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Leslie Odam Jr. Concert

Madalyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

March 31, 2020

January 31st, I was blessed with the opportunity to witness a live performance by Tony Award Winning actor Leslie Odam Jr. with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. It was mesmerizing, and I am still shaken over the experience. Leslie Odam Jr. has been a favorite of mine since 8th grade when I was obsess...


Sophia Dewael, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

“Hamilton” is a musical that was written by Lin Manuel Miranda and was released on January 20, 2015. It is about America during the time of the Revolutionary War when the American colonies were fighting to get out of the control of the British monarchy.   Lin Manuel Miranda’s first musical that he...

The Beginning of Aida

Madalyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

Last month on January 7 and 8, forty-one students auditioned to be a part of MV Theatre’s spring show Aida. Auditions are a nerve wracking experience for some, but the students came through and gave it their all. Thirty-seven students ended up making the final cast; however, with auditions and the...

Andrew Barth Feldman, Saying Goodbye to Evan Hansen

Katelynn Hexamer, Staff Photographer/Writer

February 6, 2020

Jimmy Award Winner, Andrew Barth Feldman ended his Broadway debut in “Dear Evan Hansen” on January 26, 2020. He was the first high school student ever to play Evan Hansen. Feldman got his role after winning the Best Actor Award at the Jimmy Awards. Most people know the Jimmy Awards by their other name, The Na...

Broadway and beyond

Madalyn Cottrell, MVC Staff Reporter

May 7, 2019

April 12 and 13, Ben Crawford, the current Phantom on Broadway, came to Indianapolis for his solo concert with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. I had the pleasure of seeing him perform in “The Phantom of the Opera” for my 16th birthday last year, and those who know me can advocate for my lov...

“The Phantom of the Opera”‘s sequel: “Love Never Dies”

Madalyn Cottrell, MVC Staff Reporter

December 14, 2018

This past Sunday, I watched the professional recording of Sydney, Australia’s cast of “Love Never Die,” the romantic sequel and dramatic sequel to Andrew Lloyd Webber's “The Phantom of the Opera.” The sequel has had a bit of a rough past. It has been rewritten twice since 2010, and it was sh...

16-year-old on Broadway

Katelynn Hexamer, MVC Staff Photographer

December 13, 2018

The hit Broadway musical, Dear Evan Hansen is about a high school senior who struggles with severe social anxiety. The producers of Dear Evan Hansen just announced Monday, November 12, that a 16-year-old from Woodmere, New York will be taking the role of Evan Hansen. Andrew Barth Feldman will start po...

“Dear Evan Hansen” review

Dakota Fisher, Sports Editor

March 9, 2017

On December 4, 2016 the musical “Dear Evan Hansen” debuted on Broadway at The Music Box Theatre after almost two months of previews off-broadway. I first fell in love with “Dear Evan Hansen” in May of 2016 when the cast and off-broadway show dates were announced. Director Michael Greif and...