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The MV Current

The MV Current

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...

To all the Boys: ps I Still Love You

Madalyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

On February 12, Netflix finally released the second film of the “To All the Boys” trilogy based off of an original book series written by Jenny Han. I am a huge fan of the movies, and even though I have only read the first book, Lara Jean has become a teenage icon that I’m sure girls of all ag...

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...

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