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Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Charlotte Awards; BE A LION Leads as Best Musical!

Voting is open for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Charlotte 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 Charlotte:

Best Actor in a Musical (local)
Tony Massey - Be A Lion - BNS Productions 20%
Matthew Schulman - Fiddler on the Roof - CPCC Summer Theatre 15%
Elijah Ali - Be A Lion - BNS Productions 7%

Best Actor in a Play Comedy (local)
Tim Bradley - Boys to Baghdad - BNS Productions 21%
Dennis Delamar - You Can't Take It With You - Theatre Charlotte 12%
Craig Estep - A Comedy of Tenors - CPCC Summer Theatre 11%

Best Actor in a Play Drama (local)
Jonavan Adams - Ma Rainey's Black Bottom - CPCC Theatre 12%
Gerard Hazelton - Jitney - BNS Productions 11%
Matthew Monte - Pride and Prejudice - Lee Street Theatre 9%

Best Actor--Play or Musical (touring)
Adam Langdon - The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Blumenthal Performing Arts 23%
Kevin Massey - A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder - Blumenthal Performing Arts 23%
Judson Mills - The Bodyguard - Blumenthal Performing Arts 22%

Best Actress - Play or Musical (touring)
Abby Corrigan - Fun Home - Blumenthal Performing Arts 37%
Deborah Cox - The Bodyguard - Blumenthal Performing Arts 29%
Laura Michelle Kelly - King & I - Blumenthal Performing Arts 14%

Best Actress in a Musical (local)
Ruby Edwards - Be A Lion - BNS Productions 17%
Crystal C. Little - Be A Lion - BNS Productions 10%
Caroline Stephenson - Big Fish - Lee Street theatre 6%

Best Actress in a Play Comedy (local)
Crystal C. Little - Be A Lion - BNS Productions 17%
Tiffany Pratt - Be A Lion - BNS Productions 14%
Tamara Sheffield - Dixie Swim Club - Lee Street Theatre 9%

Best Actress in a Play Drama (local)
Shar Marlin - Ma Rainey's Black Bottom - CPCC Theatre 17%
Sonja Goodwin - Boys to Baghdad - BNS Productions 15%
Ava Holtzman - Diary of Anne Frank - Lee Street Theatre 15%

Best Choreographer (local)
Toi Johnson & Deborah Maine - Be A Lion - BNS Productions 33%
Tod Kubo - A Chorus Line - CPCC Summer Theatre 11%
Mavis Scully - Big Fish - Lee St Theatre 9%

Best Costumes Design (local)
Chiletta Walls - Be A Lion - BNS Productions 22%
Rory Sheriff - Boys to Baghdad - BNS Productions 7%
Nancy Gaines - Big Fish - Lee Street Theatre 6%

Best Director for Musical (local)
Rory D. Sheriff - Be A Lion - BNS Productions 27%
Craig Kolkebeck - Big Fish - Lee Street theatre 11%
Rory D. Sheriff - Boys to Baghdad - BNS Productions 7%

Best Director for Play (local)
Rory Sheriff - Be A Lion - BNS Productions 20%
Andy Rassler - Mothers & Sons - Lee Street theatre 8%
Rory Sheriff - Boys to Baghdad - BNS Productions 8%

Best Lighting Design (local)
Mike Jones - Be A Lion - BNS Productions 26%
Chris Speer - Big Fish - Lee Street Theatre 8%
Caleb S. Garner - Diary of Anne Frank - Lee Street theatre 8%

Best Music Director, Play or Musical (local)
Rob Bowser - Be A Lion - BNS Productions 30%
Craig Estep - Bridges of Madison County - CPCC 7%
Zachary Tarlton - Memphis - Theatre Charlotte 7%

Best Musical (local)
Be A Lion - BNS Productions 32%
Big Fish - Lee Street theatre 9%
Fiddler on the Roof - CPCC Summer Theatre 8%

Best Play (local)
Jitney - BNS Productions 14%
Boys to Baghdad - BNS Productions 12%
Ma Rainy's Black Bottom - CPCC Theatre 8%

Best Production--Play or Musical (touring)
Fun Home - Blumenthal Performing Arts 27%
Into The Woods - Blumenthal Performing Arts 22%
The Bodyguard - Blumenthal Performing Arts 15%

Best Set Design (local)
Rory Sheriff - Jitney - BNS Productions 22%
Caleb S. Garner - The Diary of Anne Frank - Lee Street Theatre 14%
Tim Parati - A Raisin in the Sun - Theatre Charlotte 8%

Best Sound Design, Play or Musical (local)
Rob Bowser - Be A Lion - BNS Productions 33%
Chris Speer - Diary of Anne Frank - Lee Street theatre 14%
Stephen Lancaster - Mamma Mia! - CPCC Summer Theatre 7%

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