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Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards; Georgetown Palace Wins Theatre of the Year!

Winners have been announced for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2017.

This year the BroadwayWorld Regional Awards took place in a record number of markets, with a record number of votes - including 56 cities across the United States; with our awards taking place globally in a record-breaking 11 countries, including multiple Canadian cities!

Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

The votes have been counted... Check out the full list of winners below!

Best Cast of a Musical (Local)
The Wizard of Oz - Zilker Theatre Productions

Best Cast of a Play - Comedy (Local)
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike - Wimberley Players

Best Cast of a Play - Drama (Local)
August Osage County - The City Theatre Company

Best Cast of a Touring Production
Phantom of the Opera - Texas Performing Arts

Best Choreography (Local)
Jesee Smart - Rock of Ages - Georgetown Palace Theatre

Best Costume Design (Local)
Alina Bushong - The Little Mermaid - Georgetown Palace Theatre

Best Direction of a Play - Comedy (Local)
TRACY ARNOLD - Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike - Wimberley Playhouse

Best Direction of a Play - Drama (Local)
Dave Steakley - The Great Society - ZACH Theatre

Best Direction of Musical (Local)
Bridget Gates - The Secret Garden - EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens

Best Family Friendly Production (Local)
The Wizard of Oz - Zilker Theatre Productions

Best Featured Actor in a Musical (Local)
Buddy Novak - 1776 / The Little Mermaid / West Side Story - Georgetown Palace Theatre

Best Featured Actor in a Play - Comedy (Local)
Bobby Dipasquale - Drinking Habits - Georgetown Palace Playhouse

Best Featured Actor in a Play - Drama (Local)
Patrick Wheeler - August: Osage County - The City Theatre Company

Best Featured Actor in a Touring Production
John Michael Dias - Beautiful - Broadway in Austin

Best Featured Actress in a Musical (Local)
Elli Grace Hodges - Wizard of Oz - Zilker Hillside Theater Austin , TX

Best Featured Actress in a Play - Comedy (Local)
Mary Jane Windle - Vanya and Sonia and Masha and spike - Wimberley Players

Best Featured Actress in a Play - Drama (Local)
Kali McBurney - You Can't Do That Dan Moody - Georgetown Palace Theatre

Best Featured Actress in a Touring Production
Maggie Lakis - Something Rotten - Broadway in Austin

Best Leading Actor in a Musical (Local)
Cliff Butler - Rock of Ages - Georgetown Palace Theater

Best Leading Actor in a Play - Comedy (Local)
Kirk Kelso - A Tuna Christmas - Georgetown Palace Playhouse

Best Leading Actor in a Play - Drama (Local)
Sam Domino - Prodigal Son - Jarrott Productions

Best Leading Actress in a Musical (Local)
Ashlee Zoch - Rock of Ages - Georgetown Palace Theatre

Best Leading Actress in a Play - Comedy (Local)
Beth Burroughs - Drinking Habits - Georgetown Palace Playhouse

Best Leading Actress in a Play - Drama (Local)
Robyn Conner - August: Osage County - The City Theatre Company

Best Lighting Design (Local)
Faith Castaneda - 1776 / Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat / Man of La Mancha / Rock of Ages / The Little Mermaid / West Side Story - Georgetown Palace Theatre

Best Musical (Local)
Rock of Ages - Georgetown Palace Theatre

Best Musical Direction (Local)
Austin Kimble - Rock of Ages - Georgetown Palace Theatre

Best Original Score (Local)
Prodigal Son - Jarrott Productions

Best Play - Comedy (Local)
A Tuna Christmas - Georgetown Palace Playhouse

Best Play - Drama (Local)
August Osage County - The City Theatre Company

Best Scenic Design (Local)
Ron Watson - Rock of Ages - Georgetown Palace Theatre

Best School Production
Catch Me If You Can - McCallum Fine Arts Academy

Best Site Specific Production or Special Event (Local)
You Can't Do That Dan Moody - Georgetown Palace Theatre

Best Sound Design (Local)
Cody Ibey - Rock of Ages - Georgetown Palace Theatre

Best Touring Production
Something Rotten - Broadway in Austin

Best Video/Projection Design (Local)
Rich Simms - Annie - Georgetown Palace

Best Writing for an Original Work (Local)
Casey Wimpee - Butcher Holler Here We Come - Theatre Synesthesia

Best Young Adult Actor (Local)
Diego Rodriguez - JJ's Arcade / Charlotte's Web - ZACH Theatre

Best Young Adult Actress (Local)
Trinity Johnston - The Secret Garden - EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens

Theatre of the Year (Local)
Georgetown Palace Theatre / Palace Playhouse

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