An event that all theater fans get excited for in the beginning of the school year is the middle school fall play, especially one as engaging as this year’s “Wagon Wheels A-Rollin’.” The middle school show is always family friendly, and many people in the Wesleyan community rushed to get tickets. Like years before, Lencke Theatre sold out of seats for this show. “Wagon Wheels A-Rollin’” was an exciting and action-packed story about life in the wild western town of Vinegar Bottle. The cast consisted of a wide variety of characters, including cowboys, saloon girls and bandits. The play was directed by the middle school theater director Stephanie Simmons. Keep Reading
Since the dawn of 1963, Wesleyan School has been home to thousands of students who have looked deeper into the depths of the institution. The conspiracies that have been passed down from generation to generation are not only lingering but are developing into newfangled ideas and plans to discover the truth of the legends Wesleyan has attempted to deny.
When a comic book artist’s magical pen brings action and adventure to the Lencke Theater stage, it is up to a group of quirky middle school superheroes to save the day. The middle school fall play, “The Comic Book Artist,” told the story of D.C. Wunderman, a comic book shop owner, who accidentally brings a supervillain to life off the page of the comics.
Aspiring artist Stanley Leonardo Sappovitz, played by eighth grader Davis Olds, must save the city by creating a league of superheroes, The Fabulous Four.