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VenueHampstead Theatre
Other spaces: Michael Frayn Space/Hampstead Downstairs
TownInner London
CountyGreater London
From18th October 2019
Opened24th October 2019
To23rd November 2019
When19:30. Oct 24 at 19:00. Sat Mats 15:00. Wed Mats 14:30
What is currently on at Hampstead Theatre (V202)

Botticelli's in the Fire

Botticelli's in the FireT22566798
Florence, circa 1482. Playboy Sandro Botticelli has it all: talent, fame, good looks. He also has the ear - and the wife - of Lorenzo de Medici, as well as the Renaissance's hottest young apprentice, Leonardo. But whilst he is at work on his breakthrough commission, ?The Birth of Venus', Botticelli's devotion to pleasure and beauty is put to the ultimate test. As plague and dissent sweep through the city, the charismatic friar Girolamo Savonarola starts to stoke the fires against the liberal elite. Botticelli finds the life he knows breaking terrifyingly apart, forcing him to choose between love and survival. Jordan Tannahill's hot-blooded and seductive reimagining of Renaissance Italy questions how much of ourselves we are willing to sacrifice when society comes off the rails.
Author Jordan Tannahill

Archive :: production:T22566798, play:S02134478111, venue:V202

Production details

UK Premiere.


Producer Hampstead Theatre
Director Blanche McIntyre
Performer Hiran Abeysekera (Leonardo D Vinci)
Performer Stefan Adegbola (Poggio Di Chullu)
Performer Dickie Beau (Sandro Botticelli)
Performer Adetomiwa Edun (Lorenzo De Medici)
Performer Louise Gold (Madre Maria)
Performer Sirine Saba (Clarice Orsini/Venus)
Performer Howard Ward (Girolamo Savonarola)

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