Tag: Theatre

Lip-Sync Battle
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 curiosity building up in the ...

Newman University Theatre Department hosts a 24-hr Project.
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 in the 1990s and then ...

Premature Burial
Fall Theatre Production: Premature Burial

Newman University Theatre Presents Premature Burial A world premiere by Mark Taylor Mannette Jabara Flexible Theatre November 10, 11, and 12: 8:00 p.m. November 13th: 2:00 p.m. $10.00 – Adults $8.00 – Seniors and Newman University ...

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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 Fine Arts Center on Nov. ...

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Kapaun Mt. Carmel theatre students enjoy events on campus

The Newman Theatre Department will host a group of theatre students from Kapaun Mt. Carmel Catholic High School this Friday, Oct. 21. The students will have an opportunity to see the campus and have dinner ...

Amy Emerson’s Jet Life

Freshman Amy Emerson describes herself as a quiet person. However, she certainly does not keep to herself as you can easily find her on campus hanging out with friends in the residence halls, doing improv ...

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‘A Man for All Seasons’ closes theatre season

The Newman University Theatre Department closed its main season last weekend with the Sunday, March 6, showing of “A Man for All Seasons,” by Robert Bolt. This production was special to cast and crew as it ...

A Man for All Seasons – NU Theatre

Newman University Theatre presents A Man for All Seasons   Showtimes: March 3-5, 8:00 p.m. March 6, 2:00 p.m. Admission price at the door: $12.00 – Adults $10.00 – Seniors and Newman University Faculty and ...

24-Hour Theatre Project proves the old adage true

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 director have only just met, ...

The Fifth Annual 24 Hour Theatre Project

***Update*** This performance has been rescheduled for Feb. 20-21. Performances begin at 8 p.m. ...

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 are in the Performance Hall, ...

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 Department, “The 24-Hour Theatre Project ...

Adler and Ross’s Damn Yankees – Theatre and Music

Newman University Theatre and Music Departments present Adler and Ross’s Damn Yankees   Showtimes: Nov. 19-21, 8:00 p.m. Nov. 22, 2:00 p.m. Admission price at the door: $12.00 – Adults $10.00 – Seniors and Newman ...

Newman Music and Theatre Departments to present ‘Damn Yankees’

The Newman University Music and Theatre Departments are gearing up for the fall musical “Damn Yankees,” which will open Thursday, Nov. 19. The show will be presented Nov. 19 – 22 at 8 p.m. and Nov. ...

Here’s a ‘spoopy’ recap of last week’s Spooky Joe Improv Show

Wichita, Kan. – Last week, Newman’s “Halloweek” events reached their spooky climax with the Oct. 30 “Spooky Joe” improv show. The Sloppy Joe Improv Troupe performed multiple silly and strange improvised theater games for a ...

Hay Fever – presented by NU Theatre

Newman University Theatre presents Hay Fever by Noel Coward   Showtimes: Oct. 8-10, 8:00 p.m. Oct. 11, 2:00 p.m. Admission price at the door: $10.00 – Adults $8.00 – Seniors and Newman University Faculty and ...

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 Hampshire to be director of an ...

MTYP Theatre Camp Performance

The Music Theatre for Young People camp is set to perform the musical “Honk! Jr.” at 4:30 p.m. on June 19 in the Performance Hall in the De Mattias Fine Arts Center. Admission is free, ...

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, for the second youth summer ...

Newman University Theatre Department sees first graduate

On May 16, Newman University awarded degrees to more than 400 candidates for bachelors, associates and masters degrees – including its first four-year bachelor of arts in theatre graduate, Rusty Carbaugh. “I am extremely proud ...

The Time Traveler

On Tour April 8-23. Dates and locations are to be announced soon. Join Tillie as she explores new horizons and opens her mind to scientific discovery. Tillie is bored with school, her friends, and life ...

Newman University Theatre – William Shakespeare’s Hamlet

William Shakespeare’s masterpiece is considered his most famous and most perplexing play. Hamlet, a student in Whittenberg, is called home to deal with the untimely death of his father only to discover that his uncle ...

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, and at 2 p.m. on ...

Newman University Theatre presents ‘Hamlet’ March 5-8

The Newman University Theatre Department will present “Hamlet” by William Shakespeare for three evening performances and one matinee. The show will be performed at 8 p.m. March 5, 6 and 7, and at 2 p.m. on Mar. ...

24-Hour Theatre Project

The Newman University Theatre Department is preparing to stage the fourth annual 24-hour Theatre Project. The activity will begin Friday, Feb. 6 and finish with performances of original productions at 8 p.m. Feb. 7, in the Jabara Flexible ...

Newman University to stage 24-Hour Theatre Project Feb. 6 – 7

The Newman University Theatre Department is preparing to present the fourth annual 24-Hour Theatre Project. The event will begin Friday, Feb. 6 and end with performances of original productions at 8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 7, ...

Legally Blonde the Musical

The Newman University Theatre presents Legally Blonde the Musical. Based on the movie, Legally Blonde: The musical traces of Harvard’s beloved blonde, Elle Woods, as she takes the stage by pink storm when she attends ...

NU Theatre presents “Buried Child”

The Newman Theatre Department is proud to present the 1979 Pulitzer Prize winning play, Sam Shepard’s “Buried Child”. The play depicts the fragmentation of the American nuclear family in a context of disappointment and disillusionment with ...

Donors recognized for the ‘Bringing Back Theatre’ campaign

Newman University hosted an event Friday, May 2 to recognize several donors who contributed substantial gifts to the “Bringing Back Theatre” campaign. ...

Newman University Theatre recognizes donors May 2

Newman University Theatre will host an event on Friday, May 2 at 5:30 to recognize the generous people who have contributed substantial gifts to the “Bringing Back Theatre” campaign. ...

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 Festival (KCACTF). Smet and her ...

‘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 “Pancho” Fields and Brittany Jonas ...

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 8 p.m. on Nov. 21, ...

Lillian Taylor Conference Room dedicated to former drama teacher

Sacred Heart College alumni, Newman University faculty and staff, and friends of the university were among those who attended the dedication of the Lillian Taylor Conference Room and Gathering Space, Nov. 11 in the De Mattias ...

Newman University to host the musical ‘Pippin’ Mar. 8

The Newman University Theatre Department will host its second play of this school year in early March. The Theatre Department will present the musical “Pippin” on March 8, 9,10 at 8 p.m. and March 11 ...

‘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 the Newman campus. ...

‘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 Center on the Newman campus. ...