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2016 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards Winners Announced - Omaha Community Playhouse Dominates With 13 Awards!

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2016 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards Winners Announced - Omaha Community Playhouse Dominates With 13 Awards!

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 Omaha 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 in a Musical
Will Nash Broyles - Elephant and Piggie's: We Are in a Play - The Rose Theater

Best Actor in a Play
Justice JamAl Jones - Lost Boy Found at Whole Foods - Omaha Community Playhouse

Best Actress in a Musical
Olivia Jones - Elephant and Piggie's: We Are in a Play - The Rose Theater

Best Actress in a Play
Caitlin Staebell - Cock - SNAP! Productions

Best Comedy
Sister Act - Omaha Community Playhouse

Best Costume Design (large theater)
Sherri Geerdes - Shrek the Musical - The Rose Theater

Best Director of a Musical
Amy Lane - Sunday in the Park with George - Creighton University

Best Director of a Play
Lara Marsh - Lost Boy Found at Whole Foods - Omaha Community Playhouse

Best Drama
To Kill A Mockingbird - Omaha Community Playhouse

Best Ensemble
Sister Act - Omaha Community Playhouse

Best Lighting Design
Jim Othuse - City of Angels - Omaha Community Playhouse

Best Music Director
Jim Boggess - Sister Act - Omaha Community Playhouse

Best Production for Young Audiences
The Little Mermaid - The Rose Theater

Best Set Design (large theater)
Stephen L Williams - Lost Boy Found in Whole Foods - Omaha Community Playhouse

Best Set Design (small theater)
Martin Scott Marchitto - The Christians - Blue Barn Theatre

Best Shakespearean Production
Taming of the Shrew - Nebraska Shakespeare

Best Sound Design
Shannon Smay - The Feast - Shelterbelt Theatre

Best Supporting Actor in a Play
Anthony Holmes - Lost Boy Found in Whole Foods - Omaha Community Playhouse

Best Supporting Actor of a Musical
Joshua Lloyd Parker - Elephant and Piggie's: We Are in a Play - The Rose Theater

Best Supporting Actress in a Play
Julie Fitzgerald Ryan - Lost Boy Found in Whole Foods - Omaha Community Playhouse

Best Supporting Actress of a Musical
Aguel Lual - Caroline or Change - Omaha Community Playhouse

Best Young Actor/Actress in a Musical
Danny Denenberg - Caroline or Change - Omaha Community Playhouse

Best Young Actor/Actress in a Play
Chloe Irwin - To Kill a Mockingbird - Omaha Community Playhouse

BroadwayHD is exclusive Presenting Sponsor for this year's awards, representing a record-breaking 75 theater regions. Voters participating in this year's awards receive special offers and subscription opportunities to BroadwayHD, whose co-branding will extend through the voting and winners announcements.

Since its launch in 2015, BroadwayHD aims to extend the reach of Broadway to fans old and new, anytime and anywhere. BroadwayHD is the only online streaming service of its kind, offering viewers an unprecedented Broadway experience and access to exclusive live streams. In addition to exclusive live streamed content, BroadwayHD offers subscribers unlimited access to an on-demand library of over 160 Theater Productions from the comfort and convenience of their own homes-or wherever streaming is possible. It's the Broadway you know and love, curated from the stage to your screen."

In June of 2016, BroadwayHD made history with the live stream of Roundabout Theatre Company's "She Loves Me," marking the first-ever Broadway live stream. On January 14, BroadwayHD will live stream Roundabout Theatre Company's "Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical."


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