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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...

Theatre Department Announces The Wizard of Oz Cast

Theatre Department Announces The Wizard of Oz Cast

Rachel Bybee and Brent Novey

September 21, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Cast of The Wizard of Oz Dorothy - Sophia Nadder Toto - Alexis Muse Auntie Em -  Caitlin Wright Uncle Henry - Brent Novey Zeke/Lion - Cohen Steele Hickory/Tinman - Hunter Pearson Hunk/Scarecrow - Yosef Collins Miss Gulch/Wicked Witch - Rachel Bybee Professor/Wizard of Oz - Jake Feldpausch Glinda - Brooke...

Midlo Students Follow The Yellow Brick Road

Midlo Students Follow The Yellow Brick Road

Rachel Bybee and Brent Novey

September 19, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

On September 12 and 18, pushed back due to Hurricane Florence, auditions for The Wizard of Oz took place in the auditorium. Over one hundred students scrambled to collect their audition numbers and scripts. Supervising the auditions were none other than Mrs. Katherine Baugher and senior Peyton Strange....

Claim Your Place Over the Rainbow!

Claim Your Place Over the Rainbow!

Rachel Bybee and Mrs. Katherine Baugher

September 7, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts, Showcase

The Wizard of Oz Auditions NEEDED: flying monkeys, crows, winkies, poppies, apple throwing trees, witches, wizards, munchkins, a scarecrow, tinman, lion, and a girl looking for home. Sept 12, 13, & 14, 2018 3:15-6 in the Midlo Theatre (Wear clothing you can move in!)  ...

Goodbye for Now

Goodbye for Now

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

June 4, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

On May 26, 2018, Midlothian’s Center Stage Company met in the theater for another once-in-a-year meeting.  The new inductees kicked off the meeting with hilarious skits and cry-laughing references. With the theme “Blast From the Past,” everyone dressed up as a character from a past show. It was an inc...

Don’t Miss Fiddler on the Roof!

Don’t Miss Fiddler on the Roof!

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 7, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Be sure to come see Midlothian High School's Fiddler on the Roof, which runs from Thursday, May 10-Saturday, May 12. Tickets are ten dollars at the door, and the show starts at 7:30 pm.

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...

Top List of Musicals You Need to Listen to Now!

Top List of Musicals You Need to Listen to Now!

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 19, 2018


Filed under A & E

Musicals give audiences stories with a variety of music. Whether about love or tragedy, musicals touch the souls of all who sigh with their harmonies. The first musical to premiere in New York was the Black Crook, which came out September 12, 1866. Over the years, Broadway’s style transformed to f...

Breaking Down Barriers with Charmaine Crowell-White

Breaking Down Barriers with Charmaine Crowell-White

Merrill Livingston and Joy Li

February 27, 2018


Filed under News from the Classroom, Showcase

On February 22, 2018, Midlothian students entered the auditorium during Midlo Morning to experience a cultural storytelling performance by Ms. Charmaine Crowell-White, in celebration of Black History Month. Students of all ages and backgrounds gathered for a powerfully authentic storytelling perform...

Fiddler on the Roof Cast Announced

Fiddler on the Roof Cast Announced

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

February 21, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Midlothian High School's cast of Fiddler on the Roof met for the first time on February 19, 2018. The cast is full of new faces and experienced ones, mixing together to form a show full of possibilities. Fiddler on the Roof is a musical focused on Anatevka, a small village in Russia, which follows the...

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...

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