Theatre

The Weekend Australian - Review - - Out & About -

Gaffa Gallery, 281 Clarence Street, Syd­ney. Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm; Sat, 11am- 5pm. In­quiries: (02) 9283 4273 or on­line. Un­til July 17. Ba­nal Badu Guwiyang Ba­nal Badu Guwiyang trans­lates to earth, wa­ter, fire in the lan­guage of the Eora Na­tion Dharawal people. This ex­hi­bi­tion will have on dis­play ceram­ics and mixed me­dia from artists in Bankstown Koori Elders Group, cur­rent and for­mer stu­dents of Eora Col­lege, and more in cel­e­bra­tion of NAIDOC Week. Ker­rie Lowe Gallery, 49-51 King Street, New­town. Mon-Sat, 10am5.30pm; Thurs un­til 7pm. In­quiries: (02) 9550 4433 or on­line. Un­til July 24. Pas­sion and Pro­ces­sion: Art of The Philip­pines Con­tem­po­rary Philip­pine art re­flects cur­rent ex­pe­ri­ence while draw­ing on the coun­try’s Cloud Nine Cloud Nine is the tale of people search­ing for lib­er­a­tion from who they are. Betty is a mother lust­ing for adul­tery. Ed­ward is a boy try­ing to be a man. Joshua is a ser­vant, hun­gry for power. Ellen is a gov­erness who is smit­ten with an­other woman. The play be­gins in a Vic­to­ri­an­era Africa, full of sup­pressed urges. It ends in Lon­don 100 years later, yet the char­ac­ters have aged only 25 years. Play­wright Caryl Churchill un­picks the knot­ted real­i­ties of love and iden­tity with an au­da­cious sense of hu­mour. Syd­ney Theatre Com­pany, Wharf I Theatre, 4 Hick­son Road, Walsh Bay. To­day, 2pm and 8pm. Tick­ets: $75-$99. Book­ings: (02) 9250 1777. Un­til Au­gust 12. Aus­tralian Graf­fiti Dis­apol Savet­sila makes his play­writ­ing de­but in the new

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