Brind School Faculty Win 2012 Barrymore Awards

'Slip/Shot' by Jacqueline Goldfinger named Outstanding New Play; Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical award goes to Forrest McClendon

September 26, 2012

Brind School faculty members Jacqueline Goldfinger and Forrest McClendon were among the winners of the 2012 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre, announced September 25 by the Theatre Alliance of Philadelphia.

Scene from "Slip/Shot." Photo: Johanna Austin.

Senior Lecturer Jacqueline Goldfinger, who teaches Playwriting at UArts, took home the Independence Foundation Award for Outstanding New Play for her Flashpoint Theatre Company production "Slip/Shot." She's also up for the F. Otto Haas Award for an Emerging Philadelphia Artist and the $25,000 Brown Martin Philadelphia Award, both of which will be announced at a celebration being held October 22 at the Kimmel Center.

Guest Lecturer Forrest McClendon was named Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical for his Tony-nominated role in "The Scottsboro Boys," bringing the total number of 2012 Barrymore Awards to four for the Philadelphia Theatre Company production.

Scene from "The Scottsboro Boys" starring Forrest McClendon (right).

Other honorees included Outstanding Lighting Design winner Thom Weaver, who will serve as the lighting designer for the Brind School's upcoming production of "A Free Man of Color."

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