre Company
World-class Theater in Sydney
Founded in 1978 and formerly directed by Cate Blanchett, the Sydney Theatre Company has launched the careers of such actors as Mel Gibson, Judy Davis, and Geoffrey Rush, as well as Blanchett. The state theater of New South Wales, the company performs high-caliber Australian and international productions as well as new interpretations on the classics, held in various venues in the Wharf building, in the Sydney Opera House, and around the world. In 2013, the theater put on Samuel Beckett's challenging Waiting for Godot, starring Hugo Weaving and Richard Roxburgh.