Vote For The 2021 BroadwayWorld Dayton Awards; La Comedia Dinner Theatre's LITTLE MERMAID Leads Best Musical

This year's regional awards include in-person and streaming categories.

By: Dec. 13, 2021
BWW Regional Awards

Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Dayton Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Check out the current standings below!

Voting is now open through December 31st! Winners will be announced in January.

Streaming productions are eligible this year in the categories designated as such. This year BroadwayWorld is also allowing audiences to vote on which theatres they are most excited to return to, and which productions they are most excited to see.

Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

The BroadwayWorld Regional Awards are the largest theatre audience awards, with over 100 cities worldwide participating.

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Who Will Win? Vote Before December 31st!

Here are the current standings for Dayton:

Best Choreography Of A Play Or Musical
Chris Beiser - LITTLE MERMAID - La Comedia Dinner Theatre 40%

Abby Kress - BACK 2 THE 80S CABARET - Dare 2 Defy 27%
Chris Beiser - FOOTLOOSE - La Comedia Dinner Theatre 25%

Best Costume Design Of A Play Or Musical
A.T. Jones - LITTLE MERMAID - La Comedia 47%
Merci Erb - A CHRISTMAS TO REMEMBER - La Comedia Dinner Theatre 19%
Janet G. Powell - THE REVOLUTIONISTS - The Human Race 13%

Best Direction Of A Musical
Chris Beiser - THE LITTLE MERMAID - La Comedia Dinner Theatre 60%
Chris Beiser - GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER - LaComedia 22%
Mackensie King - LAST FIVE YEARS - Dare 2 Defy 11%

Best Direction Of A Play
Kevin Moore - LOOPED - The Human Race 35%
Margarett Perry - THE REVOLUTIONISTS - The Human Race 23%
Kaitlyn Iocco - TWELVE ANGRY MEN - Merit Theatre Company 23%

Best Direction Of A Stream
Kim Toft - BLONDIE - Lebanon Theatre Company 44%
Margarett Perry - THE REVOLUTIONISTS - The Human Race 28%
Marya Spring Cordes - NOW AND THEN - The Human Race 28%

Best Editing Of A Stream
Kate Edington - BLONDIE - Lebanon Theatre Company 47%
Shaunn Baker - NOW AND THEN - The Human Race 30%
Shaunn Baker - THE REVOLUTIONISTS - The Human Race 23%

Best Lighting Design Of A Play Or Musical
Kris Byerly - A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER - La Comedia Dinner Theatre 37%
Ed Huber - FOOTLOOSE - La Comedia 31%
John Rensel - LOOPED - The Human Race 9%

Best Musical
THE LITTLE MERMAID - La Comedia Dinner Theatre 58%
A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER - La Comedia Dinner Theatre 15%
SUNSET DUETS - Lebanon Theatre Company 12%

Best Performer In A Musical
Mallory Georgia Marie - FOOTLOOSE - La Comedia 22%
Jeremy Smith - LITTLE MERMAID - La Comedia 22%
Chris Beiser - GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER - La Comedia Dinner Theatre 7%

Best Performer In A Play
Abbie Miller - THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST - Middletown Lyric Theatre 33%
Marcy McGuigan - LOOPED - The Human Race 29%
Mark Bell - BLITHE SPIRIT - 2021 14%

Best Performer In A Streaming Play
Michael Cline - BLONDIE - Lebanon Theatre 30%
Torie Wiggins - THE REVOLUTIONISTS - The Human Race 17%
Scott Stoney - NOW AND THEN - The Human Race 15%

Best Production Of The Year (In Person)
LITTLE MERMAID - La Comedia 49%
SUNSET DUETS - Lebanon Theatre Company 16%
GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER - La Comedia 15%

Best Scenic Design Of A Play Or Musical
Dave Gabert - LITTLE MERMAID - La Comedia 46%
Dave Gabert - FOOTLOOSE - La Comedia 16%
Ray Zupp - THE REVOLUTIONISTS - The Human Race 15%

Best Sound Design Of A Play Or Musical
Caitlin Griebel - FOOTLOOSE - La Comedia 71%
Jay Brunner - LOOPED - The Human Race 14%
Jay Brunner - THE REVOLUTIONISTS - The Human Race 14%

Best Streaming Play
BLONDIE - Lebanon Theatre Company 52%
NOW AND THEN - The Human Race 48%

Best Supporting Performer In A Musical
Digger Howard - LITTLE MERMAID - La Comedia 30%
Tori Kocher - LITTLE MERMAID - La Comedia 29%
Anirudh Keshamouni - LITTLE MERMAID - La Comedia 19%

Best Supporting Performer In A Play
Rachel A. Smith - BLITHE SPIRIT - 2021 53%
Jaryl Draper - LOOPED - The Human Race 47%

Best Supporting Performer In A Streaming Play
Jay Fultz - BLONDIE - Lebanon Theatre Company 21%
Torie Wiggins - THE REVOLUTIONISTS - The Human Race Theatre 20%
Jared Adamson - BLONDIE - Lebanon Theatre Company 12%

Most Anticipated Upcoming Production Of A Musical
SOMETHING ROTTEN - Dare 2 Defy 33%
MY 80-YEAR OLD BOYFRIEND - The Human Race Theatre 31%
CABARET - Dare 2 Defy 19%



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