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First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Louisville Awards; New Albany Theatre Arts' BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Leads Best Musical

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2022 BroadwayWorld Louisville Standings - 11/21/22

Best Cabaret/Concert/Solo Performance
May O Nays - TUBA ATONEMENT - Drag Daddy Productions 36%
Mandee McKelvey - MY LEFT BOOB - Bard Theatre 20%
Doug Schutte - IT'S (STILL) A WONDERFUL LIFE - Bard Theatre 19%
Jessica Adamson - A CENTURY OF ENTERTAINMENT - CenterStage 13%
Trent Byers - A CENTURY OF ENTERTAINMENT - CenterStage 13%

Best Choreography Of A Play Or Musical
Amy Miller - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - New Albany Theatre Arts 44%
Zach Boone and Paul McElroy - HEAD OVER HEELS - Pandora Productions 17%
Heather Folsom - KINKY BOOTS - Derby Dinner Playhouse 10%
Tony Lewis - ALICE IN DERBYLAND - Drag Daddy Productions 9%
Michelle Semrick - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - ACT Louisville Productions 7%
Heather Paige Folsom - BRIGHT STAR - Derby Dinner Playhouse 6%
Zachary Boone - CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE MUSICAL - Time Slip Theatre 3%
Heather Paige Folsom - THE WIZARD OF OZ - Derby Dinner Playhouse 3%
Robert Kingery - INDECENT - Bunbury 3%

Best Costume Design Of A Play Or Musical
Tony Lewis / Gilda Wabbit - HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH - DRAG DADDY PRODUCTIONS 24%
Olivia Coxon - MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS - Derby Dinner Playhouse 23%
Donna Lawrence Downs - MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR - KY Shakespeare 19%
Mandy Kramer & Jason Cooper - XANADU - The Chicken Coop Theatre Company 16%
Sabrina Spalding - THE NIGHTMAN COMETH - Bard Theatre 7%
Jaclyn Lyons - ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW - Time Slip Theatre 5%
Mandy Kramer - MISERY - The Chicken Coop Theatre Company 4%
Jaclyn Lyons - CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE MUSICAL - Time Slip Theatre 3%

Best Direction Of A Musical
Amy Miller - THE MUSIC MAN - New Albany Theatre Arts 42%
Tony Lewis - HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH - Drag Daddy Productions 12%
Zachary Boone - CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE MUSICAL - Time Slip Theatre 9%
Lee Buckholz - BRIGHT STAR - Derby Dinner Playhouse 9%
Valerie Canon - LIZZIE THE MUSICAL - The Mex (Kentucky Center) 7%
William P. Bradford II - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - ACT Louisville Productions 6%
Jason Roseberry & Max Gosman - BIG FISH - Theatreworks of Southern Indiana 6%
Remy Sisk - ONCE - Time Slip Theatre 4%
Tony Lewis - ALICE IN DERBYLAND - Drag Daddy Productions 3%
Matthew Brennen - A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL - Derby Dinner Playhouse 3%

Best Direction Of A Play
Chelsea Nevil - ALMOST MAINE - New Albany Theatre Arts 41%
Tony Lewis - THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE - Pandora Productions 23%
Jim Hesselman - MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS - Derby Dinner Playhouse 14%
Corey Music and Nick Potter - HELL'S AWESOME: THE SECOND COMING - Bard Theatre 7%
David Chack - INDECENT - Bunbury Theatre/ShPIel Identity Theatre Project 4%
Sabrina Spalding - THE NIGHTMAN COMETH - Bard Theatre 4%
Michael King - NEW YEAR'S EVE AT THE STOP-N-GO - Northern Kentucky University 3%
Megan Massie Ware - OSSIETZKY: A PEACE PLAY - MeX Theatre 2%
Abby Koenig - [IN] FERTILITY - The MeX 2%

Best Ensemble Performance
THE MUSIC MAN - New Albany Theatre Arts 36%
BRIGHT STAR - Derby Dinner Playhouse 14%
RENT - Redline Performing Arts 9%
ALICE IN DERBYLAND - Drag daddy Productions 6%
The Kings Of CHRISTMAS - Bard Theatre 5%
KINKY BOOTS - Derby Dinner Playhouse 5%
LIZZIE THE MUSICAL - The Mex (KY Center) 4%
MISERY - The Chicken Coop Theatre Company 4%
ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW - Time Slip Theatre 3%
INDECENT - Bunbury Theatre/ShPIel Identity Theatre Project 3%
CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE MUSICAL - Time Slip Theatre 3%
MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR - KY Shakespeare 3%
NEW YEAR'S EVE AT THE STOP-N-GO - Northern Kentucky University 3%
ONCE: THE MUSICAL - TimeSlip 2%
ANGELS IN AMERICA - Foolish Production Co. 1%

Best Lighting Design Of A Play Or Musical
Crit Fisher - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - New Albany Theatre Arts 52%
Tony Lewis - HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH - DRAG DADDY PRODUCTIONS 21%
Alexis Holloway - BRIGHT STAR - Derby Dinner Playhouse 14%
Kota Earnhardt - BIG FISH - TheatreWorks of Southern Indiana 7%
Lindsay Krupski - OSSIETZKY: A PEACE PLAY - This Bridge 5%

Best Music Direction & Orchestra Performance
Scott Bradley - BRIGHT STAR - Derby Dinner Playhouse 26%
Scott Bradley - KINKY BOOTS - Derby Dinner Playhouse 20%
Tim Murner - ELF THE MUSICAL - The Youth Performing Arts School 15%
John Austin Clark - HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH - DRAG DADDY PRODUCTIONS 14%
David Borman - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - ACT Louisville Productions 13%
John Austin Clark - HEAD OVER HEELS - Pandora 12%

Best Musical
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - New Albany Theatre Arts 30%
ANASTASIA - Floyd Central high 13%
HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH - Drag Daddy Productions 10%
BRIGHT STAR - Derby Dinner Playhouse 9%
THE SOUND OF MUSIC - ACT Louisville Productions 8%
RENT - Redline Performing Arts 6%
BIG FISH - TheatreWorks of Southern Indiana 5%
A CHRISTMAS STORY-THE MUSICAL - Derby Dinner Playhouse 4%
KINKY BOOTS - Derby Dinner Playhouse 4%
LIZZIE THE MUSICAL - The Mex (KY Center) 4%
TICK, TICK... BOOM! - TimeSlip 3%
ONCE - Time Slip Theatre 1%
ELF - THE MUSICAL - Greenville Theatre 1%
CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE MUSICAL - Time Slip Theatre 1%

Best New Play Or Musical
HELL'S AWESOME: THE SECOND COMING - Bard Theatre 45%
NEW YEAR'S EVE AT THE STOP-N-GO - Northern Kentucky University 42%
OSSIETZKY: A PEACE PLAY - This Bridge 13%

Best Performer In A Musical
Alex Dawkins - ANASTASIA - Floyd Central High School 22%
Gilda Wabbit - HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH - Drag Daddy Productions 12%
Tyler Bliss - BRIGHT STAR - Derby Dinner Playhouse 11%
Sara King - BRIGHT STAR - Derby Dinner Playhouse 7%
Tyler Tate - RENT - Redline 6%
Kirstie Buckley - XANADU - Chicken Coop Theatre Company 6%
Caroline Glazer - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - ACT Louisville Productions 5%
Jessica Adamson - HEAD OVER HEELS - Pandora Productions 4%
J R Stuart - THE WIZARD OF OZ - Derby Dinner Playhoyse 3%
Sarah Tonini - LIZZIE THE MUSICAL - The Mex (KY Center) 3%
Ashleigh Skaggs - LIZZIE THE MUSICAL - The Mex (KY Center) 3%
Landon Sholar - BIG FISH - ACT Louisville Productions 3%
Jim Hesselman - A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL - Derby Dinner Playhouse 3%
Myranda Thomas - CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE MUSICAL - Time Slip Theatre 3%
Kylie McGuffey - ONCE - Time Slip Theatre 2%
Trent Everett Byers - BIG FISH - Theatreworks of Southern Indiana 2%
Brian Bowles - TICK, TICK... BOOM! - Timeslip 2%
Erin Jump - BIG FISH - Theatreworks of Southern Indiana 2%
Peighton Radlein - ALICE IN DERBYLAND - Drag Daddy Productions 1%
Mathew Molina - ELF - THE MUSICAL - Greenville theatre 1%
Mary Kate Vanegas - LIZZIE THE MUSICAL - The Mex (KY Center) 0%
Kelley Brady - LIZZIE THE MUSICAL - The Mex (KY Center) 0

Best Performer In A Play
Clark Worden - THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE - Pandora Productions 27%
Joey Banigan Jones - STEEL MAGNOLIAS - Derby Dinner Playhouse 22%
Robbie Smith - THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE - Pandora Productions 17%
Brennen Amonett - R&J - KY Shakespeare/Pandora 12%
Corey Music - The Kings Of CHRISTMAS - Bard Theatre 5%
Doug Schutte - The Kings Of CHRISTMAS - Bard Theatre 4%
Tim Belton - NEW YEAR'S EVE AT THE STOP-N-GO - Northern Kentucky University 4%
Zac Campbell-Hoogendyk - OSSIETZKY: A PEACE PLAY - This Bridge 3%
Bunny Dolezal - NEW YEAR'S EVE AT THE STOP-N-GO - Northern Kentucky University 2%
Libby Wahlmeier - TITUS ANDRONICUS - Foolish Production Co. 2%
Jordan Whittaker - NEW YEAR'S EVE AT THE STOP-N-GO - Northern Kentucky University 1%
Mehru Hassan - OSSIETZKY: A PEACE PLAY - This Bridge 1%

Best Play
THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE - Pandora Productions 26%
MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS - Derby Dinner Playhouse 21%
STEEL MAGNOLIAS - Derby Dinner Playhouse 18%
TWELFTH NIGHT - Kentucky Shakespeare 15%
The Kings Of CHRISTMAS - Bard Theatre 5%
EVERY BRILLIANT THING - Actors Theatre 4%
RICHARD III - Kentucky Shakespeare 4%
NEW YEAR'S EVE AT THE STOP-N-GO - Northern Kentucky Univeristy 3%
[IN]FERTILITY - The MeX 3%
OSSIETZKY: A PEACE PLAY - This Bridge 2%

Best Scenic Design Of A Play Or Musical
Crit Fisher & Amy Miller - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - New Albany Theatre Arts 52%
Patrick Jump & Jason Cooper - MISERY - The Chicken Coop Theatre Company 16%
Kota Earnhardt - BIG FISH - TheatreWorks of Southern Indiana 7%
Ron Riall - MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS - Derby Dinner Playhouse 7%
Ron Rial - BRIGHT STAR - Derby Dinner Playhouse 6%
Ron Shaw - NEW YEAR'S EVE AT THE STOP-N-GO - Northern Kentucky Univeristy 5%
Doug Schutte - The Kings Of CHRISTMAS - Bard Theatre 4%
Zac Campbell-Hoogendyk - OSSIETZKY: A PEACE PLAY - This Bridge 3%

Best Sound Design Of A Play Or Musical
Crit Fisher - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - New Albany Theatre Arts 53%
Monroe Fields & Jason Cooper - MISERY - The Chicken Coop Theatre Company 16%
Aaron Olson and Aram Richard - HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH - Drag Daddy Productions 12%
Kota Earnhardt - BIG FISH - TheatreWorks of southern Indiana 12%
Kevin Havlin - NEW YEAR'S EVE AT THE STOP-N-GO - Northern Kentucky Univeristy 4%
Alex Cooper - OSSIETZKY: A PEACE PLAY - This Bridge 3%

Best Supporting Performer In A Musical
Alex Dawkins - SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS - Floyd Central High 28%
Shea Leparoux - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - ACT Louisville Productions 10%
Cami Glauser - BRIGHT STAR - Derby Dinner 8%
Philip Clemons - RENT - Redline performing arts 6%
Kate Holland Ballowe - XANADU - The Chicken Coop Theatre Company 6%
Myranda Thomas - HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH - DRAG DADDY PRODUCTIONS 6%
Olivia Duff - HEAD OVER HEELS - Pandora Productions 5%
Cary Wiger - A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL - Derby Dinner Playhouse 5%
May O Nays - ALICE IN DERBYLAND - Drag Daddy Productions 4%
Trent Everett Byers - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - ACT Louisville Productions 4%
Matthew Brennan - THE WIZARD OF OZ - Derby Dinner 4%
Ashleigh Skaggs - LIZZIE - The Mex (KY Center) 3%
Rusty Henle - XANADU - The Chicken Coop Theatre Company 3%
John Payonk - BRIGHT STAR - Derby Dinner Playhouse 2%
Peighton Radlein - CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE MUSICAL - Time Slip Theatre 2%
Mandi Elkins-Hutchins - THE WIZARD OF OZ - Derby Dinner 2%
Julie McGuffey - ONCE: THE MUSICAL - TimeSlip 2%
Katie Willis - ONCE: THE MUSICAL - TimeSlip 0%
Katie Willis - CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE MUSICAL - Time Slip Theatre 0%

Best Supporting Performer In A Play
Mandi Elkins-Hutchins - STEEL MAGNOLIAS - Derby Dinner 27%
Immanuel Guest - THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE - Pandora Productions 18%
Scott Goodman - THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE - The Chicken Coop Theatre Company 13%
Robbie Smith - A VERY SORDID WEDDING - Pandora Productions 11%
Tony Smith - The Kings Of CHRISTMAS - Bard theatre 11%
Patrick Vaughn - INDECENT - Bunbury 6%
Tony Milder - OSSIETZKY: A PEACE PLAY - This Bridge 3%
Meghan Logue - The Kings Of CHRISTMAS - Bard Theatre 3%
Payton Trout - NEW YEAR'S EVE AT THE STOP-N-GO - Northern Kentucky University 3%
Sabrina Mack - NEW YEAR'S EVE AT THE STOP-N-GO - Northern Kentucky University 3%
Barrett Minks - NEW YEAR'S EVE AT THE STOP-N-GO - Northern Kentucky University 1%
Hannah Beaven - NEW YEAR'S EVE AT THE STOP-N-GO - Northern Kentucky University 1%

Best Theatre For Young Audiences Production
SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS - Floyd Central High 48%
JUNIE B. JONES - Derby Dinner Playhouse 16%
ANNIE - Redline 10%
MATILDA JR. - StageOne Family Theatre 8%
DRAGONS LOVE TACOS - Stage One 7%
MATILDA JR - Lincoln Performing Arts School 6%
ALADDIN JUNIOR - TimeSlip 5%

Favorite Local Theatre
Derby Dinner Playhouse 34%
Pandora Productions 19%
TheatreWorks of Southern Indiana 11%
Kentucky Shakespeare 9%
Chicken Coop Theatre 7%
Bard Theatre 7%
Timeslip 6%
Northern Kentucky Univeristy 3%
Minds Eye Theatre Company 3%
This Bridge 0%



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