ISSUED: 6 March 2020
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens
SHEPHERDSTOWN, — Shepherd University’s Rude Mechanicals Medieval and Renaissance Players presented “Medieval Drama and Contemporary Social Justice,” which included selections from the group’s upcoming spring performances, at the Wilson College Humanities Conference February 29. The presentation demonstrated how medieval drama can be used to address violence against women and the LGBTQ+ community.
Participants include Ashley Barr, English major, Charles Town; TK Lindsey, alumnus, Middletown, Maryland; Lauren Harvey, English major, Shepherdstown; Ash Hall, alumnus, Shepherdstown; Jack Shackelford, English major, North Chesterfield, Virginia; David Warner, English major, Franklin; Lydia King, history major, Charleston; William Prudnick, general studies, Beckley; Adam Wilson, community member; and Dakota DiMarino, engineering major, Martinsburg. Dr. Betty Ellzey, chair, Department of English, is the Rude Mechanicals advisor.
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