BWW Toronto 2011 Awards Winners Announced - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Breaks Records & Wins Big!

BWW Toronto 2011 Awards Winners Announced - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Breaks Records & Wins Big!After an intense internal auditing process, the results are in for the 2011 Toronto Awards. This year's awards broke traffic records with more than 12,000 votes and we couldn't be more excited to announce the 2011 BroadwayWorld Toronto Award winners!

Also breaking records, the Broadway-bound production of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR has set a new BWW Awards record, winning a whopping 11 awards.

Nominations were open for the month of October 2011, and voting ran through midnight on December 31, 2011. Watch out for news about the 2012 awards this fall...

Best Community Theatre Production
AIDA - The Community Players of New Hamburg

Best Dance Production
Alice in Wonderland - National Ballet of Canada

Best Direction of a Musical
Des McAnuff - Jesus Christ Superstar - Stratford Shakespeare Festival

Best Direction of a Play
Antoni Cimolino - Grapes of Wrath - Stratford Shakespeare Festival

Best Independent Theatre Production
TWEED! A New Canadian Musical - IANA Theatre Company

Best Leading Actor (Musical)
Josh Young - Jesus Christ Superstar - Stratford Shakespeare Festival

Best Leading Actor (Play)
Paul Gross - Private Lives - Mirvish Productions

Best Leading Actress (Musical)
Chilina Kennedy - Jesus Christ Superstar - Stratford Shakespeare Festival

Best Leading Actress (Play)
Kim Cattrall - Private Lives - Mirvish Productions

Best Musical
Jesus Christ Superstar - Stratford Shakespeare Festival

Best Musical Direction
Rick Fox - Jesus Christ Superstar - Stratford Shakespeare Festival

Best Original Choreography
Lisa Shriver - Jesus Christ Superstar - Stratford Shakespeare Festival

Best Original Costume Design
Paul Tazewell - Jesus Christ Superstar - Stratford Shakespeare Festival

Best Original Lighting Design
Howell Binkley - Jesus Christ Superstar - Stratford Shakespeare Festival

Best Original Set Design
Robert Brill - Jesus Christ Superstar - Stratford Shakespeare Festival

Best Original Sound Design
Jim Neil - Jesus Christ Superstar - Stratford Shakespeare Festival

Best Performance by a Female in a Feature Role/Ensemble (Musical)
Melissa O'Neil - Jesus Christ Superstar - Stratford Shakespeare Festival

Best Performance by a Female in a Feature Role/Ensemble (Play)
Chilina Kennedy - The Grapes of Wrath - Stratford Shakespeare Festival

Best Performance by a Male in a Featured Role/Ensemble (Musical)
Dillon Stevens - Billy Elliot - Mirvish Productions

Best Performance by a Male in a Featured Role/Ensemble (Play)
Josh Young - The Grapes of Wrath - Stratford Shakespeare Festival

Best Play
The Grapes of Wrath - Stratford Shakespeare Festival

Best Theatrical Special Event
Hugh Jackman: One Night Only - Mirvish Productions

Best Touring Production
The Lion King - Mirvish Productions

Best Understudy of the Year
Carla Stickler - Wicked - Mirvish Productions

Best Youth Theatre Production
Jane Eyre - The Singer's Theatre

Theatrical Venue of the Year
Avon Theatre - Stratford Shakespare Festival



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