Vinci

Written by:

Maureen Hunter

Cast Size:
6

Roles For:

  • Men: 4
  • Women: 2

Genre:

Drama
Historical

Themes:

Art
Fame
Family
Forgiveness
History
Italian
Love
Renaissance

Length:

60 min.

Year Written:

2002

Synopsis:

“Set in an Italian village in the fifteenth century, Vinci revolves around the struggle for custody of a gifted child, a “golden boy,” Leonardo da Vinci. Padre Bartolomeo, a friend of the da Vinci family, finds himself caught between the powerful da Vincis and Leonardo’s defiant unwed mother, the servant Caterina.In his efforts to mediate the dispute and determine the future of Caterina’s exceptional child, Bartolomeo comes to a new understanding of the nature of forgiveness and love.” (From Scirocco Drama website)

Characters:

Antonio / Albiera / Francesco / Piero / Caterina / Bartolomeo

First Produced:

2002, National Arts Centre, Ottawa & Manitoba Theatre Centre, Winnipeg

Resources:

Vinci is available through the CPO Website and the Scirocco Drama Website.

For more information about the playwright and her work, visit the CWPO collection.

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Notes:

Nominee, McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award, 2003.