THE GREAT GATSBY, THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL & More Win at the 21st Annual Theatre Fans' Choice Awards

The Great Gatsby, The Heart of Rock and Roll, and Stereophonic took home the most prizes.

By: Jun. 05, 2024
THE GREAT GATSBY, THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL & More Win at the 21st Annual Theatre Fans' Choice Awards
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BroadwayWorld is thrilled to announce the winners of the 21st Annual Theater Fans' Choice Awards. The Theater Fans' Choice Awards honor and celebrate the best of New York Theater - as decided by the most important critics, the audience at large - allowing YOU to have your say during the most exciting time of the year for the theater community.

Now celebrating our 21st year, the Theater Fans' Choice Awards continue to be the grandest fan-based awards of their kind, setting a record for the number of votes cast for the 2023/2024 season.

The Great Gatsby was the big winners for the 21st Annual Theater Fan's Choice Awards, taking home nine wins in total. The show was recognized for Best Book of a Musical (Kait Kerrigan), Best Costume Design (Linda Cho), Best Direction of a Musical (Marc Bruni), Best Lead Performer in a Musical (Jeremy Jordan), Best Lighting Design (Cory Pattak), Best Musical, Best Original Score (Jason Howland and Nathan Tysen), Best Scenic Design (Paul Tate DePoo III), and Best Sound Design of a Musical (Brian Ronan).

The Heart of Rock and Roll won four awards including Best Choreography (Lorin Latarro), Best Ensemble, Best Featured Performer in a Musical (Tamika Lawrence), and Best Orchestrations (Brian Usifer).

Stereophonic took home three awards including Best Direction of a Play (Daniel Aukin), Best Play, and Best Sound Design of a Play (Ryan Rumery).


THE GREAT GATSBY, THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL & More Win at the 21st Annual Theatre Fans' Choice Awards

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Check out the complete list of winners below!

21st Annual Theatre Fans' Choice Awards Winners

Best Book of a Musical

Kait KerriganThe Great Gatsby 

Best Choreography

Lorin LatarroThe Heart of Rock and Roll 

Best Costume Design

Linda ChoThe Great Gatsby

Best Direction of a Musical

Marc BruniThe Great Gatsby

Best Direction of a Play

Daniel AukinStereophonic

Best Ensemble

The Heart of Rock and Roll - The Heart of Rock and Roll 

Best Featured Performer in a Musical

Tamika LawrenceThe Heart of Rock and Roll 

Best Featured Performer in a Play

Alex BrightmanThe Shark is Broken 

Best Lead Performer in a Musical

Jeremy JordanThe Great Gatsby

Best Lead Performer in a Play

Leslie Odom, Jr. - Purlie Victorious 

Best Lighting Design

Cory PattakThe Great Gatsby 

Best Long-Running Broadway Show

Hadestown - Hadestown 

Best Musical

The Great Gatsby - The Great Gatsby

Best Off-Broadway Musical

FIVE: The Parody Musical - FIVE: The Parody Musical 

Best Off-Broadway Play

Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors - Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors 

Best Orchestrations

Brian UsiferThe Heart of Rock and Roll 

Best Original Score

Jason Howland and Nathan TysenThe Great Gatsby

Best Play

David AdjmiStereophonic 

Best Revival of a Musical

Merrily We Roll Along - Merrily We Roll Along

Best Revival of a Play

Ossie DavisPurlie Victorious 

Best Scenic Design

Paul Tate DePoo III - The Great Gatsby 

Best Sound Design of a Musical

Brian RonanThe Great Gatsby

Best Sound Design of a Play

Ryan RumeryStereophonic

Best Touring Production

Beetlejuice - Beetlejuice 








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