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The 2018 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre

Monday, November 5th
800 Mifflin Street, Philadelphia PA 19148

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On November 5th, Theatre Philadelphia celebrates Excellence in Theatre with the Barrymore Awards. 

Since 1995, the Barrymores have honored excellence in our region's professional theatre community through awards in performance, design, and direction for plays and musicals. On this evening, we also bestow a Lifetime Achievement Award for sustained contributions to our theatre community, and award over $75,000 in cash prizes to artists and organizations. Click here to view the 2018 Nominees! 

This year, the Barrymore Ceremony and Celebration will be held in South Philadelphia at the Bok Building, a creative hub perfect for recognizing outstanding theatrical work and theatre-makers in our region. The Post-Show Celebration will include music, dancing, performances, refreshments, and an open bar in two gym spaces. 

Join us for the biggest one-night-only celebration of Philadelphia theatre!

Celebration Times:

Honorary Committee Pre-Show Party: 5-7pm
Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre Ceremony: 7-9pm
Post-Show Celebration: 9-11pm

Ticket Details:

$50 - Nominees
Includes ticket to the Ceremony and Celebration.

$50- Artist Tickets
$75 - General Public
Includes ticket to the Ceremony and Celebration.

$150 - Honorary Committee
Includes access to the Pre-Show Party, Ceremony, and Celebration, plus priority seating and complimentary valet parking. Each Honorary Committee ticket also includes a $50 tax-deductible donation to support Theatre Philadelphia’s mission and programs.

On-Site Childcare with Creative Caretakers:

Childcare is available from 6:30pm-10pm. Take your time networking and grab a drink before you pick up your child! 

Details: $25 per child, $15 for each additional sibling. (This pricing applies for all potty-trained children. If you are in need of childcare for a younger kid or baby, please get in touch about availability and costs.)  Register online through Creative Caretakers and pay day-of with Cash or Venmo. Space is limited, so please register in advance and no later than Thursday, November 1st. Your payment covers the fees for childcare providers and pizza. Any incremental fees collected with be donated to PAAL for their Childcare Grants program.


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Creative Team

Elaina Di Monaco
Alyssandra Docherty
Alison Hassman
Sydney Justice
Janelle Kauffman
Matthew Lewandowski
Michael Long
Steve Pacek
Daniel Perelstein
Mary Kate Smyser
Melody Wong


Jose Aviles
Lucas Fendlay
Doug Greene
Allison Heishman
Javier Mojica
Kasual Owens-Fields
Gina Pisasale
Kate Raines
Tom Shotkin
Rob Tucker
Stephanie Walters

Estimated Run Time

2 Hours

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