The Awakening - 2016 Best Principal Actress, Ensemble, and Best Play
The Awakening - 2016 Best Principal Actress, Ensemble, and Best Play

"Marquis’ performance is magnificent; each quavering line is imbued with terror, then gall, then shame, every feeling as finely and fully rendered as it is brief." ~ SF Chronicle

On the Verge - Dragon Productions
On the Verge - Dragon Productions
On the Verge - Dragon Productions
On the Verge - Dragon Productions
The Awakening
The Awakening

"The intensity Ms. Marquis brings to her Edna is palpable and powerful; and her overall performance is worthy of note and award." ~ Theatre Eddys

The Awakening
The Awakening

"...something close to perfection has been hit..all-engrossing, captivating evening of live theatre..." ~ Theatre Eddys

The Comedy of Errors
The Comedy of Errors

"If the actors aren’t having a blast, they’re even better actors than they know. They work like a finely calibrated machine." ~Theatre Dogs

The Comedy of Errors
The Comedy of Errors

"...She really shines as the local Antipholus' neglected, furiously berating wife Adriana" ~The Mercury News

Of Serpants and Sea Spray
Of Serpants and Sea Spray

"...pitch perfect performance..." ~Talkin Broadway

When the Rain Stops Falling
When the Rain Stops Falling
The Voice of the Prairie
The Voice of the Prairie

"It's literally impossible not to watch Marquis...solid acting indeed" ~ The Mercury News

Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet
Twelfth Night
Twelfth Night

"But it is Maria Giere as the cross-dressing, love-smitten Viola who displays the most range - from her ballsy attempts to fully inhabit her disguise... to her cringing attempts to have her beloved Orsino see through it." ~ SF Bay Guardian

Of Dice and Men
Of Dice and Men
The Chalk Boy
The Chalk Boy
The Chalk Boy
The Chalk Boy

"her transformations of character make you shake your head to remember it's the same actor..." ~ The Daily Planet

Believers
Believers
Of Dice and Men
Of Dice and Men
As You Like It
As You Like It
Believers
Believers
Les Liaisons Dangereuses
Les Liaisons Dangereuses
Les Liaisons Dangereuses
Les Liaisons Dangereuses
The Voice of the Prairie
The Voice of the Prairie

"...her Frankie is fascinating and always fresh with nuance and expression..." ~ Talkin Broadway

Coney Island Christmas
Coney Island Christmas
As You Like It
As You Like It

"Maria Giere Marquis is such a chameleon that she becomes almost unrecognizable, and we are entranced by her ability to reveal the inner turmoil of love, deception, and gender confusion." ~ The Daily Planet

Coney Island Christmas
Coney Island Christmas
The Voice of the Prairie
The Voice of the Prairie
The Voice of the Prairie
The Voice of the Prairie
Bread and Circuses
Bread and Circuses

"MVP honors are shared by Maria Giere Marquis, who is a terror of a little girl, a woman warrior, a quiet secretary and, perhaps most memorably, the reanimated corpse of Marlene Dietrich." ~ Theatre Dogs

Bread and Circuses
Bread and Circuses

"MVP honors are shared by Maria Giere Marquis, who is a terror of a little girl, a woman warrior, a quiet secretary and, perhaps most memorably, the reanimated corpse of Marlene Dietrich. " ~ Theatre Dogs

The Little Dog Laughed
The Little Dog Laughed

"Saying that Marquis 'gets' this character does not begin to communicate the depth to which she inhabits the role. She lands every punchline - not just the joke, but the sting behind it - then turns on a dime to show us real vulnerability beneath the determinedly iron exterior" ~ Palo Alto Weekly

Of Serpants and Sea Spray
Of Serpants and Sea Spray