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December 2nd Update - Current Standings for the BWW Louisville Awards!

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Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Louisville Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! 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, 2018 through September 30, 2019. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites!

If you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. Here are the current standings for Louisville:

Best Actor in a Musical (local)
Greg Collier - THE DROWSY CHAPERONE - Theatreworks of Southern Indiana 17%
Pete Lay - SPAMALOT - Centerstage 11%
Michael Detmer - Pippin - Acting Against Cancer 10%

Best Actor in a Musical (professional/national/touring)
Bobby Conte - SHREK, THE MUSICAL - Derby Dinner Playhouse 35%
Stephen Christopher Anthony - DEAR EVAN HANSEN - PNC Broadway in Louisville 32%
Blake Graham - NEWSIES - Derby Dinner Playhouse 23%

Best Actor in a Play (local)
Zachary Hebert - PETER AND THE STARCATCHER - Theatre Works of Southern Indiana 24%
Michael Drury - THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP - The Chicken Coop Theatre Company 13%
Shayne Brakefield - DADA WOOF PAPA HOT - Pandora Productions 9%

Best Actor in a Play (professional/national/touring)
Cary Wiger - LOVE SEX AND THE IRS - Derby Dinner Playhouse 39%
Jon Huffman - KING LEAR - Kentucky Shakespeare 24%
Gregory Maupin - AS YOU LIKE IT - Kentucky Shakespeare 15%

Best Actress in a Musical (local)
Maren Gosman - THE DROWSY CHAPERONE - Theatreworks of Southern Indiana 16%
Myranda Thomas - PIPPIN - ACTING AGAINST CANCER 14%
Erica Denise - DREAMGIRLS - Centerstage 12%

Best Actress in a Musical (professional/national/touring)
Cami Glauser - SHREK, THE MUSICAL - Derby Dinner Playhouse 46%
Harli Cooper - NEWSIES - Derby Dinner Playhouse 25%
Mandi Elkins Hutchins - HOLIDAY INN - Derby Dinner Playhouse 20%

Best Actress in a Play (local)
Heidi Caroline Keck - PETER AND THE STARCATCHER - Theatre Works of Southern Indiana 23%
Jessica Tanselle - MY BIG GAY ITALIAN CHRISTMAS - Pandora Productions 10%
Karole Spangler - TORCH SONG - Pandora Productions 7%

Best Actress in a Play (professional/national/touring)
Jennifer Pennington - KING LEAR - Kentucky Shakespeare 37%
Abigail Bailey Maupin - AS YOU LIKE IT - Kentucky Shakespeare 31%
Hallie Dizdarevic - AS YOU LIKE IT - Kentucky Shakespeare 19%

Best Choreographer
Heather Paige Folsom - NEWSIES - Derby Dinner Playhouse 33%
Barb Cullen - AS YOU LIKE IT - Kentucky Shakespeare 21%
Zachary Joseph Boone and Paul McElroy - PIPPIN - ACTING AGAINST CANCER 19%

Best Choreographer/Student Production
Amy Miller - MAMA MIA - New Albany Theatre Arts 24%
Lexie Stites - SEUSSICAL - Scribner MIddle School 24%
Megan Bliss - LEGALLY BLONDE - Floyd Central High School 24%

Best Costume Design
Vickie Hayes - LEGALLY BLONDE - Floyd Central High School 22%
Sharon Murray Harrah - HOLIDAY INN - Derby Dinner Playhouse 15%
Donna Lawrence-Downs - AS YOU LIKE IT - Kentucky Shakespeare 12%

Best Costume Design/Student Production
Karen Merrill - WIZARD OF OZ - New Albany Theatre Arts 25%
Vicki Hayes - MATILDA - Floyd Central High School 23%
Amy Berry - PETER AND THE STARCATCHER - YOUTH PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL 19%

Best Director of a Student Musical
Katie Blackerby - LEGALLY BLONDE - YOUTH PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL 23%
Amy Miller - MAMA MIA - New Albany Theatre Arts 22%
Robbie Steiner - LEGALLY BLONDE - Floyd Central High School 22%

Best Director of a Student Play
Amy Harpenau - RUMORS - New Albany Theatre Arts 23%
Georgette Kleier - PETER AND THE STARCATCHER - YOUTH PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL 21%
Seth Sheffield - THESE SHINING LIVES - Silver Creek High School 12%

Best Director/Musical (local)
Georgette Kleier - THE DROWSY CHAPERONE - Theatreworks of Southern Indiana 28%
Alonzo Ramont - DREAMGRLS - Centerstage 19%
REMY SISK - PIPPIN - ACTING AGAINST CANCER 17%

Best Director/Musical (professional/national/touring)
Lee Buckholz - SHREK - Derby Dinner Playhouse 49%
Jim Hesselman - MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET - Derby Dinner Playhouse 27%
CAMI GLAUSER - THE TRUE STORY OF THE THREE LITTLE PIGS - STAGE ONE 24%

Best Director/Play (local)
Jason Roseberry - PETER AND THE STARCATCHER - Theatreworks of Southern Indiana 25%
Michael J. Drury - HIT THE WALL - Pandora Productions 11%
Jason Cooper - THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP - The Chicken Coop Theatre Company 11%

Best Director/Play (professional/national/touring)
Matt Wallace - KING LEAR - Kentucky Shakespeare 43%
Steve Bebout - SOMETHING ROTTEN - PNC Broadway in Louisville 31%
Amy Attaway - HENRY IV PART 2 - Kentucky Shakespeare 26%

Best Ensemble Cast (Local)
SHREK, THE MUSICAL - Derby Dinner Playhouse 19%
FROZEN JR - StageOne 11%
DREAMGIRLS - Centerstage 10%

Best Lighting Design
Kota Earnhardt - THE SECRET GARDEN - Theatreworks of Southern Indiana 21%
Jesse AlFord - PIPPIN - ACTING AGAINST CANCER 20%
Nick Dent - INTO THE WOODS - Centerstage 19%

Best Lighting Design/Student Production
Crit Fisher - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - New Albany Theatre Arts 37%
Connor Nevitt - MATILDA - Floyd Central High School 35%
Kota Earnhardt - SEUSSICAL, JR - Theatreworks of Southern Indiana 15%

Best Music Director
Scott Bradley - SHREK, THE MUSICAL - Derby Dinner Playhouse 40%
Hannegan Roseberry - THE SECRET GARDEN - Theatreworks of Southern Indiana 21%
JESSICA BULLOCK & JOHN AUSTIN CLARK - PIPPIN - ACTING AGAINST CANCER 18%

Best Music Director/Student Production
Angela Hampton - LEGALLY BLONDE - Floyd Central High School 27%
Tim Murner - PETER AND THE STARCATCHER - YOUTH PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL 21%
Gayle King - FROZEN JR - StageOne 17%

Best Musical (local)
THE DROWSY CHAPERONE - Theatreworks of Southern Indiana 23%
PIPPIN - ACTING AGAINST CANCER 22%
DREAMGIRLS - Centerstage 22%

Best Musical (professional/national/touring)
DEAR EVAN HANSEN - PNC Broadway in Louisville 40%
SHREK, THE MUSICAL - Derby Dinner Playhouse 36%
SOMETHING ROTTEN - PNC Broadway in Louisville 13%

Best Musical by A Regional Company (outisde 15 mile radius)
SWEENEY TODD - Hayswood Theatre 46%
SISTER ACT - Shelby County Community Theatre 38%
WHITE CHRISTMAS - The Theatre Downstream 17%

Best Play (local)
PETER AND THE STARCATCHER - Theatre Works of Southern Indiana 30%
TORCH SONG - Pandora Productions 11%
THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP - The Chicken Coop Theatre Company 10%

Best Play (professional/national/touring)
DRACULA - Actors Theatre of Louisville 32%
LOVE SEX AND THE IRS - Derby Dinner Playhouse 20%
AS YOU LIKE IT - Kentucky Shakespeare 15%

Best Play by a Regional Company (outside 15 mile radius)
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM - Shelby County Community Theatre 43%
HARVEY - Hayswood Theatre 40%
HE NEEDED KILLIN' - The Theatre Downstream 17%

Best Scenic Design
Chris Bundy - THE SECRET GARDEN - Theatreworks of Southern Indiana 21%
Karl Anderson - AS YOU LIKE IT - Kentucky Shakespeare 18%
Corie Caudill - MAMMA MIA! - ACTING AGAINT CANCER 15%

Best Scenic Design/Student Production
Crit Fisher - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - New Albany Theatre Arts 24%
Robbie Steiner - LEGALLY BLONDE - Floyd Central High School 22%
Eric Allgeier - LEGALLY BLONDE - YOUTH PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL 20%

Best Sound Design
Laura Ellis - KING LEAR - Kentucky Shakespeare 38%
Kota Earnhardt - PETER AND THE STARCATCHER - Theatreworks of Southern Indiana 38%
Jake Beamer - TEN-TUCKY - The Bard's Town Theatre 8%

Best Sound Design/Student Production
Crit Fisher - WIZARD OF OZ - New Albany Theatre Arts 32%
Jen Groseth - LEGALLY BLONDE - YOUTH PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL 27%
Gavin Scott - LEGALLY BLONDE - Floyd Central High School 23%

Best Student Actor in A Musical
Matt Landon - MAMMA MIA - New Albany Theatre Arts 21%
Mateo Sollano - LEGALLY BLONDE - YOUTH PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL 18%
Noah Hankins - MATILDA - Floyd Central High School 13%

Best Student Actor in A Play
Troy Jones - RUMORS - New Albany Theatre Arts 21%
Emerson Walker - PETER AND THE STARCATCHER - YOUTH PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL 16%
Roman Tate - OUR TOWN - YOUTH PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL 13%

Best Student Actress in A Musical
Lexie Stites - LEGALLY BLONDE - Floyd Central High School 13%
Caroline Siegrist - LEGALLY BLONDE - Floyd Central High School 11%
Annie Weible - LEGALLY BLONDE - YOUTH PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL 11%

Best Student Actress in A Play
Bailey Pierce - PETER AND THE STARCATCHER - YOUTH PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL 25%
Shelby Brown - RUMORS - New Albany Theatre Arts 20%
Rachel Street - THESE SHINING LIVES - Silver Creek High School 13%

Best Student Musical
LEGALLY BLONDE - YOUTH PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL 24%
LEGALLY BLONDE - Floyd Central High School 19%
MAMMA MIA - New Albany Theatre Arts 13%

Best Student Play
RUMORS - New Albany Theatre Arts 26%
PETER AND THE STARCATCHER - YOUTH PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL 23%
THESE SHINING LIVES - Silver Creek High School 13%

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December 2nd Update - Current Standings for the BWW Louisville Awards!



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