On the Couch with Adriano Cortese

Adriano Cortese Arts Review On the CouchWho is Adriano Cortese?
Artistic Director of Ranters Theatre.

What would you do differently to what you do now?   
Run a bakery in Rome.

Who inspires you and why? 
Bit boring but my partner because she is so vigilant about making things better.

What would you do to make a difference in the world?
Send everyone to my osteopath.

Favourite holiday destination and why?
Lisbon and Porto in Portugal – can’t choose – because they have saudade!

When friends come to town, what attraction would you take them to, and why?
Take them to Shebeen before it closes. I am so sad.

What are you currently reading?
The Chivalry of Crime by Desmond Barry

What are you currently listening to?
Paolo Conte’s Via Con Me

Happiness is?
Staring into the benign indifference of the universe.

What does the future hold for you?
A bakery in Rome!

Adriano will be directing the world premiere of Ranters and Malthouse Theatre’s co-production of Come Away With Me To The End Of The World at the Malthouse Theatre from 7 July 2016. For more information, visit: www.malthousetheatre.com.au for details.

Image: Adriano Cortese