Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Appleton Awards; The Last Five Years Wins Best Musical!
Winners have been announced for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Appleton Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2017.
This year the BroadwayWorld Regional Awards took place in a record number of markets, with a record number of votes - including 56 cities across the United States, with our awards taking place globally in a record-breaking 11 countries, including multiple Canadian cities!
Nominations were reader-submitted, and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.
The votes have been counted... Check out the full list of winners below!
Best Actor in a Play (professional)
Greg Vinkler - The Actuary - Peninsula Players
Best Actor in a Musical (professional)
David Gusloff - The Last Five Years - Play-by-Play Theatre
Best Actor in a Musical or Play (non-professional)
Kris Holly - Miracle on South Division Street - Green Bay Community Theater
Best Actress in a Play (professional)
Emma Rosenthal - Peter and the Starcatcher - Peninsula Players
Best Actress in a Musical (professional)
Kelly Gusloff - The Last Five Years - Play-by-Play Theatre
Best Actress in a Musical or Play (non-professional)
Laurie Friedman Fannin - August: Osage County - UW-Fox Valley
Best Play (professional)
Peter and the Starcatcher - Peninsula Players
Best Play (non-professional)
Miracle on South Division Street - Green Bay Community Theater
Best Musical (professional)
The Last Five Years - Play-by-Play Theatre
Best Musical (non-professional)
Into the Woods - cwACT
Best Touring Show (Musical Theater)
Wicked - Fox Cities P.A.C.
Best Touring Show (Other)
Alton Brown Live - Weidner Center
Theater of the Year
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