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Vote For The 2018 BWW Austin Awards; LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Leads Best Musical!

Voting continues for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

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)
THE LITTLE MERMAID - EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens 23%
MARY POPPINS - Georgetown Palace Theatre 12%
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - ZACH Theatre 9%

Best Cast of a Play - Comedy (Local)
I HATE HAMLET - Wimberley Players 22%
AS YOU LIKE IT - City Theatre 13%
SIGNIFICANT OTHER - Jarrot Productions 9%

Best Cast of a Play - Drama (Local)
THE GRAPES OF WRATH - City Theatre 9%
THE WOLVES - Hyde Park 9%
ENRON - UT 9%

Best Cast of a Touring Production
THE LAST 5 YEARS - Texas Light Opera 24%
BOOK OF MORMON - Bass Concert Hall 22%
SCHOOL OF ROCK - Bass Concert Hall 11%

Best Choreography (Local)
Taylor Rainbold - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Wimberley Players 27%
Melissa May-Moncus - THE LITTLE MERMAID - EmilyAnne 12%
Jessee Smart - MARY POPPINS - Georgetown Palace Theatre 11%

Best Costume Design (Local)
Deborah Wilson - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Wimberley Players 16%
Ramona Haas - MARY POPPINS - Georgetown Palace Theatre 10%
Pam Fletcher-Friday - THERE AND BACK - Ground Floor Theatre 8%

Best Direction of a Play - Comedy (Local)
Tracy Arnold - I HATE HAMLET - Wimber;ey Players 20%
David Jarrott - SIGNIFICANT OTHER - Jarrott Productions 13%
Crystal Franz - PRIDE AND PREJUDICE - Emily Ann Theatre and Gardens 12%

Best Direction of a Play - Drama (Local)
Dani Stetka - BLACK DOG - Bottle Alley Theatre Company 16%
Ken Webster - THE WOLVES - Hyde park 11%
Tracy Arnold - ALL MY SONS - City Theatre 10%

Best Direction of Musical (Local)
Jason Kruger - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Wimberley Playhouse 25%
Bridget Gates - THE LITTLE MERMAID - EmilyAnne 12%
Ron Watson - MARY POPPINS - Georgetown Palace 10%

Best Family Friendly Production (Local)
THE LITTLE MERMAID - EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens 32%
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Zach 12%
CHRISTMAS CAROL - Georgetown Palace Theatre 10%

Best Featured Actor in a Musical (Local)
Tommie Jackson - THE LITTLE MERMAID - EmilyAnne 12%
Ben Toomer - RAGTIME - Texas State University 7%
Danny Mosier - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Wimberley Players 7%

Best Featured Actor in a Play - Comedy (Local)
Toby Minor - MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING - Austin Shakespeare 21%
Mitchell Oden - TWELFTH NIGHT - Emily Ann Theatre and Gardens 14%
Greg Hinojosa - BORN YESTERDAY - Wimberley Players 6%

Best Featured Actor in a Play - Drama (Local)
Carlo Lorenzo Garcia - THE MADRES - Shrewd Productions 10%
Denver Surgener - AS YOU LIKE IT - City Theatre 9%
Ty Wiley - ALL MY SONS - City Theatre 8%

Best Featured Actress in a Musical (Local)
Rebecca Smootz - THE LITTLE MERMAID - EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens 13%
Melissa May Moncus - THE LITTLE MERMAID - EmilyAnn 7%
Katie Alice Scott (Ronnette) - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Wimberley Players 6%

Best Featured Actress in a Play - Comedy (Local)
Kristy Lee Ragland - I HATE HAMLET - Wimber;ey Players 14%
Katie Beth Stubbs - TWELFTH NIGHT - Something for Nothing Theatre 10%
Karen Rudy - I HATE HAMLET - Wimberley Players 10%

Best Featured Actress in a Play - Drama (Local)
Giselle Marie Muñoz - THERE AND BACK - Ground Floor Theatre 12%
Robyn Gammill - GRAPES OF WRATH - City Theatre Austin 8%
Sarah Joy Byington - ALABAMA STORY - Southwest Theatre Productions 7%

Best Leading Actor in a Musical (Local)
Ismael Soto III - MARY POPPINS - The Georgetown Palace Theatre 12%
Nate Nelson - THE LITTLE MERMAID - EmilyAnn 11%
Tyler Livingston - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Wimberley Playhouse 10%

Best Leading Actor in a Play - Comedy (Local)
Joseph Urick - I HATE HAMLET - Wimberley Players 22%
Joe Kelley - AS YOU LIKE IT - City Theatre 10%
Carlo Garcia - POCATELLO - Street Corner 8%

Best Leading Actor in a Play - Drama (Local)
Ty Wiley - GRAPES OF WRATH - City Theatre Austin 15%
David R. Jarrott - THE FATHER - Jarrott Productions 14%
Jason Graf - WAIT UNTIL DARK - TexArts 12%

Best Leading Actor in a Touring Production
Joseph Urick - THE LAST 5 YEARS - Texas Light Opera 43%
Kevin Clay (Elder Price) - THE BOOK OF MORMON - Bass Concert Hall 38%
Jose Llana - THE KING AND I - Bass Concert Hall 20%

Best Leading Actress in a Musical (Local)
Amanda Blake - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Wimberley Playhouse 24%
Katya Welch - MARY POPPINS - The Georgetown Palace Theatre 14%
Bergyn Collie - THE LITTLE MERMAID - EmilyAnne 12%

Best Leading Actress in a Play - Comedy (Local)
Elisabeth Steigleman - BORN YESTERDAY - Wimberley Players 19%
Katie Beth Stubbs - AS YOU LIKE IT - The City Theatre Company 18%
Crystal Bird Caviel - FIXING TROILUS & CRESSIDA - Rude Mechs 14%

Best Leading Actress in a Play - Drama (Local)
Katie Henderson - PRIDE AND PREJUDICE - Emily Ann Theatre and Gardens 18%
Amber Quick - THE FATHER - Jarrott Productions 10%
Yesenia Herrington Garcia - THE MADRES - Shrewd Productions 8%

Best Leading Actress in a Touring Production
Ginger Gamble Martel - THE LAST 5 YEARS - Texas Light Opera 43%
Kayla Pecchioni (Nabalungi) - THE BOOK OF MORMON - Bass Concert Hall 34%
Laura Michelle Kelly - THE KING AND I - Bass Concert Hall 23%

Best Lighting Design (Local)
Bill Peeler - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Wimberley Players 22%
Chris McKnight - THE LITTLE MERMAID - EmilyAnne 12%
Faith Castaneda - MARY POPPINS - The Georgetown Palace Theatre 12%

Best Musical (Local)
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Wimberley Players 24%
THE LITTLE MERMAID - EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens 12%
MARY POPPINS - The Georgetown Palace Theatre 9%

Best Musical Direction (Local)
Rebecaa & Derek Smootz - THE LITTLE MERMAID - EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens 25%
Megan Pritchett - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - The Wimberly Players 12%
Allen Robertson - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Zach 9%

Best Original Score (Local)
Allen Robertson - ROB1N - SUMMERSTOCK AUSTIN 33%
Damon Brown - WISH - Georgetown Palace 31%
David Garza - THERE AND BACK - Ground Floor Theatre 27%

Best Play - Comedy (Local)
I HATE HAMLET - Wimber;ey Players 18%
TWELFTH NIGHT - Emily Ann Theatre and Gardens 15%
SIGNIFCANT OTHER - Jarrott Producitons 10%

Best Play - Drama (Local)
BLACK DOG - Bottle Alley Theatre Company 13%
HEISENBERG - ZACH 11%
THE WOLVES - Hyde Park 10%

Best Scenic Design (Local)
Ron Watson/Michael Davis - MARY POPPINS - Georgetown Palace Theatre 15%
Carroll Dolezal - BORN YESTERDAY - Wimberley players 11%
MICHAEL KRAUSS - Leonard Bernstein'S MASS - THE LONG CENTER 10%

Best School Production
INTO THE WOODS - ST ANDREWS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL 16%
TALES OF THE LOST FORMICANS - Texas State Theatre Department 12%
NEWSIES - AISD Summer Musical 11%

Best Site Specific Production or Special Event (Local)
PERFORMANCE PARK - Vortex 41%
BLACK DOG - Bottle Alley Theatre Company 37%
SELF PORTRAITS - Bottle Alley Theatre Company 13%

Best Sound Design (Local)
Craig Brock - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - ZACH THEATRE 18%
Jeff Miller - THE WHO'S TOMMY - THE City Theatre Company 16%
Craig Brock - ONCE - ZACH THEATRE 15%

Best Touring Production
THE LAST 5 YEARS - Texas Light Opera 29%
THE BOOK OF MORMON - BASS CONCERT HALL 26%
RENT - Bass Concert Hall 14%

Best Video/Projection Design (Local)
Rich Simms - MARY POPPINS - Georgetown Palace Theatre 69%
Lowell Bartholomee - GROUNDED - Street Corner Arts 31%

Best Writing for an Original Work (Local)
Rita Anderson - WOMAN HOLLERING CREEK - Emily Ann Theatre and Gardens 23%
Chris Fontanes - BLACK DOG - Bottle Alley Theatre Company 14%
Raul Garza - THERE AND BACK - Ground Floor Theatre 11%

Best Young Adult Actor (Local)
Diego Rodriguez - MARY POPPINS - Georgetown Palace Theatre 19%
Zachary O'Dell - MARY POPPINS - The Georgetown Palace Theatre 18%
Matthew Kennedy - DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDREL - Summerstock AUSTIN 15%

Best Young Adult Actress (Local)
Emily Robinett - NEWSIES - AISD Summer Musical 20%
Olivia Leedy - MARY POPPINS - The Georgetown Palace Theatre 20%
Helena Laing - WEST SIDE STORY - McCallum Fine Arts Academy 11%

Theatre of the Year (Local)
The Wimberly Players 20%
Georgetown Palace Theatre 16%
ZACH 15%

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