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Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Birmingham Awards; HAIRSPRAY Leads As Best Musical!

Voting is open for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Birmingham Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2017. 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.

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 Birmingham:

Best Actor of a Play or Musical (local college/ student)
Will Lamb - Little Shop of Horrors - Spain Park High School Theatre 18%
Dylan Hurst - Addams Family - C.A.S.T. 6%
Jared Max Wright - A Chorus Line - Virginia Samford Theatre 5%

Best Actress of a Play or Musical (local college/ student)
Rachel Ponder - Little Shop of Horrors - Spain Park High School Theatre 19%
Carli Harden - Ragtime - Theatre Tuscaloosa 7%
Juliette Redden - Newsies - Red Mountain Theatre Company 5%

Best Choreographer (local)
Robin Lewis - Newsies - Red Mountain Theatre Company 12%
Blair Anderson - Ragtime - Theatre Tuscaloosa 11%
Carolyn Roberts Marrs - Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - Theatre of Gadsden 10%

Best Costume Design of a Play or Musical (local)
Jeanette Waterman - Ragtime - Theatre Tuscaloosa 15%
Connie Howard Ables - Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - Theatre of Gadsden 11%
Emily Gill - Heathers the Musical - University of Montevallo 7%

Best Director of a Musical (local)
Robin Lewis - Newseis - Red Mountain Theatre Company 9%
Tina Turley - Ragtime - Theatre Tuscaloosa 8%
David Callahan - Heathers the Musical - University of Montevallo 8%

Best Director of a Play (local)
Mike Beecham - The Diary of Anne Frank - Theatre of Gadsden 7%
Drew Baker - The Real Queen of Hearts Ain't Even Pretty - Theatre Tuscaloosa 7%
Marcus Lane - The Wolves - University of Montevallo 7%

Best Lighting Design of a Play of Musical (local)
Kel Laeger - Heathers the Musical - University of Montevallo 9%
Erin Hisey - Ragtime - Theatre Tuscaloosa 9%
Jeremy W. Hodges - Cabaret - Troy University Dept. of Theatre and Dance 8%

Best Local Actor in a Musical (local)
David Wooten - Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - Theatre of Gadsden 10%
Willie Williams - Ragtime - Theatre Tuscaloosa 8%
Harrison Wood - 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee - Vestavia Hills High School 7%

Best Local Actor in a Play (local)
Trevor Berger - The Newsies - Red Moutain Theatre 10%
Trey Miller - The Diary of Anne Frank - Theatre of Gadsden 9%
Bill Nixon - Baskerville - Montevallo Main Street Players 6%

Best Local Actress in a Musical (local)
Tahauny Cleghorn - Sweet Charity - Brick by Brick Arts 9%
Lisa Waldrop - Ragtime - Theatre Tuscaloosa 6%
Lindsey Jones - Company - Theatre Tuscaloosa 5%

Best Local Actress in a Play (local)
McKenna Hodge - The Diary of Anne Frank - Theatre of Gadsden 12%
Shelley McMoy - The Jungle Book - Birmingham Children's Theatre 12%
Adrianna Nix - Diary of Anne Frank - Theatre of Gadsden 10%

Best Music Director (local)
Cheryl Stafford Moorer - Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - Theatre of Gadsden 11%
Michael King - A Chorus Line - Virginia Samford Theatre 11%
Randi Ellen Rudolf - Newsies - Red Mountain Theatre Company 9%

Best Musical (local)
Hairspray - The Actors Charitable 12%
Ragtime - Theatre Tuscaloosa 11%
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - Theatre of Gadsden 8%

Best Play (local)
Newsies - Red Mountain Theatre 19%
Diary of Anne Frank - Theatre of Gadsden 13%
A Christmas Carol - Theatre Tuscaloosa 9%

Best Production of a Play or Musical (local college)
Newsies - Red Mountain 18%
Ragtime - Theatre Tuscaloosa 17%
Heathers - University of Montevallo 14%

Best Scenic Design of a Play of Musical (local)
Wheeler Kincaid - Ragtime - Theatre Tuscaloosa 14%
John Mac - South Pacific - Theatre of Gadsden 11%
Stephen Fister - Disney's Newsies - Red Mountain Theatre Company 8%

Best Sound Design of a Play or Musical (local)
Patrick MacDonald - Newsies - Red Mountain Theatre Company 15%
Rick Wills - Diary of Anne Frank - Theatre of Gadsden 12%
Tony Ivey - Smokey Joes Cafe - C.A.S.T. 9%

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Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Birmingham Awards; HAIRSPRAY Leads As Best Musical!


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