Special Event

Activating Kore 670: Women’s Voices and Greek Tragedy

Saturday, December 2, 2023
2:00 pm–2:20 pm
Early Greek Art Gallery (Gallery 213)
Included with General Admission
Add to Calendar 2023-12-02 14:00:00 2023-12-02 14:20:00 Activating Kore 670: Women’s Voices and Greek Tragedy - 12/02/2023 02:00 pm Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA Museum of Fine Arts, Boston tickets@mfa.org America/New_York public

In celebration of Kore 670, a stunning archaic Greek statue now on view in Gallery 213, see live performances by Emerson College students and area high school students adapting excerpts from ancient Greek tragedies. From Elektra and Antigone to Cassandra and Iphigenia, women featured prominently in ancient Greek theater, yet their roles were performed by men. In three 20-minute performances, students studying theater actively disrupt that traditional practice, revealing how gender bias—both in the ancient world and now—is hardly a new concept. 
 

No advance registration or ticket is needed. Space is limited; first come, first served.

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