The Measure of a Man

Tuesday, 26 February 2019 to Saturday, 2 March 2019
Adelaide Fringe

How do you measure a man? Is it the way he walks, the way he talks? The critically-acclaimed Gavin Roach returns to Adelaide with his one man show, The Measure of a Man. Told in Roach's trademark humorous, raw and deeply candid style, The Measure of a Man will stare into the heart of one man's sexual anxieties and pull out the kinds of stories much LGBTI theatre shies away from -- stories often shrouded in embarrassment or shame.
A perfect balance of comedy and drama -- from light-hearted and uproariously funny moments to gut-wrenching, dark moments that expose the scars and open wounds that still remain, hidden underneath the glitter. The Measure of a Man is unmissable -- if there is a show that will enchant, enlighten and exhilarate in equal measure, this is it!

“.. Roach has my attention....A bare stage, apart from one chair, is all that is needed as Roach begins his brave and sincere monologue.Stage Whispers

Gavin Roach has a Bachelor of Arts (Acting for the Screen and Stage), Bachelor of Arts (Acting for the Screen and Stage, Honours) CSU, Masters in Arts Management UTS & Masters in Writing for Performance VCA. Gavin is the writer, performer & producer of Confessions of a Grindr Addict (Sydney, Melbourne, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Perth Adelaide, Launceston, Hobart & New Zealand), Any Womb Will Do (Sydney, Melbourne & New Zealand), I Can’t Say The F Word (Melbourne, Perth & New Zealand), The Measure of a Man (Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Hobart, Brisbane & Prague) & All The Songs I Can’t Sing (Melbourne.) Gavin adapted and produced Beyond Priscilla: The Play & was the co-devisor & co-creative developer of We Were There, showcasing the stories of woman during the HIV/AIDS crisis in Australia.


Tuesday 26th $10. Rest of season Adults $20, BSA $15.75
60 mins

Writer and Performer: Gavin Roach
Lighting design: Stephen Dean
Lighting Operator: Stephen Dean

Tuesday, 26 February 2019 - 7:30pm
Wednesday, 27 February 2019 - 7:30pm
Thursday, 28 February 2019 - 7:30pm
Friday, 1 March 2019 - 7:30pm
Saturday, 2 March 2019 - 7:30pm

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