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Geoffrey Rush tackles King Lear with Sydney Theatre Company
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Geoffrey Rush on King Lear: ‘There are understandably many feminists who loathe this play.’ Picture: Renee Nowytarger Source: News Corp Australia
Geoffrey Rush mimes cracking open and swallowing a raw egg. His Adam’s apple bobs up and down, his long neck undulates. It opens a window in time: the 64-year-old actor, in his smart mauve jacket, wild peppery tufts of hair forming a spiky corona, is suddenly his skinny, jittery, stooped younger self facing British acting great Warren Mitchell with a handful of cracked eggshells on opening night of King Lear at the Queensland Theatre Company in 1978.