Michelangelo - painter, sculptor, architect, engineer and poet - was the original, and perhaps ultimate, Renaissance man.
Taking a metaphorical scalpel to his life, Michelangelo Drawing Blood delves into the forces that drove his genius - an obsession with human anatomy, a passionate response to the male body and an equally intense Christian faith.
Accompanied by music composed by Charlie Barber and performed live on Renaissance instruments (viola da gamba, theorbo and dulcimer), two male performers bring to life the fluid twists and turns of Michelangelo's drawings.
The performance contains male nudity. Latecomers will not be admitted to this performance.