Posts Tagged ‘musical’

Odyssey Theatre Produces ‘Oliver!’

Odyssey Theatre Produces ‘Oliver!’

Video produced by Clara Conroy, Josh Jordan, and Madelyn Steen Odyssey is a play performed by kids. Odyssey is directed by Karla Steffens-Moran. This performance is called Oliver. It is about an orphan named Oliver, who is played by Dallas Olberding and Lydia Benesh. We thank everyone involved with Odyssey for letting us film and […]

The Show of a Lifetime

The Show of a Lifetime

By Rachel Bell  The clock struck ten. The stage was as bright as the high noon sun, but outside it was miserably cold and dark. Exhaustion had hit. Not one bright eye shone on the stage. They were half asleep–their feet dragging behind them, acting as a broom, sweeping up the dust and splinters as […]

Les Miserables for Dummies

Les Miserables for Dummies

Photo story by Rachel Bell and Sam White, Photos by Breanna Jones For those of you who want to know the basic plot of Les Mis before you go see it, here are photos from the Mount Vernon production taken at dress rehearsal April 15 along with captions explaining the plot. SPOILER ALERT! Nothing important […]

Taking on Les Misérables

Taking on Les Misérables

By Breanna Jones “Les Misérables” is the challenging production our theater department will produce for the Spring Musical. From the large number of actors on stage at one time to the Tony award winning score, “Les Mis” is a complex , but well-loved show. The show is set during an uprising in early 19th century France. […]

‘Footloose’ Premieres Tonight

‘Footloose’ Premieres Tonight

The MVHS theater department is putting on the musical “Footloose” this weekend and next in the district auditorium. The show is about a teenager who moves to a small town that doesn’t allow dancing. Ren McCormack, played by junior Bryce Cox, tries to get the town to have a rock ‘n’ roll prom, against the […]

Can You Spell F-U-N-N-Y?

Can You Spell F-U-N-N-Y?

Come see “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” Feb. 14 and 15 at 7 p.m. in the district auditorium. This musical comedy is directed by seniors Emma Conroy and Cory Brannaman. Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for students, and are available at the door. The play is about kids competing at a spelling […]

‘Aida’ cast: auditions are worth the risk

‘Aida’ cast: auditions are worth the risk

By Hannah Wieditz Judgment. It’s what many humans are afraid of, yet it is routine for the Mount Vernon High School students who audition for plays and musicals every year. For all theater productions, students must prove their acting abilities in front of the judges to win the part they desire. And musicals require a […]

Come See ‘Aida’

Come See ‘Aida’

The fall musical, “Aida” opens Friday, Nov. 1, and continues on Saturday, Nov. 2, and then Thursday, Nov. 7 and Saturday, Nov. 9. All shows are at 7 p.m. in the District Auditorium in Mount Vernon Middle School. Student tickets are $6 and Adults $8. The show is directed by Tom Stephens. Photo by Gabby […]

Musical Slideshow and Video

Musical Slideshow and Video

Check out some photos from rehearsal for Seussical. Be sure to attend the show April 19-21 at 7 p.m. Video: Slideshow:

Seussical the Musical Opens Thursday

Seussical the Musical Opens Thursday

The theater department is performing “Seussical,” directed by Tom Stephens, on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, April 19-21 at 7 p.m. Tickets for “Seussical” will be sold in the office and in the commons during lunch this week: $6 for students, $8 for adults. Exact change appreciated. They are also for sale at Shepley Pharmacy. You […]