The Weekend Australian - Review - - Out & About -

1983 political drama. The gritty story of NSW pol­i­tics premiered back then un­der the di­rec­tion of Neil Arm­field, fea­tur­ing Ge­of­frey Rush. This ver­sion is pro­duced by Belvoir with Ea­monn Flack at the helm. Belvoir St Theatre, 25 Belvoir Street, Surry Hills. Opens Fe­bru­ary 13. Tick­ets: $37-$72. Book­ings: (02) 9699 3444 or on­line. Un­til March 20. Ar­ca­dia In a grand Bri­tish manor, a pair of in­ter­twin­ing nar­ra­tives play out, sep­a­rated by two cen­turies. In 1809, Thomasina and tu­tor Sep­ti­mus are fall­ing in love. Two hun­dred years later, two schol­ars try to piece to­gether what hap­pened from Robyn Beeche Ret­ro­spec­tive Mix­ing body paint and high fash­ion with pre-Photoshop pho­tog­ra­phy, Aus­tralian-born artist Robyn Beeche cap­tured the en­er­getic gen­der-bend­ing and new ro­man­tic era of 1970s and 80s Lon­don, cre­at­ing iconic im­ages that in­spired fig­ures like David Bowie and led to col­lab­o­ra­tions with Zan­dra Rhodes, Vivi­enne West­wood and Leigh Bow­ery. This ret­ro­spec­tive cel­e­brates the work of Beeche, who died last Au­gust.

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