People's Light, Arden, and More Win Barrymore Awards - Full List Announced!
Theatre Philadelphia's Barrymore Awards were announced yesterday. The awards recognized the best Philadelphia area theater from July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018. Judges and recommenders saw 112 productions by 40 companies were eligible, of which 10 companies won awards, for 11 productions.
Among the big winners were People's Light and Arden Theatre Company, which won eight and seven awards respectively.
Check out the full list of winners below:
Outstanding Overall Production of a Play, Morning's at Seven, People's Light
Outstanding Overall Production of a Musical, Fun Home, Arden Theatre Company
Independence Foundation Award for Outstanding New Play/Musical, The Gap by Emma Goidel, Azuka Theatre
Outstanding Direction of a Play, Abigail Adams, Morning's at Seven, People's Light
Outstanding Scenic Design, Luke Cantarella, Morning's at Seven, People's Light
Outstanding Costume Design, Theresa Ham, Something Wicked This Way Comes, Delaware Theatre Company
Earl Girls Award for Outstanding Lighting Design, Maria Shaplin, The Wild Duck, Quintessence Theatre Group
Bauder Audio Award for Outstanding Sound Design, Michael Kiley, The Gap, Azuka Theatre
Outstanding Media Design, Freckled Sky, Front Pictures and Shawn Sagady, Something Wicked This Way Comes, Delaware Theatre Company
Outstanding Original Music, Mel Hsu, Leaps of Faith and Other Mistakes, Almanac Dance Circus Theatre
Temple University Award for Outstanding Ensemble a Play, Morning's at Seven, People's Light
Outstanding Ensemble in a Musical, Fun Home, Arden Theatre Company
F. Otto Haas Award for Emerging Philadelphia Theatre Artist ($15,000 to recipient, $2,000 to four finalists), Taysha Marie Canales
Lifetime Achievement Award, Paul Meshejian, Artistic Director of PlayPenn.
June and Steve Wolfson Award for Evolving Theatre Company ($10,000 to the recipient, $1,000 to five finalists), Tribe of Fools
Brown Martin Philadelphia Award ($25,000 to two recipients, $2,500 to four finalists), Fun Home at Arden Theatre Company and Human Rites at InterAct Theatre Company
Victory Foundation Award for Outstanding Theatre Education Program ($10,000 to the recipient, $2,500 to five finalists), Wilma Theater's Wilmagination