Vinci by Maureen Hunter
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.
Keywords: Leonardo da Vinci as a child, custody battle, mother love
Year Printed: 2002
First Produced: 2002 by the National Arts Centre and Manitoba Theatre Centre.
Running TIme: 120 minutes
Male Cast: 4
Female Cast: 2