2017 Barrymore Winners

  • Outstanding Overall Production of a Play: The Seagull, EgoPo Classic Theatre
  • Outstanding Overall Production of a Musical: Lizzie, 11th Hour Theatre Company
  • Independence Foundation Award for Outstanding New Play/Musical: How to Use a Knife by Will Snider, InterAct Theatre Company
  • Outstanding Direction of a Play: Blanka Zizka, When the Rain Stops Falling, The Wilma Theater
  • Outstanding Direction of a Musical: Kate Galvin, Lizzie, 11th Hour Theatre Company
  • Outstanding Leading Actor in a Play: (tie) Jered McLenigan, Constellations, The Wilma Theater; and Matteo Scammell, The Legend of Georgia McBride, Arden Theatre Company
  • Charlotte Cushman Award for Outstanding Leading Actress in a Play: Patrese D. McLain, The Mountaintop, People's Light
  • Outstanding Leading Actor in a Musical: Alex Bechtel, The Light Princess, Arden Theatre Company
  • Outstanding Leading Actress in a Musical: Alex Keiper, Lizzie, 11th Hour Theatre Company
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Play: David Bardeen, Grand Concourse, Theatre Horizon
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play: Hillary Parker, You for Me for You, InterAct Theatre Company
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical: Caroline Dooner, Gypsy, Arden Theatre Company
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical: Doug Hara, A New Brain, Theatre Horizon
  • Outstanding Scenic Design: Thom Weaver, The Seagull, EgoPo Classic Theatre
  • Outstanding Costume Design: Rebecca Kanach, Peaceable Kingdom, Orbiter 3
  • Earl Girls Award for Outstanding Lighting Design: Yi Zhao, When the Rain Stops Falling, The Wilma Theater
  • Clear Sound Award for Outstanding Sound Design: Christopher Colucci, When the Rain Stops Falling, The Wilma Theater
  • Outstanding Original Music: Alex Bechtel and Anthony Lawton, The Light Princess, Arden Theatre Company
  • Outstanding Choreography/Movement: Michael Cosenza, Antihero, Tribe of Fools
  • Outstanding Music Direction: Dan Kazemi, Lizzie, 11th Hour Theatre Company
  • Temple University Award for Outstanding Ensemble a Play: When the Rain Stops Falling, The Wilma Theater
  • Outstanding Ensemble in a Musical: Lizzie, 11th Hour Theatre Company
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Penelope Reed, Director Emeritus, Hedgerow Theatre Company
  • Virginia Brown Martin Philadelphia Award ($25,000): Peaceable Kingdom by Mary Tuomanen, Orbiter 3
  • F. Otto Haas Award for Emerging Philadelphia Theatre Artist ($15,000): Mary Tuomanen. Five other finalists received $2,000.
  • June and Steve Wolfson Award for Evolving Theatre Company ($10,000): EgoPo Classic Theatre
  • Victory Foundation Award for Outstanding Theatre Education Program ($7,500): Curio Theatre Company. Four finalists received $2,000.
  • For a complete list of nominees: www.theatrephiladelphia.org/barrymore-awards