The Weekend Australian - Review - - Out & About - John McCal­lum SBJ

when he has lost ev­ery­thing. It is one of the great Aus­tralian Lears. Arm­field’s pro­duc­tion steers Rush through this with a clar­ity that is pro­foundly af­fect­ing, es­pe­cially in the sec­ond half. There are oth­ers, but it is Rush who makes it all work so pow­er­fully. When Rush comes on with Cordelia’s body and howls, the ef­fect is dev­as­tat­ing. Wharf The­atre, Pier 4, Hick­son Road, Walsh Bay, Sydney. To­day, 1.30pm and 7.30pm. Tick­ets: $68$120. Book­ings: (02) 9250 1777 or on­line. Un­til Jan­uary 9. Des­ti­na­tion Sydney Artists who live and work in a par­tic­u­lar city tap into the im­mense col­lec­tive en­ergy that ex­ists there and ex­tract their own in­di­vid­ual vi­sions from it. This is the alchemy of the cre­ative process that pro­duces the spirit of the city. And no city has had the abil­ity to in­spire artists as Sydney, the city of Street, Water­loo. Tues-Sat, 11am6pm. Ad­mis­sion: free. In­quiries: (02) 9318 1122 or on­line. Un­til De­cem­ber 19. or­der to cap­ture the world’s beauty. This ex­hi­bi­tion in­cludes pho­to­graphs by Aus­tralian and in­ter­na­tional artists in the NGV’s col­lec­tion. Na­tional Gallery of Aus­tralia, Parkes Place, Can­berra. Daily, 10am-5pm. Ad­mis­sion free. In­quiries (02) 6240 6411 or on­line. Un­til April 10.

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