2015 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards - Last Week to Vote!

Voting has opened for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Austin Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2014 and September 2015. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31.

Voting is now underway for Austin! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends.

Here are the current standings for Austin:

Best Cast of a Musical (Local)
Catch Me If You Can - The Wimberley Players 18%
Monty Python's Spamalot - The Georgetown Palace 13%
Carrie: The Musical - Austin Theatre Project 11%

Best Cast of a Play - Comedy (Local)
Peter & the Starcatcher - Zach Theatre 20%
The Graduate - The City Theatre Company 16%
Table Settings - Sam Bass Theatre 15%

Best Cast of a Play - Drama (Local)
Wait Until Dark - The Wimberley Players 25%
Love! Valour! Compassion! - The City Theatre 21%
When The Rain Stops Falling - Different Stages 12%

Best Cast of a Touring Production
Jersey Boys - Texas Performing Arts 51%
Disney's The Little Mermaid - Broadway in Austin - Broadway in Austin 27%
Annie - Broadway in Austin - Texas Performing Arts 23%

Best Choreography (Local)
Jesee Smart - Monty Python's Spamalot - The Georgetown Palace 24%
Madison Piner - Catch Me If You Can - The Wimberley Players 23%
Cathie Sheridan - Forever Plaid - Austin Theatre Project 18%

Best Costume Design (Local)
Becky Squyres - Love! Valour! Compassion! - The City Theatre Company 13%
Glenda Barnes - The Rocky Horror Show - Doctuh Mistuh Productions 13%
Bobby Moffett - Ring of Fire - TexARTS 12%

Best Direction of a Play - Comedy (Local)
Laura Haygood - The 39 Steps - Wimberley Players 26%
Michael Baron - Peter & the Starcatcher - Zach Theatre 17%
Tracy Arnold - The Gradaute - The City Theatrre Company 11%

Best Direction of a Play - Drama (Local)
Matthew Burnett - Love! Valour! Compassion! - The City Theatre Company 22%
Dave Steakley - Mothers & Sons - Zach Theatre 19%
Jeff Hinkle - Julius Caesar - The City Theatre Company 12%

Best Direction of Musical (Local)
Tyler King - Catch Me If You Can - The Wimberley Players 22%
Ron Watson - Monty Python's Spamalot - Georgetown Palace 16%
Kasey RT Graham - Guys and Dolls - TexARTS 10%

Best Family Friendly Production (Local)
Forever Plaid - Austin Theatre Project 28%
Guys & Dolls - Summer Stock Austin 25%
A Christmas Carol - Zach Theatre 19%

Best Featured Actor in a Musical (Local)
Derek Smootz - Catch Me If You Can - The Wimberley Players 17%
Paul Sanchez - Guys and Dolls - TexARTS 17%
Phil Rodriguez - Monty Python's Spamalot - Georgetown Palace 13%

Best Featured Actor in a Play - Comedy (Local)
Adam Rowland - Table Settings - Sam Bass Theatre 25%
David Nguyen - The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) - Oh Dragon Theatre Company 17%
Scott Poppaw - The Graduate - The City Theatre Company 14%

Best Featured Actor in a Play - Drama (Local)
Danny Mosier - Wait Until Dark - The Wimberley Players 29%
Rick Felkins - Love! Valour! Compassion! - The City Theatre Company 13%
Scott Poppaw - Love! Valour! Compassion! - The City Theatre Company 10%

Best Featured Actor in a Touring Production
Fred Inkley - Disney's The Little Mermaid - Broadway in Austin 40%
Jeff Skowron - Disney's Little Mermaid - Broadway in Austin 35%
Melvin Abston - Disney's The Little Mermaid - Broadway in Austin 26%

Best Featured Actress in a Musical (Local)
Cathie Sheridan - Carrie the Musical - Austin Theatre Project 15%
Amy Nichols - Guys and Dolls - TexARTS 15%
Emily Niswonger - Monty Python's Spamalot - The Georgetown Palace 15%

Best Featured Actress in a Play - Comedy (Local)
Ashley Sauls - The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) - Oh Dragon Theatre Company 25%
Christina Little-Manley - Table Settings - Sam Bass Theatre 14%
Jean Budney - Mauritius - Different Stages 14%

Best Featured Actress in a Play - Drama (Local)
Elizabeth Anne - Wait Until Dark - The Wimberley Players 32%
Christina Little-Manley - Picnic - Agape Actors Co-op 17%
Jess Hughes - The Quarry - Hyde Park Theatre 13%

Best Featured Actress in a Touring Production
Jennifer Allen - Disney's The Little Mermaid - Broadway in Austin 45%
Ashley Edler - Annie - Broadway in Austin 40%
Lucy Werner - Annie - Broadway in Austin 15%

Best High School or College Production of a Musical or Play (Local)
The Producers - McCallum Fine Arts Academy - McCallum Fine Arts Academy 62%
Misalliance - Mary Moody Northern Theatre - Mary Moody Northern Theatre 21%
The Robber Bridegroom - Mary Moody Northern Theatre - Mary Moody Northern Theatre 18%

Best Leading Actor in a Musical (Local)
Andrew Foote - Evita - ZACH Theatre 28%
Michael Wheeler - Catch Me If You Can - The Wimberley Players 26%
R. Michael Clinkscales - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum - The City Theatre Company 16%

Best Leading Actor in a Play - Comedy (Local)
Will Mercer - Greater Tuna - Wimberley Players 33%
Zac Carr - Cock - Theatre en Bloc 17%
J. Robert Moore - Peter and the Starcatcher - Zach Theatre 17%

Best Leading Actor in a Play - Drama (Local)
Kirk Kelso - Love! Valour! Compassion! - The City Theatre Company 41%
Martin Burke - Mothers & Sons - Zach Theatre 17%
Andy Smith - When the Rain Stops Falling - Different Stages 14%

Best Leading Actor in a Touring Production
Eric Kunze - Disney's The Little Mermaid - Brodway in Austin 48%
Hayden Milanes - Jersey Boys - Broadway in Austin 38%
Matthew Dailey - Jersey Boys - Broadway in Austin 15%

Best Leading Actress in a Musical (Local)
Aline Mayagoitia - Heathers - Doctuh Mistuh Productions 18%
Emily Niswonger - Chicago - Georgetown Palace 13%
Samantha Bagdon - Hairspray - Zilker Park 13%

Best Leading Actress in a Play - Comedy (Local)
Elisabeth Anne Jean - The 39 Steps - Wimberley Players 28%
CiCi Moore - Private Lives - Agape Actors Co-op 22%
Sara Burke - Peter and the Starcatcher - Zach Theatre 16%

Best Leading Actress in a Play - Drama (Local)
Michael Learned - Mothers & Sons - Zach Theatre 43%
Katherine Catmull - The Quarry - Hyde Park Theatre 23%
Jessica Riley - Veronica's Room - Oh Dragon Theatre Company 21%

Best Leading Actress in a Touring Production
Alison Woods - Disney's The Little Mermaid - Broadway in Austin 57%
Kimberly Richards - Sister's Christmas Catechism - The Long Center 25%
Lynn Andrews - Annie - Broadway in Austin 18%

Best Lighting Design (Local)
Amy Lewis - Metal Queen - Loaded Gun Theory 16%
James Jennings - Carrie: The Musical - Austin Theatre Project 14%
Bill Peeler - When the Rain Stops Falling - Different Stages 11%

Best Musical (Local)
Catch Me If You Can - The Wimberley Players 17%
Monty Python's Spamalot - Georgetown Palace 15%
Chicago - Austin Playhouse 9%

Best Musical Direction (Local)
Austin Kimble - Monty Python's Spamalot - Georgetown Palace 39%
Rachel Hoovler - Catch Me If You Can - The Wimberley Players 20%
Robert L. Frost - Guys and Dolls - TexARTS 10%

Best Original Score (Local)
Murder Ballad Murder Mystery - paper chairs 67%
MAST - Mark Stewart - paper chairs 19%
The Metal Queen - Anna Larson - Loaded Gun Theory 14%

Best Play - Comedy (Local)
The 39 Steps - Wimberley Players 31%
Cock - Theatre En Bloc 16%
The Graduate - The City Theatre Company 9%

Best Play - Drama (Local)
Love! Valour! Compassion! - The City Theatre Company 29%
Jacob's Ladder - Theatre en Bloc 11%
Veronica's Room - Oh Dragon Theatre Company 11%

Best Scenic Design (Local)
Ann Marie Gordon - When the Rain Stops Falling - Different Stages 19%
Donna Coughlin - Guys and Dolls - TexARTS 18%
Jim Schuler - Great American Trailer Park Musical - Austin Theatre Project 12%

Best Site Specific Production or Special Event (Local)
Hands Up Hoodies Down - The Vortex - The Vortex 36%
Good Weather for Bundt Cakes - Cinnamon Path Theatre 35%
Murder Ballad Murder Mystery - paper chairs 29%

Best Sound Design (Local)
MacAnn Ross - The 39 Steps - Wimberely Players 34%
Joel Mercado-See - Heathers - Doctuh Mistuh Productions 18%
Sam Kokajko - Guys and Dolls - TexARTS 14%

Best Touring Production
Jersey Boys - Texas Performing Arts 56%
Disney's The Little Mermaid - Broadway in Austin - Texas Performing Arts 35%
Sister's Christmas Catechism - The Long Center - The Lomng Center 10%

Best Video/Projection Design (Local)
Scott Wade - The 39 Steps - Wimberley Players 31%
Rich Simms - Damn Yankees - Georgetown Palace 28%
Richard Simms - Carrie: The Musical - Austin Theatre Project 20%

Best Writing for an Original Work (Local)
Dennis Bailey & David Mixner - Jacob's Ladder - Theatre en Bloc 31%
Carl Gonzales - Piece of the Puzzle - Oh Dragon Theatre Company 25%
Max Langert - Good Weather for Bundt Cakes - Cinnamon Path Theatre 20%

Best Young Adult Actor (Local)
Logan Vohs - Aladdin - Sam Bass Theatre 51%
Logan Vohs - Table Settings - Sam Bass Theatre 27%
Nate Jackson - DNA - Capital T Theatre 22%

Best Young Adult Actress (Local)
Adele Simms - Damn Yankees - Georgetown Palace 42%
Hannah Roberts - Into the Woods - Summer Stock Austin 22%
Kendra Patch - Wizard of Oz - EmilyAnn Theatre 18%

Person to Watch (Local)
Phil Rodriguez - Monty Python's Spamalot 21%
Amanda Serra - Great American Trailer Park Musical 16%
Craig McKerley - Hairspray 9%

Theatre of the Year (Local)
Georgetown Palace 21%
Wimberley Players 15%
The City Theatre Company 11%




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