“I quit my job, moved out of my house and moved out of Australia to tour the UK. “
WHO: Adriano Cappelletta, Writer /Performer
WHAT: “It’s time to paint the rainbow and unleash the world’s first one-man gay rom-com cabaret! Hilarious and heartfelt songs meet physical comedy and candid storytelling in one man’s final shot at finding love. Nominated for Best Cabaret at Fringe World Perth 2016 and Adelaide Fringe 2017.”
WHERE: Assembly Roxy (Venue 139)
WHEN: 20:50 (60 min)
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Is this your first time to Edinburgh?
This is the second time I have presented a show in Edinburgh but the first time I’ve ever presented a solo show. My last show was in 2011 and was called Shane & Eddie: Picking up the Pieces which was at Just The Tonic.
What’s the biggest thing to have happened to you since Festivals ’16?
I quit my job, moved out of my house and moved out of Australia to tour the UK.
Tell us about your show.
I wrote the show because I had never been in love, so I thought if I might not experience it first hand -perhaps I could experience it on stage. So in the show, I imagine to most unashamedly romantic, beautiful big gay love story…and I wrote a musical about it. A lot of gay love stories are tragic, without a happy ending -so I wanted to wrote a beautiful and bright gay love story, one that I wish I had of seen when I was younger.
I have presented the show at Perth Fringe, Adelaide Fringe, Sydney Mardi Gras Festival and Provocare Festival in Melbourne.
What should your audience see at the festivals after they’ve seen your show?
Check out the other talented Australian companies here including Siren Theatre Company who are presenting three shows: Misterman, Good With Maps and One Hander at C Venues. Highly acclaimed, award winning, visually stunning and rich theatre making.
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