Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Barrymore Press Conference Announced

Oh, and by the way, the Montgomery Theater's production of The Drawer Boy -- a show for which I was sound designer and lighting co-designer -- is eligible for an award (or two?).

WHAT:
Press Conference hosted by Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia

WHEN:
Wednesday, August 16, 2006
9:30am – Reception with coffee and pastries provided by Starbucks
10:00am – Press Conference

WHERE:
The Wilma Theater, 265 Broad Street (Broad & Pine Streets), Philadelphia

TOPICS DISCUSSED:
  • Nominees for the 2006 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre
  • Announcement of 2006 Barrymore Awards Ceremony Host
  • Announcement of the Philadelphia New Play Festival: Where Theatre Begins
  • Introduction of the new Executive Director of the Theatre Alliance

DETAILS:
Nominees for the 12th annual Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre and the host for the 2006 Gala Barrymore Award Ceremony, the premier annual event in Philadelphia theatre, will be announced at a press conference hosted by the Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia on August 16th at 10:00 AM at The Wilma Theater in Philadelphia.

Nominees in acting, direction and design categories, along with nominees for the anticipated F. Otto Haas Award for an Emerging Philadelphia Theatre Artist and the recipient of this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award will be announced by Joanne Harmelin, Carole Haas Gravagno, Production Stage Manager of The Wilma Theater Patreshettarlini Adams, Chair of the Theatre Alliance Board of Directors Glen Knapp, Amy Hodgdon of Philadelphia Young Playwrights, and Vincent Marini, director of the Barrymore Award Ceremony. The award recipients will be announced at the Award Ceremony held at the Merriam Theater on Monday, October 23rd at 7:00 PM.

Details will also be announced for the Philadelphia New Play Festival: Where Theatre Begins, which will be held February 8 - 18, 2006. A multi-organizational and region-wide effort, the festival will feature world premiere productions, readings and seminars and will celebrate the vibrancy and excellence of new play activity in the region.

The Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia will also introduce the organization’s new Executive Director to the community.

2 comments:

Greg said...

Aww, Brian. We gots nothing... :-(

brainwise said...

Hurts, doesn't it, Greg?

Aww, who am I kidding?? It was just a pipe dream that we would even get a nod, much less actually win anything.

But I am still proud of the work we did! That show looked AWESOME.