Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Delaware Awards; PUFFS Leads Best Play!

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By: Nov. 27, 2023
Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Delaware Awards; PUFFS Leads Best Play!
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2023 BroadwayWorld Delaware Standings - 11/27/23

Best Choreography Of A Play Or Musical
Kim Taylor - HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL - Everett Theater 32%
Kim Taylor - BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL - Everett Theater 15%
Madalynn Swaltek - BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL - Everett Theater 12%
Jaide Fisher - A GHOST TALE FOR MR. DICKENS - The Everett Theatre 10%
Candice Jewell - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR - Clear Space Theatre 7%
Mary Everett - MARY POPPINS JR - Griffin Theatre 7%
Mary Everett - DESCENDANT'S THE MUSICAL - Griffin Theatre 5%
Christi Janney - AVENUE Q - Everett Theater 4%
Shondelle Graulich - MATILDA - Clear Space Theatre 3%
Dominique Kelley - THE GREAT GATSBY - PaperMill Playhouse 3%
Kimberly Fitch - THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL - Clear Space Theatre 3%
Deni Robinson - BIG RIVER - Possum Point Players 0

Best Costume Design Of A Play Or Musical
Valerie Beardsley - HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL - Everett Theater 36%
Laurene Eckbold - ARCADIA - Wilmington Drama League Drama League 17%
Val Beardsley - THE MUSICAL ADVENTURES OF FLAT STANLEY - The Everett Theatre 15%
Val Beardsley - BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL - The Everett Theatre 12%
Helen Mary Ball - MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING - The Everett Theatre 5%
Lorraine Leavel - WAIT UNTIL DARK - Possum Point Players 4%
Julie Gleason - BIG RIVER - Possum Point Players 3%
Christopher Decker - KINKY BOOTS - Clear Space Theatre 2%
Linda Cho - THE GREAT GATSBY - PaperMill Playhouse 2%
Timothy L. Cannon - INTO THE WOODS - Candlelight Theatre 2%
Timothy L. Cannon - SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL - Candlelight Theatre 1%
Marsha Shull - RAGTIME - Possum Point Players 1%
Tina Heinze - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Candlelight Theatre 0%

Best Direction Of A Musical
Bob Gatchel - HEATHERS THE MUSICAL - Everett Theater 38%
Kim Taylor - BRING IT ON - Everett Theater 12%
Olivia Court - A GHOST TALE FOR MR. DICKENSA - The Everett Theatre 10%
Jason Messinger - DESCENDANT'S THE MUSICAL - Griffin Theatre 8%
Val Beardsley - THE MUSICAL ADVENTURES OF FLAT STANLEY - The Everett Theatre 7%
Lexie Greenberg - AVENUE Q - Everett Theater 6%
Darryl Thompson - STREET DREAMS - Wilmington Drama League 5%
Mary Everett - THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL - Griffin Theatre 4%
David Button/Candice Jewell - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR - Clear Space Theatre 4%
David Button - NEXT TO NORMAL - Clear Space Theatre 2%
John H. Hulse - BIG RIVER - Possum Point Players 1%
Kenney Workman - RAGTIME - Possum Point Players 1%
Renee Dobson - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Candlelight Theatre 1%
Sadie Andros - MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Cape Henlopen Theatre 1%

Best Direction Of A Play
Val Beardsley - PUFFS - Everett Theater 33%
Meredith Peterson - MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING - Everett Theater 17%
Jenna Cole - ARCADIA - Wilmington Drama League 16%
Ken Mammarella - UPHILL - Wilmington Drama League 14%
Chris Everett - CLUE ON STAGE - Griffin Theatre 10%
Chris Miller - THE GIN GAME - Second Street Players 3%
David Button - MISERY - Clear Space Theatre 2%
Jordan Kilgore - WAIT UNTIL DARK - Possum Point Players 2%
Sadie Andros - RADIUM GIRLS - Cape Henlopen Theatre 2%
Zach Naar - THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE - Possum Point Players 2%

Best Ensemble
HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL - Everett Theater 28%
ARCADIA - Wilmington Drama League 12%
PUFFS - The Everett Theatre 9%
UPHILL - Wilmington Drama League 9%
ADDAMS FAMILY - Griffin Theatre 8%
BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL - Everett Theater 8%
AVENUE Q - Everett Theater 5%
A GHOST TALE FOR MR. DICKENS - The Everett Theatre 5%
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING - The Everett Theatre 4%
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR - Clear Space Theatre 2%
RAGTIME - Possum Point Players 2%
WAIT UNTIL DARK - Possum Point Players 2%
THE ADVENTURES OF FLAT STANLEY - The Everett Theatre 2%
MAN OF LA MANCHA - Delaware theatre company 1%
NEXT TO NORMAL - Clear Space Theatre 1%
ARSENIC AND OLD LACE - Resident Ensemble Players 1%
MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Cape Henlopen Theatre 1%
BIG RIVER - Possum Point Players 1%
MEDEA - Resident Ensemble Players 0%

Best Lighting Design Of A Play Or Musical
V Gatchel - HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL - Everett Theater 36%
Jen Scorziello - UPHILL - Wilmington Drama League 13%
Aaron Cook - ARCADIA - Wilmington Drama League 12%
Valerie Gatchel - PUFFS - The Everett Theatre 10%
Chris Everett - THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL - Griffin Theatre 6%
Valerie Gatchel - BRING IT ON - Everett Theater 6%
Valerie Gatchel - MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING - The Everett Theatre 4%
Brendan Smith - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR - Clear Space Theatre 3%
Logan Hunter - WAIT UNTIL DARK - Possum Point Players 3%
Matthew J. Kator - INTO THE WOODS - Candlelight Theatre 2%
Ryan Phillips - CHESS: THE MUSICAL - Wilmington Drama League 2%
Cory Pattak - THE GREAT GATSBY - PaperMill Playhouse 2%
Chase Schirmer - BIG RIVER - Possum Point Players 1%
Chase Schirmer - RAGTIME - Possum Point Players 0%

Best Music Direction & Orchestra Performance
Duane Cottrell - HEATHERS THE MUSICAL - Everett Theater 43%
Duane Cottrell - BRING IT ON - Everett Theater 12%
Christ Everett - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Griffin Theatre 12%
Zephyr Doyle - A GHOST TALE FOR MR. DICKENS - The Everett Theatre 10%
Kylie Boggs - THE ADVENTURES OF FLAT STANLEY - The Everett Theatre 6%
Jerry Birl - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR - Clear Space Theatre 6%
Diane Trautman - BIG RIVER - Possum Point Players 4%
Rachel Hansen - AVENUE Q - The Everett Theatre 3%
Daniel Edmonds - THE GREAT GATSBY - PaperMill Playhouse 2%
Douglass Lutz - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Candlelight Theatre 2%

Best Musical
HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL - Everett Theater 39%
AVENUE Q - The Everett Theatre 9%
BRING IT ON - Everett Theater 8%
A GHOST TALE FOR MR. DICKENS - The Everett Theatre 8%
ADDAMS FAMILY - Griffin Theatre 5%
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR - Clear Space Theatre 5%
SHREK THE MUSICAL - Griffin Theatre 4%
MAN OF LA MANCHA - Delaware theatre company 4%
INTO THE WOODS - Candlelight Theatre 4%
RAGTIME - Possum Point Players 4%
THE MUSICAL ADVENTURES OF FLAT STANLEY - The Everett Theatre 3%
ALADDIN JR - Griffin Theatre 2%
THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Candlelight Theatre 2%
SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL - Candlelight Theatre 1%
BIG RIVER - Possum Point Players 1%
MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Cape Henlopen Theatre 1%

Best Performer In A Musical
Morgan Wallace Swindler - HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL - The Everett Theatre 12%
Max Nelson-O'Daugherty - HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL - Everett Theater 11%
Madey Swaltek - AVENUE Q - The Everett Theatre 9%
Lennon Heitz - HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL - Everett Theater 7%
Jasmine Bradley - BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL - The Everett Theatre 7%
Aria Rodriguez - A GHOST TALE FOR MR. DICKENS - The Everett Theatre 6%
Sean Young - A GHOST TALE FOR MR. DICKENS - The Everett Theatre 6%
Chris Crawford - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Griffin Theatre 5%
Noelle Wheeler - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Griffin Theatre 4%
Bob Gatchel - AVENUE Q - Everett Theater 4%
Nate Duffy - THE ADVENTURES OF FLAT STANLEY - The Everett Theatre 4%
Scott Langdon - MAN OF LA MANCHA - Delaware theatre company 3%
Steven Perry - A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM - Second Street Players 2%
Julia Gray - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Griffin Theatre 2%
Jordan Kilgore - THE WIZARD OF OZ - Milton Theatre 2%
Dante Brattelli - INTO THE WOODS - Candlelight Theatre 2%
Zach Naar - MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Cape Henlopen Theatre 1%
Christopher Decker - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR - Clear Space Theatre 1%
Rhys Carr - KINKY BOOTS - Clear Space Theatre 1%
Nathan Duffy - THE ADVENTURES OF FLAT STANLEY - Everett Theater 1%
Erin Bobby - NEXT TO NORMAL - Clear Space Theatre 1%
Nate Williams - AVENUE Q - The Everett Theatre 1%
Niambi Fetlow - INTO THE WOODS - Candlelight Theatre 1%
Jacob vogeley - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Griffin Theatre 1%
Kaci Gravatt - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Griffin Theatre 1%

Best Performer In A Play
Jaide Fisher - PUFFS - The Everett Theatre 19%
Larry Denburg - UPHILL - Wilmington Drama League 14%
Dante Cinaglia - CLUE ON STAGE - Griffin Theatre 13%
Tess Meredith-Greene - MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING - Everett Theater 12%
Liam Cheskin - PUFFS - The Everett Theatre 9%
Steve Wei - ARCADIA - Wilmington Drama League 6%
Stephanie Harmelin - ARCADIA - Wilmington Drama League 5%
Vincent Surowiec - PUFFS - The Everett Theatre 4%
Michael Tucker - MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING - Everett Theater 3%
Steven Perry - THE GIN GAME - Second Street Players 3%
Nick Johnson - ARCADIA - Wilmington Drama League 2%
Luette Muir - WAIT UNTIL DARK - Possum Point Players 2%
Matthew Gallagher - MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING - The Everett Theatre 2%
Abbi Weeks - THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE - Possum Point Players 2%
Lisa Hickman - MISERY - Clear Space Theatre 1%
James Keegan - MISERY - Clear Space Theatre 1%
Mic Materrese - ARSENIC AND OLD LACE - Resident Ensemble Players 0%
Susann Studz - CEMETERY CLUB - Clear Space Theatre 0%
Elizabeth Heflin - MEDEA - Resident Ensemble Players 0%
Ellie Windsor - RADIUM GIRLS - Cape Henlopen Theatre 0%
Tara Wisely - DRIP FEED - CAMP Rehoboth Theatre 0%
Piper Paul - THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE - Possum Point Players 0
Rylie Maedler - RADIUM GIRLS - Cape Henlopen Theatre 0
Sam Mincey - RADIUM GIRLS - Cape Henlopen Theatre 0

Best Play
PUFFS - The Everett Theatre 30%
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING - Everett Theater 24%
ARCADIA - Wilmington Drama League 15%
UPHILL - Wilmington Drama League 13%
ONE ACT FESTIVAL - Griffin Theatre 6%
ARSENIC AND OLD LACE - Resident Ensemble Players 3%
THE GIN GAME - Second Street Players 3%
WAIT UNTIL DARK - Possum Point Players 2%
MISERY - Clear Space Theatre 2%
MEDEA - Resident Ensemble Players 1%
THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE - Possum Point Players 1%
RADIUM GIRLS - Cape Henlopen Theatre 1%
DRIP FEED - CAMP Rehoboth Theatre 0

Best Scenic Design Of A Play Or Musical
Bob Gatchel - HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL - Everett Theater 27%
Dan Harkins - UPHILL - Wilmington Drama League 19%
Val Beardsley - PUFFS - The Everett Theatre 17%
Jay Keenan - AVENUE Q - The Everett Theatre 13%
Mary Everett - MARY POPPINS JR - Griffin Theatre 7%
Meredith Peterson - MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING - The Everett Theatre 5%
Stefanie Hansen - ARSENIC AND OLD LACE - Resident Ensemble Players at University of Delaware 3%
Ed O’Connor - BIG RIVER - Possum Point Players 2%
Mark Lenard/David Button - THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL - Clear Space Theatre 2%
Logan Hunter - WAIT UNTIL DARK - Possum Point Players 2%
Paul Tate dePoo III - THE GREAT GATSBY - PaperMill Playhouse 2%
David Button - MISERY - Clear Space Theatre 1%

Best Sound Design Of A Play Or Musical
Paul Surowiec - PUFFS - The Everett Theatre 33%
Theo Ashmore - AVENUE Q - The Everett Theatre 18%
Jen Scorziello - ARCADIA - Wilmington Drama League 15%
Jen Scorziello - UPHILL - Wilmington Drama League 14%
Chris Everett - THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL - Griffin Theatre 9%
Braeden Swain - WAIT UNTIL DARK - Possum Point Players 6%
Brian Ronan - THE GREAT GATSBY - PaperMill Playhousse 5%

Best Supporting Performer In A Musical
Barry Schechter - HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL - Everett Theater 15%
Karli George - HEATHERS THE MUSICAL - Everett Theater 13%
Chris Crawford - SHREK THE MUSICAL - Griffin Theatre 8%
Duane Cottrell - AVENUE Q - Everett Theater 8%
Spencer Wattay - BRING IT ON - Everett Theater 6%
Jaide fisher - BRING IT ON - Everett Theater 6%
Kylie Boggs - HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL - Everett Theater 5%
Ninamaria Taylor - HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL - The Everett Theatre 4%
Ricky Sciavicco - BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL - The Everett Theatre 3%
Shelby Esler - BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL - The Everett Theatre 3%
Devon Spencer Lynch - THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW - Milton Theatre 3%
Ashley Williams - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR - Clear Space Theatre 3%
Steven Perry - RAGTIME - Possum Point Players 3%
Natalie Savage - THE ADVENTURES OF FLAT STANLEY - The Everett Theatre 2%
Pat Collins - HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL - The Everett Theatre 2%
Jerrod Ganesh - SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL - Candlelight Theatre 2%
Erin Suhocki - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Griffin Theatre 2%
Matthew Whalen - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR - Clear Space Theatre 2%
Sadie Sieglen - BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL - The Everett Theatre 2%
Audra Casebier - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Candlelight Theatre 2%
John Damiani - HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL - Everett Theater 1%
Keavy Rhodes as AMY - LITTLE WOMEN - Bacchus Theater University of Delaware 1%
Paul Surowiec - AVENUE Q - The Everett Theatre 1%
Jakob Faulkner - BIG RIVER - Possum Point Players 1%
Dick Pack - BIG RIVER - Possum Point Players 1%

Best Supporting Performer In A Play
Courtney Lynahan - UPHILL - Wilmington Drama League 15%
Tara Legates - CLUE - Griffin Theatre 10%
Jaide Fisher - MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING - The Everett Theatre 9%
Maria Glockner - PUFFS - Everett Theater 8%
Ethan Han - PUFFS - Everett Theater 6%
Kylie Boggs - MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING - Everett Theater 6%
Mikayla Plymyer - ARCADIA - Wilmington Drama League 6%
Kendall DeCook - MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING - The Everett Theatre 6%
Melanie O'Neal - MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING - The Everett Theatre 5%
Pamela Huxtable - ARCADIA - Wilmington Drama League 4%
Evie Perry - PUFFS - The Everett Theatre 4%
Mike Tucker - MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING - The Everett Theatre 3%
Jackson Cottrell - PUFFS - The Everett Theatre 3%
Bella Ciccone - PUFFS - The Everett Theatre 2%
Maria Glockner - MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING - Everett Theater 2%
Matt Hatfield - WAIT UNTIL DARK - Possum Point Players 2%
Elaine Faye - CEMETERY CLUB - Clear Space Theatre 1%
Michael Gotch - ARSENIC AND OLD LACE - Resident Ensemble Players 1%
Chris Hankenson - ARCADIA - Wilmington Drama League 1%
Steve Conner - CEMETERY CLUB - Clear Space Theatre 1%
Andrew Dluhy - ARCADIA - Wilmington Drama League 1%
Piper Paul - WAIT UNTIL DARK - Possum Point Players 1%
Rosanne Pack - SOCIAL SECURITY - Possum Point Players 1%
Bret Ioli - MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING - The Everett Theatre 1%
Luke Schoellkopf - WAIT UNTIL DARK - Possum Point Players 0%

Best Theatre For Young Audiences Production
THE ADVENTURES OF FLAT STANLEY - Everett Theater 21%
A GHOST TALE FOR MR. DICKENS - The Everett Theatre 17%
THE WIZARD OF OZ - The Everett Theatre 14%
PILLOW PLAYS - Wilmington Drama League 12%
CAMP ROCK - The Everett Theatre 10%
ALADDIN JR - Griffin Theatre 7%
MARY POPPINS JR - Griffin Theatre 6%
MATILDA - Clear Space Theatre 4%
JUNIE B. JONES - Second Street Players 4%
THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE - Possum Point Players 3%
PIRATES PAST NOON - The Everett Theatre 3%
KIDS ONLY CABARET - Griffin Theatre 0

Favorite Local Theatre
The Everett Theatre 57%
Wilmington Drama League 20%
Griffin Theatre 9%
Clear Space Theatre 3%
Second Street Players 3%
Smyrna Opera House 3%
Possum Point Players 3%
Resident Ensemble Players 2%
University of Delaware Resident Ensemble Players 1%



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