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Botticelli in the Fire at Hampstead Theatre

Dates

10/18/2019

Theatre

Hampstead Theatre


Eton Avenue
London,



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**REGIONAL PREMIERE!**By Jordan TannahillSandro Botticelli is the promiscuous life of the party! While painting his masterpiece The Birth of Venus, the plague rages outside and a conservative preacher is blaming the sodomites. Set in a 15th century that has skinny jeans and cell phones, will the famousartist sacrifice his painting or his young apprentice, Leonardo da Vinci?...a celebratory mix of the sacred and profane that is sure to please. MD Theatre GuideThis show features adult language, nudity, and mature themes. No one under 18 will be admitted.******************************************************************************Masks are required on all patrons for the entire performance****For the protection of our cast, who will not be masked during the performance, we require that all patrons wear their masks over their noses and mouths during their entire stay at the theater. Our seats are spaced following current CDC regulations and may not be moved or adjusted. All theater surfaces are professionally coated with a COVID-19 developed antimicrobial sanitizer. Temperatures will be recorded upon check-in. For further information on what the theater is doing to keep its casts, crews, and guests safe, please visit the website and review the pandemic protocol.Your playbill will be digital and delivered in the email confirmation with your ticket(s).For maximum safety, the theater will not be offering concessions for these productions, nor will outside food or drink be allowed.There will be no refunds for patrons asked to leave for refusing to honor our mask requirement.Thank you for your cooperation and your support of The Laboratory Theater of Florida.

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Stefan Adegbola is currently starring in Hampstead Theatre's production of Botticelli in the Fire as Poggio di Chiusi, the title character's close friend. We caught up with him to have a chat about the show and the peculiar relevance of Renaissance matters.

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Hampstead Theatre presents the European premiere of Jordan Tannahill's Botticelli in the Fire which will be directed by Blanche McIntyre. This hot-blooded and seductive queering of Renaissance Italy questions how much of ourselves we are willing to sacrifice when society comes off the rails.

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