PUSHED ASIDE: Reclaiming Gage
July 21, 2018
3rd performance of commissioned opera about Matilda Joslyn Gage by Persis Parshall Vehar, libretto by Gabrielle Vehar.CNY native Mrs. Gage was one of the triumvirate, along with Eliz. Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony, who founded the women’s suffrage movement in NYS. But she was ‘pushed aside’ when Anthony & Stanton, after 40 years of tireless work, joined with the Temperance movement in order to involve more people in the movement.
7:30-9:15pm Wesleyan Chapel, Women's Rights National Historical Park
Madison Finger Lakes
Admission: free ... Website
Category: Suffrage
Sponsor: Society for New Music