BWW Regional Awards

Vote For The 2018 BWW Columbus Awards; 42ND STREET Leads Best Musical!

Voting continues for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Columbus Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

If you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. Here are the current standings for Columbus:

Best Choreography (Community)
Cindy Straub - TARZAN - WPRCT 17%
Tonya Kraner - HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - Weathervane Playhouse - WYART 11%
Victoria Valko - THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Off The Lake Productions 10%

Best Choreography (Professional)
Christine O'Grady - 42ND STREET - Weathervane Playhouse 31%
Edward Carignan - DREAMGIRLS - Short North Stage 19%
Tracy Wilson - PIPPIN - Weathervane Playhouse 18%

Best Costume Design (Community)
Jude Berger - TARZAN - WPRCT 21%
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Pleasure guild 12%
Alyssa Thompson - THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Off The Lake Productions 11%

Best Costume Design (Professional)
Madison Booth - 42ND STREET - Weathervane Playhouse 35%
Que Jones - PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT - Evolution Theatre Company 30%
Ivy Swinski - PIPPIN - Weathervane Playhouse 25%

Best Director of a Musical (Community)
Luke Bovenzier and Matt Wolfe - TARZAN - WESTERVILLE PARKS AND REC 16%
Chloe Hanenkrat - THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Off The Lake Productions 9%
Stephen A. Mathias - DISNEY'S THE LITTLR MERMAID - Lancaster High School 7%

Best Director of a Musical (Professional)
Edward Carignan III - DREAMGIRLS - Short North Stage 24%
Valerie Accetta - PIPPIN - Weathervane Playhouse 24%
Christine O'Grady - 42ND STREET - Weathervane Playhouse 16%

Best Director of a Play (Community)
Matt Wolfe - IT'S A WONDERFUL, RADIO PLAY - WPRCT 20%
Brooke Marston - DOG SEES GOD - Off The Lake Productions 12%
A. Victor Jones - MOON OVER BUFFALO - Ohio University Lancaster Theatre 12%

Best Director of a Play (Professional)
Kevin Connell - I HATE HAMLET - Weathervane Playhouse 48%
Jordan Davis - EQUUS - Red Herring Productions 14%
Kristofer Green - THE CRUCIBLE - SRO Theatre 14%

Best Lead Actor in a Musical (Community)
Zach Ryan - TARZAN - WPRCT 16%
Caleb Jingo - ALADDIN - Westerville Community Theatre 10%
Dominic Fleshman - THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Off The Lake Productions 9%

Best Lead Actor in a Musical (Educational)
Jacob Miller - INTO THE WOODS - Westerville Central High School 11%
Caleb Jingo - PAJAMA GAME - Westerville South 10%
Jace Nguyen - IN THE HEIGHTS - Gahanna Lincoln High School 9%

Best Lead Actor in a Musical (Professional)
Kenneth Remaklus - PIPPIN - Weathervane Playhouse 18%
Cody Westbrook - CHRISTMAS IN COLUMBUS: RETURN OF THE ELF - Short North Stage 17%
Brian Lundy - MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG - Weathervane Playhouse 11%

Best Lead Actor in a Play (Community)
Evan Shaw - DOG SEES GOD - Off The Lake Productions 16%
Todd Adam Decker - PETER PAN - Grandview Carriage Place Players 14%
Bill Yarbrough - IT'S A WONDERFUL, RADIO PLAY - WPRCT 13%

Best Lead Actor in a Play (Educational)
Caleb Jingo - TWELFTH NIGHT - Westerville South High School 34%
Cole Frasher - NOISES OFF - Gahanna Lincoln High School 20%
Ian Wesley - TWELFTH NIGHT - Westerville South 12%

Best Lead Actor in a Play (Professional)
Jack Baylis - I HATE HAMLET - Weathervane Playhouse 36%
Layne Roate - BLOOD BROTHERS - Weathervane Playhouse 16%
Justin King - TRUE WEST - Warehouse Theatre 13%

Best Lead Actress in a Musical (Community)
Cherish Myers - TARZAN - WPRCT 14%
Grace Morgan - THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Off The Lake Productions 9%
jamie Chmielewski - THE MUSIC MAN - Grandview Carriage Place Players 8%

Best Lead Actress in a Musical (Educational)
Cherish Myers - PAJAMA GAME - Westerville South 11%
Georgia Curtis - LEGALLY BLONDE JR. - New Albany Middle School 10%
Bella Glaser - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Westerville Central High School 7%

Best Lead Actress in a Musical (Professional)
Kristen Basore - ANNIE - Columbus Children's Theatre 19%
Kaitlin Descutner - BLOOD BROTHERS - Weathervane Playhouse 18%
Amber Knicole - DREAMGIRLS - Short North Stage 15%

Best Lead Actress in a Play (Community)
Julie Russell - IT'S A WONDERFUL, RADIO PLAY - WPRCT 12%
Noelle Klein - STEAMPUNK WONDERLAND - Grandview Carriage Place Players 10%
Linda Dorff - ON GOLDEN POND - Hilliard Arts Council 10%

Best Lead Actress in a Play (Educational)
Cherish Myers - TWELFTH NIGHT - Westerville South 25%
Sabrina Brush - NOISES OFF - Gahanna Lincoln High School 15%
Abby Messina - TWELFTH NIGHT - Westerville South High School 15%

Best Lead Actress in a Play (Professional)
Courtney Silber - I HATE HAMLET - Weathervane Playhouse 37%
Eli Brickey - AGNES OF GOD - Warehouse Theatre 13%
Kelsey Venter - NEXT TO NORMAL - Tantrum Theater 12%

Best Lighting Design (Community)
Derryck Menard - TARZAN - WPRCT 24%
Scott Monnin - THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Off The Lake Productions 14%
Stephen A. Mathias - DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID - Lancaster High School 12%

Best Lighting Design (Professional)
Dylan Bollinger - PIPPIN - Weathervane Playhouse 39%
BEATY AND THE BEAST - Pleasure guild 24%
Dylan Bollinger - 42ND STREET - Weathervane Playhouse 23%

Best Music Director (Community)
Amy Rucker - TARZAN - Westerville 19%
Harrison Walsh & Mitch Kahn - THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Off The Lake Productions 11%
Stephen A. Mathias - DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID - Lancaster High Schooli 8%

Best Music Director (Professional)
Zac DelMonte - HAIR - Short North Stage 24%
Marcus Davis - DREAMGIRLS - Short North Stage 22%
Kevin Wines - A CHORUS LINE - Weathervane Playhouse 21%

Best Musical (Community)
TARZAN - Westerville parks and rec 17%
THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Off The Lake Productions 11%
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Pleasure guild 7%

Best Musical (Professional)
42ND STREET - Weathervane Playhouse 21%
BOOK OF MORMON - Ohio Theatre 15%
DREAMGIRLS - Short North Stage 14%

Best Play (Community)
IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, RADIO PLAY - WPRCT 18%
DOG SEES GOD - Off The Lake Productions 17%
MOON OVER BUFFALO - Ohio University Lancaster Theatre 14%

Best Play (Professional)
I HATE HAMLET - Weathervane Playhouse 37%
THE LION THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE - Columbus Children's Theater 24%
THE KING AND I - Ohio Theatre 15%

Best Scenic Design (Community)
Derrick McPeak - TARZAN - WPRCT 31%
Sarah Shaw - DOG SEES GOD - Off The Lake Productions 13%
A Victor Jones - HELLO, DOLLY! - OHIO University Lancaster Community Theatre 7%

Best Scenic Design (Professional)
Matthew Hamel - I HATE HAMLET - Weathervane Playhouse 38%
Matthew Hamel - PIPPIN - Weathervane Playhouse 27%
Benjamin Turner - EQUUS - Red Herring Productions 17%

Best Supporting Actor in a Musical (Community)
Cody Schmid - TARZAN - WPRCT 10%
Leo Andrade - THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Off The Lake Productions 8%
Campbell Smith - THE MUSIC MAN - Grandview-Carriage Place Players 5%

Best Supporting Actor in a Musical (Educational)
Caleb Jingo - HEATHERS HIGH SCHOOL EDITION - Westerville South High School 13%
Siri Nilsen - IN THE HEIGHTS - Gahanna Lincoln High School 12%
Charles Ziegert - HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - Weathervane Playhouse - WYART 11%

Best Supporting Actor in a Musical (Professional)
Samuel Gerber 'I Can Do That' - A CHORUS LINE - Weathervane Playhouse 20%
Tyrell Reggins - HAIR - Short North Stage 12%
Doug Joseph - ANNIE - CCT 10%

Best Supporting Actor in a Play (Community)
Thor Collard - DIARY OF ANNE FRANK - MTVarts 10%
Austin Ream - MOON OVER BUFFALO - Ohio University Lancaster 9%
Eric Lavery - PETER PAN - Grandview-Carriage Place Players 8%

Best Supporting Actor in a Play (Educational)
Caleb Jingo - TWELFTH NIGHT - Westerville South 43%
Cole Frasher - NOISES OFF - Gahanna Lincoln High School 16%
Michael Springer - MURDERED TO DEATH - Lancaster High School 12%

Best Supporting Actor in a Play (Professional)
Brian Lundy - I HATE HAMLET - Weathervane Playhouse 39%
Douglas Gustafson - THE LION THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE - Columbus Children's Theater 21%
Ralph Scott - THE REALISTIC JONESES - CATCO 12%

Best Supporting Actress in a Musical (Communityl)
Lauren Rabe - THE LITTLE MERMAID - Pickerington Community Theatre 10%
Casey Murray - THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Off The Lake Productions 10%
Jennifer Myers - OLIVER! - Gallery Players 8%

Best Supporting Actress in a Musical (Professional)
Kelsey McCollaum - 42ND STREET - Weathervane Playhouse 23%
Zoie Lanning - ASPECTS OF LOVE - Catco 17%
Barb Helwig - PIPPIN - Weathervane Playhouse 13%

Best Supporting Actress in a Musical (Supporting)
Emma Murphy - HEATHER'S THE MUSICAL - Westerville South 17%
Deryn Kraner - HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - Weathervane Playhouse - WYART 16%
Macyn Swincicki - LEGALLY BLONDE JR. - New Albany Middle School 14%

Best Supporting Actress in a Play (Communityl)
LauraLee Jingo - IT'S A WONDERFUL, RADIO PLAY - WPRCT 21%
Elise Vargo - EXIT THE KING - Curtain Players 12%
Jenn Minnelli - DOG SEES GOD - Off The Lake Productions 6%

Best Supporting Actress in a Play (Education)
Caroline Warrick - TWELFTH NIGHT - Westerville South 25%
Sara Tuohy - NOISES OFF - Gahanna Lincoln High School 22%
Savanna McCrady - MOON OVER BUFFALO - OHIO University Lancaster Theatre 9%

Best Supporting Actress in a Play (Professional)
Linda Kinnison Roth - I HATE HAMLET - Weathervane Playhouse 54%
Catherine Cryan Erney - HOW I GOT PLUTO - Original Productions Theatre 18%
Shenise Brown - THE REALISTIC JONESES - CATCO 17%

Theatre of the Year (Community)
Westerville Parks and Rec Civic Theatre 18%
Off The Lake Productions 12%
Gallery Players 8%

Theatre of the Year (Professional)
Weathervane Playhouse 29%
Short North Stage 19%
Ohio Theatre 16%

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