2015 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards - Last Week to Vote!

Voting has opened for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2014 and September 2015. 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.

Voting is now underway for Connecticut! 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 Connecticut:

Best Actor in a Musical
Peter Bailey - Gypsy - Connecticut Theatre Company 16%
Justin Rugg - Cinderella Italiano - Pantochino Productions 12%
Rick Bennett - Its a Bird Its a Plane Its Superman - Connecticut Cabaret Theatre 10%

Best Actor in a Play
James J Moran - Rowan and Martin's Laugh In - Connecticut Cabaret Theatre 26%
Jim Shankman - Angels in America - Playhouse on Park 20%
Dan Bender - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - Windham Theatre Guild 10%

Best Actress in a Musical
Shelley Marsh Poggio - The Wicked Witch of the West: Kansas or Bust - Pantochino Productions 15%
Tara Novie - Hair - Playhouse on Park 14%
Kaite Corda - It's a Bird It's a Plane It's Superman - Connecticut Cabaret Theatre 10%

Best Actress in a Play
Marilyn Olsen - Steel Magnolias - The Brookfield Theatre for the Arts 17%
Barbara Horan - Kitchen Witches - Connecticut Cabaret Theatre 17%
Dana Brooke - Proof - Playhouse on Park 9%

Best Choreographer
James J Moran - It's a Bird It's a Plane It's Superman - Connecticut Cabaret Theatre 17%
Ralph Perkins - La Cage aux Folles - Goodspeed Opera House 16%
Darlene Zoller - Hair - Playhouse on Park 15%

Best Community Theater Company
Connecticut Theatre Company 31%
Connecticut Cabaret Theatre 19%
Warner Theatre 8%

Best Connecticut Playwright
Bert Bernardi - The Wicked Witch of the West: Kansas or Bust - Pantochino Productions 38%
Matthew Lopez - Reverberation - Hartford Stage 34%
Alicia Dempster - A Gift of Undetermined Value - Theater Works New Milford 13%

Best Costume Design
Jimmy Johansmeyer - Cinderella Italiano! - Pantochino Productions 18%
Michael McDonald - La Cage aux Folles - Goodspeed Opera House 15%
Carleigh Schultz and Jess Rubin - Greater Tuna - Connecticut Cabaret Theatre 13%

Best Director of a Musical
Bert Bernardi - The Wicked Witch of the West: Kansas or Bust - Pantochino Productions 13%
Sean Harris - Hair - Playhouse on Park 12%
Rob Ruggiero - La Cage aux Folles - Goodspeed Opera House 10%

Best Director of a Play
Sean Harris - Angels in America - Playhouse on Park 18%
Kris McMurray - Rowan and Martin's Laugh In - Connecticut Cabaret Theatre 16%
Rob Ruggierio - Third - TheaterWorks-Hartford 10%

Best Ensemble Performance in a Musical
Hair - Playhouse on Park 16%
La Cage Aux Folles - Goodspeed Opera House 10%
25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee - Connecticut Cabaret Theatre 10%

Best Ensemble Performance in a play
Rowan and Martin's Laugh In - Connecticut Cabaret Theatre 29%
Angels in America - Playhouse on Park 20%
Steel Magnolias - The Brookfield Theatre for the Arts 10%

Best Featured Actor in a Musical
Stephen Michelsson - Gypsy - Connecticut Theatre Company 15%
Jimmy Johansmeyer - Cinderella Italiano! - Pantochino Productions 14%
Cedric Leiba, Jr. - La Cage aux Folles - Goodspeed Opera House 11%

Best Featured Actor in a Play
James J Moran - Kitchen Witches - Connecticut Cabaret Theatre 24%
James Parenti - Angels in America - Playhouse on Park 21%
James Booth - The Time of Your Life - The Hartt School 14%

Best Featured Actress in a Musical
Maria Berte - Cinderella Italiano! - Pantochino Productions 17%
Ashley Ayala - It's a Bird It's a Plan It's Superman - Connecticut Cabaret Theatre 12%
Kristin Jeter - Hair - Playhouse on Park 9%

Best Featured Actress in a Play
Kristin Harlow - Angels in America - Playhouse on Park 25%
Linda Kelly - Kitchen Witches - Connecticut Cabaret Theatre 20%
Marilyn Olsen - Steel Magnolias - The Brookfield Theatre for the Arts 15%

Best Lighting Design
James J Moran - It's a Bird It's a Plane It's Superman - Connecticut Cabaret Theatre 18%
Timothy Cook - The Wicked Witch of the West: Kansas or Bust - Pantochino Productions 16%
Aaron Hochheiser - Hair - Playhouse on Park 11%

Best Musical
Hair - Playhouse on Park 15%
The Wicked Witch of the West: Kansas or Bust - Pantochino Productions 12%
La Cage aux Folles - Goodspeed Opera House 10%

Best Original/New Work
Kissed the Girls and Made Them Cry - Hall High School Drama Dept 31%
The Wicked Witch of the West: Kansas or Bust - Pantochino Productions 30%
Reverberations - Hartford Stage 9%

Best Play
Rowan and Martin's Laugh In - Connecticut Cabaret Theatre 20%
Tuesdays with Morrie - Playhouse on Park 13%
Angels in America - Playhouse on Park 12%

Best Professional Theater Company
Playhouse on Park 19%
Connecticut Cabaret Theatre 19%
Goodspeed Musicals 14%

Best Set Design
James Moran and Kris McMurray - It's a Bird It's a Plane It's Superman - Connecticut Cabaret Theatre 17%
Von Del Mar - Christmas at Santa Claus Station - Pantochino Productions 16%
Christopher Hoyt - Angels in America - Playhouse on Park 10%

Best Sound Design
Nathaniel Dobas - The Wicked Witch of the West: Kansas or Bust - Pantochino Productions 23%
James Moran - It's a Bird It's a Plane It's Superman - Connecticut Cabaret Theatre 21%
Joel Abbott - Angels in America - Playhouse on Park 13%

Best Touring Production
Kinky Boots - The Bushnell 26%
Newsies - The Bushnell 24%
Pippin - The Bushnell 17%

Best Younger Actor (under age 25)
Jay Maroney - The Wicked Witch of the West: Kansas or Bust - Pantochino Productions 23%
Oludare Bernard - Hair - Playhouse on park 17%
Jonny Cortes - RENT - The Hartt School - University of Hartford 12%

Best Younger Actress (under age 25)
Cassie Gerace - Cinderella Italiano! - Pantochino Productions 14%
Rachel Huff - Hairspray - Connecticut Theatre Company 10%
Grace Rizzuto - 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bess - Connecticut Cabaret Theatre 9%

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