Theatre Night Awards

The 2014 Montclair State University Theatre Night Awards

Montclair State University is proud to present the 6th annual Theatre Night Awards to be held at 7:00 PM on May 12, 2014 in Memorial Auditorium on the MSU campus. The awards recognize excellence in the production of high school and middle school straight plays throughout New Jersey. The awards honor the accomplishments and commitment to excellence of students and educators in the areas of performance, direction, design, technical achievement, as well as outstanding productions in the following genres: Drama, Comedy, Classical , New Work, and Overall Production.

The nominees and recipients of the Theatre Night Awards are selected through a rigorous, multi-stage adjudication process. Review panels include faculty members of the Theatre Department at MSU, working professionals and alumni, and select students majoring in theatre. They view productions of plays from over fifty  schools state wide.

Past presenters of the Theatre Night Awards have included stars of stage, screen and television but the night is all about celebrating the amazing talent and hard work shown by the student and educator nominees. Video montages as well as live selections from nominated productions highlight the evening.

Submissions of productions which occurred in the winter of 2014 will be accepted until March 1st.  Final nominations will be posted on this website by April 1st, 2014.


All ticket sales for the Theatre Night Awards will go through Click here to order. The link to purchase for this exciting event will go live April 1st.  Teachers and parents, you are going to be thrilled with this new feature, as it simplifies the process considerably! 

Please e-mail Robin Irwin at or Christina Cruz at with any questions or concerns. 

Theatre Night Awards 2014

Past Theatre Night Awards

Theatre Night Awards 2013

Past Nominees

Past Winners