Cabaret and Love! Valour! Win Barrymore Awards

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For the second year in a row, Terrence McNally won Philadelphia's Barrymore Award for Best Overall Production of a Play. This year it was Love! Valour! Compassion!, last year it was Master Class.

For the second year in a row, Terrence McNally won Philadelphia's Barrymore Award for Best Overall Production of a Play. This year it was Love! Valour! Compassion!, last year it was Master Class.

Here is a list of the winners of the 1996 Barrymore Awards, which recognize excellence in Philadelphia-area theatre. They were given Oct. 21 in a ceremony at the Annenberg Center in Philadelphia.

Outstanding Overall Production of a Play Philadelphia Theatre Company's Love! Valour! Compassion!

Outstanding Overall Production of a Musical Walnut Street Theatre's Cabaret

Outstanding Direction of a Play : Charles Karchmer for Philadelphia Theatre Company's Love! Valour! Compassion! Harold Prince Award for Outstanding Direction of a Musical Bruce Lumpkin for Walnut Street Theatre's Cabaret

Outstanding Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play Frank X for InterAct Theatre Company's Lonely Planet

Outstanding Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical Charles Abbott for Walnut Street Theatre's Cabaret

Outstanding Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play A tie between Scotty Bloch for Philadelphia Theatre Company's Three Viewings and Kathleen Doyle for Walnut Street Theatre Studio 3's The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds

Outstanding Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical Deborah Jean Templin for Philadelphia Area Repertory Theatre's Nightclub Confidential

Advanta Award for Outstanding New Play Philadelphia Festival Theatre New Plays' Vilna's Got A Golem by Ernest Joselovitz

Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Play Edward Hibbert, Love! Valour! Compassion!, Philadelphia Theatre Company

Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Play: Jennifer Childs, Escape From Happiness, Wilma Theatre

Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Musical: Stephen De Rosa, Falsettos, Arden Theatre

Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Musical: Taina Elg, Cabaret, Walnut Street Theatre

Outstanding Choreography: Robert Smythe, From the Ashes, Mum Puppettheatre

Outstanding Set Design: James F. Pyne Jr., The Life of Galileo, People's Light & Theatre Company

Outstanding Lighting Design: Jeff Davis, Love! Valour! Compassion!, Philadelphia Theatre Company

Outstanding Costume Design: Michael Bottari and Ronald Case, Cabaret, Walnut Street Theatre

Outstanding Sound Design: Adam Wernick, From the Ashes, Mum Puppettheatre

Outstanding Original Music: Adam Wernick, From the Ashes, Mum Puppettheatre

Ensemble Performance: Love! Valour! Compassion!, Philadelphia Theatre Company

F. Otto Haas Award for an Emerging Artist: Playwright Michael Hollinger

CoreStates Community Service Award: Point Breeze Performing Arts Center

Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News Award for Excellence in Theater Education: Venture Theatre's Theatre for Learning

Special Recognition Award: Katharine Minehart of the Germantown Theatre Guild

-- By Ira Kamens and Robert Viagas


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