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Vote For The 2018 BWW Kansas City Awards; BETWEEN TWO WORLDS Leads Best New Work!

Voting continues for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Kansas City 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 Kansas City:

Best Actor in a Musical (Non-Professional)
Luke Knopke - URINETOWN - Stage Right Performing Arts 29%
Zach Faust - FALSETTOS - Faust Theatre 12%
Dylan Markey - WILLY WONKA - Stage Right Performing Arts 10%

Best Actor in a Musical (Professional)
Darrington Clark - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - Spinning Tree Theatre 27%
Noah Lindquist - NEWSIES - Coterie/White Theatre 10%
Todd Davison - THE DROWSY CHAPERONE - Maples Repertory Theatre 9%

Best Actor in a Play (Non-Professional)
Fritz Sullivan - ADDAMS FAMILY - Stage Right Performing Arts 49%
Frederick Rivera - ROMEO AND JULIET - UMKC 19%
Phil Hooser - TORCH SONG TRILOGY - Barn Players 15%

Best Actor in a Play (Professional)
Tony Beasley - THE ODD COUPLE - Metropolitan Ensemble Thearre 26%
Matt Rappaport - BLITHE SPIRIT - Kansas City Actors Theatre 13%
Andy Perkins - CASA VALENTINA - Spinning Tree Theatre 12%

Best Actress in a Musical (Non-Professional)
Zoey Johnson - URINETOWN - Stage Right Performing Arts 33%
Abigail Becker - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Faust Theatre 8%
Guadalupe Valdes - IN THE HEIGHTS - Theatre In The Park 8%

Best Actress in a Musical (Professional)
Jessica Alcorn - HAIRSPRAY - Starlight Theatre 19%
Alison Jones - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - Spinning Tree Theatre 17%
Kelly Urschel - NEWSIES - Coterie/White Theatre 11%

Best Actress in a Play (Non-Professional)
Haley Solowy - ROMEO AND JULIET - UMKC 63%
Jessica Franz - MIRACLE WORKER - White Theatre 37%

Best Actress in a Play (Professional)
Deb Bluford - MAMMA MIA - New Theatre Restaurant 30%
Cheryl Weaver - FULL GALLOP - Spinning Tree Theatre 17%
Peggy Friesen - THE GRAVE - The Living Room Theatre 13%

Best Choreography (Non-Professional)
Tyler Eisenreich - URINETOWN - Stage Right Performing Arts 42%
Valerie Martin - CHICAGO - Barn Players 22%
Nicholas Perry - ANNIE GET YOUR GUN - Culture House 21%

Best Choreography (Professional)
Kenny Personett - CATS - Musical Theater Heritage 31%
Jerry Jay Cranford - NEWSIES - Coterie/White Theatre 25%
Jerry Jay Cranford - HAIRSPRAY - Starlight Theatre 16%

Best Costume Design (Non-Professional)
Aly Brooke - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Stage Right Performing Arts 44%
Michael James - JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH - Culture House 24%
Aly Brooks - URINETOWN - Stage Right Performing Arts 9%

Best Costume Design (Professional)
Shannon Smith - MY FAIR LADY - Musical Theater Heritage 30%
Linda Roethke - SWEENEY TODD - Kansas City Repertory Theatre 30%
Jack Smith - THE DROWSY CHAPERONE - Maples Repertory Theatre 21%

Best Director of a Musical (Non-Professional)
Madi Roberts - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Stage Right Performing Arts 39%
Zach Faust - ADDAMS FAMILY - Theatre In The Park 30%
Korey Childs - URINETOWN - Barn Players 13%

Best Director of a Musical (Professional)
Jerry Jay Cranford - NEWSIES - Coterie/White Theatre 20%
Heidi Van - MY FAIR LADY - Musical Theater Heritage 19%
Peter Reynolds - THE DROWSY CHAPERONE - Maples Repertory Theatre 16%

Best Director of a Play (Non-Professional)
Jeremy Riggs - ONE MAN TWO GOVERNORS - BVN high school 31%
Amy Lagrone Sander - THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK - Culture House 25%
Bill Pelletier - UNNECESSARY FARCE - OCTA 24%

Best Director of a Play (Professional)
Doug Weaver - BLITHE SPIRIT - Kansas City Actors Theatre 37%
Rusty Sneary - THE GRAVE - The Living Room Theatre 19%
Michael Grayman-Parkhurst and Nicole Marie Green - CASA VALENTINA - Spinning Tree Theatre 16%

Best Musical (Non-Professional)
URINETOWN - Stage Right Performing Arts 35%
IN THE HEIGHTS - Theatre In The Park 11%
URINETOWN - Barn Players 10%

Best Musical (Professional)
HAIRSPRAY - Starlight Theatre 22%
THE DROWSY CHAPERONE - Maples Repertory Theatre 21%
SWEENEY TODD - Kansas City Repertory Theatre 19%

Best Musical Director (Non-Professional)
Darrington Clark - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Stage Right Performing Arts 48%
Zach Faust - PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE - Stage Right Performing Arts 20%
Jeremy Jacobs - FALSETTOS - Faust Theatre 18%

Best Musical Director (Professional)
Anthony Edwards - HAIRSPRAY - Starlight Theatre 31%
JUSTIN P. COWAN - THE DROWSY CHAPERONE - Maples Repertory Theatre 24%
Jeremy Watson - CATS - Musical Theater Heritage 17%

Best New Work (Non-Professional)
BETWEEN TWO WORLDS - Firelight Creative Productions 64%
OVERTURE - Barn Players 36%

Best New Work (Professional)
HAIRSPRAY - Starlight Theatre 44%
THE GRAVE - The Living Room Theatre 25%
TOMORROW, INSHALLAH - The Living Room Theatre 17%

Best Play (Non-Professional)
ONE MAN TWO GOVERNORS - Blue Valley North High School 31%
THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK - Culture House 24%
UNNECESSARY FARCE - OCTA 18%

Best Play (Professional)
THE GRAVE - The Living Room Theatre 26%
BLITHE SPIRIT - Kansas City Actors Theatre 26%
TOMORROW, INSHALLAH - The Living Room Theatre 17%

Best Scenic Design (Non-Professional)
Mitch Ward - ADDAMS FAMILY - Stage Right Performing Arts 64%
Alexa Edmonds - THE LITTLE MERMAID - Olathe North High School 22%
Olivia West - CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY - Stage Right Performing Arts 14%

Best Scenic Design (Professional)
DeDe DeVille - FULL GALLOP - Spinning Tree Theatre 56%
Bob Paisley - THE ODD COUPLE - Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre 26%
Karen Paisley - ANNA IN THE TROPICS - Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre 18%

Best Technical Design - Lighting & Sound (Professional)
Rachel Carney - WILLY WONKA - Stage Right Performing Arts 59%
Justin Dudzik - BETWEEN TWO WORLDS - Firelight Creative Productions 24%
Rachel Carney - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Stage Right Performing Arts 17%

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