PJC hosts free virtual play

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'Robert's Universal Robots' opened Thursday, continues through the weekend

  • Robot Helena looks through a journal as Robot Marius looks on after the robot revolution in which most humans have been eliminated. Courtesy/PJC
    Robot Helena looks through a journal as Robot Marius looks on after the robot revolution in which most humans have been eliminated. Courtesy/PJC
  • Working on the "R.U.R" production and other projects from a stagecraft class are, from left, Annabel Doss, Kayla Freelen, David Forward, Maddy Stuckey, PJC Drama Instructor Will Walker, Kaleb Speakman, Connor Kirkley, Hunter Anderson and Brandon McCormick. Courtesy/PJC
    Working on the "R.U.R" production and other projects from a stagecraft class are, from left, Annabel Doss, Kayla Freelen, David Forward, Maddy Stuckey, PJC Drama Instructor Will Walker, Kaleb Speakman, Connor Kirkley, Hunter Anderson and Brandon McCormick. Courtesy/PJC
The Paris Junior College Drama Department will open the free drama "Robert's Universal Robots" or "RUR" on a virtual stage this Thursday. The play will be performed live on Zoom Nov. 12-14 at 7:30 p.m. and at 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 15. Everyone knows the word, “robot,” but not everyone knows it was first introduced to the world in the 1920 science fiction play “RUR” by the Czech writer Karel Čapek,…

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