Lafayette College Theater presented its production of R.U.R. Rossum’s Universal Robots last weekend in the Williams Center for the Arts. Carolyn Isaac of Alpha Gamma Delta and Phil Schaffer of Phi Kappa Psi staring as part of the cast.
Written in 1920 by Czech author Karel Capek, the play is an expressionistic journey into genetic engineering on a mass scale and predicted a mechanized world without emotions and without individual rights. It introduced the word “robot” to the world. Read the full story..