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The MV Current

The MV Current

Singin in the Rain Auditions

Madalyn Cottrell, MVcurrent Writer

September 8, 2020

Though Mt. Vernon’s school year was pushed back to August 17th, that did not stop MV Theatre from pushing through and pursuing auditions for the fall musical “Singin’ in the Rain.” However, due to the inability to host auditions in person, virtual auditions served as a substitute.  In previo...


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...

Shrek the Musical

Lord Farquaad

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...

The Auditions

Former student Emily Thomas showing Gabby Bruce and Natalie Marshal the tap dance

Madelyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

September 9, 2019

For some, auditions can be one of the most daunting experiences. Standing in front of 20 pairs of eyes and a focused director can be intimidating, but it is all part of the process that makes a show happen.  August 6th, the Mount Vernon Theatre Department hosted auditions for the fall show, Shrek Th...

The musical: “School of Rock”

Intermission at

Joan Lee, MVC Features and Reviews Editor

February 22, 2019

I recently watched the musical “School of Rock” at Clowes Memorial Hall at Butler University. I had previously watched Shen Yun at Clowes, and I was excited to see my first professional musical. “School of Rock” is a rock musical based on the 2003 film of the same name, which starred Jack Bl...

Tips for a successful audition

Madalyn Cottrell, MVC Staff Reporter

February 14, 2019

Auditions for “High School Musical” have come and gone. No matter where you’re auditioning, they can be rather stressful. They do not always go as planned, and casting results can break hearts. No matter what happens, there are things you can do to make the most of your audition. Here are a fe...

Best of MV 2018

Mural showcasing what MV has to offer

Zyaria Hatcher, MVC Staff Reporter

January 24, 2019

2018 has come to an end, and the new year approached fast. For freshmen, it is their first year of high school. Over this past year, a lot has happened, from victorious sports seasons to great shows and performances. The homecoming game was successful. Mt. Vernon took the victory, and the dance was a ...