a bit about Giuseppe
What are you working on these days?
Theatre Class (I’m acting in a shorter version of “The Threepenny Opera” by Bertolt Brecht).
What drives you mad these days?
Crowds (the mass is stupid).
What makes you happy?
Travelling, a sunny day spent with people I care, a good meal, my family, lau§ghing with my friends
When was the last time you cried?
Last February; my best friend lost her mother because of Leukemia.
What’s your latest musical obsession?
“Formidable” a song by Stromae.
When it’s time for a new wardrobe, where do you go?
Monti area, different shops nearby Spanish Steps, Via del Governo Vecchio.
What’s your go-to café in Rome?
La Zanzara or Caffè delle arti.
What’s your favorite street or neighborhood to wander through?
Campo de Fiori area.
What’s the thing you LOVE to do in Rome but never actually do?
Going to the beach during summer.
Who’s your hero (dead or alive) and where would you take them to show them a good time?
My grandmother; if she was still alive, I would bring her eating out at lunch at “La Sibilla” a charming restaurant in a little town 30 minutes driving from Rome, called Tivoli; because every time we had guests at home, she wanted to show them Villa D’Este with its gorgeous gardens.
If it’s been raining outside for days and you’re sick of staying in – where would you go?
I would visit one of the many temporary exhibitions currently in Rome ( f.e. at the Scuderie del Quirinale or Chiostro del Bramante or Palazzo delle Esposizioni ect. ect); I would go to a theatre, to the opera house or to a movie theatre.
What’s that place in Rome you feel like only you know about?
Castel Sant’Angelo; because I’ve been working there since 1999 and I know every single secret spot of it (also the dungeons and the secret passageway to the Vatican called “Passetto”).
If tomorrow was your last day in Rome before you left for good, how and where would you spend it?
I would spend it outside atop of the Janicolum hill; then I will have a stroll in all downtown area (Trastevere, campo de Fiori, Pantheon, Spanish Steps) and meet different friends of mine for coffee and gelato; I would have dinner with my parents and then I will party with my best friends in a club!
Given the choice, mayor of which neighborhood would you be?
Campo de Fiori or Prati.
What’s the spot in Rome you wouldn’t be caught dead in?
Torre Maura, Torre Spaccata and many other suburbs of Rome.
You’ve just received the best news ever. Where would you go to celebrate and with whom?
Having lunch in my favorite gourmet restarant called “Metamorfosi” with my best friend and then having dinner in the only 3 star michelin restaurant of Rome called “la Pergola” with my partner.
What’s the thing you love doing that isn’t work, relationship or family related?
When you feel like a night out, what’s your go-to place and why?
A club called “Ex Dogana”; right now it is the best one in Rome