A University Office, 1962:
Homosexuality is illegal.
The fear of communism is in the air. A lecturer is dismissed.
His secret is out.
Will he choose legacy or the law?
One man’s exploration of sexuality, society and shame, laced with the words of Shakespeare.
‘Compelling and must-see theatre' - Melbourne Observer.
Duration: 55 minutes
Content Warning: sexual references, not suitable for persons under 15 years of age.
‘A masterful performance’ - Stage Whispers.
‘Beautifully crafted…exceptionally performed’ - Weekend Notes.
Photo courtesy of Sare Clarke Photography
Written, Co-Produced and Performed by Mark Salvestro
Co-Produced by BCauseARTS
Sound Design by Steve Carnell
Set Design by Carmody Nicol
Costume Design by Oliver Ross
Photography by Sare Clarke
Special thanks to Phil Evans and the Howard Fine Acting Studio Australia, Acting Coaches Sarah Hallam, Phoebe Anne Taylor (and Graphic Designer!), Emma Louise Pursey and Danielle Cresp, Dramaturgy Consultant Mark Pritchard, Promo Trailer team: William Lee, Scott Pope, Harrison Byrne and Andy Berry-Brown, The Butterfly Club, The Bakehouse Theatre, Melbourne Fringe, Adelaide Fringe, Creative Partnerships Australia, and the 90 donors of the Australian Cultural Fund campaign for the 2020 Adelaide Fringe season.