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Rachel Weisz Plans Annual Stage Play

March 23, 2010 (7:53 am) GMT
After winning Best Actress at Laurence Olivier Award for her stage performance, Rachel Weisz would like to do theater every year, calling it 'the greatest feeling in the world.'
Rachel Weisz

was so pleased with her recent return to the London stage she's vowed to "do a play every year" from now on. The British actress returned to her theater roots with a starring role in a recent production of "A Streetcar Named Desire", which won her a coveted Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress on Sunday night, March 21.

And Weisz, who kick started her career in a student theater group during her time at England's Cambridge University, is adamant she will now try to leave time between movie roles to indulge her love of the stage. She says, "I'm greedy - I'd like to do film and theater. It was eight years since I'd last been on stage and it was just too long a gap."

"I hope to do a play every couple of years - actually no: maybe every year. It's the greatest feeling in the world being on stage and doing a live performance. It's very wild and risky."

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