Newman Theatre Club holds its first Maria’s Awards ceremony

May 12, 2016
Maria's Awards Newman University

On May 6, 2016, the Tarcisia Roths, ASC Alumni Center served as the setting for the Newman Theatre Club’s first ever, end-of-the-year celebration, which featured the presentation of “Maria’s Awards,” the new theatre awards named after Adorer of the Blood of Christ foundress St. Maria De Mattias. Students and faculty took a reflective look back on the 2015-2016 theatre season at Newman University, giving accolades to excellence and celebrating their success during the year.

Winners for 2016 Maria’s

  • Male Performer in Hay Fever
    • Nick Wynn
  • Female Performer in Hay Fever
    • Amy Emerson
  • Techie Award(s)
    • Mary White, Sara Crook
  • Favorite Set
    • Hay Fever
  • Favorite Production
    • Hay Fever
  • Supporting Actor in a Musical
    • Blake Lee
  • Supporting Actress in a Musical
    • Taylore Rose
  • Lead Player(s) in a Musical
    • Alison Byrne, Justin Ralph
  • Favorite Supporting Actor in A Man for All Seasons
    • Justin Ralph
  • Favorite Supporting Actress in A Man for All Seasons
    • Josie Stankiewicz
  • Favorite Lead Player(s) in A Man for All Seasons
    • Amy Emerson
  • Male Performer in MultiPLAYCity II
    • Alec Hampton
  • Female Performer in MultiPLAYCity II
    • Rebekah Mumford
  • Favorite One Act in MultiPLAYCity II
    • Alice in Wonderland
  • Notable Performer Awards
    • Amy Emerson and Alison Byrne
  • Heads Will Roll (Funniest Mistake)
    • The Plant in Hay Fever
  • Most Compatible Couple
    • Amy Emerson and Trevor Farney (A Man for All Seasons)
  • Least Compatible Couple
    • Lauren Spencer and Mark Carlson (Hay Fever)
  • Favorite Sloppy Joe Moment(s)
    • Ruben Lerma as “Willie” – Quirky Joes (Kati Bush, Trevor Farney, and Lauren Spencer)

Watch the Maria’s 2016 Farewell Video: