Cupid may have lived with the divine gift of ecstatic love, but it is also what’s killing him; turning his body into solid gold as he breathes his last and tries to make peace with the world from a lonely, stifling bed. Venus as a Boy was first adapted for the stage by Burn from the book by Sutherland in 2007, premiering at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe before a UK tour.
"We can overcome our isolation by reaching out to each other by whatever means we can, and art still gives meaning to our lives, transcending the difficulties we face"
Tam Dean Burn, Performer & Co-Director
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