Posts Tagged by Paul O’Mahony
|February 10, 2017||Filled under Featured, Visiting Scholars||
Watch the video of this CHS Open House discussion which featured a return visit with actor Paul O’Mahony, and focused on the experience of crossing the sea as depicted in classical texts.
To prepare for watching it, you might like to read some or all of these passages from the Odyssey, Virgil’s Aeneid, and Aeschylus’ Suppliant Women. Read more…
|September 17, 2015||Filled under Featured, Visiting Scholars||
We were pleased to welcome actor, writer, and educator Paul O’Mahony for a CHS Open House discussion on ‘The Power of Performance: Mythology and Outreach Today’.
He discussed the reception of classical texts and approaches to performance, using his own experience of creating and watching various shows (both tragic and comic) to find new and exciting ways to re-imagine them. He also discussed the importance of mythology and performance in outreach. Read more…
|July 18, 2015||Filled under Book Club, Community, Featured||
Hour 25 Community Reading | Medea, Euripides: Thursday, July 23 2015 @11:00 a.m. EDT
“[Nurse] Would that the Argo had never winged its way to the land of Colchis … For then my lady Medea would not have sailed to the towers of Iolcus, her heart smitten with love for Jason.” So begins Euripides’ Medea.
Actor, writer, and educator Paul O’Mahony will join members of the Hour 25 community for a fun and informal reading of this ancient drama via video conference. Read more…