The Will To Be
No legacy is so rich as honesty
Monday 23 September - Sunday 29 September 2019
One lonely night in 1962, a young university lecturer weighs up his life. The career of his dreams is no more. His secret is out. Will he choose love or the law?
In a time when homosexuality is illegal in Australia, a man of reputation must ask the everlasting question: "to be or not to be?"
A one-man show exploring legacy, sexuality, and shame, married with the words of William Shakespeare and music of the 1960s.
Does a life filled with fear and denial make for any life at all?
'Mesmerising and gifted' - Arts Hub.
"A passionate and romantic performer" - BCause Arts.
"A new and emerging playwright with an impressive set of skills ready to be unleashed in the performing arts industry" - What's On In Adelaide.
" Mark Salvestro is indeed a very talented young man. Riveting and moving - a talented musician, singer, actor and playwright" Adelaide Theatre Guide.