Cate Blanchett - Cate Blanchett & Andrew Upton To Step Down As Sydney Theatre Company Heads
Cate Blanchett and her playwright husband Andrew Upton have announced plans to step down as the bosses of the Sydney Theatre Company in their native Australia.
The couple took over creative control of the ailing theatre group in 2009 and were made co-artistic directors last year (12) - and now they're walking away from their stage home.
The actress and her husband are have been credited with saving the company from financial ruin, staging a series of successful plays including the critically-acclaimed The Maids, in which Blanchett starred.
The pair will end its tenure at the Sydney Theatre Company at the end of 2013.