Patricia Neway (Performer) | Playbill

Patricia Neway


As the wise Mother Abbess, counsel to the wavering postulant Maria, Ms. Neway got to sing the inspirational ballad "Climb Every Mountain" at the close of the first act. She also musically wondered, along with the other nuns, how to solve a problem like "Maria."

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  • Born: Sep 30, 1919 in Brooklyn, NY
  • Death: Jan 24, 2012 in Vermont


Tony Award
1960 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner

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