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The Most Learned Woman

March 20, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The story of Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia,the first woman ever to receive a doctorate from a university

By and With Laura Caparrotti and with Ludovica Burtone
Set Sarah Edkins
Image by Sandra Rosselli

1678, Padua. Elena Cornaro Piscopia becomes the first woman to obtain a doctorate from an university. Her story starts in Venice, in a beautiful palace on the water. Voices of her life are told by a narrator who is going to bring the audience back to 1600 while a violin will give voice to Elena’s feelings.

The event is part of Bernie Wohl WHAM – Women month celebration

Venue Name: Advent Lutheran Church
Address: 2504 Broadway
New York, NY 10025 United States

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Organizer Name: Kairos Italy Theater
Organizer Name: Bernie Wohl Center at Goddard Riverside