Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; DARYO'S ALL-AMERICAN DINER Leads Best Play!

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By: Nov. 27, 2023
Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; DARYO'S ALL-AMERICAN DINER Leads Best Play!
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2023 BroadwayWorld Chicago Standings - 11/27/23

Best Cabaret/Concert/Solo Performance
Kayla Boye - CALL ME ELIZABETH - Mercury Theater Chicago 20%
Claire Jolie Goodman - THEATRE KID REHAB - Elgin Fringe Festival 14%
Laura Dellis - HALFWAY TO FIFTY (2) - Davenport's Cabaret 14%
John Stephens - AN EVENING WITH JOHN & JULIE - The Little Theatre On The Square 14%
Nicky Mendelson - WILL YOU BE MY FRIEND? - Davenport’s Piano Bar and Cabaret Theatre 12%
Kari Jones - A NIGHT OF COMEDY - Overshadowed Theatrical Productions 10%
Jon Barnes - PLEADING INFINITY - The Annoyance Theatre 6%
Dawn Xiana Moon - RAKS INFERNO - Newport Theater 6%
Irene Michaels - OUR HOUSE BAND - Epiphany Center for the Arts 4%

Best Choreography Of A Play Or Musical
Shynell Owen - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Theatre On The Hill 3/4 12%
Brittany Ambler - THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL - The Little Theatre On The Square 8%
Jeni Donahue - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 7%
Jenny Vause - CINDERELLA - Starlight Theatre, Rockford, IL 6%
Annie Snow - FANCY NANCY THE MUSICAL - Deerfield Family Theater 5%
Sarah Makkawy Canon - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Uptown Music Theater Highland Park 4%
Brenda Didier - CABARET - Porchlight Music Theatre / The Ruth Page Center for the Arts 4%
Billy Seger - RENT - Theatre 121 3%
Jeanne O'Connell - DISNEY'S NEWSIES - Summer Place Theatre 3%
Cyndi Conley - OLIVER - Starlight Theatre 3%
Tess Klibanoff - RINALDO - Chicago Summer Opera 3%
Brett Baleskie/Emma Robie - NEWSIES - Music On Stage 2%
Lorin Latarro - THE WHO'S TOMMY - Goodman Theatre 2%
Clint Hromsco - ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE - The Little Theatre On The Square 2%
Melissa Roseberg - BRIGHT STAR - Stage Coach Players 2%
Joshua Bergasse - WEST SIDESTORY - Lyric Opera of Chicago 2%
Cheryl Newman - THE DROWSY CHAPERONE - Westmont Performing Arts 2%
Tuesdai B. Perry - JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT - Big Noise Theatre Co. 2%
Alexis Armstrong - SCHOOL OF ROCK - Highland Park Players 2%
Breon Arzell - AMERICAN PSYCHO - The Chopin Theater / Kokandy Productions 2%
Donica Seminaro - A CHORUS LINE - HOTT Productions NFP 2%
Jordan Cyphert - JERSEY BOYS - The Little Theatre On The Square 2%
Katie Rhame - SOMETHING ROTTEN! - Rising Stars Theatre Company 2%
Anna Roemer - MIRANDA: A WAR-TORN FABLE - The Impostors Theatre Co. 2%
Kristine Burdi - XANADU - Metropolis Performing Arts Center 1%

Best Costume Design Of A Play Or Musical
Anthony James Sirk - THE TEMPEST - Illinois Shakespeare Festival 15%
Emily N. Brink - THE REVOLUTIONISTS - Oil Lamp Theater 15%
Julane Sullivan - FASTING COUGARS REDUX - Top Banana Productions 9%
Bethany Nelson - CINDERELLA - Starlight Theatre 7%
Emily Brink - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 5%
Lucy Elkin - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Uptown Music Theater Highland Park 3%
John Stephens - THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL - The Little Theatre On The Square 3%
John Stephens - JERSEY BOYS - The Little Theatre On The Square 2%
Rachel Sypniewski - AMERICAN PSYCHO: THE MUSICAL - The Chopin Theater / Kokandy Productions 2%
Mark Burrows - A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER - Wheaton Drama, Inc. 2%
Cheryl Newman - DROWSY CHAPERONE - Westmont Performing Arts 2%
Rachel Parent - XANADU - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 2%
John Stephens - MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET - The Little Theatre On The Square 2%
Laura Hunyard - ALL SHOOK UP - Stage Coach Players 1%
Melissa Crabtree - HELLO, DOLLY! - Schaumburg Summer Thetatre 1%
Janet Venzon - WITCH - The Theatre of Western Springs 1%
Analisa Celeste - LITTLE WOMEN - The Home Creative Co. 1%
Sarafina Bush - THE WHO'S TOMMY - Goodman Theatre 1%
Victor Lopez - THE LAST LIVING GUN - The Impostors Theatre Co. 1%
Jamiee Stoller - THE WIZARD OF OZ - Overshadowed Theatrical Productions 1%
Victor López - WINDWALKERS - The Impostors Theatre Co. 1%
Bill Morey - CABARET - Porchlight Music Theatre / The Ruth Page Center for the Arts 1%
Theresa Ham - GYSPY - Marriott Theater, Lincolnshire 1%
Susan Johnson - ALL SHOOK UP - Stage Coach Players 1%
Uriel Gomez - GENDER PLAY, OR WHAT YOU WILL - About Face Theatre / The Den Theatre 1%

Best Dance Production
THE DROWSY CHAPERONE - Westmont Performing Arts 23%
ADDAMS FAMILY - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 16%
THE WHO'S TOMMY - Goodman Theatre 12%
RENT - Theatre 121 11%
THE WIZARD OF OZ - Overshadowed Theatrical Productions 7%
THE PRODUCERS - North Shore Center for the Performing Arts 6%
ALL SHOOK UP - Stage Coach Players 6%
SINGING IN THE RAIN - Overshadowed Theatrical Productions 5%
A CHORUS LINE - HOTT Productions NFP 4%
CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Surging Films & Theatrics 4%
HELLO, DOLLY! - Schaumburg Summer Thetatre 2%
RAKS INFERNO - Newport Theater 1%
A M.A.D.D. MIX TAPE - Harold Washington Cultural Center 1%
NOVEMBER 22ND - Westmont Performing Arts 1%

Best Direction Of A Musical
Jay Pastucha - I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE - Oil Lamp Theater 15%
Michael Fudala - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Theatre On The Hill 3/4 9%
Mychall Cornejo - IN THE HEIGHTS - Starlight Theatre, Rockford, IL 5%
Matt Canon - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Uptown Music Theater Highland Park 4%
Clarissa Dahlhauser - RENT - Theatre 121 4%
Robbie Simpson - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 3%
Mike Frale - NEWSIES - Summer Place Theatre 3%
Jordan Cyphert - JERSEY BOYS - The Little Theatre On The Square 3%
Des McAnuff - TOMMY - Goodman Theatre 3%
Derek Van Barham - AMERICAN PSYCHO - The Chopin Theater / Kokandy Productions 3%
Christopher D. Brady - CINDERELLA - Starlight Theatre, Rockford, IL 3%
Clint Hromsco - ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE - The Little Theatre On The Square 3%
Steven Meerdink - BRIGHT STAR - Stage Coach Players 2%
Kevin Wiczer - XANADU - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 2%
Lauren Berman - RIDE THE CYCLONE - 4 Chairs Theatre 2%
Cheryl Newman - THE DROWSY CHAPERONE - Westmont Performing Arts 2%
David and Mallory Bell - SOMETHING ROTTEN! - Rising Stars Theatre Company 2%
Jan Kuntz - ALL SHOOK UP - Stage Coach Players 2%
Tyler McMahon - 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE - The Drama Group 2%
Greg Eldridge - THE TURN OF THE SCREW - Chicago Summer Opera 2%
Billy Surges and Madison Meeron - CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Surging Films & Theatrics 2%
Tommy Novak - ROCK OF AGES - Mercury Theater Chicago 2%
Claire Yearman - TITANIC THE MUSICAL - Wheaton Drama, Inc. 2%
Connor Giles - SCHOOL OF ROCK - Highland Park Players 1%
Jessica Means - THE WIZARD OF OZ - Overshadowed Theatrical Productions 1%

Best Direction Of A Play
Corey Bradberry - A MURDER IN THE COURT OF XANADU - A Theater in the Dark 19%
Craig Gustafson - AMERICA’S SEXIEST COUPLE - Riverfront Playhouse 13%
Richard Dominick - ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST - Parker Players 8%
Michael Weaver - DRIVING MISS DAISY - The Little Theatre On The Square 7%
Angie Kells - MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS - Theatre 121 3%
Chris Causer - INHERIT THE WIND - Theater D 3%
Tony Calkins - DRACULA - Surging Films and Theatrics 3%
Luis Pascasio - DARYO'S ALL-AMERICAN DINER - Circa Pintig 2%
Jim LaPietra - CLUE - The Drama Group 2%
Beth Wolf - CYMBELINE - Midsommer Flight 2%
L. Walter Stearns - CLUE - Mercury Theater Chicago 2%
Reba Hervas - THE DEVIL AND DANIEL WEBSTER - Overshadowed Theatrical Productions 2%
Wm Bullion - THE CONSPIRATOR'S 125TH ANIVERSERY SPECIAL - The Conspirators 2%
Zeljko Djukic - THE PRAGMATISTS - Trap Door Theater 2%
David M. Rodriguez - WITCH - The Theatre of Western Springs 2%
Stefan Roseen - WINDWALKERS - The Impostors Theatre Co. 2%
Jared Sheldon and Sara BenBella - A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM - Big Noise Theatre Co. 1%
Jay Fontanetta - CLUE - The Theatre of Western Springs 1%
Tera Flores - 5 LESBIANS EATING A QUICHE - Mosaic Players 1%
Sandra Marquez - DREAM KING - Teatro Vista 1%
Elizabeth Mazur Levin - THE REVOLUTIONISTS - Oil Lamp Theater 1%
Travis A. Knight - REVOLUTION - A Red Orchid Theatre 1%
Spenser Davis - THE KELLY GIRLS - THE FACTORY THEATER 1%
Wyatt Kent - INDOOR CATS - Red Theatre 1%
Tyrone Phillips - FAIRVIEW - Definition Theatre 1%

Best Ensemble
A MURDER IN THE COURT OF XANADU - A Theater in the Dark 11%
THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 7%
FASTING COUGARS REDUX - Top Banana Productions 6%
ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST - Parker Players 5%
IN THE HEIGHTS - Starlight Theatre, Rockford, IL 5%
THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Uptown Music Theater Highland Park 3%
XANADU - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 3%
JERSEY BOYS - The Little Theatre On The Square 3%
RENT - Theatre 121 3%
ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE - The Little Theatre On The Square 3%
DISNEY'S NEWSIES - Summer Place Theatre 2%
THE WHO'S TOMMY - Goodman Theatre 2%
CINDERELLA - Starlight Theatre 2%
BRIGHT STAR - Stage Coach Players 2%
ALL SHOOK UP - Stage Coach Players 2%
THE TURN OF THE SCREW - Chicago Summer Opera 2%
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Theatre On The Hill 3/4 2%
DARYO'S ALL-AMERICAN DINER - Circa Pintig 2%
OLIVER - Starlight Theatre 1%
TITANIC THE MUSICAL - Wheaton Drama, Inc. 1%
SOMETHING ROTTEN! - Rising Stars Theatre Company 1%
SCHOOL OF ROCK - Highland Park Players 1%
THE LAST LIVING GUN - The Impostors Theatre Co. 1%
RINALDO - Chicago Summer Opera 1%
A CHORUS LINE - HOTT Productions NFP 1%

Best Lighting Design Of A Play Or Musical
Trey Brazeal - THE REVOLUTIONISTS - Oil Lamp Theater 20%
Mark Hunyard - ALL SHOOK UP - Stage Coach Players 12%
Gabbrielle Tifft - OLIVER! - Starlight Theatre, Rockford, IL 8%
Sam Stephen - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 7%
Amanda Zieve - THE WHO'S TOMMY - Goodman Theatre 5%
Joel Zishuk - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Uptown Music Theater Highland Park 4%
Stark Winter - ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE - The Little Theatre On The Square 3%
Alex Kinastowski - 9 TO 5 - Golden Ticket Productions 3%
Chris Benefiel - DRIVING MISS DAISY - The Little Theatre On The Square 2%
G “Max” Maxin IV - THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL - Kokandy Productions 2%
Stark Winter - MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET - The Little Theatre On The Square 2%
Gloria Dennison - BRIGHT STAR - Stage Coach Players 2%
Will Knox and Billy Surges - THE WEDDING SINGER - Surging Films & Theatrics 2%
Jordyne Pippenger - CLUE - The Drama Group 2%
Mary Ellen Schutt - WITCH - The Theatre of Western Springs 2%
Patrick Chan - CABARET - Porchlight Music Theatre / The Ruth Page Center for the Arts 2%
Gloria Dennison - ALL SHOOK UP - Stage Coach Players 2%
Will Knox and Billy Surges - CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Surging Films & Theatrics 1%
Denise Karzcewski - BIG RIVER - Mercury Theater Chicago 1%
Richard - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Theatre On The Hill 3/4 1%
Emma Luke - THE LAST LIVING GUN - The Impostors Theatre Co. 1%
Josiah Croagaert - BAKED! THE MUSICAL - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre 1%
Roger Stoller - THE 39 STEPS - Overshadowed Theatrical Productions 1%
Hillary Leben - NOVEMBER 22ND - Westmont Performing Arts 1%
Deb Holmen - THE WIZARD OF OZ - Overshadowed Theatrical Productions 1%

Best Music Direction & Orchestra Performance
Eugene Dizon - THE PRODUCERS - Music Theater Works 17%
Sandra Jozef - BRIGHT STAR - Stage Coach Players 11%
Aaron Kaplan and Kevin Zhou - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 7%
Kevin Long - JERSEY BOYS - The Little Theatre On The Square 6%
Mark Miller - IN THE HEIGHTS - Starlight Theatre, Rockford, IL 5%
Isabella Isherwood - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Uptown Music Theater Highland Park 3%
Cassandra Johnson-McGirk - CINDERELLA - Starlight Theatre, Rockford, IL 3%
Sarah Inendino and Anna Zanio - RENT - Theatre 121 3%
Rick Fox - THE WHO'S TOMMY - Goodman Theatre 2%
Heidi Joosten - AMERICAN PSYCHO - Kokandy Productions 2%
Barnaby Palmer - THE TURN OF THE SCREW - Chicago Summer Opera 2%
John Feken - ALL SHOOK UP - Stage Coach Players 2%
Ali Kordelewski & Kitty Karn - DISNEY'S NEWSIES - Summer Place Theatre 2%
Aaron Zimmerman - TITANIC THE MUSICAL - Wheaton Drama, Inc. 2%
Seth Durbin - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Theatre On The Hill 3/4 2%
Kenny McMullen - XANADU - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 2%
James Lowe - WEST SIDE STORY - Lyric Opera of Chicago 2%
Caleb Staehr - FOOTLOOSE - Starlight Theater 2%
Dominick Alesia - MIRANDA: A WAR-TORN FABLE - The Impostors Theatre Co. 1%
Henry Allan - LITTLE WOMEN - The Home Creative Co. 1%
Kory Danielson - SCHOOL OF ROCK - Paramount Theatre Aurora 1%
Bryan McCaffrey - THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL - Kokandy Productions 1%
Aaron Kaplan - MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG - Blank Theatre Company 1%
Andrew Luzwick - SOMETHING ROTTEN! - Rising Stars Theatre Company 1%
TM - BAKED! THE MUSICAL - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre 1%

Best Musical
I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE - Oil Lamp Theater 12%
DROWSY CHAPERONE - Westmont Performing Arts 8%
THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 8%
IN THE HEIGHTS - Starlight Theatre, Rockford, IL 4%
XANADU - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 3%
THE WHO'S TOMMY - Goodman Theatre 3%
RENT - Theatre 121 3%
JERSEY BOYS - The Little Theatre On The Square 3%
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET - The Little Theatre On The Square 3%
DISNEY'S NEWSIES - Summer Place Theatre 3%
BRIGHT STAR - Stage Coach Players 2%
WEST SIDE STORY - Lyric Opera of Chicago 2%
CINDERELLA - RVC Starlight Theatre 2%
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Theatre On The Hill 3/4 2%
ALL SHOOK UP - Stage Coach Players 2%
THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL - Kokandy Productions 2%
SOMETHING ROTTEN! - Rising Stars Theatre Company 2%
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Paramount Theatre Aurora 2%
TOMMY - Goodman Theatre 1%
SCHOOL OF ROCK - Highland Park Players 1%
BAKED! THE MUSICAL - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre 1%
RIDE THE CYCLONE - 4 Chairs Theatre 1%
GYPSY - Brightside Theatre 1%
ROCK OF AGES - Mercury Theater Chicago 1%
WIZARD OF OZ - Overshadowed Productions 1%

Best New Play Or Musical
DARYO'S ALL-AMERICAN DINER - Circa Pintig 23%
FASTING COUGARS REDUX - Top Banana Productions 12%
BAKED! THE MUSICAL - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre 7%
WINDWALKERS - The Impostors Theatre Co. 5%
THE ALMOST EMPEROR OF THE UNOFFICIAL DEESTRICK OF LAKE MICHIGAN - Cat's Cradle Theatre 4%
NOVEMBER 22ND - Westmont Performing Arts 4%
THE LAST LIVING GUN - Ryan Stevens 3%
THE DEVIL AND DANIEL WEBSTER - Overshadowed Theatrical Productions 3%
TUESDAY MORNING - Overshadowed Theatrical Productions 3%
GENDER PLAY, OR WHAT YOU WILL - About Face Theatre / The Den Theatre 3%
WHEN ALL OF THIS IS OVER - Glass Apple Theatre / Raven Theatre 3%
THE KELLY GIRLS - THE FACTORY THEATER 3%
MURDER REWROTE - hell in a Handbag 3%
LAYALINA - Goodman Theatre 2%
LUCHA TEOTL - Goodman Theatre 2%
DREAM KING - Teatro Vista 2%
TODAY TONIGHT SOON - Theatre L’Acadie 1%
REGRESSION - Redtwist Theater 1%
THE CREATORS - Three Brothers Theatre 1%
BOULEVARD OF BOLD DREAMS - TimeLine Theatre Company 1%
AMERICA'S SEXIEST COUPLE - Riverfront Playhouse 1%
A MURDER IN THE COURT OF XANADU - A Theater in the Dark 1%
MIRANDA: A WAR-TORN FABLE - Dominick Alesia 1%
REVOLUTION - A Red Orchid Theatre 1%
MOON AT THE BOTTOM OF THE OCEAN - The Curious Theatre Branch / Chicago Dramatists 1%

Best Performer In A Musical
Jordan Zelvin - HERSCHEL AND THE HANUKKAH GOBLINS - Strawdog Theater 12%
Barb Rieger - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Theatre On The Hill 3/4 7%
Enzo Donoso - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 6%
Lily Mace - FANCY NANCY THE MUSICAL - Deerfield Family Theater 5%
Abraham Barrientos - IN THE HEIGHTS - Starlight Theatre, Rockford, IL 4%
Courtney San Pedro - ADDAMS FAMILY - Metropolis Performing Arts Center 3%
Amy Arbizzani - GYPSY - Brightside Theatre 3%
Laura Paruzynski - CINDERELLA THE MUSICAL - Starlight Theatre 2%
Justin Albinder - JERSEY BOYS - The Little Theatre On The Square 2%
Aaaron Rumack - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Uptown Music Theater Highland Park 2%
Kyle Patrick - AMERICAN PSYCHO - The Chopin Theater / Kokandy Productions 2%
Henry Allan - SCHOOL OF ROCK - Highland Park Players 2%
Kayla Joyner - JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT - Big Noise Theatre Co. 2%
Sophia Mae Brenner - XANADU - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 1%
Sunnie Eraso - BAKED! THE MUSICAL - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre 1%
Oliva Sauerberg - YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN - Clinton Area Showboat Theater 1%
Jack Ducat - YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN - Clinton Area Showboat Theater 1%
Trillium Falotico - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Uptown Music Theater Highland Park 1%
Courtney San Pedro - DISNEY'S NEWSIES - Summer Place Theatre 1%
Kaity Paschetto - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 1%
Courtney San Pedro - RENT - Theatre 131 1%
Zach Gibson - A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER - Wheaton Drama, Inc. 1%
Morgan Prentiss - BRIGHT STAR - Stage Coach Players 1%
Justin Albinder - MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET - The Little Theatre On The Square 1%
Ali Louis Bourzgui - THE WHO'S TOMMY - Goodman Theatre 1%

Best Performer In A Play
Jasmine Robertson - REGRESSION - Redtwist Theater 17%
Autumn Burns - AMERICA’S SEXIEST COUPLE - Riverfront Playhouse 10%
Glory Kissel - DRIVING MISS DAISY - The Little Theatre On The Square 4%
Guy Sullivan - ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST - Parker Players 4%
Joel Bennett - MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS - Theatre 121 3%
Jennifer McHugh - ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST - Parker Players 3%
Ny'ajai Ellison - THE LAST LIVING GUN - The Impostors Theatre Co. 3%
Will Wilhelm - GENDER PLAY, OR WHAT YOU WILL - About Face Theatre / The Den Theatre 2%
Mujahid Abdul-Rashid - DRIVING MISS DAISY - The Little Theatre On The Square 2%
Mike Mattingly - CLUE - Stage Coach Players 2%
Ginger Minj - THE GOLDEN GALS LIVE! - Mercury Theater Chicago 2%
Heather Jencks - DARYO'S ALL-AMERICAN DINER - Circa Pintig 2%
Bob Sanders - INHERIT THE WIND - Theater D 2%
Ian Rigg - DRACULA - Surging Films & Theatrics 2%
Kathy Racine - WITCH - The Theatre of Western Springs 2%
Justin Schaller - ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST - Parker Players 2%
RJ Cecott - CLUE - The Drama Group 2%
Whitney Minarik - ALMOST, MAINE - Oil Lamp Theater 2%
Joe Hoyt - CLUE - The Drama Group 1%
Danny Parrott - CLUE - The Theatre of Western Springs 1%
Madeline Logan - A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM - Big Noise Theatre Co. 1%
Ashley Graham - CYMBELINE - Midsommer Flight 1%
Alyssa Frewen - A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM - Big Noise Theatre Co. 1%
Jonah D. Winston - CLUE - Mercury Theater Chicago 1%
Amber Washington - THE KELLY GIRLS - THE FACTORY THEATER 1%

Best Play
DARYO'S ALL-AMERICAN DINER - Circa Pintig 16%
AMERICA’S SEXIEST COUPLE - Riverfront Playhouse 9%
DRIVING MISS DAISY - The Little Theatre On The Square 7%
ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST - Parker Players 7%
CLUE - The Drama Group 5%
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM - Big Noise Theatre Co. 5%
DRACULA - Surging Films & Theatrics 4%
WITCH - The Theatre of Western Springs 4%
5 LESBIANS EATING A QUICHE - Mosaic Players 3%
THE LEHMAN TRILOGY - TimeLine Theatre Company 3%
THE 39 STEPS - Overshadowed Theatrical Productions 3%
THE LAST LIVING GUN - The Impostors Theatre Co. 2%
INHERIT THE WIND - Theater D 2%
CHERRY ORCHARD - Goodman Theatre 2%
THE MEANINGFUL ACTION THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS A WORKSHOP READING OF "MUFFED: A RECOUNTING OF FARMINGTON, MAINE'S 43RD ANNUAL CHESTER GREENWOOD DAY DEVISED BY THE MEMBERS OFF THE MEANINGFUL ACTION THEATRE COMPANY" - THREE BROTHERS THEATRE 2%
THE CRUCIBLE - Invictus Theatre Co Chicago 2%
GENDER PLAY, OR WHAT YOU WILL - About Face Theatre / The Den Theatre 2%
THE REVOLUTIONISTS - Oil Lamp Theater 2%
CYMBELINE - Midsommer Flight 2%
MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET - Overshadowed Theatrical Productions 2%
SANCTUARY CITY - Steppenwolf Theatre Company 2%
TODAY TONIGHT SOON - Theatre L'Acadie 1%
THE CONSPIRATORS' 125TH ANIVERSERY SPECIAL - The Conspirators 1%
PETER MALMÖ - Colectivo El Pozo & Akvavit Theatre 1%
THE DEVIL AND DANIEL WEBSTER - Overshadowed Theatrical Productions 1%

Best Production of an Opera
CARMEN - Lyric Opera of Chicago 32%
THE TURN OF THE SCREW - Chicago Summer Opera 25%
RINALDO - Chicago Summer Opera 13%
DON CARLOS - Lyric Opera of Chicago 11%
THE FACTOTUM - Lyric Opera of Chicago 11%
PROXIMITY - Lyric Opera of Chicago 8%

Best Scenic Design Of A Play Or Musical
Ellen Markus and Hunter Cole - I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE - Oil Lamp Theater 19%
Barb Kolb - CLUE - Stage Coach Players 14%
Brandon Mechler - IN THE HEIGHTS - Starlight Theatre, Rockford, IL 10%
Bob Silton - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Uptown Music Theater Highland Park 5%
Eric Luchen - ADDAMS FAMILY - Metropolis Performing Arts Center 5%
David Korins - THE WHO'S TOMMY - Goodman Theatre 3%
G “Max” Maxin IV - AMERICAN PSYCHO - The Chopin Theater / Kokandy Productions 3%
Michael Mason - MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET - The Little Theatre On The Square 3%
Michael Mason - DRIVING MISS DAISY - The Little Theatre On The Square 3%
Yohannan Lee - THE WIZARD OF OZ - Overshadowed Theatrical Productions 3%
Bob Silton - THE GOLDEN GALS - Mercury Theater Chicago 2%
Ethan Gasbarro - THE LAST LIVING GUN - The Impostors Theatre Co. 2%
Russ Hoganson - CLUE - The Drama Group 2%
Yohannan Lee - SINGING IN THE RAIN - Overshadowed Theatrical Productions 2%
Angie Weber Miller - CABARET - Porchlight Music Theatre / The Ruth Page Center for the Arts 2%
Jonathan Berg-Einhorn - THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL - Kokandy Productions 2%
Mike Huth - WITCH - The Children's Theatre of Western Springs 2%
Michael Mason - CHURCH BASEMENT LADIES 2 - The Little Theatre On The Square 1%
bob Pinta - 9 TO 5 - Golden Ticket Productions 1%
Imani McDaniel - CLUE - The Theatre of Western Springs 1%
Yohannan Lee - THE DEVIL AND DANIEL WEBSTER - Overshadowed Theatrical Productions 1%
Eric Luchen - RAGTIME - Metropolis Performing Arts Center 1%
Eric Luchen - A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM - Big Noise Theatre Co. 1%
Hillary Leben - NOVEMBER 22ND - Westmont Performing Arts 1%
Todd Rosenthal - SWING STATE - Goodman Theatre 1%

Best Sound Design Of A Play Or Musical
Corey Bradberry - MURDER IN THE COURT OF XANADU - A Theater in the Dark 22%
Matthew R. Chase - THE PRODUCERS - Music Theater Works 14%
Zach Smith - MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET - The Little Theatre On The Square 6%
Gareth Owen - THE WHO'S TOMMY - Goodman Theatre 5%
Bill Ryden - NEWSIES - Summer Place Theatre 5%
Zach Smith - THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL - The Little Theatre On The Square 4%
Zach Smith - ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE - The Little Theatre On The Square 4%
Adam Rosenthal - SCHOOL OF ROCK - Paramount Theatre Aurora 4%
Ele Matelan - THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL - Kokandy Productions 4%
Michael J. Patrick - AMERICAN PSYCHO: THE MUSICAL - The Chopin Theater / Kokandy Productions 3%
Daniel Etti-Williams - XANADU - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 3%
Stefanie M. Senior - ROCK OF AGES - Mercury Theater Chicago 3%
Michael Larsen - SINGING IN THE RAIN - Overshadowed Theatrical Productions 2%
Jack Calvert - WITCH - The Theatre of Western Springs 2%
Stefan Roseen - WINDWALKERS - The Impostors Theatre Co. 2%
Michael J. Patrick - THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL - Kokandy Productions 2%
Juan Garzón - PETER MALMÖ - Colectivo El Pozo & Akvavit Theatre 1%
Matthew R. Chase - CABARET - Porchlight Music Theatre / The Ruth Page Center for the Arts 1%
Jimmy Poynton - CLUE - The Drama Group 1%
TRQPITECA - GENDER PLAY, OR WHAT YOU WILL - About Face Theatre / The Den Theatre 1%
Sebby Woldt - THE CONSPIRATOR'S 125TH ANIVERSERY SPECIAL - The Conspirators 1%
Lindsay Jones - COMEDY OF ERRORS - Chicago Shakespeare 1%
Sebby Woldt - LANE CALL - THE FACTORY THEATER 1%
Mathew Chapman - DREAM KING - Teatro Vista 1%
Sebby Woldt - VINEGAR TOM - Red Theatre 1%

Best Supporting Performer In A Musical
Gabriel Fries - BIG RIVER - Mercury Theater Chicago 13%
Susan O'Byrne - THE DROWSY CHAPERONE - Westmont Performing Arts 8%
Brittany Ambler - THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL - The Little Theatre On The Square 7%
Savannah Sinclair - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 4%
Preetish Chakraborty - NEWSIES - Summer Place Theatre 3%
Joshua Lindahl - IN THE HEIGHTS - Starlight Theatre, Rockford, IL 3%
Marylin Ramirez - IN THE HEIGHTS - Starlight Theatre, Rockford, IL 3%
Justin Katin - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Uptown Music Theater Highland Park 2%
Courtney San Pedro - LITTLE WOMEN - The Home Creative Co. 2%
Jim LaPietra - SOMETHING ROTTEN! - Rising Stars Theatre Company 2%
Caleigh Pan-Kita - AMERICAN PSYCHO - Kokandy Productions 2%
Leah Jacobson - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Uptown Music Theater Highland Park 2%
Nick Joe - BAKED! THE MUSICAL - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre 2%
Dru Loman - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 1%
Karin Blaski - FOOTLOOSE - Starlight Theatre, Rockford, IL 1%
Joey Prette - XANADU - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 1%
Tyler Pirrung - JERSEY BOYS - The Little Theatre On The Square 1%
Michael Vasilevich - NEWSIES - Summer Place Theatre 1%
Tiffany Melvin - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Uptown Music Theater Highland Park 1%
Reese Henrick - YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN - Clinton Area Showboat Theater 1%
Quinn Rigg - THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL - The Chopin Theater / Kokandy Productions 1%
Sam Nachison - THE PRODUCERS - Music Theater Works 1%
Justin Davis - DISNEY'S NEWSIES - Summer Place Theatre 1%
Allison Kasbee - SEUSSICAL - Theatre 121 1%
Emma Alteri - THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL - The Little Theatre On The Square 1%

Best Supporting Performer In A Play
Van Ferro - A MURDER IN THE COURT OF XANADU - A Theater in the Dark 21%
Jimmy Knapp - AMERICA’S SEXIEST COUPLE - Riverfront Playhouse 11%
Michael Jones - DRIVING MISS DAISY - The Little Theatre On The Square 7%
Stephen Pickering - ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST - Parker Players 3%
Mark Brewer - ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST - Parker Players 3%
Xela Rosas - PETER MALMÖ - Colectivo El Pozo & Akvavit Theatre 3%
Bonnie Miller - CLUE - Stage Coach Players 2%
Jason Smith - THE GOLDEN GALS LIVE! - Mercury Theater Chicago 2%
John Drea - CYMBELINE - Midsommer Flight 2%
RJ Cecott - WITCH - The Theatre of Western Springs 2%
Larry Rapach - CLUE - Stage Coach Players 2%
Emily Gulbrandsen - THE LAST LIVING GUN - The Impostors Theatre Co. 2%
Ginger Leopoldo - DARYO'S ALL-AMERICAN DINER - Circa Pintig 2%
Jessica Means - 39 STEPS - Overshadowed Theatrical Productions 2%
Jim LaPietra - A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 2%
Caitlin Robb - ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST - Parker Players 2%
Derek Cook - ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST - Parker Players 1%
Jim LaPietra - WITCH - The Theatre of Western Springs 1%
Alex Fayer - SEUSSICAL - Theatre 121 1%
Venice Averyheart - THE PRAGMATISTS - Trap Door Theater 1%
Honey West - CLUE - Mercury Theater Chicago 1%
Larry Yando - EURYDICE - Writers Theater 1%
Sam Hilger - CLUE - The Drama Group 1%
Linda Cunningham - DAISY - The Village Theatre Guild 1%
Katherine Abel - A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM - Big Noise Theatre Co. 1%

Best Theatre For Young Audiences Production
FANCY NANCY THE MUSICAL - Deerfield Family Theater 21%
THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 20%
DON’T LET THE PIGEON DRIVE THE BUS! THE MUSICAL - Young People’s Theatre of Chicago 8%
CHRISTMAS CAROL - Drury lane 7%
THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW - Chicago Children's Theatre 7%
101 DALMATIANS - The Little Theatre On The Square 6%
THINK FAST, JORDAN CHASE - FILAMENT THEATRE 5%
THE WIZARD OF OZ - Overshadowed Theatrical Productions 5%
ALICE IN WONDERLAND - The Little Theatre On The Square 5%
THREE LITTLE PIGS - Chicago Kids Company 5%
PIETANIC - Corn Productions 4%
SEUSSICAL - Overshadowed Theatrical Productions 4%
ANNIE - Overshadowed Theatrical Productions 2%

Favorite Local Theatre
Circa Pintig 13%
GreenMan Theatre Troupe 7%
RVC Starlight Theatre 7%
The Little Theatre On The Square 7%
Illinois Shakespeare Festival 6%
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 6%
Deerfield Family Theater 6%
Parker Players 3%
Stage Coach Players 3%
Summer Place Theatre 2%
Uptown Music Theater Highland Park 2%
Chicago Summer Opera 2%
Paramount Theatre 2%
Wheaton Drama, Inc. 2%
Theatre 121 2%
Lyric Opera of Chicago 1%
Kokandy Productions 1%
Westmont Performing Arts 1%
Surging Films & Theatrics 1%
Goodman Theatre 1%
Highland Park Players 1%
Rising Stars Theatre Company 1%
Theatre On The Hill 3/4 1%
Music On Stage 1%
The Impostors Theatre Co. 1%



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