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2022 BroadwayWorld Chicago Standings - 12/5/22

Best Cabaret/Concert/Solo Performance
Kelli O'Hara - BROADWAY - Chicago Symphony Orchestra 28%
E. Faye Butler - FANNY - Goodman Theatre 27%
Felicia P. Feilds - PEARLS ROLLIN' WTIH THE BLUES - Writers Theatre 9%
Leah Davis - PARENTHOOD UNPLUGGED - 4 Chairs Theatre 9%
David Lemrise - PARENTHOOD UNPLUGGED - 4 Chairs Theatre 8%
Linda Andrews - PARENTHOOD UNPLUGGED - 4 Chairs Theatre 7%
Jojo Farrell - PARENTHOOD UNPLUGGED - 4 Chairs Theatre 7%
Hailey Schmidt - A CULINARY CABARET - Good Night Theatre Collective 5%

Best Choreography Of A Play Or Musical
Sarah Makkawy - SEUSSICAL - Uptown Music Theater Highland Park 9%
Melissa Crabtree - THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL - Schaumburg Summer Theatre 7%
Nina Groll - THE UNAUTHORIZED Peter Johnson PARODY - Northern Town Parodies 7%
Jay Falzone - ANNIE (NON-EQUITY) - Timber Lake Playhouse 6%
Chelsea Ward - GYPSY - Theatre of Western Springs 5%
Jenilee Houghton - CABARET - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 4%
Silvano Marraffa - FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - Lyric Opera of Chicago 4%
Derek Van Barham - SWEENEY TODD - Kokandy Productions 4%
Bill T. Jones - PARADISE SQUARE - James M. Nederlander Theatre 3%
Melissa Roseberg - SOMETHING ROTTEN - Stage Coach Players 3%
Laura M. Savage - CRUEL INTENTIONS - KoKandy Productions 3%
Rueben Echoles - IN THE HEIGHTS - Up & Coming Theatre 3%
Christopher Chase Carter - PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT: THE MUSICAL - Mercury Theater Chicago 3%
Jen Cupani - SISTER ACT - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 3%
Bem Locke - SOUND OF MUSIC - Big Noise Theatre 3%
Bailey Wood - SOMETHING ROTTEN - Stage Coach Players 3%
Jen Cupani - LEGALLY BLONDE - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 2%
Jenna Schoppe - GODSPELL - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre 2%
Marisa Heckler - GODSPELL - The Home Creative Company 2%
Ayanna Bria Bakari - MARIE ANTOINETTE & THE MAGICAL NEGROES - The Story Theatre 2%
Jennilee Houghton - CABARET - Metropolis Performing Arts Center 2%
Ann Yee - LIFE AFTER - Goodman 2%
Mary Grace Martens - DOGFIGHT - point2productions 2%
Byron Easley - CHOIR BOY - Steppenwolf Theatre Company 2%
Jennifer Cupani - SISTER ACT - Metropolis PAC 2%

Best Costume Design Of A Play Or Musical
John Stephens - LA CAGE AUX FOLLES - The Little Theatre On The Square 13%
Jenna Doyle - THE UNAUTHORIZED Peter Johnson PARODY - Northern Town Parodies 9%
Martha Shuford - SEUSSICAL - Uptown Music Theater Highland Park 6%
Emily N. Brink - FRANKENSTEIN - Oil Lamp Theater 5%
Will Roberts - RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA - Theatre 121 5%
Samantha Sharp - CABARET - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 5%
Marthe Shuford - SOUND OF MUSIC - Big Noise theatre 4%
Holly Haupert - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - ECC Musical Theatre 4%
Analisa Celeste - GODSPELL - The Home Creative Company 3%
Izumi Inaba - CHINESE LADY - Timeline Theatre 2%
Rachel Sypniewski - SWEENEY TODD - Kokandy Productions 2%
Kyle Smart - THE HOUSE OF BABA YAGA - The Impostors Theatre Company 2%
Bob Kuhn - PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT - Mercury Theater Chicago 2%
Jaime Sandoval and Sarah Simmons - BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS - Theatre of Western Springs 2%
Laura Hunyard - SOMETHING ROTTEN - Stage Coach Players 2%
Rachel S. Parent - LEGALLY BLONDE - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 2%
Mieka Van Der Ploeg - IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE - Chicago Shakespeare Theatre 2%
Isaac-Jay Pineda - MARIE ANTOINETTE & THE MAGICAL NEGROES - The Story Theatre 2%
Beth DiMarco and Jeanine Kupec - GYPSY - Theatre of Western Springs 2%
Janet Rosenberg - ELF - THE MUSICAL - Stage Coach Players 2%
Victoria Jablonski - PARADE - Theatre Nebula 2%
Beth Laske-Miller & Bill - A FINE FEATHERED MURDER - Hell in Handbag 2%
Victor Lopez - HERTHA NOVA - The Impostors Theatre Company 2%
Ruben Echoles - GODSPELL - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre 1%
Emilio Sosa - GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR - Goodman Theatre 1%

Best Dance Production
CABARET - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 52%
OF MICE AND MEN - Joffrey @ Lyric Opera 20%
WHEN DAY COMES & OTHER DANCES - Ruth Page Center for the Arts 8%
RED WINE CABARET - LiRa Dance Theatre Company 6%
SEASON 3 FINALE - Headlights Theater 5%
THE LIGHT RETURNS: DANCE & MUSIC AT UNITY TEMPLE - Unity Temple, Oak Park 5%
RAKS GEEK/RAKS INFERNO - Newport Theater 4%

Best Direction Of A Musical
Melissa Crabtree - THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL - Schaumburg Summer Theatre 11%
Clint Hromsco - LA CAGE AUX FOLLES - The Little Theatre On The Square 11%
Karly Laskowski - THE UNAUTHORIZED Peter Johnson PARODY - Northern Town Parodies 7%
Travis Neese - SOUND OF MUSIC - Big Noise Theatre 5%
Debra Goldman - SEUSSICAL - Uptown Music Theater Highland Park 5%
Michael Greif and Shelly Williams - THE NOTEBOOK - Chicago Shakespeare Theater 4%
Jan Kuntz - ELF - THE MUSICAL - Stage Coach Players 4%
Nick Dalton - ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE (NON EQ) - Timber Lake Playhouse 4%
Robbie Simpson - CABARET - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 3%
Cale Haupert - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - ECC Musical Theatre 3%
Derek van Barham - SWEENEY TODD - Kokandy Productions 3%
Landree Fleming and Jim Corti - FUN HOME - Paramount Theatre 3%
Jay Espano - GIRLFRIEND - PrideArts 3%
Eddie Sugarman - GYPSY - Theatre of Western Springs 3%
Sade' May - SISTER ACT - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 2%
Robin M. Hughes - LEGALLY BLONDE - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 2%
Christopher Pazdernik - GODSPELL - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre 2%
Angie Kells - URINETOWN - Theatre 121 2%
Mike Frale - RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA - Theatre 121 2%
Tiger Khokunthod - GODSPELL - The Home Creative Company 2%
Bryan McCaffrey - PARADE - Theatre Nebula 2%
Adrian Abel Azeveado - CRUEL INTENTIONS - KoKandy Productions 2%
Abby Vombrack - FOOTLOOSE - Big Deal Productions 2%
Barrie Kosky - FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - Lyric Opera of Chicago 2%
Aaron Gomez - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Theatre 121 1%

Best Direction Of A Play
Regina Belt-Daniels - I HATE HAMLET - Elgin Theatre Company 6%
Karen Holbert - BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS - Theatre of Western Springs 6%
Elizabeth Mazur Levin - NOW AND THEN - Oil Lamp Theater 6%
Lisa Peterson - GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR - Goodman Theatre 6%
Stefan Roseen - THE HOUSE OF BABA YAGA - The Impostors Theatre Company 5%
Thomas Neumann and Jordan Rakittke - NOISES OFF - Theatre 121 4%
Xavier Custodio - FAILURE: A LOVE STORY - Oil Lamp Theater 4%
Yasen Peyankov - THE SEAGULL - Steppenwolf 4%
Charles Askenaizer - WHO'S AFRAID OF Virginia Woolf? - Invictus Theatre Chicago 3%
Jessica Fisch - AGATHA CHRISTIE MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS - Drury Lane Theatre 3%
Whitney Minarik - NEVER THE BRIDESMAID - Oil Lamp Theater 3%
Ken Kaden - HAUPTMANN - Wheaton Drama 3%
Craig Gustafson - UPFRONTS & PERSONAL - Riverfront Playhouse 3%
Wm Bullion - THE CAUCASIAN INNER CIRCLE (HOORAY FOR BILLIONAIRES) - The conspirators 2%
Ron OJ Parsons - RELENTLESS - TimeLine Theatre 2%
Brian Pastor - THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD - City Lit Theatre 2%
Terry Guest - MARIE ANTOINETTE & THE MAGICAL NEGROES - The Story Theatre 2%
Laura Alcalá Baker - THE SECRETARIES: A PARABLE - First Floor Theater 2%
Ericka Ratcliff, Daniel J Bryant - WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN IT GOES DOWN - Congo Square Theatre Company 2%
Thomas Neumann - A DOLLS HOUSE PART 2 - Elgin Theatre Company 2%
Nick Bowling - CAMPAIGNS, INC. - TimeLine Theatre 2%
Ebby Offord - RUINED - Invictus Theatre Chicago 2%
Lanie Robertson - LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 2%
MaryEllen Fawk - SWEAT - Drama Group 2%
Kim Bartling - RABBIT HOLE - Monstrous Little Theatre Company 2%

Best Ensemble Performance
SISTER ACT - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 8%
LA CAGE AUX FOLLES - The Little Theatre On The Square 7%
CABARET - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 5%
SEUSSICAL - Uptown Music Theater Highland Park 4%
THE UNAUTHORIZED Peter Johnson PARODY - Northern Town Parodies 4%
BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS - Theatre of Western Springs 4%
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - ECC Musical Theatre 4%
SIX - CIBC Theatre 3%
NEVER THE BRIDESMAID - Oil Lamp Theater 3%
SOUND OF MUSIC - Big noise theater 3%
I HATE HAMLET - Elgin Theatre Company 3%
SOMETHING ROTTEN - Stage Coach Players 3%
GODSPELL - Theo Ubique 3%
BOTTICELLI IN THE FIRE - First Floor Theater 3%
LA CAGE AUX FOLLES - Music Theatre Works 2%
KINKY BOOTS - Paramount Theatre 2%
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - Lyric Opera of Chicago 2%
SWEENEY TODD - Kokandy Productions 2%
LEGALLY BLONDE - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 2%
CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE MUSICAL - KoKandy Productions 2%
FUN HOME - Paramount Theatre 2%
RUINED - Invictus Theater 1%
RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA - Theatre 121 1%
AGATHA CHRISTIE MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS - Drury Lane Theatre 1%
THE HOUSE OF BABA YAGA - The Impostors Theatre Company 1%

Best Lighting Design Of A Play Or Musical
Sydney Geysbeek - THE UNAUTHORIZED Peter Johnson PARODY - Northern Town Parodies 8%
Sam Stephen - CABARET - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 8%
Hannah Wien - FAILURE: A LOVE STORY - Oil Lamp Theater 7%
Alex Kinokowski - SOUND OF MUSIC - Big Noise Theatre 7%
Ben Stanton - THE NOTEBOOK - Chicago Shakespeare Theater 7%
Chelsea Lynn - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - ECC Musical Theatre 6%
Kurt Lemke - BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS - Theatre of Western Springs 4%
Yi Zhao - LIFE AFTER - Goodman Theatre 4%
G Max Maxim IV - SWEENEY TODD - Kokandy Productions 4%
Benjamin Carne - BOTTICELLI IN THE FIRE - First Floor Theater 3%
Mallory Swisher - THE HOUSE OF BABA YAGA - The Impostors Theatre Company 3%
Maggie Fullilove-Nugent - GODSPELL - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre 3%
Michael Wagner - LEGALLY BLONDE - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 3%
Alex Nerad - ELF - THE MUSICAL - Stage Coach Players 3%
Gloria Dennison - SOMETHING ROTTEN - Stage Coach Players 2%
Levi Wilkins - MARIE ANTOINETTE & THE MAGICAL NEGROES - The Story Theatre 2%
Ben Stanton and Carolina Ortiz Herrera - GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR - Goodman Theatre 2%
Christopher Moore II - SISTER ACT - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 2%
G. Max Maxin IV - PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT: THE MUSICAL - Mercury Theater Chicago 2%
Diane Fairchild - SOMEWHERE OVER THE BORDER - Teatro Vista 2%
Mark Hunyard - SOMETHING ROTTEN - Stage Coach Players 2%
Levi J Wilkins - WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN IT GOES DOWN - Congo Square Theater 2%
Angela Kvitek - GUYS AND DOLLS - Theatre Nebula 2%
Jim Van De Velde and Andy Kanturek - SILENT SKY - Wheaton Drama 2%
Liz Cooper - THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD - City Lit Theatre 1%

Best Music Direction & Orchestra Performance
Jackson Duffy & Josh Moore - THE UNAUTHORIZED Peter Johnson PARODY - Northern Town Parodies 7%
Aaron Kaplan - SOUND OF MUSIC - Big noise theatre 7%
Geoffrey Ko - THE NOTEBOOK - Chicago Shakespeare Theater 7%
Jake Hartge - CABARET - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 7%
Marty Karlin - SEUSSICAL - Uptown Music Theater Highland Park 6%
Eugene Dizon - PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT: THE MUSICAL - Mercury Theater Chicago 6%
Michael McBride - LEGALLY BLONDE (NON-EQUITY) - Timber Lake Playhouse 5%
Marc Beth - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - ECC Musical Theatre 4%
Nick Sula - SWEENEY TODD - Kokandy Productions 4%
DeMario Tribett - SISTER ACT - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 4%
Kory Danielson - FUN HOME - Paramount Theatre 4%
John Feken - SOMETHING ROTTEN - Stage Coach Players 4%
Brandy Braxton and Aaron Zimmerman - RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA - Theatre 121 3%
Tom Vendafreddo - IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE - Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier 3%
Kenneth McMullen - LEGALLY BLONDE - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 3%
Dominick Vincent Alesia - HERTHA NOVA - The Impostors Theatre Company 3%
John Feken - ELF - THE MUSICAL - Stage Coach Players 3%
Valerie Webdell - MURDER FOR TWO - Towle Theatre 2%
Kimberly Grigsby - FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - Lyric Opera of Chicago 2%
Michael McBride - ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE (NON EQ) - Timber Lake Playhouse 2%
Anna Wegener - PARADE - Theatre Nebula 2%
Kara Spector/Aaron Kaplan - SOUND OF MUSIC - Big Noise Theatre 2%
Alayna DeVar - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Theatre 121 2%
Robert Reddrick - WOMEN OF SOUL - Mercury Theater Chicago 2%
Chris Kong - LIFE AFTER - Goodman Theatre 1%

Best Musical
THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL - Schaumburg Summer Theatre 13%
ALWAYS, PATSY CLINE - The Little Theatre On The Square 12%
MAMMA MIA - The Little Theatre on the Square 5%
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - ECC Musical Theatre 5%
CABARET - Metropolis Performing Arts Center 4%
SEUSSICAL - Uptown Music Theater Highland Park 4%
SWEENEY TODD - Kokandy 3%
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - Lyric Opera of Chicago 3%
FUN HOME - Paramount Theatre 3%
SOUND OF MUSIC - big noise theater 3%
LEGALLY BLONDE - Metropolis Performing Arts Center 3%
GYPSY - Theatre of Western Springs 3%
GODSPELL - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre 3%
KINKY BOOTS - Paramount Theatre 3%
IN THE HEIGHTS - Up & Coming Theatre 2%
LA CAGE AUX FOLLES - Music Theatre Works 2%
ELF - THE MUSICAL - Stage Coach Players 2%
SOMETHING ROTTEN - Stage Coach Players 2%
GIRLFRIEND - PrideArts 2%
RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA - Theatre 121 2%
SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL - Mercury Theater Chicago 2%
CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE MUSICAL - KoKandy Productions 2%
IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE - Chicago Shakespeare Theater 2%
INTO THE WOODS - Big Noise Theatre 2%
EVITA - Drury Lane Theatre 1%

Best New Play Or Musical
GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR - Goodman Theatre 14%
FRANKENSTEIN - Oil Lamp Theater 13%
THE UNAUTHORIZED Peter Johnson PARODY - Northern Town Parodies 10%
IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE - Chicago Shakespeare 7%
THE HOUSE OF BABA YAGA - The Impostors Theatre Company 6%
A FINE FEATHERED MURDER - Hell in a Handbag 4%
THIRTEEN DAYS - City Lit Theatre 3%
THE ANGLE OF MERCY - Green Man Theater 3%
THE MAGNOLIA BALLET - About Face Theatre 3%
KING JAMES - Steppenwolf Theatre 3%
MARIE ANTOINETTE & THE MAGICAL NEGROES - The Story Theatre 3%
GHOSTS OF CHERNOBYL - Theatre Above the Law 3%
LIFE AFTER - Goodman Theatre 3%
MAGNOLIA BALLET - About Face Theatre 3%
CAMPAIGNS, INC. - TimeLine Theatre 2%
WHITE - Definition Theatre 2%
GET OUT ALIVE - Haven Chicago 2%
RELENTLESS - TimeLine Theatre 2%
HERTHA NOVA - The Impostors Theatre Company 2%
GRIMM - Theatre Above the Law 2%
SOMEWHERE OVER THE BORDER - Teatro Vista 2%
THE BLACK KNIGHT - Lifeboat Productions 2%
NATIONAL MERIT - BoHo Theatre 2%
SPAY - Rivendell Theatre Ensemble 1%
Mary Rose - Black Button Eyes 1%

Best Performer In A Musical
Brittany Ambler - ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE - The Little Theatre On The Square 15%
Courtney San Pedro - THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL - Schaumburg Summer Theatre 14%
Natalie 'Nat' Renee Savoy - SISTER ACT - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 11%
Emily Bacino-Althuas - MAMMA MIA! - The Little Theatre on the Square 4%
Makenzie Ruff - WE WILL ROCK YOU - Timber Lake Playhouse 3%
Tuesdai B. Perry - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Big Noise Theatre 3%
Ginger Minj - LA CAGE AUX FOLLES - Music Theatre Works 2%
Jolie Swanson - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - ECC Musical Theatre 2%
Joe Lewis - GIRLFRIEND - PrideArts 2%
Alaina Wis - LEGALLY BLONDE - Metropolis Performing Arts Center 2%
Nina Groll - THE UNAUTHORIZED Peter Johnson PARODY - Northern Town Parodies 2%
Joy Woods - THE NOTEBOOK - Chicago Shakespeare Theater 2%
Grant Milam - SOMETHING ROTTEN - Stage Coach Players 2%
Emilie Modaff - FUN HOME - Paramount Theatre 2%
Maria Alexandra - CABARET - Metropolis Performing Arts Center 1%
Dan Hamman - LEGALLY BLONDE - Metropolis Performing Arts Center 1%
Caitlin Jackson - SWEENEY TODD - Kokandy Productions 1%
Sean Bernardi - LA CAGE AUX FOLLES - The Little Theatre On The Square 1%
Stephen Schellhardt - FUN HOME - Paramount Theatre 1%
Joshua Dizon - THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL - Schaumburg Summer Theatre 1%
Kai Brown - WE WILL ROCK YOU - Timber Lake Playhouse 1%
Tuesdai B. Perry - SISTER ACT - Metropolis PAC 1%
Camron Harms - ELF - THE MUSICAL - Stage Coach Players 1%
Jack Doyle - THE UNAUTHORIZED Peter Johnson PARODY - Northern Town Parodies 1%
Jamie DePaolo - GYPSY - Theatre of Western Springs 1%

Best Performer In A Play
Colin McGonagle - LEND ME A TENOR - Timber Lake Playhouse 15%
Emily Bacino Althaus - CLUE - The Little Theatre on the Square (Sullivan) 11%
Sean Hayes - GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR - Goodman Theatre 7%
Kendal Romero - FAILURE: A LOVE STORY - Oil Lamp Theater 5%
Alex Benito Rodriguez - BOTTICELLI IN THE FIRE - First Floor Theater 3%
Rikki Lee Travolta - I HATE HAMLET - Elgin Theatre Company 3%
Cooper Brown - BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS - Theatre of Western Springs 3%
Emily Gulbrandsen - THE HOUSE OF BABA YAGA - The Impostors Theatre Company 2%
Peter Lake - LEND ME A TENOR - Timber Lake Playhouse 2%
Tyler Meredith - CAMPAIGNS, INC. - TimeLine Theatre 2%
RJ Cecott - BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS - Theatre of Western Springs 2%
Michaela Voit - THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD - City Lit Theatre 2%
Tammy White - BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS - Theatre of Western Springs 2%
James Turano - WHO'S AFRAID OF Virginia Woolf? - Invictus Theatre Company Chicago 2%
Trevor Earley - FAILURE: A LOVE STORY - Oil Lamp Theater 2%
Tyler Anthony Smith - A FINE FEATHERED MURDER - Hell in a Handbag 2%
Sheldon D. Brown - CHOIR BOY - Steppenwolf Theatre 2%
Larry Yando - AGATHA CHRISTIE MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS - Drury Lane Theatre 1%
Mardra Thomas - LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 1%
Dean Gallagher - NOISES OFF - Theatre 121 1%
Barbara Zahora - THE WINTER'S TALE - Oak Park Festival Theatre 1%
Heidi Swarthout - THE TIN WOMAN - Elgin Theatre Company 1%
RJ Cecott - NOW AND THEN - Oil Lamp Theatre 1%
Claire Yearman - SILENT SKY - Wheaton Drama 1%
Lori Rohr - WHO'S AFRAID OF Virginia Woolf - Elsinore Players 1%

Best Play
LEND ME A TENOR - Timber Lake Playhouse 9%
FAILURE: A LOVE STORY - Oil Lamp Theater 8%
BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS - Theatre of Western Springs 7%
GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR - Goodman Theatre 7%
I HATE HAMLET - Elgin Theatre Company 5%
AGATHA CHRISTIE MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS - Drury Lane Theatre 4%
CHOIR BOY - Steppenwolf Theatre 4%
WHO'S AFRAID OF Virginia Woolf? - Invictus Theatre Chicago 4%
A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 - Elgin Theatre Company 4%
BOTTICELLI IN THE FIRE - First Floor Theater 4%
NOISES OFF - Theatre 121 3%
THE HOUSE OF BABA YAGA - The Impostors Theatre Company 3%
LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 3%
YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU - The Theatre Lab 2%
SILENT SKY - Wheaton Drama 2%
WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN IT GOES DOWN - Congo Square Theatre 2%
A FINE FEATHERED MURDER - Hell in a Handbag 2%
NOW AND THEN - Oil Lamp Theater 2%
MARIE ANTOINETTE & THE MAGICAL NEGROES - The Story Theatre 2%
THE SEAGULL - Steppenwolf 1%
WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME - Broadway Playhouse 1%
RUINED - Invictus Theatre Chicago 1%
HERTHA NOVA - The Impostors Theatre Company 1%
CAMPAIGNS, INC. - TimeLine Theatre 1%
DIGGING UP DESSA - Theatre Above the Law 1%

Best Production of an Opera
MACBETH - Lyric Opera of Chicago 22%
MAGIC FLUTE - Lyric Opera of Chicago 18%
FIRE SHUT UP IN MY BONES - lyric Opera of Chicago 17%
DON GIOVANNI - Ravinia 16%
BEOWULF - Third Eye Theatre Ensemble 13%
TOSCA - Lyric Opera of Chicago 9%
ELIXIR OF LOVE - Lyric Opera of Chicago 6%

Best Scenic Design Of A Play Or Musical
Bob Silton - SEUSSICAL - Uptown Music Theatre Highland Park 9%
Jack Doyle - THE UNAUTHORIZED Peter Johnson PARODY - Northern Town Parodies 7%
Orion Forte - WE WILL ROCK YOU - Timber Lake Playhouse 6%
Jay Pastucha and Ellen Markus - FAILURE: A LOVE STORY - Oil Lamp Theater 5%
Wendy Tritt - SOMETHING ROTTEN - Stage Coach Players 5%
Yeaji Kim - GODSPELL - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre 4%
Eric Luchen - CABARET - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 4%
Mariah Pendleton - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - ECC Musical Theatre 4%
Elaine Cashmore, Mike Frale, Tracey Lanman and Tiffany Matras - RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA - Theatre 121 3%
Lauren Nichols - BOTTICELLI IN THE FIRE - First Floor Theater 3%
Rob Cramer - BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS - Theatre of Western Springs 3%
Elyse Estes - THE HOUSE OF BABA YAGA - The Impostors Theatre Company 3%
Andrew Boyce - AGATHA CHRISTIE MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS - Drury Lane Theatre 3%
Eric Luchen - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Citadel Theatre 2%
Valenya Nedviga - LEGALLY BLONDE - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 2%
Lauren M. Nichols - INTO THE WOODS - Big Noise Theatre 2%
Rufus Didwiszus - FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - Lyric Opera of Chicago 2%
Chuck Erickson - THE ANGLE OF MERCY - GreenMan Theatre Troupe 2%
G. Max Maxin IV - SWEENEY TODD - Kokandy Productions 2%
J. Spencer Greene - PARADE - Theatre Nebula 2%
Scott Davis - IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE - Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier 2%
Sydney Lynne Thomas - CULLUD WATTAH - Victory Gardens Theatre 2%
Rachel Hauck - GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR - Goodman Theatre 2%
Ellen Markus - NOW AND THEN - Oil Lamp Theater 2%
Jeremiah Barr - THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD - City Lit Theatre 1%

Best Sound Design Of A Play Or Musical
Nick Colucci - THE UNAUTHORIZED Peter Johnson PARODY - Northern Town Parodies 9%
Nevin Steinberg - THE NOTEBOOK - Chicago Shakespeare Theater 8%
Jay Pastucha - FAILURE: A LOVE STORY - Oil Lamp Theater 8%
Abi Senthill - WE WILL ROCK YOU - Timber Lake Playhouse 7%
Matt Kania - CABARET - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 6%
Bill Hammock - BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS - Theatre of Western Springs 5%
Willow James - CULLUD WATTAH - Victory Gardens Theatre 4%
Stefanie Senior - GODSPELL - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre 4%
Dominick Vincent Alesia - THE HOUSE OF BABA YAGA - The Impostors Theatre Co. 4%
Emma Olson - SISTER ACT - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 3%
Andre Pluess - GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR - Goodman Theatre 3%
Nicholas Pope - IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE - Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier 3%
Paul Neuman - SOUND OF MUSIC - Big Noise Theatre 3%
Mikhail Fiskel & Jeffrey Levin - AGATHA CHRISTIE MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS - Drury Lane Theatre 3%
Willow James - WHITE - Definition 3%
Stefan Roseen - HERTHA NOVA - The Impostors Theatre Company 2%
Carl Wahlstrom - SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL - Mercury Theater Chicago 2%
Steven Soria - THE ANGLE OF MERCY - GreenMan Theatre Troupe 2%
Carl Wahlstrom - PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT: THE MUSICAL - Mercury Theater Chicago 2%
Andrew Littleton - MARIE ANTOINETTE & THE MAGICAL NEGROES - The Story Theatre 2%
Angela Weber Miller - WHO'S HOLIDAY - Theater Wit 2%
Stefanie Senior - SOMEWHERE OVER THE BORDER - Teatro Vista 2%
Mike Sigman - IN MEMORIAM - Sigman Brothers 1%
Sebby Woldt - LAST NIGHT IN KARAOKE TOWN - The factory theatre 1%
Brian Grimm - THE MAGNOLIA BALLET - About Face Theatre 1%

Best Supporting Performer In A Musical
Claire Jolie Goodman - THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL - Schaumburg Summer Theatre 8%
Olivia Litton - FOOTLOOSE - Fox Valley Theatre Co. 4%
Tim Foszcz - CABARET - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 4%
Makenzie Ruff - LEGALLY BLONDE - Timber Lake Playhouse 4%
Anne Arza - SOUND OF MUSIC - big noise theater 4%
Henry Allan - SISTER ACT - Metropolis Performing Arts Center 3%
Sydney Hendrix - SEUSSICAL - Uptown Music Theater Highland Park 3%
Natasha Ricketts - LEGALLY BLONDE - Timber Lake Playhouse 3%
Quinn Simmons - GODSPELL - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre 3%
Aubrey Doty - GYPSY - Theatre of Western Springs 3%
John Walter Delaney - THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL - Schaumburg Summer Theatre 3%
Liam Oh - THE NOTEBOOK - The Yard 3%
Jeanmarie Lapointe - SEUSSICAL - Uptown Music Theater Highand Park 3%
Anabella Oddo - CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE MUSICAL - KoKandy Productions 2%
Amelia Rummler - THE UNAUTHORIZED Peter Johnson PARODY - Northern Town Parodies 2%
RJ Cecott - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - ECC Musical Theatre 2%
Tommy Rivera-Vega - SOMEWHERE OVER THE BORDER - Teatro Vista 2%
Melissa Crabtree - CABARET - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 2%
Steven Meerdink - SOMETHING ROTTEN - Stage Coach Players 2%
Jessica Falco - RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA - Theatre 121 2%
Avery Weller - THE UNAUTHORIZED Peter Johnson PARODY - Northern Town Parodies 1%
Allison Buck - MATILDA - Highland Park Theatre 1%
Alex Goodrich - IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE - Chicago Shakespeare Theater 1%
Emily Rohm - FUN HOME - Paramount Theatre 1%
Christine Pfenninger - PARADE - Theatre Nebula 1%

Best Supporting Performer In A Play
Van Ferro - FAILURE: A LOVE STORY - Oil Lamp Theater 8%
Emily Chaviano - LEND ME A TENOR - Timber Lake Playhouse 7%
Ethan Slater - GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR - Goodman Theatre 5%
Yuchi Chiu - BOTTICELLI IN THE FIRE - First Floor Theater 4%
RJ Cecott - SWEAT - The Drama Group 4%
Janet Ulrich Brooks - AGATHA CHRISTIE MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS - Drury Lane Theatre 3%
John Payne - BOTTICELLI IN THE FIRE - First Floor Theater 3%
Trace Gamache - I HATE HAMLET - Elgin Theatre Company 3%
Sheldon D. Brown - CHOIR BOY - Steppenwolf 3%
Nicole Lapas - DEATHTRAP - Theatre 121 3%
Lola Podolner - BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS - Theatre of Western Springs 3%
Ben Rappaport - GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR - Goodman Theatre 3%
Samm Hilger - HERTHA NOVA - The Impostors Theatre Company 2%
Sydney Genco - A FINE FEATHERED MURDER - Hell in a Handbag 2%
Danyelle Monson - MARIE ANTOINETTE & THE MAGICAL NEGROES - The Story Theatre 2%
Stephen Pickering - YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU - The Theater Lab 2%
Shane Brown - PETER AND THE STARCATCHER - Wheaton Drama 2%
Adam Bitterman - THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD - City Lit Theatre 2%
David Gasior - I HATE HAMLET - Elgin Theatre Company 2%
Will Knox - SWEAT - Drama Group 2%
Reggie Thomas - LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre 2%
Brooke Mummert - BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS - Theatre of Western Springs 2%
Alexandria Moorman - WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN IT GOES DOWN - congo square theatre company 2%
Travis Greuel - I HATE HAMLET - Elgin Theatre Company 2%
Brenda Wlazlo - THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD - City Lit Theatre 1%

Best Theatre For Young Audiences Production
CHOIR BOY - Steppenwolf Theatre 30%
JUNIE B. JONES - The Little Theatre on the Square 27%
SOUND OF MUSIC - big noise theater 19%
YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN - Good Night Theatre Collective 14%
STORYBOOK PLAYERS - Theatre 121 7%
DIGGING UP DESSA - Theatre Above the Law 3%

Favorite Local Theatre
The Little Theatre On The Square 17%
Schaumburg Summer Theatre 11%
Metropolis Performing Arts Center 10%
Steppenwolf Theatre Company 7%
Drury Lane Theatre 6%
Goodman Theatre 5%
Big Noise Theater 5%
Uptown Music Theatre Highland Park 5%
Stage Coach Players 5%
Theatre 121 4%
First Floor Theater 2%
Mercury Theater 2%
Invictus Theatre Chicago 2%
Kokandy Productions 2%
Hell in a Handbag 2%
Theatre Nebula 2%
City Lit Theatre 2%
Congo Square Theater 2%
About Face Theatre 1%
Top Banana Productions 1%
Kokandy 1%
The Conspirators 1%
The Story Theatre 1%
Theater Wit 1%
Theatre Above the Law 1%



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