Truth and Consequences
Other Plays by Jeffery Scott Elwell
Elwell, Jeffery Scott (American playwright, dean, college professor, 1957-____), “Truth and Consequences,”
a 22-minute serious drama in English, set anywhere, 1989,
© 1997 by Jeffery Scott Elwell;
• in Jeffery Elwell’s Truth and Consequences (Greenville, North Carolina U.S.A., The Author, 1991);
• script/rights available from available from Jeffery Elwell, Dean, College of Fine Arts and Communication, East Carolina University, 100 Erwin, Greenville, North Carolina 27858, U.S.A., telephone 252-328-1282, JScottElwell@gmail.com.
• Cited by playwright via e-mail, June 13, 1996; Elwell says,
Jack (m), __, _____; _____ (m), __, _____; _____ (f), __, Jack’s wife; _____ (f), __, _____.
“Jack contemplates his morality and mortality after discovering that he has contracted HIV and passed it on to his wife. He is stung by the rejection he receives from his family, the medical community, and the Church.”
• “Jeffery Elwell, chair of the Department of Theatre Arts at the University of Nebraska, has been named dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communication at East Carolina University. Elwell, whose appointment is effective Nov. 15, is also executive artistic director of the Nebraska Repertory Theatre. He will be the first permanent dean of the college, which was established last year in a reorganization of academic units. . . . Elwell has been at the University of Nebraska since 1999. Previously he held faculty and administrative positions at Marshall University and Mississippi State University, He received a bachelor's degree in English from California State University-Bakersfield, a master's in communication/theatre from the University of Southwestern Louisiana and a Ph.D. in speech communication/theatre from Southern Illinois University. He is the author of 17 plays that have been produced in New York, including two winners in the Off Off-Broadway Short Play Festival. He is a frequent producer and director of theatrical productions, and has received 60 grants and fellowships totaling more than $600,000.”—Message from the Dean, http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cfac/dean.cfm, accessed November 19, 2004.
• Page mounted June 14, 1997, and updated December 1, 1999, November 23, 2008, by the site Webmaster.
AIDS, Church, contagion, family, marriage, medical community, morality, mortality, rejection, religion.