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Spotlight on: Samantha’s Show

Spotlight on: Samantha’s Show

Brent Novey, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 15, 2019


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Senior Samantha Ramirez serves as the student director of Midlothian's winter play, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. She has embraced her role as director and exemplifies what it means to be a role model in the department. Senior Pauline Spencer states, "She's great at making sure everyo...

Honors Theater Students Expand Their Talents

Honors Theater Students Expand Their Talents

Rachel Bybee, A&E Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Recently, Midlo Theatre Director Mrs. Katherine Baugher tasked the Honors Theater students with writing a monologue on a deceased person that somehow impacted the world. The students excitedly went their separate ways to write and share their ideas. They critiqued each other’s monologues to perf...

Midlo’s Merry Munchkins

Midlo’s Merry Munchkins

Brent Novey, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 15, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts, Showcase

With Midlo’s fall musical, The Wizard of Oz, rapidly approaching, Mrs. Katherine Baugher has assembled her cast of munchkins, comprised of children from Midlo’s faculty, as well as actors from the show’s ensemble. Why cast children in The Wizard of Oz? The Wizard of Oz is so generational. Generations of...

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...

Mastering the Art of Musicals

Mastering the Art of Musicals

Merrill Livingston, Midlo Scoop Staff Writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under A & E

Annually, the Spring musical graces Midlo High's theatre and dazzles excited audiences. As soon as any of the musicals start, music floods the auditorium, entertaining friends, family, and faculty, who curiously await the start of the show. Each year the musicals play a different tune, but the job of...

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...

Charlie Brown Captivates Audiences

Charlie Brown Captivates Audiences

Merrill Livingston and Joy Li

November 27, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

On November 16-18, 2017, the Midlothian High School Theatre Department performed a nostalgic show based on the Peanuts comic strip: You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown, directed by Mrs. Katherine Baugher and Leah Besser. The show transformed the auditorium into a school playground and turned all the ca...

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...

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