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A Flair for the Fabulous

A Flair for the Fabulous

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer
June 1, 2017
Filed under A & E, Performing Arts, Showcase

On Friday, May 26, 2017, students and faculty made their way to the theater during second period, prepared to be thoroughly entertained at the 2017 Midlothian High School Spring Concert. City Lights, Rhythmic Drive, Pitch Perfect, Just for Show, and the Jazz Ensemble all performed for the students, after...

Farewell to the Spotlight

Farewell to the Spotlight

Dreya Fernandes, Staff Writer
June 1, 2017
Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

On the evening of Saturday, May 27, 2017, Theater Partisans, cast, and crew gathered on the stage of Midlothian High School to celebrate another year of fun and frolic. The night started with inductees performing pieces of art conforming to the theme: Out Of This World. The inductees then gathere...

Jazzin’ to the Beat of a Drum

Jazzin’ to the Beat of a Drum

Jake Petrillo, Staff Writer
May 25, 2017
Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

The percussion class, under the direction of Chris Thomas, truly takes on a separate entity from the rest of the music department. On Tuesday, May 16, the percussion class put on their annual showcase, consisting of three pieces, the main one being Frankenstein, by The Edgar Winter Group. Each person in the ensemble ac...

A Celebration of Song

A Celebration of Song

Midlo Scoop Staff
May 17, 2017
Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

MIDLOTHIAN HIGH SCHOOL CHORUS PRESENTS: 2017 Spring Chorus Concert Thursday, May 25, 2017 7:30 p.m. Midlothian High School Theater  

Learning Every Note, Rhythm, and Story

Learning Every Note, Rhythm, and Story

Merrill Livingston, Staff Writer
May 16, 2017
Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

As soon as the curtains open to any musical, the audience hears music but automatically searches for the actors. Most of the time, those behind the curtains, in between the props, or at the back of the stage, feel content to let the actors take the spotlight, but those behind the scenes of production...

Les Misérables

Les Misérables

Emily Peachee, Managing Editor
May 15, 2017
Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

On May 11th, 12th, and 13th, Midlo’s Theater Department put on strong performances of the musical, Les Misérables, co-directed by Mrs. Katherine Baugher and Sean Dudley. The show sold out two nights in a row and left audiences in awe. The unique set was designed by Micah Mitten and built by Midlo's st...

Singing Through the Summer

Singing Through the Summer

Emily Peachee, Managing Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under Performing Arts

Junior John El-Jor, well known for his superb vocals and energetic personality, has emerged as one of Midlo’s shining stars in the Chorus Department over the past three years. From June 25th until July 22nd, he will attend Radford University’s Governor's School for the Performing Arts and learn ev...

One Day More

One Day More

Emily Peachee, Managing Editor
April 25, 2017
Filed under Performing Arts

Midlothian's Theater Department presents Les Miserables on May 11th, 12th, and 13th. Shows start at 7:30 pm, and tickets will be sold at the door for $10. This powerful musical will leave you breathless!  Don't miss it!

Uke ‘n Roll

Uke ‘n Roll

Jake Petrillo, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

What is made of wood, has four strings, and an endless supply of fun? The ukulele, a simple island instrument, has swept across pop culture in the past few years, leaving a lasting impact on the music industry.  A few years ago, island music was a restricted genre. Now, a uke song or two on a rock alb...

The Undead Underground

The Undead Underground

Sam Stenner, Staff Writer
April 3, 2017
Filed under Performing Arts

New York hip hop trio, Flatbush Zombies, lead the progressive, contemporary music movement in the Brooklyn Borough of the Big Apple. The psychedelic, trippy band of misfits consists of: Meechy Darko, Zombie Juice, and Erick Arc Elliott at the helm of production for the group. The group began gaining tract...

Show Choirs Soar in Hampton Roads

Show Choirs Soar in Hampton Roads

Emily Peachee
March 27, 2017
Filed under Performing Arts

Midlo’s show choirs ended their competition season with a bang. Congratulations to City Lights and Just For Show for dominating at the Hampton Roads Show Choir Invitational on Saturday, March 25th. City Lights earned 2nd place in the large group Women’s Division. Just For Show swept the field and w...

Show Choir Shines

Show Choir Shines

Mrs. Michelle Graham
March 23, 2017
Filed under Performing Arts

From March 16-18, 2017, Midlothian Show Choir traveled to Hanover High School to compete in the Lee-Davis Hanover Festival of Chorus. City Lights and Just For Show competed and performed extraordinarily well, racking up even more titles for the Midlothian Chorus department. Congratulations, Midlothian Sho...

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