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Here are the 2017 Barrymore Awards Nominations

The nominations for the Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre for the 2016-17 season have been announced by Theatre Philadelphia. A total of 23 companies were recognized across 27 categories. 22 of the categories are determined by a group of 60 nominators and 12 judges, all theatre professionals. Five special awards (F. Otto Haas Award for an Emerging […]

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Akeem Davis, Alex Keiper, and Matteo Scammell: An Interview with the Stars of ‘Buzzer’ at Theatre Exile

Theatre Exile closes its 2016-17 season with Tracey Scott Wilson’s searing drama Buzzer, which examines issues of race, class, and gender through the lens of urban gentrification. Directed by Matt Pfeiffer and featuring three of Philadelphia’s busiest and most accomplished young actors – Akeem Davis, Alex Keiper, and Matteo Scammell – the play focuses on […]

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They’re Back! 2014 Barrymore Awards Nominations Announced for Excellence in Theatre for the Greater Philadelphia Region

Monday, October 27, 2014 at 7:00 pm The Merriam Theater · 250 S. Broad Street · Philadelphia, PA 19102 Followed by an After-Party at The Kimmel Center TICKETS ON SALE TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 at 12 NOON The Barrymores are back! During the 2013/14 season, which ran September 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014, an all-volunteer team of […]

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Playwright Tom Dudzick watches a rehearsal of his play, Over the Tavern, at the Penguin Rep Theater in Stony Point May 6, 2010. Photo by Peter Carr/The Journal. News )

Today: A talk back with ‘Over the Tavern’ Playwright Tom Dudzick and DCMTA’s Joel Markowitz at Olney Theatre Center

DCMTA’s Editor and Publisher Joel Markowitz will moderate a talk back with Tom Dudzick, playwright of OVER THE TAVERN, today after the 2 PM matinee. Talkback with Tom Dudzick on Sunday, October 14th Attendees to this today’s 2PM matinee performance are invited to a post-show Talkback with the Playwright and DC Metro Theater Arts’ Joel Markowitz (who […]

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Meet the Young Cast of Olney Theatre Center’s ‘Over the Tavern’ – Part Two: Corrieanne Stein by Joel Markowitz

This is the second of four interviews with the young cast members of Olney Theatre Center’s Over the Tavern. Today, Corrieanne Stein tells us about playing the young sister in the Pazinski family. Joel: Introduce yourself to the DCMTA readers. Corrieanne: Hi, I’m Corrieanne Stein,16 years old. I’ve been performing since I was 5. I have trained […]

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The 2012 Barrymore Awards Announced by Joel Markowitz

With the Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia dissolving this year, this year’s Barrymore Awards may be the final year for Philadelphia’s awards that honor excellence in theatre. I am hoping that the awards will continue. It was an annual tradition of mine to travel to Philadelphia to catch up with  the very friendly and prolific theatre […]

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