Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Des Moines Awards - Travis Monroe Neese Leads!

Voting has opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Des Moines Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2013 and September 2014. 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 Des Moines! 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 Des Moines:

Best Actor in a Musical (local)
Travis Monroe Neese - Carrie: The Musical - Stage West 30%
Charlie Reese - Avenue Q - StageWest Theater Company 26%
Steve Berry - Les Miserables - Des Moines Community Playhouse 24%
Jonathan DeLima - Next to Normal - StageWest Theatre Company 15%
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Best Actor in a Play (local)
Aaron Smith - Fences - Des Moines Social Club 46%
Tim Wisgerhof - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - Des Moines Community Playhouse 38%
Michael Davenport - Red - Des Moines Community Playhouse 8%
Shawn Wilson - A Christmas Memory - Repertory Theater of Iowa 8%
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Best Actress in a Musical (local)
Nicole Miller - Carrie - The Musical - StageWest Theatre Company 49%
Kellie Kramer - Next to Normal - StageWest Theatre Company 25%
Jill S Ziegler - Shrek the Musical - Des Moines Community Playhouse 13%
Kelly Schaefer - Next to Normal - StageWest Theatre Company 13%
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Best Actress in a Play (local)
Tiffany Johnson - Fences - Des Moines Social Club 49%
Katy Merriman - Our Town - Repertory Theater of Iowa 28%
Angela Vogel - Distracted - StageWest Theatre Company 12%
Kerry Skram - The Importance of Being Earnest - Repertory Theater of Iowa 11%
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Best Choreographer (local)
David Decker - Carrie - The Musical - StageWest Theatre Company 34%
Karla Kash - Avenue Q - StageWest Theatre Company 28%
Allison Shafer - Shrek the Musical - Des Moines Community Playhouse 20%
Allison Shafer - Les Miserables - Des Moines Community Playhouse 18%
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Best Costume Design - Play or Musical (local)
Josie Poppen - Fences - Des Moines Social Club 39%
Jill Lindeman - Carrie: The Musical - Stage West 19%
Angela Lampe - Les Miserables - Des Moines Community Playhouse 15%
Kelly Marie Schaefer - Our Town - Repertory Theater of Iowa 13%
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Best Director/Musical (local)
Todd Buchaker - Carrie - The Musical - StageWest Theatre Company 34%
Karla Kash - Avenue Q - StageWest Theatre Company 32%
John Viars - Les Miserables - Des Moines Community Playhouse 20%
Ron Ziegler - Shrek the Musical - Des Moines Community Playhouse 14%
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Best Director/Play (local)
Ken-Matt Martin - Fences - Des Moines Social Club 59%
Brad Dell - Our Town - Repertory Theater of Iowa 26%
John Viars - Red - Des Moines Community Playhouse 15%
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Best Lighting Design - Play or Musical (local)
Jay Jagim - Our Town - Repertory Theater of Iowa 31%
Drew David Vander Werff - Next to Normal - StageWest Theatre Company 29%
Clayton Daggett - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - Des Moines Community Playhouse 23%
Virgil Kleinhesselink - Red - Des Moines Community Playhouse 17%
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Best Music Director - Play or Musical (local)
Ben Hagen - Carrie: The Musical - Stage West 29%
Brenton Brown - Les Miserables - Des Moines Community Playhouse 25%
Ben Hagen - Next to Normal - StageWest Theatre Company 22%
Ben Hagen - Avenue Q - StageWest Theatre Company 16%
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Best Musical (local)
Carrie: The Musical - Stage West 31%
Les Miserables - Des Moines Community Playhouse 22%
Next to Normal - StageWest Theatre Company 21%
Avenue Q - StageWest Theatre Company 15%
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Best Performance - Actor or Actress (touring)
Jennifer DiNoia - Wicked - Des Moines Civic Center 42%
Stuart Ward - Once - Des Moines Civic Center 24%
Alicia Hall Moran - The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess - Des Moines Civic Center 20%
Cooper Grodin - The Phantom of the Opera - Des Moines Civic Center 14%
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Best Play (local)
Fences - Des Moines Social Club 57%
Our Town - Repertory Theater of Iowa 16%
Distracted - StageWest Theatre Company 15%
Red - Des Moines Community Playhouse 12%
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Best Production - Play or Musical (touring)
Wicked - Wicked - Des Moines Civic Center 37%
Once - Once - Des Moines Civic Center 28%
The Phantom of the Opera - The Phantom of the Opera - Des Moines Civic Center 20%
The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess - The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess - Des Moines Civic Center 15%
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Best Scenic Design - Play or Musical (local)
Jay Jagim - Fences - Des Moines Social Club 35%
Tim Wisgerhof - Carrie: The Musical - Stage West 31%
Tim Wisgerhof - Les Miserables - Des Moines Community Playhouse 18%
Tim Wisgerhof - Shrek the Musical - Des Moines Community Playhouse 11%
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