Liz Beamon

Endstation production, The Bluest Water, features local story and familiar faces

Ho’ola Bush gives a monologue during the play

The newest production by Randolph College’s professional theatre in residence, Endstation Theatre Company, hits home locally—and not just because it tells the story of Nelson County survivors of the historic Hurricane Camille. Randolph’s faculty and students have played a large role acting and creating the set in The Bluest Water this summer. In August 1969,... READ MORE >>

Take Center Stage: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe offers students opportunity to learn from theatre professionals

Three cast members act in a scene

Two nights before the opening for The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, Liz Beamon ’20 struggled to get into character as Aslan. Even though she and the rest of the actors and stage crew had rehearsed and prepared for the show for nearly two months, she was still having trouble visualizing the finished product.... READ MORE >>

Dungeons & Dragons comes to Randolph: spring theatre production, She Kills Monsters, opens April 18

Characters put their swords together in She Kills Monsters

Monsters will take over the Thoresen Theatre stage on April 18—and only one girl can stop them. Agnes Evans and her heroic and humorous exploits in a fantasy world will be the focus of Randolph’s spring theatre production, She Kills Monsters. In She Kills Monsters, Agnes (portrayed by Liz Beamon ’20) leaves her childhood home... READ MORE >>

Acting up: Randolph students nominated for Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival awards

Liz Beamon '20 (second from left, standing) and Ho'ola Bush '20 (second from left, kneeling) on stage with other members of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe cast

Four Randolph students were nominated for awards at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) for their roles in the fall theatre production, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Liz Beamon ’20 (Aslan) and Ho’ola Bush ’20 (Edmund) were nominated for Irene Ryan Acting Awards, Chloe Brazzi ’21 was recognized as a props... READ MORE >>

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe brings magic to Thoresen Theatre

Marianne Virnelson '18 (the White Witch) waves a wand

Growing up, Shakiah Johnson ’20 always admired The Chronicles of Narnia series by C.S. Lewis. Now a theatre major at Randolph, she’s fully immersing herself into the fantasy world as one of the lead roles in the College’s production of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. “I love the idea of a not-so-far-away fantasy... READ MORE >>

Randolph to present Shakespearean tragedy on Halloween weekend

Poster for Macbeth

Cast of Macbeth This Halloween weekend, witchcraft, dark prophecies, and post-apocalyptic imagery will run rampant in Thoresen Theatre. Randolph College’s production of Macbeth opens Thursday, October 26, at 7:30 p.m. Directed by theatre professor Stephanie Earl, this supernatural thriller by William Shakespeare dives into the psyches of the power-hungry Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. The plot... READ MORE >>