Bill Irwin & Co. Get 5 Barrymore Nominations

Bill Irwin’s show THE HAPPINESS LECTURE just received 5 Barrymore nominations.

The Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre are the Greater Philadelphia region’s only comprehensive theatre awards program, recognizing artists for excellence and innovation while serving to increase awareness of the richness of the local theatre community.

Each year, over 100 productions produced by the region’s professional theatres are reviewed by the Barrymore nominating committee. At the annual awards presentation each Fall, the Barrymore Awards are presented to honor excellence in acting, design, choreography, music, education, community service and lifetime achievement.

The 5 nominations:

Ensemble – Bill Irwin, Aaron Cromie, Jennifer Childs, Ephrat Asherie, Melanie Cotton, Makoto Hirano, Nichole Canuso, Cori Olinghouse and Lee Ann Etzold
New Play – Bill Irwin
Choreography – Bill Irwin
Supporting Actress – Lee Ann Etzold
Sound Design – Jorge Cousineau

Barrymore Awards This year the award ceremonies are

Monday, October 6, 2008
6:30PM at the Crystal Team Room
Wannamaker Building, 9th Floor
100 Penn Square East, Philadelphia

Tickets go on sale Thursday, August 7!

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