His life intertwined with friends Keith Haring and Andy Warhol is also explored.
Michael Walters is Basquiat, Simon Ginty is activist Haring while funnyman Adam Riches portrays the bleached demi-god of modern art Warhol in this musical production that is truly modern itself.
£10+, Mar 4-30, 7.45pm
(Sat matinees 3.30pm, Mar 9, 16, 23 & 30)
Station | Peckham Rye