The Medici Dynasty is a one-of-a-kind theatre production about the cultural heritage left to the city of Florence, and now the world, by the Medici Family of Florence.
This one hour theatre performance recounts over 300 years of history in English, and is presented in a stunning Baroque church in the centre of Florence. There have been more than 200 performances, attended by over 8000 visitors from around the world.
“A dive into Florentine history”
“A great educational show”
“Medici brilliance in English”
“A unique multi-sensory experience in Florence!”
Il Fuligno. Along Via Faenza, ancient Pilgrims’ way in Florence, there is the former Convent of Sant’Onofrio delle Monache di Foligno, dating back to the early 15th century. The large building was richly decorated by famous local artists like Neri di Bicci, thanks to noble Florentine families like Medici and Strozzi. It counts a large and quiet cloister and a small Baroque church, that will be the theatre of the Medici Dynasty Show.
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