The nominees are 1812 Productions' 1812 Outreach, B. Someday Productions' Of Mythic Proportions and Philadelphia Young Playwrights' Annual Playwriting Festival.
The recipient will be announced at the Barrymore Awards ceremony on Oct. 4 at 7 PM at the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia.
Here are the education programs at a glance:
Philadelphia Young Playwrights' Annual Playwriting Festival is "a multi-faceted program providing a platform to nurture and share student voices. In addition to tapping the potential of youth and inspiring learning through playwriting, the program also engages the community at large to listen and respond respectfully to these voices." In selecting the award recipient, attention is paid to the project that "best demonstrates a significant and lasting impact on the program's participants; interaction with the participants; the teaching of new skills and/or enhancement of cultural awareness; inclusion and representation of diverse cultures and/or socio-economic levels; action as a vehicle for betterment in the community; and accessibility to the community."
For tickets to and more information about the Barrymore Awards ceremony, visit www.phillytheatretix.com or call (215) 413-7150.