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Thiel Players staging Greek tragedy ‘Medea’ as their fourth production of the year


GREENVILLE, Pa.—The Thiel Players will perform their fourth production of the academic year “Medea” on April 15-16 and April 17 in Thiel College’s William A. Robinson Theater.

Written by Euripides and first performed nearly 2,500 years ago, the Greek tragedy has been one of the most frequently performed dramas. The play follows the tale of the main character Medea. Scorned by her husband, she gets vengeance by killing their two children, her husband and his new wife and her father.

Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. on April 15 and 16 and 2 p.m. on April 17. The production is free and open to the public. Due to the stage configuration, seating for the production is limited. Reservations for the performance are required; there will be no late seating.

The William A. Robinson Theater is located behind the William A. Passavant Memorial Center on Thiel College’s campus. The Thiel Players are in their fifth decade of free theater for the campus and community.

For reservations, email or call 724-589-2847.

About Thiel College

Thiel College is an independent college founded in the Lutheran tradition. Located in Greenville, Pa., the College offers 60 majors and minors, 24 varsity sports, and an 11:1 student-faculty ratio. The College is also home to a Master of Science in speech-language pathology, a Leadership Master of Business Administration and a Management Master of Business Administration. Both master’s degree programs offer innovative and accelerated five-year paths which allow students to earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years. The speech-language pathology program also has an accelerated 15-month graduate-level program. The M.B.A. program also has a 12-month post-graduate program. A dedicated faculty paired with dynamic research and internship opportunities produce numerous graduate school and job placements. Coeducational from its beginnings, the College remains committed to combining tradition with innovation.

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