2016 BroadwayWorld Birmingham Awards Winners Announced - Red Mountain Theatre Company Wins Big!
Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 75 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2016 Birmingham winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners!
Check back in October 2017 when the public nomination period will once again open for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards.
And the winners are....
Best Actor of a Play or Musical (local college/ student)
BranDon Bishop - Spring Awakening - University of Montevallo
Best Actress of a Play or Musical (local college/ student)
Melanie Hollenstein - Into the Woods - Birmingham-Southern College
Best Choreographer (local)
Carl Dean - Damn Yankees - Virginia Samford Theatre
Best Costume Design of a Play or Musical (local)
Amy Rankin - The Secret Garden - Red Mountain Theatre
Best Director of a Musical (local)
Keith Cromwell - The Secret Garden - Red Mountain Theatre Company
Best Director of a Play (local)
Jack Mann - Lend Me a Tenor - Virginia Samford Theatre
Best Lighting Design of a Play of Musical (local)
David Page - Rock of Ages - Virginia Samford Theatre
Best Local Actor in a Musical (local)
Carl Dean - Rock of Ages - Virginia Samford Theatre
Best Local Actor in a Play (local)
Daniel Bussey - Jack and the Beanstalk - Birmingham Children's Theater
Best Local Actress in a Musical (local)
Anna BElla Foster - The Secret Garden - Red Mountain Theatre Company
Best Local Actress in a Play (local)
Jan Hunter - Calendar Girls - Virginia Samford Theatre
Best Music Director (local)
Katie Holmes - The Secret Garden - Red Mountain Theatre Company
Best Musical (local)
The Secret Garden - Red Mountain Theatre Comapny
Best Play (local)
Lend Me a Tenor - Virginia Samford Theatre
Best Production of a Play or Musical (local college)
Spring Awakening - Theatre UAB
Best Scenic Design of a Play of Musical (local)
Stephen Fister - The Secret Garden - Red Mountain Theate Company
Best Sound Design of a Play or Musical (local)
Jay Tumminello - The Secret Garden - Red Mountain Theatre Company
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