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Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards! TREVOR The Musical Wins 8 Awards!

Winners have been announced for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2017.

Writers Theatre's World Premiere production of TREVOR THE MUSICAL won 8 Resident Equity awards including Best Actor in a Musical (Eli Tokash), Best Actress in a Musical (Salisha Thomas) and Best New Work.

Pride Films and Plays led the Resident Non-Equity Awards with 10 wins including Best Actress in a Musical (Honey West), Best Actor in a Play (Vincent Kracht), Best Actress in a Play (Steph Vondell) Best Ensemble of a Play (THE NANCE), Best Ensemble of a Musical (PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT) and Best Music Direction (Robert Ollis)

The complete list of winners is below.

Best Actor in a Musical or Revue (Resident Equity)
Eli Tokash - Trevor the Musical - Writers Theatre

Best Actor in a Musical or Revue (Resident Non-Equity)
Brett Baleski - Disney's Beauty and The Beast - Fremont Street Theater Company

Best Actor in a Play (Resident Equity)
Anand Bhatt - Great Expectations - Remy Bumppo & Silk Road Rising

Best Actor in a Play (Resident Non-Equity)
Vincent Kracht - The Nance - Pride Film and Plays

Best Actor in a Touring Production
Adam Jacobs - Disney's Aladdin - Broadway in Chicago

Best Actress in a Musical or Revue (Resident Equity)
Salisha Thomas - Trevor the Musical - Writers Theatre

Best Actress in a Musical or Revue (Resident Non-Equity)
Honey West - Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - Pride Films and Plays

Best Actress in a Play (Resident Equity)
Angela Ingersoll - End of the Rainbow - Porchlight Music Theatre

Best Actress in a Play (Resident Non-Equity)
Steph Vondell - The Nance - Pride Films and Plays

Best Actress in a Touring Production
Kate Shindle - Fun Home - Broadway in Chicago

Best Choreography (Resident Equity)
Josh Prince - Trevor The Musical - Writers Theatre

Best Choreography (Resident Non-Equity)
Breon Arzell - The Wiz - Kokandy Productions

Best Costume Design (Resident Equity)
Mara Blumenfeld - Trevor the Musical - Writers Theatre

Best Costume Design (Resident Non-Equity)
John Nasca - Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - Pride Films and Plays

Best Direction of a Musical or Revue (Resident Equity)
Marc Bruni - Trevor the Musical - Writers Theatre

Best Direction of a Musical or Revue (Resident Non-Equity)
Lili-Anne Brown - The Wiz - Kokandy Productions

Best Direction of a Play (Resident Equity)
Danya Taymor - Pass Over - Steppenwolf Theatre

Best Direction of a Play (Resident Non-Equity)
John Nasca - The Nance - Pride Films and Plays

Best Ensemble (Resident)
The Nance - Pride Films and Plays

Best Ensemble of a Musical (Resident Equity)
Trevor the Musical - Writers Theatre

Best Ensemble of a Musical (Resident Non-Equity)
Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - Pride Films and Plays

Best Lighting Design (Resident Equity)
Paul Whitaker - Fun Home - Victory Gardens

Best Lighting Design (Resident Non-Equity)
Cat Wilson - Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - Pride Films and Plays

Best Musical Direction (Resident Equity)
Matt Deitchman - Trevor the Musical - Writers Theatre

Best Musical Direction (Resident Non-Equity)
Robert Ollis- Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - Pride Films and Plays

Best New Work/New Adaptation (Resident)
Trevor the Musical - Writers Theater

Best Revival of a Musical (Resident Equity)
Jesus Christ Superstar - Paramount

Best Revival of a Musical (Resident Non-Equity)
Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - Pride Films and Plays

Best Revival of a Play (Resident Non-Equity)
The Odd Couple - Elgin Theatre Company

Best Revue (Resident)
Marry Me a Little - Porchlight Music Theatre

Best Scenic Design (Resident Equity)
Jeffrey D. Kmiec - Hair - Mercury Theater Chicago

Best Scenic Design (Resident Non-Equity)
Ben Lipinski - Big Fish - Big Noise Theatre

Best Sound Design (Resident Equity)
Ray Nardelli - Fun Home - Victory Gardens

Best Sound Design (Resident Non-Equity)
Diane French-Tumblin - Disney's Beauty and The Beast - Fremont Street Theater Company

Best Special Theatrical Event
Angels in America (Staged Reading) - A Red Orchid Theatre

Best Theater Production for Young Audiences
The Crucible - Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Best Touring Production
Disney's Aladdin - Broadway in Chicago

This year the BroadwayWorld Regional Awards took place in a record number of markets, with a record number of votes - including 56 cities across the United States; with our awards taking place globally in a record-breaking 11 countries, including multiple Canadian cities!

Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

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