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Student playwright Logan Rodgers makes Theatre Wesleyan proud

10.30.2014 | By: Texas Wesleyan University

Theatre Wesleyan’s production of Logan Rodgers' play In & Between was presented Oct. 25 at the American College Theatre Texas I State Festival at TCC-SE where the production received 14 Awards of Excellence from the Kennedy Center ACTF.

Rodgers is a junior theatre major at Texas Wesleyan, and has appeared on the Wesleyan stage in The Drowsy Chaperone, The Heiress, A Man For All Seasons, the original play Certificate of Death and the upcoming production of Fuddy Meers. Logan serves as president of the Theta Omicron Cast of Alpha Psi Omega, is head representative for the Student Government Association and a member of Phi Epsilon Nu. In & Between is his first original production.

About the Play

In & Between was created as a writing exercise in a playwriting class in 2013. The inspiration? A black and white photograph of a man carrying a cello down a winding forest path.

In the 18 months since that class, the script was developed into a short play which premiered as a reading during The Wesleyan Playmarket Series in February 2014. From that workshop presentation, a full-length, one-act play was created, work-shopped during the summer and now presented as a two-act play. 

Featured in the cast are freshman theatre major Jacob Myers, senior theatre major Kaila Saffle and theatre alumnus Jeremy Jackson.

In & Between is directed by Connie Whitt-Lambert with technical direction by Bryan Stevenson. The production team includes stage manager Kelsey Manuel, costume designer Kaila Saffle, set/properties designer Heather O’Donnell, lighting designer Jonathan Jones and publicity/graphics designer Madalyn Russell.

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