Rachel Weisz to star in Tennessee Williams” A Streetcar Named Desire

December 6th, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI  

Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): Hollywood actress Rachel Weisz is set to star as Blanche Dubois in Tennessee Williams” play A Streetcar Named Desire.

The Mummy star will begin rehearsals for the play in June (09) and take to the stage at London’’s Donmar Warehouse in late July (09), reports Contactmusic.

Weisz, who studied the playwright’’s work during her time at Cambridge University, has already acted in another of Williams” classics in 1999 Suddenly Last Summer at the same theatre.

The British actress is set to return to the London stage after 2001, when she starred in Neil Labute’’s love story The Shape of Things. (ANI)

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