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Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards; CAMEO's Next to Normal Leads Best Musical!

Voting is open for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Cleveland 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 Cleveland:

Best actor in a comedy or drama
Will C Crosby - It's Only A Play - Weathervane Playhouse 14%
Marc'A Bickerstaff - Frankenstein 1930 - East Cleveland Theater 9%
Ian Zainea - Frankenstein 1930 - East Cleveland Theater 9%

Best Actor in a musical
Colton Ryan - West Side Story - Baldwin Wallace University 17%
Dan Polk - Next To Normal - CAMEO 11%
Michael Knobloch - Bonnie and Clyde - French Creek Theatre 6%

Best actress in a comedy or drama
Emily Dunay - Frankenstein 1930 - East Cleveland Theater 11%
Janelle Fant - Blood Money - East Cleveland Theater 11%
Ryan Kacmar - Almost Maine - Aurora High School 10%

Best Actress in a musical
Karson Taylor - Children of Eden - Hathaway Brown Theatre Institute 10%
Christina Gavarone - Titanic the Musical - Cassidy Theatre 9%
Joy Ellis - Memphis - Players Guild Theatre 7%

Best choreographer
Bebe Weinberg Katz - Children of Eden - Hathaway Brown Theatre Institute 14%
Michael Akers - Memphis - Players Guild Theatre 12%
Gregory Daniels - West Side Story - Baldwin Wallace University 12%

Best costume design of a drama or comedy
Tesia Benson - Our Town - Baldwin Wallace University 40%
Julie Harter - Frankenstein 1930 - East Cleveland Theater 38%
Luke Scattergood - Doubt: A Parable - Strongsville Community Theatre 15%

Best Costume Design of a musical
Jasen J Smith - Jesus Christ Superstar - Weathervane Playhouse 17%
Amy Lence - Beauty and the Beast - Mighty Goliath Productions 14%
Claudette Campana/Marlene Karpinski - The Little Mermaid - Lorain Community Music Theater 13%

Best director of a comedy or drama
Michael Lenzo - Frankenstein 1930 - East Cleveland Theater 17%
Scott Plate - Our Town - Baldwin Wallace University 12%
Adam Heffernan - Rock n Roll - Baldwin Wallace University 9%

Best director of a musical
Colin McCord - Next To Normal - CAMEO 12%
Bebe Weinberg Katz - Children of Eden - Hathaway Brown Theatre Institute 10%
Jonathan Tisevich - Memphis - Players Guild Theatre 8%

Best musical director of a musical
Tom Bonezzi - Next To Normal - CAMEO 17%
Carey Knox - Avenue Q - Chagrin Valley Little Theatre 15%
John Krol - Children of Eden - Hathaway Brown Theatre Institute 13%

Best production for young audiences
Children of Eden - Hathaway Brown Theatre Institute 16%
Rock n Roll - Baldwin Wallace University 13%
Willy Wonka - Brecksville Theatre on the Square 11%

Best production of a drama or comedy
Frankenstein 1930 - East Cleveland Theater 19%
Our Town - Baldwin-Wallace University 11%
Rock'n'Roll - Baldwin-Wallace University 8%

Best production of a musical
Next To Normal - CAMEO 11%
Children of Eden - Hathaway Brown Theatre Institute 10%
Memphis - Players Guild Theatre 9%

Best scenic design of a drama or comedy
Michael Lenzo - Frankenstein 1930 - East Cleveland Theater 34%
Terry Martin - Macbeth - Kent State University 16%
Kathy Kohl - It's Only a Play - Weathervane Playhouse 15%

Best Scenic Design of a musical
T.Paul Lowry - Children of Eden - Hathaway Brown Theatre Institute 16%
Bruce Orendorf - Willy Wonka - Brecksville Theatre on the Square 9%
Richard Morris Jr - Jesus Christ Superstar - Weathervane Playhouse 9%

Best sound design of a comedy or drama
Michael Lenzo - Frankenstein 1930 - East Cleveland Theater 28%
John Russell - Rock N Roll - Baldwin Wallace University 27%
Carlton Guc - Children of Eden - Hathaway Brown Theatre Institute 22%

Best sound design of a musical
Children of Eden - Hathaway Brown Theatre Institute 32%
Carrie - Near West Theatre 23%
The Wiz - CMSD All-City Arts Program 18%

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