Actress Cate Blanchett will be among the stars taking part in the Barbican’s 30th anniversary celebrations next year.
The star will be appearing in the Botho Strauss play Gross und Klein in January next year while the actress Juliette Binoche will star in the French language piece Mademoiselle Julie in September.
According to the BBC, the Barbican said it’s ‘world-class events’ put it ‘at the heart of the London 2012 Festival’.
The events will take place as the world has its eyes on London for the 2012 Olympics.
Barbican managing director Sir Nicholas Kenyon said there would be ‘something for everyone’ with the events.
He said: “In 2012 London welcomes the world for the Olympic and Paralympic Games and the Barbican will be at the forefront of that international moment with an extraordinary range of great cultural experiences for all.”