CAB hosts Ultimate Lip Sync Battle

On Wednesday Feb. 22, the Newman Campus Activities Board hosted the Ultimate Lip Sync Battle in Performance Hall inside the De Mattias Fine Arts Center. As the lights dimmed, one could feel the… Continue reading CAB hosts Ultimate Lip Sync Battle

Newman University Theatre challenges participants with 24-Hour Theatre Project

On Saturday, Feb. 4, Newman University current and prospective students, faculty, staff, and alumni transformed into nocturnal beings, racing against time to create a theatrical masterpiece. The 24-Hour Theatre Project was introduced… Continue reading Newman University Theatre challenges participants with 24-Hour Theatre Project

Newman Theatre presents Mark Taylor Mannette’s ‘Premature Burial’ Nov. 10-13

The Newman University Theatre Department presents “Premature Burial,” written by Director of Theatre Mark Taylor Mannette. The play will be presented in the Jabara Flexible Theatre located in the De Mattias… Continue reading Newman Theatre presents Mark Taylor Mannette’s ‘Premature Burial’ Nov. 10-13

24-Hour Theatre Project proves the old adage true

The play "Strength" was produced by, from left: Jacob Hobbie, Lewis Mize, Sydney Finney, Vanessa Couey, Ximena Naame, and Trevor Farney.

In theatre, the old saying goes, “The show must go on!” — even if the play was written only four hours before rehearsals began, and even if the actors and… Continue reading 24-Hour Theatre Project proves the old adage true

24-Hour Theatre Project Social

Join CAB as we support the Theatre Department in producing their 24-Hour Theatre Project. Light refreshments will be served.

Newman University Theatre Department to present ‘A Man for All Seasons’ March 3 – 6

The Newman University Theatre Department will present for its spring theatrical production “A Man for All Seasons” at 8 p.m. March 3-5 and at 2 p.m. March 6. All shows… Continue reading Newman University Theatre Department to present ‘A Man for All Seasons’ March 3 – 6

24-Hour Theatre Project a ‘high-adrenaline theatrical experience’

Newman University will host the 24-Hour Theatre Project Feb. 19-20 as part of its Heritage Month celebration. According to Mark Mannette, associate professor of theatre and director of the Theatre… Continue reading 24-Hour Theatre Project a ‘high-adrenaline theatrical experience’

Newman Theatre Director Mark Mannette uses ‘Original Practice’ style in Shakespeare Bootcamp

Newman University students aren’t the only ones experiencing summer opportunities. Newman faculty and staff are having great summer adventures as well. Director of Theatre Mark Mannette recently traveled to New… Continue reading Newman Theatre Director Mark Mannette uses ‘Original Practice’ style in Shakespeare Bootcamp

Music Theatre for Young People camp now at NU; performances set for June 18, 19

Camps for sports, science, music and more continue this summer on the Newman University campus. This week, Newman is hosting the local organization Music Theatre for Young People, or MTYP,… Continue reading Music Theatre for Young People camp now at NU; performances set for June 18, 19

Newman University Theatre Department presents William Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’ March 5-8

The Newman University Theatre Department will present William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” for three evening performances and one matinee. The show will be performed at 8 p.m. March 5, 6 and 7,… Continue reading Newman University Theatre Department presents William Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’ March 5-8

Newman University theatre student advances to national playwriting competition

Newman University theatre student C.L. Smet received a green light to advance to a national competition from judges at the Region V conference of the Kennedy Center American College Theater… Continue reading Newman University theatre student advances to national playwriting competition

‘Into the Woods’ to be featured on KSCW Monday, Nov. 18

Tune in to KSCW Monday, Nov. 18 to see Newman University Director of Theatre Mark Mannette talk about the upcoming performance of “Into the Woods.” Mannette and cast members Francisco… Continue reading ‘Into the Woods’ to be featured on KSCW Monday, Nov. 18

Music, Theatre Departments present ‘Into the Woods’ Nov. 21-24

The Newman University Music and Theatre Departments will present “Into the Woods,” featuring music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. The musical will be presented at… Continue reading Music, Theatre Departments present ‘Into the Woods’ Nov. 21-24

‘Miracle of Father Kapaun’ performance a success

Newman University and The Vagabond Players presented “The Miracle of Father Kapaun” on Friday, Aug. 13 and Saturday, Aug. 14 in Performance Hall, inside the De Mattias Fine Arts Center on… Continue reading ‘Miracle of Father Kapaun’ performance a success

‘The Miracle of Father Kapaun’ to be presented on stage in August

Newman University and The Vagabond Players will present “The Miracle of Father Kapaun,” on Friday, Aug. 13 and Saturday, Aug. 14 in Performance Hall, inside the De Mattias Fine Arts… Continue reading ‘The Miracle of Father Kapaun’ to be presented on stage in August