My Pet, My Love 2015

My Pet, My Love

A one-man show about fish, forgetting and the fear of dying single.

Written and performed by Rob Gaetano
Directed by Lily Fish

Rob is gay
Rob has a pet fish
Rob’s Nonna died
Rob is scared
Rob is losing his memory
Rob wrote a play about it

We tell stories to keep those we love alive. Without these stories, how do they live on? What will you leave behind? What is your legacy? How do you tell someone you love them when they don’t remember your name?

Set and Lighting Design by James O’Donoghue
Sound design by Jai Leeworthy
Image by Steve Edwards

Developed with the support of Hothouse Theatre and La Mama Explorations, as part of the 2015 Midumma Festival

21 – 25 January 2015
Wed 6.30pm, Thurs – Sat 7.30pm, Sun 4pm
Tickets –

To view the show trailers please click here – Trailer 1Trailer 2Trailer 3

My Pet, My Love 2015
Reviews of this production:

“Gaetano has a natural command of the stage, and morphs between the characters confidently… he delivers sensitive and poignant moments of love, loss, memory and death.” – ★★★★ Time Out Melbourne

“Gaetano’s acting here is provocative and in parts stunning.” – Planet Arts Melbourne

“Put yourself in the hands of this talented performer, give this production the full hour, you won’t regret it. Gaetano knows what he’s doing.” – runningoutthedoor (Theatre Blog)