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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 to be featured on Harvard’s ‘Reading Greek Tragedy Online’

Amy R. Cohen

The next installment of Reading Greek Tragedy Online, run by Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies in partnership with Out of Chaos Theatre and the Kosmos Society, will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday.... READ MORE >>

Randolph Theatre announces 2020-2021 season

This season, Randolph Theatre is going from Ancient Greece to Wonderland to small-town Wisconsin. ... 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 >>

It’s all Greek to me: Randolph continues treasured tradition with 2018 Greek Play, Medea

Students perform in the 2016 Greek Play, The Frogs

When Jarred Scott ’22 first heard about Randolph College, he was intrigued by the opportunity to pursue his passion for the creative arts and to experience the Greek Play. Soon, he was helping 3-D print molds for masks to be used in Randolph’s fall 2018 production—before he even started his fall semester. “The opportunity to... READ MORE >>

Symposium of Artists and Scholars highlights wide variety of student research

Students explain their work at the poster presentation in the Hampson Commons

During the 2018 Symposium of Artists and Scholars on Thursday and Friday, Randolph students presented the results of various research projects on topics ranging from teaching strategies to environmental surveys to planning for a zombie outbreak. In its 10th year, the Symposium brings together students of all academic disciplines to share research results and highlight... READ MORE >>

Greek Play opens Friday

Director Amy Cohen helps Jordann Pruitt '19 put on his mask for the Greek Play.

UPDATE: Rain location for the Greek Play is inside the Houston Memorial Chapel. This weekend, Randolph students will continue a tradition that began at the College 107 years ago. This year’s production of the Greek Play, Aristophanes’ The Frogs, is part of Randolph’s special 125th anniversary celebration and will include a performance on Saturday during... READ MORE >>

125th anniversary festivities to conclude with multiple events October 8

Celebrating 125 Years - Randolph College

Randolph College’s 125th anniversary celebration will culminate with several special events on Saturday, October 8. The day begins with a 125th Anniversary Convocation ceremony at 10 a.m. in Smith Hall Theatre. The formal event will feature an academic procession recognizing graduate classes through the history of the College as well as a series of distinguished... READ MORE >>

Randolph professor awarded 2015 Outreach Prize from Society for Classical Studies

Photo courtesy of Society for Classical Studies

Amy R. Cohen, professor of classics and the Catherine Ehrman Thoresen ’23 and William E. Thoresen Chair of Speech and Theatre at Randolph College, has been awarded the 2015 Outreach Prize of the Society for Classical Studies. As both the driving force behind the Greek Play revival at Randolph and as the editor-in-chief of Didaskalia,... READ MORE >>