Pig Iron Awards


Pig Iron Theatre Company has been nationally and internationally recognized over the last twenty years for our work.

-- 10 Barrymore Award nominations (4 awards) for TWELFTH NIGHT, 2011; Best Original Music, Best Music Direction, Best Costume Design, Best Choreography
-- OBIE Award for Performance, James Sugg, CHEKHOV LIZARDBRAIN
-- Top 10 of 2008, New York Times year-end review, CHEKHOV LIZARDBRAIN
-- 2 Barrymore Nominations (2 awards) for MISSION TO MERCURY, Outstanding Ensemble in a Musical (winner), Best Sound Design (Nick Kourtides, winner)
-- 2 Barrymore Nominations for PAY UP, 2006, Outstanding New Play, Outstanding Ensemble in a Play

-- Theatre Company of the Year, Philadelphia Weekly, 2006
-- Best Theatre Company, Philadelphia Magazine, 2005
-- OBIE Award, New York Off-Broadway, HELL MEETS HENRY HALFWAY, 2005, Special Citation to honor work that doesn’t fit in traditional categories
-- 4 Barrymore Award Nominations (1 award) for THE LUCIA JOYCE CABARET, 2003, Best Ensemble, Best Original Music, Best Supporting Actress (Emmanuelle Delpech-Ramey, winner), Best New Play
-- Spotlight Show at the 2003 Philadelphia Fringe Festival (Cafeteria)
-- 6 Barrymore Award Nominations (1 award) for FLOP, 2002, Best Ensemble, Best Choreography, Best Sound Design (winner), Director, Best New Play, Outstanding Overall Production of a Play
-- 2 Barrymore Award Nominations for SHUT EYE, 2002: Best Ensemble and Best New Play

-- 2002 Pew Fellowship in the Arts, for Performance Art, awarded to Artistic Directors Quinn Bauriedel, Dan Rothenberg, and Dito van Reigersberg
-- Spotlight Show at the 2001 Philadelphia Fringe Festival (Shut Eye)
-- Best Theater Company, Philadelphia City Paper Readers’ Poll, 2001
-- 2 Barrymore Nominations (1 award) for ANODYNE, 2001: Best New Play, Best Sound Design (winner)
-- Total Theatre Award (UK) for POET IN NEW YORK, 2000
-- 2 Barrymore Award Nominations for THE SNOW QUEEN, 1999: Best Original Music, Best Costumes
-- Spirit of the Fringe Award, Edinburgh Fringe, 1999

-- Honorable Mention, Best International Theatre Company (non-UK), Total Theatre Awards, 1999
-- Best Theatre Troupe, Philadelphia Magazine’s “Best of Philly” 1999
-- Best Theatre, Philadelphia Weekly, 1999
-- 4 Barrymore Award Nominations (1 award) for GENTLEMEN VOLUNTEERS in 1999: Best New Play, Best Ensemble, Best Lighting, Best  Sound Design (winner)
-- 2 Barrymore Award Nominations for THE LORCA CYCLE in 1999:  Best New Play, Best Choreography
-- 1 Barrymore Award Nomination (1 award) for Best Choreography for CAFETERIA, 1999
-- 4 Barrymore Award Nominations for THE TRAGEDY OF JOAN OF ARC in 1998: Best Sound Design, Best Original Music, Best Choreography, Best Ensemble