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On The Italian Stage: Women in Renaissance Theater

October 5, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Part II: Women in Renaissance plays, from Machiavelli’s La Mandragola to the Anonymous La Venexiana.

On the occasion of the conference Eros: Thinking, Feeling, Writing Love from Classical Antiquity to Early Modernity (October 12-13 at Casa Italiana), On the Italian Stage takes you on a two-part discovery of the female presence in Renaissance theater, from the role of women actors on the stage to how female characters were depicted in plays. In this second encounter,  We will be reviewing the women in celebrated works such as Machiavelli’s La Mandragola and Clizia and the anonymous La Venexiana, as well as more obscure plays of the period.

Date: October 5, 2023
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Venue Name: Online
Organizer Name: NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimo’