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Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 Renaissance
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A man is dying and da Vinci is passionately drawing. He wants the man's body for anatomical dissection. His work is believed to be that of the devil and he is charged with a crime against humanity and the soul of man. Passion and outrage collide. Three people shall become da Vinci's future: a 100-year-old man who counts every breath, a restive priest fighting for his own morality, and a woman who shall become forever famous. Whilst set in 16th century Italy, the themes explored in Renaissance are as eternal as the smile on the face of La Giaconda: the rise of fundamentalism as a reaction to the modern/feminist disposition and its need to control women; medical ethics, the oppression of free thought and the place, purpose and importance of the artist.' Source:http://www.theprogram.net.au/giveawaysSub.asp?id=849&state_id= (Sighted 02/11/2206).

Production Details

  • First read at read at Parnassus' Den in 2005 and first produced at Old Fitzroy Theatre, Woolloomooloo 2-28 Nov 2006. Director: Dave Letch.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Last amended 2 Nov 2006 10:21:22
Subjects:
  • 1500-1599
Settings:
  • c
    Italy,
    c
    Western Europe, Europe,
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