Amy R. Cohen

Greek Play to be presented live on Zoom

Greek Play

“Heracles & Deianeira” was moved to next fall due to the pandemic, but Cohen and her cast are presenting it via Zoom this weekend. ... READ MORE >>

Cohen co-edits book, Shakespeare in the Light

Amy R. Cohen

Amy R. Cohen, a Randolph classics professor and the Catherine Ehrman Thoresen ’23 and William E. Thoresen Chair of Speech and Theatre, recently co-edited the book, Shakespeare in the Light: Essays in Honor of Ralph Alan Cohen. Professor Cohen collaborated on the book project with Paul Menzer, dean of Mary Baldwin University’s College of Visual... READ MORE >>

Classics scholar praises Randolph’s Greek Play, director in Didaskalia

A scene from the 2018 Greek Play, Medea

A scholarly review of Randolph College’s 2018 Greek Play, Medea, was recently published in Didaskalia, a peer-reviewed, electronic journal dedicated to the study of all aspects of ancient Greek and Roman performance. Written by A.C. Duncan, a classics professor at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, the article thoroughly reviews the performance by Randolph students... READ MORE >>

Randolph theatre department to join national Ghostlight Project

Randolph College Banner

This Thursday, January 19, Randolph College’s theatre department will join more than 500 professional, high school, and university theatre programs across the nation to create a “light” as a pledge to protect values of inclusion, participation, and compassion for all. Participants in the Ghostlight Project at Randolph will gather in Thoresen Theatre lobby at 5:15... READ MORE >>

3D printer helps make lifelike masks for Greek Play

Close up photo of 3D mask

Randolph College students got a head start on the Greek Play this week by beginning to build several theatrical masks with the help of cutting-edge 3D scanning and printing technology.... READ MORE >>