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The MV Current

The MV Current

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...

Audition Tips

Madalyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Auditions for Mt. Vernon’s production of Elton John’s Aida have passed, and looking into future auditions there are some things one may need to know before taking the stage. Going in, some people might be rather nervous to audition, especially if it is something they have never done before. To r...

Frozen II Review

Madalyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

Finally, after six years of longingly waiting for a sequel, Disney has at last come through with “Frozen II.” I was beyond ecstatic when the trailer dropped, and after the soundtrack was released, I was hooked on seeing the movie as soon as I could.   I saw “Frozen II” with my exchange stude...

Shrek the Musical

Shrek the Musical

Madalyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

The cast of Shrek the Musical took their final bows on Sunday, November 24th. For the last 4 months, the crew, cast, and creative team have been working to put on an unforgettable performance. Shrek received a lot of positive feedback from several audiences, and was nearly sold out for the last three perform...

Red for Ed

Red for Ed

Madalyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

On Tuesday, November 19th, schools all around Indiana were called off so teachers and school employees could rally downtown for the Red for Ed Action Day. More than 15,000 advocates for public education rallied outside the Statehouse to send a message to lawmakers regarding current issues in public educat...

Haunted Indiana: Mud Creek Theatre

Madalyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

November 25, 2019

On the corner of Sergeant Road and just off of Fall Creek, sits Mud Creek Theatre. Nicknamed the “Barn,” it has become notorious for their local productions and summer youth programs. The Barn is a local monument for the performing arts. But, after spending a summer there, I learned that there is ...

The Band of Marauders State Finals

The Band of Marauders State Finals

Madalyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

On October 26th, 2019, the Band of Marauders traveled to Lawrence Central  High School where they competed in ISSMA Scholastic Finals. Due to the rain and high winds, the competition was pushed inside; however, that did not stop them from making history.  “I am so incredibly proud of these kids’...

Carnival Row

Madelyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

In late August, Amazon dropped a new original series called “Carnival Row” available to Amazon Prime users to stream. I saw ads for it on Orlando Bloom’s Instagram, and when I saw he was the one starring in the new Amazon original, I was immediately hooked.  “Carnival Row” takes place in a neo-noir po...

Area 51, I Guess

Madelyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

October 24, 2019

Like all memes and internet trends, the Area 51 meme was funny for about five minutes. What started as a popular joke on Facebook, blew up in weeks.  To live through 15 minutes of internet fame, a man on Facebook started a public event to raid Area-51 in attempts to reveal the aliens allegedly locke...

Fall Ideas

Fall Ideas

Madelyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

Fall is a favorite time of the year for many people. It marks the beginning of sweater season, pumpkin lattes, and haunted hayrides with friends. With fall break less than two weeks away, there seemed to be no better time than to release a short list of fun fall activities to do with friends, family, or ...

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