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Midlo Theatre Creates a Human Kaleidoscope

Midlo Theatre Creates a Human Kaleidoscope

Rachel Bybee and Brent Novey

February 7, 2019


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

On Thursday January 31, 2019, the Midlothian Theatre Department welcomed friends and family to a night of monologues and a preview of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. It began with an enthusiastic welcome from Mrs. Katherine Baugher, who explained the schedule for the night, followed by se...

Fiddler on the Roof Captures the Meaning of Tradition

Fiddler on the Roof Captures the Meaning of Tradition

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 17, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts, Showcase

Audiences swarmed to Midlothian High School on May 10, 11, and 12, for the premiere of Fiddler on the Roof. Published in 1964, the musical is well known to this day. The show begins with a fiddler, played by Jinwoo Kim, on a roof, playing the unmistakable tune of the opening number: Tradition. Te...

Theater Classes Jump at Chance to Direct

Theater Classes Jump at Chance to Direct

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

April 19, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Each year, Mrs. Katharine Baugher gives her theater classes the opportunity to direct a theater piece of their choice. This year, Mrs. Baugher gave out haiku for the students to read, allowing them to think of stories coming from the few lines of poetry. Students chose haiku that spoke to them and form...

The Magic of Imagining Shakespeare

The Magic of Imagining Shakespeare

Rachel Bybee and Samantha Johnson

February 16, 2018


Filed under Performing Arts

The Midlothian High School Theater Department produced Imagining Shakespeare on February 8-10. It is a compilation of Shakespeare's work, put together by Midlo's Theatre Director, Mrs. Katharine Baugher. The student director for the show, senior Ella Morefield, helped cast and guide the actors. Many me...

Spotlight on: Ella Morefield and Midlo Theatre

Spotlight on: Ella Morefield and Midlo Theatre

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

February 9, 2018


Filed under Spotlights

Midlo senior Ella Morefield is the student director of Imagining Shakespeare, now running in the Midlothian High School Theatre through Saturday, February 10.  She never would have guessed that Mrs. Baugher would choose her to student direct, but was thrilled to take on the job. With this being her la...

Imagining Shakespeare Cast Explores Shakespeare’s Versatile Works

Imagining Shakespeare Cast Explores Shakespeare’s Versatile Works

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 18, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Imagining Shakespeare, a script compiled by the Midlothian High Theater Director Katherine Baugher, shares the most vivid and animated scenes from several of Shakespeare’s works. Shakespeare entwines words into a new way of seeing the world. Modern audiences may need to draw on prior classroom experi...

‘Tis Theater Season

‘Tis Theater Season

Emily Peachee and Eddie Thomas

April 18, 2016


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

On Friday, April 8th, the Theater Community at Midlothian High School eagerly gathered in the auditorium to hear the thrilling news about the play schedule for next year. Ryan Gallagher and Katherine Baugher have led the theatre department for numerous years and have created a prestigious reputation ar...

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