InterAct's Entire 2009/2010 Season Receives Barrymore Recognition
On Monday, August 2, the Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia announced the nominations for the 2010 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre. The announcements were made as part of the Theatre Alliance's members meeting at New Freedom Theatre. InterAct received five nominations in all, with each of the four shows in InterAct's 2009/2010 Season receiving recognition. InterAct extends a big "Congratulations!" and "Thank You!" to our nominated artists, designers and everyone who worked on the productions:
Independence Foundation Award for Outstanding New Play
WHEN WE GO UPON THE SEA by Lee Blessing
The Brown Martin Philadelphia Award
BLACK PEARL SINGS!
The Ted and Stevie Wolf Award for New Approaches to Collaborations
InterAct Theatre Company & City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program for CITY OF NUMBERS: mixtape of a city...
The Charlotte Cushman Award for Outstanding Leading Actress in a Play
C. Kelly Wright as Pearl Johnson in BLACK PEARL SINGS!
John Bellomo & Tony “Hitman” Stetson for THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY
Now in its 16th year, the Barrymore Awards are the premiere annual event in Philadelphia theatre. Each year, over 100 productions, produced by local professional theatres, are reviewed by the Barrymore voting committee. This year, 24 of Theatre Alliance's 76 member theatres received nominations for a total of 40 productions. The winners of the 2010 Barrymore Awards will be announced at a formal ceremony held on Monday, October 2, 7:00 p.m., at the Walnut Street Theatre. Tickets to attend the ceremony are $75 for theatre artists and $150 for the general public and can be purchased by calling 215.413.7150 or visiting PhillyTheatreTix.com.
For a complete list of nominations or for media coverage of the announcements, check out these links: