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First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Birmingham Awards; University of Montevallo's A NEW BRAIN Leads Best Musical

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2022 BroadwayWorld Birmingham Standings - 11/21/22

Best Cabaret/Concert/Solo Performance
Greta Lambert - A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Alabama Shakespeare Festival 11%
Abijah Cunningham - CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR - Red Mountain Theatre 11%
Erika Kellom - CHOCOLATE COVERED CABARET - Encore Theatre and Gallery 10%
Rickey Powell - BUSY DAY - Theatre Tuscaloosa 10%
Jeremy Jefferson - CHOCOLATE COVERED CABARET - Encore Theatre 9%
Sunny Brown - MISSED FIRECRACKERS - Central Alabama Theater 9%
Jackson Massey - LITTLE BLACK DRESSES AND BOWTIES - The DANE 7%
Halo Wheeler - CHOCOLATE COVERED CABARET - Encore Theatre and Gallery 7%
Abijah Cunningham - CHOCOLATE COVERED CABARET - Encore Theatre and Gallery 6%
Kristin Stakowski - MISSED FIRECRACKERS - Central Alabama Theater 6%
Henry Scott - CABARET - CAT Cabaret 5%
Henry Scott - CAT CABARET WITH Henry Scott - Central Alabama Theater 3%
Henry Scott - ADVENTURES OF HYLANDO - Central Alabama Theater 2%
Henry Scott - THE ADVENTURES OF HYLANDO - Central Alabama Theater 2%

Best Choreography Of A Play Or Musical
Cheryl Sington - BIG RIVER - Theatre of Gadsden 9%
Kelly Page - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Theatre of Gadsden 9%
Ursula Smith - CHOCOLATE COVERED CABARET - Encore Theatre and Gallery 9%
Tuan Malinowski - THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL - UAB Theatre 9%
Carl Dean - 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL - Virginia Samford Theatre 9%
Lindsay Troja - ORPHIE AND THE BOOK OF HEROS - Samford University 8%
Cole Cabiness - NEWSIES - Actor's Charitable Theatre 7%
James Keith Posey & Raquel Whitehead - OLIVER! - Pike Road Theatre Company 7%
Dr. Cheryl Sington - BIG RIVER - Theatre of Gadsden 7%
Roy Lightner - ONCE - Red Mountain Theatre 4%
Bria Tyner - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - Red Mountain 4%
Lindsay Sockler Troha - MAMMA MIA! - Theatre Tuscaloosa 4%
Robin Lewis - KINKY BOOTS - Red Mountain Theatre 4%
Ursula Smith - BROWN SUGAR NUTCRACKER - DJD Theatre 3%
Lindsay Benton - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Alabama Shakespeare Festival 3%
Henry Scott - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Virginia Samford Theatre 2%
Jamorris Rivers - CINDERELLA - Red Mountain Theatre 1%
Chelsea Reynolds - COMPANY - Virginia Samford Theatre 1%

Best Costume Design Of A Play Or Musical
Hillary Cunningham - BIG RIVER - Theatre of Gadsden 13%
Kelleybrooke Brown - WIZARD OF OZ - Aggie Theatre 10%
Joy Tilley Perryman - RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF Johnny Cash - Theatre of Gadsden 9%
Emily Blossom - OLIVER! - Pike Road Theatre Company 8%
Kimberly Schnormeier - SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS - UAB Theatre 8%
Sharon Morgan - KINKY BOOTS - Red Mountain Theatre 7%
Melanie Yancey and Molly Page - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Theatre of Gadsden 6%
Kyle Everett - A NEW BRAIN - University of Montevallo 5%
Heather Hood - ONCE - Red Mountain Theatre 5%
Becky Freeman & Joey Lay - NEWSIES - Actor's Charitable Theatre 4%
Mary Taylor Gurney - THE MERRY WIDOW - Birmingham Music Club 4%
Emily Gill - ANON(YMOUS) - University of Montevallo 4%
Jeanette Waterman - MAMMA MIA! - Theatre Tuscaloosa 3%
Emily Gill - A NEW BRAIN - University of Montevallo 3%
Theresa Ham - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Alabama Shakespeare Festival 3%
Kyle Everett - ANONYMOUS - University of Montevallo 3%
James Lebo - 9 TO 5` - Virginia Samford Theatre 2%
Myrna Colley-Lee - FREEDOM RIDER - Alabama Shakespeare Festival 1%
Kathleen Geldard - MACBETH - Alabama Shakespeare Festival 0%

Best Direction Of A Musical
Mike Beecham - BIG RIVER - Theatre of Gadsden 17%
Dr. David Callaghan - THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL - University of Montevallo 11%
Kelleybrooke Brown - WIZARD OF OZ - Aggie Theatre 10%
James Keith Posey - OLIVER! - Pike Road Theater Company 8%
Mike Beecham - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Theatre of Gadsden 6%
Mary Kate Condra - NEWSIES - Actor's Charitable Theatre 5%
Stephen Tyler Davis - MAMMA MIA! - Theatre Tuscaloosa 5%
Carl Dean - 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL - Virginia Samford Theatre 4%
Valerie Accetta - CINDERELLA - Red Mountain Theatre 3%
Roy Lightner - ONCE - Red Mountain Theatre 3%
KINKY BOOTS - Red Mountain 3%
Cheryl Hall - GODSPELL - UAB 3%
Chelsea Reynolds - COMPANY - Virginia Samford Theatre 3%
Cooper Ellis - A NEW BRAIN - University of Alabama at Birmingham 3%
David Callaghan - COMPANY - University of Montevallo Theatre Dept 3%
Robin Lewis - KINKY BOOTS - Red Mountain Theater 3%
Carlton V Bell II - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - Red Mountain Theatre Company 2%
Henry Scott - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Virginia Samford Theatre 2%
Kristin Kenning - THE MERRY WIDOW - Birmingham Music Club 2%
ONCE - Red Mountain 1%
Keith Cromwell - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - Red Mountain Theatre 1%

Best Direction Of A Play
Bart Pitchford - ANONYMOUS - University of Montevallo 14%
Charnelle Brown - SKELETON CREW - Encore Theatre and Gallery 12%
Carl Dean - ERNEST AND THE PALE MOON - Jefferson County Academy of Theatre and Dance 11%
Dennis McLernon - NOISES OFF - UAB 9%
Gerald Pitchford - ANON(YMOUS) - University of Montevallo 8%
Kenyatta 'YaYa' Browne - THE MAMALOGUES - Theatre Tuscaloosa 7%
Rachael Pike Upton - THE SWEET DELILAH SWIM CLUB - South City Theatre 6%
Lisa Ponder - THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK - South City Theatre 6%
Paul K. Looney - ON GOLDEN POND - Theatre Tuscaloosa 5%
Mike Cunliffe - CLUE - BIRMINGHAM FESTIVAL THEATER 5%
Charles Prosser - GIRLS' WEEKEND - Theatre Tuscaloosa 3%
Carlton V Bell - ONE IN TWO - Birmingham Black Repertory Theatre Collective 3%
Kelsey Crawford - PUFFS - Birmingham Festival Theater 3%
Mackey Atkinson - SORDID LIVES - Birmingham Festival Theater 2%
Jane Phares - BLITHE SPIRIT - Belltower Players 2%
Rick Dildine - MACBETH - Alabama Shakespeare Festival 2%
Kiera Gillock - STOP KISS - Theatre Tuscaloosa 1%
Donna Williamson - THE NIGHT OF JANUARY 16TH - South City Theatre 1%

Best Ensemble Performance
THE CAST OF RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF Johnny Cash - Theatre of Gadsden 12%
BIG RIVER - Theatre of Gadsden 11%
SPONGEBOB THE MUSICAL - UAB 9%
ORPHIE AND THE BOOK OF HEREOS - Samford University 8%
A NEW BRAIN - University of Montevallo Theatre Dept 8%
OLIVER! - Pike Road Theatre Company 7%
ANONYMOUS - University of Montevallo 4%
THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Theatre of Gadsden 4%
CHOCOLATE COVERED CABARET - Encore Theatre and Gallery 4%
NEWSIES - Actor's Charitable Theatre 4%
GROWN MAN ISSUES - The Encore Theatre and Gallery 4%
MAMMA MIA! - Theatre Tuscaloosa 3%
KINKY BOOTS - Red Mountain Theatre 3%
ONCE - Red Mountain 3%
AS YOU LIKE IT - University of Montevallo 2%
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - Red Mountain Theatre 2%
THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK - South City Theatre 1%
SKELETON CREW - Encore Theatre and Gallery 1%
25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE - Virginia Samford Theatre 1%
9 TO 5 - Virginia Samford Theatre 1%
COMPANY - Virginia Samford Theatre 1%
CINDERELLA - Red Mountain Theatre 1%
THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Virginia Samford Theatre 1%
CLUE - BFT 1%
THE SWEET DELILAH SWIM CLUB - South City Theatre 1%

Best Lighting Design Of A Play Or Musical
Cassie Cunningham - BIG RIVER - Theatre of Gadsden 14%
Jenn Luck - RING OF FIRE - Theatre of Gadsden 10%
James Seymour - WIZARD OF OZ - Aggie Theatre 9%
Tollie Boone - THE MAGIC FLUTE - Samford University 6%
Jonathan David Washington - HOLIDAY INN - Encore Theatre 6%
Bailey Dumlao - SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS - UAB Theatre 6%
Kel Laeger - THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL - University of Montevallo 5%
Kel Laeger - A NEW BRAIN - University of Montevallo 5%
Joey Lay - NEWSIES - Actor's Charitable Theatre 4%
ONCE - Red Mountain 4%
KINKY BOOTS - Red Mountain Theater 3%
Brad Cozby - ONCE - Red Mountain Theatre 3%
Tollie Boone - THE LARAMIE PROJECT - Samford University 3%
Erin Hisey - MAMMA MIA! - Theatre Tuscaloosa 2%
Kelly Allison - A NEW BRAIN - The University of Alabama at Birmingham 2%
Jonathan David Washington - SKELETON CREW - Encore Theatre and Gallery 2%
CINDERELLA - Red Mountain Theater 2%
Cory Pattak - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Alabama Shakespeare Festival 2%
Ben Boyer and Sarah Robbins - 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL - Virginia Samford Theatre 2%
Christian Specht - A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Samford University 2%
Brad Cozby - KINKY BOOTS - Red Mountain Theatre 2%
Sarah Robbins - MERRY WIDOW - Opera Birmingham 1%
Lyndell McDonald - THE MAMALOGUES - Theatre Tuscaloosa 1%
Christian Specht - THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS - Samford University 1%
Wheeler Kincaid - ON GOLDEN POND - Theatre Tuscaloosa 1%

Best Music Direction & Orchestra Performance
Billy Jenkins - RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF Johnny Cash - Theatre of Gadsden 22%
Angie Campbell - BIG RIVER - Theatre of Gadsden 13%
Jennifer Hartsell - THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL - University of Montevallo 7%
Carolyn Violi - THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL - University of Alabama at Birmingham 7%
Jennifer Hartselle - A NEW BRAIN - University of Montevallo 7%
Brad Diamond - A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Samford Theatre 6%
Jordan Harper - NEWSIES - Actor's Charitable Theatre 5%
Dee Hill - CHOCOLATE COVERED CABARET - Encore Theatre and Gallery 5%
Anthony Smith - ONCE - Red Mountain Theatre 4%
Dee Hill - SOUL OF CHRISTMAS - Encore Theatre 3%
Leslie Poss - MAMMA MIA! - Theatre Tuscaloosa 3%
Anthony Smith - KINKY BOOTS - Red Mountain Theatre 3%
Anthony Smith - CINDERELLA - Red Mountain Theatre 2%
Carolyn Violi - A NEW BRAIN - University of Alabama at Birmingham 2%
Jennifer Hartsell - COMPANY - University of Montevallo Theatre Dept 2%
Anthony Smith - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - Red Mountain Theatre 2%
Debbie Mielke - COMPANY - Virginia Samford Theatre 2%
Debbie Mielke - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Virginia Samford Theatre 2%
Michael King - 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE - Virginia Samford Theatre 1%
Brian Vilunias - THE MERRY WIDOW - Birmingham Music Club 1%
Christy Vest - 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL - Virginia Samford Theatre 1%
Debbie Mielke - INTO THE WOODS - Homewood Theater 1%
Cris Frisco - LA BOHEME - Opera Birmingham 1%

Best Musical
A NEW BRAIN - University of Montevallo Theatre Dept 12%
RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF Johnny Cash - Theatre of Gadsden 12%
BIG RIVER - Theatre of Gadsden 11%
THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL - University of Alabama at Birmingham 10%
THE WIZARD OF OZ - Aggie Theatre 9%
ORPHIE AND THE BOOK OF HEREOS - Samford University 8%
OLIVER! - Pike Road Theater Company 6%
THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Theatre of Gadsden 5%
CHOCOLATE COVERED CABARET - Encore Theatre and Gallery 5%
KINKY BOOTS - Red Mountain Theatre 4%
MAMMA MIA! - Theatre Tuscaloosa 3%
ONCE - Red Mountain Theatre 3%
NEWSIES - Actor's Charitable Theatre 3%
SOUL OF CHRISTMAS - Encore Theatre and Gallery 3%
25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE - Virginia Samford Theatre 2%
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - Red Mountain 2%
9 TO 5 - Virginia Samford Theatre 2%
CINDERELLA - Red Mountain Theatre 1%
COMPANY - Virginia Samford Theatre 1%
PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE - Virginia Samford Theatre 0%

Best New Play Or Musical
THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL - University of Montevallo Theatre 26%
FLATLINERS THE MUSICAL - Annslyn Pilkington and Jennifer Hartsell 19%
CHOCOLATE COVERED CABARET - Encore Theatre and Gallery 9%
ECHO(ES) - UAB 9%
FREEDOM RIDER - Alabama Shakespeare Festival 9%
HOLIDAY INN - Encore Theatre and Gallery 6%
MARC RABY'S HOLIDAY INN - Encore Theatre 6%
ONE IN TWO - Birmingham Black Repertory Theatre Collective 5%
SALOME VS JOHN - University of Montevallo 3%
GROWN MAN ISSUES - Encore Theatre and Gallery 3%
SOUL OF CHRISTMAS - Encore Theatre 3%
THREE SCENES IN THE LIFE OF A TROTSKYIST - University of Montevallo 2%

Best Performer In A Musical
John Christopher Adams - BIG RIVER - Theatre of Gadsden 10%
Troy Serena - THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL - University of Alabama at Birmingham 6%
Hannah Warden - RING OF FIRE - Theatre of Gadsden 6%
Madison Hotchkiss - A NEW BRAIN - University of Montevallo Theatre Dept 5%
David Ritschard - BIG RIVER - Theatre of Gadsden 4%
Zaylon Johnson - OLIVER! - Pike Road Theater Company 4%
Jensyn Seay - WIZARD OF OZ - Aggie Theatre 4%
Gene Austyn Lucas - THE LIGHTNING THIEF - University of Montevallo 4%
Cecil Washington, Jr. - KINKY BOOTS - Red Mountain Theatre 4%
Ava Williams - 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE - Virginia Samford Theatre 4%
Erika Kellom - SOUL OF CHRISTMAS - Encore Theatre 3%
Griff Isbell - OLIVER! - Pike Road Theatre Company 3%
AvaRose Brown - SPOOKLEY THE SQUARE PUMPKIN - Aggie Theatre 3%
Caleb Burdette - NEWSIES - Actor's Charitable Theatre 3%
Katie Sims - MATILDA, JR - Aggie Theatre 3%
Abijah Cunningham - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - Red Mountain Theatre 2%
Matthew J. Staley - ONCE - Red Mountain Theatre 2%
Dominique Posey - CHOCOLATE COVERED CABARET - Encore Theatre and Gallery 2%
Reagan Branch - MAMMA MIA! - Theatre Tuscaloosa 2%
Amy Johnson - 9 TO 5 - Virginia Samford Theatre 2%
Delaney Eaves - COMPANY - University of Montevallo Theatre Dept 2%
Sadie Farmer - A NEW BRAIN - University of Alabama at Birmingham 2%
Jamie Shannon Ferguson Ertle - MAMMA MIA! - Theatre Tuscaloosa 2%
Steven Yates - MAMMA MIA! - Theatre Tuscaloosa 2%
Sophie Barton - MATILDA, JR - Aggie Theatre 2%

Best Performer In A Play
Griffin Simmons - THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE - The Lighthouse Theatre Company 12%
Cameron White - DEARLY DEPARTED - Encore Theatre And Gallery 8%
Seviin Li - MARC RABY'S HOLIDAY INN - Encore Theatre and Gallery 8%
Macy Robinson - AS YOU LIKE IT - University of Montevallo Theatre Dept 6%
Will Harrel - AS YOU LIKE IT - University of Montevallo 6%
Jaanai Delatorre - ANONYMOUS - University of Montevallo 6%
Ian Black - NOISES OFF - UAB Theatre 6%
Campbell Pate - THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK - South City Theater 5%
Amanda Watson - AS YOU LIKE IT - University of Montevallo 3%
Chris Sam's - THE NORMAL HEART - University of Montevallo 3%
NorQuina Rieves - THE MAMALOGUES - Theatre Tuscaloosa 3%
Jeremy Christopher Jefferson - GROWN MAN ISSUES - Encore Theatre and Gallery 3%
Toy Matthews - DEARLY DEPARTED - Encore Theatre And Gallery 3%
Cathrerine Fries Vaughn - THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING - Central Alabama Theater 3%
Dianna Shaw - ON GOLDEN POND - Theatre Tuscaloosa 2%
Benjamin Bonenfant - MACBETH - Alabama Shakespeare Festival 2%
Gabriel Bernal - CINDERELLA - Red Mountain Theatre 2%
Jessica Briana Kelly - GIRLS' WEEKEND - Theatre Tuscaloosa 2%
TeShara Monique - GROWN MAN ISSUES - Encore Theatre and Gallery 2%
Wes Lee - MARC RABY'S HOLIDAY INN - Encore Theatre and Gallery 2%
Meghan Andrews - MACBETH - Alabama Shakespeare Festival 2%
Destiny Clark - THE SWEET DELILAH SWIM CLUB - South City Theatre 2%
Michael Wilbanks - THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK - South City Theatre 1%
Nick Crawford - GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS - BFT 1%
Stephen Mangina - GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS - Birmingham Festival Theater 1%

Best Play
ANON(YMOUS) - University of Montevallo 15%
THE LARAMIE PROJECT - Samford University 13%
THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE - The Lighthouse Theatre Company 12%
DEARLY DEPARTED - Encore Theatre and Gallery 8%
NOISES OFF - UAB Theatre 7%
MARC RABY'S HOLIDAY INN - Encore Theatre and Gallery 6%
THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK - South City Theatre 4%
DIARY OF ANNE FRANK - South City Theatre 4%
AMERICAN MARIACHI - Alabama Shakespeare Festival 4%
HOLIDAY INN - Encore Theatre and Gallery 4%
SORDID LIVES - Birmingham Festival Theater 3%
CLUE - Birmingham Festival Theater 3%
GIRLS' WEEKEND - Theatre Tuscaloosa 3%
THE MAMALOGUES - Theatre Tuscaloosa 2%
GROWN MAN ISSUES - The Encore Theatre and Gallery 2%
ON GOLDEN POND - Theatre Tuscaloosa 2%
ONE IN TWO - Birmingham Black Repertory Theatre Collective 2%
THE EIGHT: THE REINDEER MONOLOGUES - Birmingham Festival Theater 2%
SKELETON CREW - Encore Theater 1%
ALWAYS A BRIDESMAID - Homewood Theatre 1%
THE SWEET DELILAH SWIM CLUB - South City Theatre 1%
THE COARSE ACTING SHOW - South City Theater 0%
NIGHT OF JANUARY 16 - South City Theatre 0

Best Production of an Opera
THE MAGIC FLUTE - Samford Opera 46%
LA BOHEME - Opera Birmingham 31%
MERRY WIDOW - Opera Birmingham 12%
THE MERRY WIDOW - Birmingham Music Club 10%

Best Scenic Design Of A Play Or Musical
Kendelle Stovall and Joe Cannon - BIG RIVER - Theatre of Gadsden 16%
Richard Dean and Julie Nelson - RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF Johnny Cash - Theatre of Gadsden 12%
Kel Laegar - A NEW BRAIN - University of Montevallo 10%
A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Samford University Theatre and Dance 9%
David Page - THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL - University of Montevallo 9%
Cliff Simon - SPONGEBOB THE MUSICAL - UAB 8%
Harlan Penn - SKELETON CREW - Encore Theatre and Gallery 6%
Richard Dunham - MAMMA MIA! - Theatre Tuscaloosa 5%
ONCE - Red Mountain 4%
Adam Koch - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Alabama Shakespeare Festival 3%
KINKY BOOTS - Red Mountain 3%
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - Red Mountain Theater 3%
Lisa Ponder - THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK - South City Theatre 2%
Steve Gilliam & Sam Carter Gilliam - RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA - Red Mountain Theatre 2%
Sam and Steve Carter Gilliam - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - Red Mountain Theatre 2%
CINDERELLA - Red Mountain Theater 2%
Rachel Finley - THE MAMALOGUES - Theatre Tuscaloosa 1%
Ben Boyer - COMPANY - Virginia Samford Theatre 1%
Ben Bower - 9 TO 5 - Virginia Samford Theater 1%
Ben Bower - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Viriginia Samford Theater 1%
Jameson Sanford - GIRLS' WEEKEND - Theatre Tuscaloosa 1%
Lynne Hutton - ON GOLDEN POND - Theatre Tuscaloosa 1%
Jeff Behm - A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Alabama Shakespeare Festival 0%
Beowulf Boritt - FREEDOM RIDER - Alabama Shakespeare Festival 0%

Best Sound Design Of A Play Or Musical
Wayne Cornutt - RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF Johnny Cash - Theatre of Gadsden 34%
Phil Lindsey - THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL - University of Montevallo 16%
Phil Lindsey - A NEW BRAIN - University of Montevallo 8%
Tavares Cook - SKELETON CREW - Encore Theatre and Gallery 8%
Patrick MacDonald - ONCE - Red Mountain Theatre 7%
Patrick MacDonald - KINKY BOOTS - Red Mountain Theatre 6%
Patrick MacDonald - CINDERELLA - Red Mountain Theatre 5%
Patrick MacDonald - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - Red Mountain Theatre 4%
Raey Bagley - GIRLS' WEEKEND - Theatre Tuscaloosa 3%
Charles Prosser - ON GOLDEN POND - Theatre Tuscaloosa 3%
Aija Penix - ONE IN TWO - Birmingham Black Repertory Theatre Collective 2%
Melanie Chen Cole - MACBETH - Alabama Shakespeare Festival 2%
Benjo J. Verge - THE MAMALOGUES - Theatre Tuscaloosa 1%

Best Supporting Performer In A Musical
Sam Riggs - ORPHIE AND THE BOOK OF HEREOS - Samford University 7%
Sam Wallace - OLIVER! - Pike Road Theatre Company 6%
Cole Cannon - BIG RIVER - Theatre of Gadsden 5%
Molly Page - BIG RIVER - Theatre of Gadsden 5%
Karly Wilmore - A NEW BRAIN - University of Montevallo 5%
Joe Condon - SPONGEBOB THE MUSICAL - UAB 4%
Joy Hill - THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL - University of Montevallo 4%
Britton Cochran - WIZARD OF OZ - Aggie Theatre 4%
Annslyn Pilkington - THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL - University of Montevallo 4%
Domonique Posey - CHOCOLATE COVERED CABARET - Encore Theatre 3%
Emily Weaver - A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Samford University 3%
David Jones - BIG RIVER - Theatre of Gadsden 3%
Abby Sledd - THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL - University of Montevallo 3%
Shelby Waggoner - A NEW BRAIN - University of Montevallo 3%
Kazarious Brown - NEWSIES - Actor's Charitable Theatre 3%
Tucker Simmons - WIZARD OF OZ - Aggie Theatre 3%
Griffin Simmons - WIZARD OF OZ - Aggie Theatre 3%
Bart Gunter - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Theatre of Gadsden 2%
Lacindra McGowan - BIG RIVER - Theatre of Gadsden 2%
Jeremy Jefferson - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - Red Mountain Theatre 2%
Cody Taylor - ONCE - Red Mountain Theatre 2%
Juna Givhan - SOUL OF CHRISTMAS - Encore Theatre 2%
Sadie Farmer - THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL - University of Alabama at Birmingham 2%
Amy Johnson - COMPANY - Virginia Samford Theatre 2%
Mary Stell - BIG RIVER - Theatre of Gadsden 2%

Best Supporting Performer In A Play
Eric Browne - THE NORMAL HEART - University of Montevallo 12%
Abigail Heuton - THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK - South City Theatre 8%
Tucker Simmons - THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE - The Lighthouse Theatre Company 7%
Kirk Kirkpatrick - SORDID LIVES - Birmingham Festival Theatre 5%
Delina Dean - ANONYMOUS - University of Montevallo 5%
Jazmin Miller - ANONYMOUS - University of Montevallo 4%
Valerie Smith Webb - HOLIDAY INN - Encore Theatre 4%
Desmond Bozeman - DEARLY DEPARTED - Encore Theatre and Gallery 3%
Aly Sullivan - THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE - The Lighthouse Theatre Company 3%
Vernon Jackson Jr. - HOLIDAY INN - Encore Theatre 3%
Brent Jones - ON GOLDEN POND - Theatre Tuscaloosa 3%
Andrew Duxbury - THE EIGHT: THE REINDEER MONOLOGUES - Birmingham Festival Theatre 3%
AvaRose Brown - THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE - The Lighthouse Theatre Company 3%
Grace Jacobs - THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE - The Lighthouse Theatre Company 3%
Nick Crawford - THE NORMAL HEART - University of Montevallo 3%
Jordan Hall - GIRLS' WEEKEND - Theatre Tuscaloosa 2%
Todd Ponder - THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK - South City Theatre 2%
Sharron Collins - GROWN MAN ISSUES - Encore Theatre 2%
Terrance Campbell - DEARLY DEPARTED - Encore Theatre and Gallery 2%
The Makeup Mariachi - AMERICAN MARIACHI - Alabama Shakespeare Festival 2%
Leah Luker - THE NORMAL HEART - University of Montevallo 2%
Cooper Shattuck - ON GOLDEN POND - Theatre Tuscaloosa 2%
Neal Hunter Hyde - SORDID LIVES - Birmingham Festival Theater 2%
Coach Wes Lee - HOLIDAY INN - Encore Theatre and Gallery 2%
Jacob Dinkel - THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK - South City Theatre 1%

Best Theatre For Young Audiences Production
JUNIE B. JONES: JINGLE BELLS, BATMAN SMELLS! - Theatre of Gadsden 14%
SPOOKLEY THE SQUARE PUMPKIN - Aggie Theatre 12%
THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS - Samford University Theatre and Dance 11%
SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS - UAB Theatre 11%
ROBIN HOOD AND HIS MERRY MEN - Theatre of Gadsden 8%
LITTLE MERMAID JR - Pike Road Theatre Company 8%
SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL - VST Stars 6%
A WRINKLE IN TIME - Birmingham Children's Theater 5%
THE LITTLE MERMAID - Tuscaloosa Children's Theatre 5%
ELF - THE MUSICAL - Tuscaloosa Children's Theatre 4%
RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA - Red Mountain Theatre 3%
THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES - Birmingham Children's Theatre 3%
CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR - Red mountain theatre 3%
CONSERVATORY SHOWCASE - Red mountain theatre 2%
LITTLE ENGINE THAT COULD - Birmingham's Children's Theatre 2%
THE THREE LITTLE PIGS - Opera Birmingham 1%
MOUSE ON THE MOVE - Birmingham Children's Theater 1%

Favorite Local Theatre
Red Mountain Theatre 24%
UAB 15%
Virginia Samford Theatre 13%
Aggie Theatre 9%
Birmingham Black Repertory Theatre Collective 7%
The Lighthouse Theatre Company 7%
Actor's Charitable Theatre 6%
Theatre Tuscaloosa 5%
South City Theater 4%
Birmingham Festival Theater 4%
Bama Theatre 3%
The Actor's Charitable Theatre 2%
Belltower Players 2%



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Trans Non-Binary Performer Justin David Sullivan of & JULIET Withdraws From Tony Awards ConsiderationTrans Non-Binary Performer Justin David Sullivan of & JULIET Withdraws From Tony Awards Consideration
February 1, 2023

trans non-binary performer Justin David Sullivan, who is currently starring as May in the Broadway production of & Juliet, has withdrawn from consideration for the Tony Awards rather than compete in a gendered category.

BroadwayWorld Seeks Washington, DC Based VideographerBroadwayWorld Seeks Washington, DC Based Videographer
January 27, 2023

If you're a Washington, DC-based theater lover with a knack for shooting high-quality video, BroadwayWorld wants to hear from you.

MEHTA CONDUCTS MAHLER 3 at Disney Concert Hall & More Lead Los Angeles' February Theater Top PicksMEHTA CONDUCTS MAHLER 3 at Disney Concert Hall & More Lead Los Angeles' February Theater Top Picks
January 25, 2023

Los Angeles is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Check out this month's offerings, sponsored by the Los Angeles Philharmonic!

SUNSET BOULEVARD & More Lead Washington DC's January Top PicksSUNSET BOULEVARD & More Lead Washington DC's January Top Picks
January 19, 2023

Washington, DC is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. This month's picks include Sunset Boulevard, Ride The Cyclone and more!