The 2019 Barrymore Awards Recipients Announced

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The 2019 Barrymore Awards Recipients Announced

The 25th Annual Barrymore Awards were held in South Philly and awarded $92,000 in grants to artists and organizations.

The 2019 ceremony included a new Outstanding Outdoor Theatre Production category, and a new trophy designed by Sharif Pendleton, Philadelphia Laser & Industrial Design.

In addition, the Honorary Committee pre-show reception featured Martha Stuckey and the rooftop after-party Celebration showcased Alain "DJ AQ" Adams.


2019 Barrymore Award Recipients

Outstanding Supporting Performance in a Play:

Danielle Leneé,

Gem of the Ocean, Arden Theatre Company

Brian Anthony Wilson, Gem of the Ocean, Arden Theatre Company

Outstanding Supporting Performance in a Musical:

Ebony Pullum, The Color Purple, Theatre Horizon

Brett Ashley Robinson, The Appointment, Lightning Rod Special

June and Steve Wolfson Award for Evolving Theatre Company:

Lightning Rod Special

Outstanding Media Design:

Sadah Espii Proctor, Carlos Del Castillo Aceves

Morir Sonyando, Passage Theatre Company

Earl Girls Award for Outstanding Lighting Design:

Thom Weaver, Gem of the Ocean, Arden Theatre Company

Outstanding Costume Design:

LeVonne D. Lindsay, Gem of the Ocean, Arden Theatre Company

Bauder Audio Award for Outstanding Sound Design:

Daniel Ison, Gem of the Ocean, Arden Theatre Company

Outstanding Scenic Design:

Thom Weaver, Gem of the Ocean, Arden Theatre Company

Outstanding Choreography/Movement:

Nicole Burgio and Ben Grinberg, xoxo moongirl, Almanac Dance Circus Theatre

Outstanding Music Direction:

Amanda Morton, The Color Purple, Theatre Horizon

Outstanding Original Music:

Zak Berkman & Jessie Fisher, Such Things As Vampires, People's Light

Lifetime Achievement Award:

Edgar J. Shockley III

Victory Foundation Award for Outstanding Theatre Education Program:

Theatre Horizon's Autism Drama Program

Outstanding Leading Performance in a Musical:

Sarah Gliko, The Bridges of Madison County, Philadelphia Theatre Company

Jessica Johnson, The Color Purple, Theatre Horizon

Charlotte Cushman Award Outstanding Leading Performance in a Play:

Brandi Burgess, Cry It Out, Simpatico Theatre

Justin Jain, The Great Leap, InterAct Theatre Company

Brown Martin Philadelphia Award:

The Color Purple, Theatre Horizon

F. Otto Haas Award for Emerging Philadelphia Theatre Artist ($15,000 to recipient, $2,000 to four finalists):

Jaylene Clark Owens

Outstanding Direction of a Musical:

Amina Robinson, The Color Purple, Theatre Horizon

Outstanding Direction of a Play:

James Ijames, Gem of the Ocean, Arden Theatre Company

Outstanding Overall Production of a Musical:

The Color Purple, Theatre Horizon

Outstanding Overall Production of a Play:

Gem of the Ocean, Arden Theatre Company

Independence Foundation Award for Outstanding New Play/Musical:

Boycott Esther by Emily Acker, Azuka Theatre

Outstanding Outdoor Theatre Production Award:

Contradict This! A Birthday Funeral for Heroes, Bearded Ladies Cabaret



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