BWW Critic's Choice Awards (Jay's Picks)

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The Seattle theater scene has presented us with some amazing shows this last season and I felt it necessary to recognize some of the incredible talent and shows I was fortunate enough to see.  And as you can see, in a few categories, I couldn't even settle on just one winner.  So, without further ado, I present the 2011 BWW Critic's Choice Awards (Jay's Picks)!

Best Choreography (Local) Steve Tomkins & Kristin Culp - Iron CurtainVillage Theatre

Best Costume Design (Local) Harmony Arnold - O Lovely Glowworm; or Scenes of Great Beauty – New Century Theatre Company

Best Direction of Musical (Local) Steve Tomkins - Iron CurtainVillage Theatre

Best Direction of Play (Local) Juliette Carrillo - The Brothers Size - Seattle Rep

Best Featured Actor in a Musical (Local) BranDon Whitehead – Jesus Christ SuperstarVillage Theatre

Best Featured Actor in a Musical (Touring) Nicolas Dromard - Mary Poppins - Paramount

Best Featured Actor in a Play (Local) Todd Jefferson Moore - A Midsummer Night's Dream - Seattle Shakespeare Company

Best Featured Actress in a Musical (Local) Bobbi Kotula - Iron CurtainVillage Theatre

Best Featured Actress in a Musical (Touring) Ryah Nixon - 9 to 5 The Musical - 5th Avenue Theatre

Best Featured Actress in a Play (Local) Jennifer Lee Taylor - O Lovely Glowworm; or Scenes of Great Beauty – New Century Theatre Company

Best Leading Actor in a Musical (Local) Jon Luytens - The Drowsy Chaperone – Seattle Musical Theatre

Best Leading Actor in a Musical (Touring) Paris Remillard - Hair - Paramount

Best Leading Actor in a Play (Local) Yaegel T. Welch - The Brothers Size - Seattle Rep

Best Leading Actress in a Musical (Local) Carolee Carmello - Saving Aimee - 5th Avenue Theatre

Best Leading Actress in a Musical (Touring) Steffanie Leigh - Mary Poppins - Paramount

Best Leading Actress in a Play (Local) Anne Allgood - Mary Stuart - ACT Theatre

Best Lighting Design (Local) Andrew Smith - O Lovely Glowworm; or Scenes of Great Beauty – New Century Theatre Company

Best Musical (Local) Iron CurtainVillage Theatre

Best new/original play/musical (Local) Dustin Engstrom and Dennis Milam Bensie - The Cut - Open Circle

Best Play (Local) O Lovely Glowworm; or Scenes of Great Beauty – New Century Theatre Company & The Brothers Size - Seattle Rep

Best Scenic Design (Local) Roger Benington  - O Lovely Glowworm; or Scenes of Great Beauty – New Century Theatre Company & Michael Mowery - Live! From the Last Night of My Life – Theater Schmeater

Best Sound Design (Local) Matt Starritt - The Brothers Size - Seattle Rep

Best Special Theatre Event (Local) New Voices - Contemporary Classics

Best Touring Musical Mary Poppins - Paramount

Person to Watch (Local) Diana Huey

Theatre of the Year Seattle Repertory Theatre

Photo Credit: Chris Bennion


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