2012 BWW PH Winners Announced - LITTLE MERMAID, BONA, PHANTOM Win Big!
Atlantis Productions' Asian premiere of Disney's "The Little Mermaid," Philippine Educational Theater Association's screen-to-stage adaptation of "Bona," and Lunchbox Theatrical Productions' international touring production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "The Phantom of the Opera" lead the 2012 BroadwayWorld (BWW) Philippines Awards with nine, five, and four nods respectively.
BWW Philipines Awards are theater fan choice awards, which garnered more than 4,000 nomination entries - whittled down to 125 finalists - last year.
The winners in 25 categories were chosen through online voting, whose results have been tabulated by BWW's main office in New York City.
An award ceremony in Manila will be held at the end of the month.
Congratulations to all the winners!
Best Actor (Musical)
Jonathan Roxmouth - The Phantom of the Opera
Best Actor (Play)
Edgar Allan Guzman - Bona
Best Actress (Musical)
Rachelle Ann Go - The Little Mermaid
Best Actress (Play)
Eugene Domingo - Bona
Best Book, Lyrics for a Filipino Musical (New/Revival)
Vince Tanada - Joe: The Filipino Rock'sical
Best Choreography (Musical)
Cecile Martinez - The Little Mermaid
Best Costume Design (Musical/Play)
Eric Pineda - The Little Mermaid
Best Crossover Artist (Mainstream to Theater)
Erik Santos - The Little Mermaid
Best Direction of a Play
Soxie Topacio - Bona
Best Featured Actor (Musical)
Anthony Downing - The Phantom of the Opera
Best Featured Actor (Play)
Joey Paras - Bona
Best Featured Actress (Musical)
Eula Valdez - Nine
Best Featured Actress (Play)
Cindy Liper - Ang Bangkay
Best Filipino Musical (New/Revival)
Joe: A Filipino Rock'sical - Philippine Stagers Foundation
Best Filipino Play (New/Revival)
Ang Bangkay - Philippine Stagers Foundation
Best International Touring Production (Musical/Play)
The Phantom of the Opera - Lunchbox Theatrical Productions
Best Lighting Design (Musical/Play)
Art Gabrentina - Joe: The Filipino Rock'sical
Best Locally Produced Broadway Show (Musical/Play)
Disney's The Little Mermaid - Atlantis Productions
Best Music for a Filipino Musical (New/Revival)
Ed Gatchalian - Rivalry: Ateneo-La Salle the Musical
Best Musical Direction (Musical)
Ceejay Javier - The Little Mermaid
Best Scenic Design (Musical/Play)
Lex Marcos - The Little Mermaid
Best Sound Design (Musical/Play)
Bobbit Jacinto - The Little Mermaid
Best Theater Company
Philippine Educational Theater Association
Best Theatrical Venue
CCP Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo
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