Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Madison Awards; THE 39 STEPS Leads Best Play!

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By: Nov. 27, 2023
Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Madison Awards; THE 39 STEPS Leads Best Play!
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2023 BroadwayWorld Madison Standings - 11/27/23

Best Cabaret/Concert/Solo Performance
Isabel Celata - WILDBIRD - UW Memorial Union 31%
Carl Hulden - TITANIC THE MUSICAL - The Fireside Dinner Theatre 23%
Brian Elliott - TITANIC THE MUSICAL - The Fireside Dinner Theatre 18%
Nancy Rodriguez - MALA - American Players Theater 16%
Terry and Nick Davies - PIANO MEN: GENERATIONS - The Fireside Dinner Theatre 12%

Best Choreography Of A Play Or Musical
Kristyn Pope - MARY POPPINS - The Fireside Dinner Theatre 28%
Lyn Pilch - DISNEY'S DESCENDANTS: THE MUSICAL - Sun Prairie Civic Theatre 24%
Francisco C. Torres - THE 39 STEPS - Madison Theatre Guild 20%
Michael Stanek - PETER PAN - Children's Theater of Madison 15%
Sara Bartlett - AVENUE Q - Middleton Players Theater 13%

Best Costume Design Of A Play Or Musical
Alexandra Schaller - GRUMPY OLD MEN THE MUSICAL - The Fireside Dinner Theatre 31%
Issaka Aguirre - THE 39 STEPS - Madison Theatre Guild 29%
Rafael Castanera - FINDER AND THE NORTH STAR - Children's Theatre of Madison 21%
Julia Siegal - TWELFTH NIGHT - Madison Shakespeare Company 19%

Best Direction Of A Musical
Francisco C. Torres - DISNEY'S DESCENDANTS: THE MUSICAL - Sun Prairie Civic Theatre 38%
Ed Flesch - THE MUSIC MAN - The Fireside Dinner Theatre 24%
Roseann Sheridan - PETER PAN - Children's Theater of Madison 18%
Thomas J. Kasdorf - AVENUE Q - Middleton Players Theater 14%
Thomas J. Kasdorf - SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM - Middleton Players Theater 3%
Mari Bass - THE SPITFIRE GRILL - Middleton Players Theater 2%

Best Direction Of A Play
Francisco C. Torres - THE 39 STEPS - Madison Theatre Guild 42%
Colin Loeffler - TWELFTH NIGHT - Madison Shakespeare Company 30%
Laura Rook - ONCE UPON A BRIDGE - American Players Theater 18%
Jake Penner - ANTON'S SHORTS - American Players Theater 9%

Best Ensemble
DISNEY'S DESCENDANTS: THE MUSICAL - Sun Prairie Civic Theatre 25%
THE 39 STEPS - Madison Theatre Guild 19%
TITANIC THE MUSICAL - The Fireside Dinner Theatre 15%
AVENUE Q - Middleton Players Theater 12%
THE MUSIC MAN - The Fireside Dinner Theatre 12%
FINDER AND THE NORTH STAR - Children's Theatre of Madison 11%
A VALENTINE'S AFFAIR 2023 - Madison Shakespeare Company 4%
SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM - Middleton Players Theater 2%
THE SPITFIRE GRILL - Middleton Players Theater 1%

Best Lighting Design Of A Play Or Musical
Conor Koenig - DISNEY'S DESCENDANTS: THE MUSICAL - Sun Prairie Civic Theatre 25%
Jason Fassl - TITANIC THE MUSICAL - The Fireside Dinner Theatre 24%
Megan Reilly - FINDER AND THE NORTH STAR - Children's Theatre of Madison 21%
Conor Koenig - THE 39 STEPS - Madison Theatre Guild 19%
Matthew Albrecht - AVENUE Q - Middleton Players Theater 12%

Best Music Direction & Orchestra Performance
Colin Loeffler - DISNEY'S DESCENDANTS: THE MUSICAL - Sun Prairie Civic Theatre 33%
Mary Ehlinger - TITANIC THE MUSICAL - The Fireside Dinner Theatre 26%
Kierstyn Torres - THE 39 STEPS - Madison Theatre Guild 19%
Thomas J. Kasdorf - SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM - Middleton Players Theater 13%
Thomas J. Kasdorf - AVENUE Q - Middleton Players Theater 7%
Thomas J. Kasdorf - THE SPITFIRE GRILL - Middleton Players Theater 2%

Best Musical
DISNEY'S DESCENDANTS: THE MUSICAL - Sun Prairie Civic Theatre 35%
AVENUE Q - Middleton Players Theater 17%
PETER PAN - Children's Theater of Madison 15%
TITANIC THE MUSICAL - The Fireside Dinner Theatre 15%
MARY POPPINS - The Fireside Dinner Theatre 9%
THE MUSIC MAN - The Fireside Dinner Theatre 6%
SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM - Middleton Players Theater 2%
THE SPITFIRE GRILL - Middleton Players Theater 1%

Best Performer In A Musical
Paris Rennhack - DISNEY'S DESCENDANTS: THE MUSICAL - Sun Prairie Civic Theatre 21%
Courtney Brady as Mary Poppins - MARY POPPINS - The Fireside Dinner Theatre 11%
Zak Wolff - AVENUE Q - Middleton Players Theater 11%
Caroline Hansen - PETER PAN - Children's Theater of Madison 10%
Jackson Nesbit - DISNEY'S DESCENDANTS: THE MUSICAL - Sun Prairie Civic Theatre 7%
Jason Plourde - TITANIC THE MUSICAL - The Fireside Dinner Theatre 7%
Marcus Truschinski - PETER PAN - Children's Theater of Madison 6%
Laura Cable - MUSIC MAN - The Fireside Dinner Theatre 5%
Isabel Celata - AVENUE Q - Middleton Players Theater 5%
Jenna Martinez - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - CD Players Theater 4%
Rhonda Rae Busch - TITANIC THE MUSICAL - The Fireside Dinner Theatre 4%
Nikolay Vechinski - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - CD Players Theater 3%
Mark Campbell - MUSIC MAN - The Fireside Dinner Theatre 2%
Cody Gerszewski - TITANIC THE MUSICAL - The Fireside Dinner Theatre 1%
Michael Haws - TITANIC THE MUSICAL - The Fireside Dinner Theatre 1%
Elvie Ellis - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR - Overture Center 0%
Natalie Davies - THE SPITFIRE GRILL - Middleton Players Theater 0%
Derek Sobek - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - CD Players Theater 0%

Best Performer In A Play
Anna Gion - THE 39 STEPS - Madison Theatre Guild 27%
Ethan Richard - THE 39 STEPS - Madison Theatre Guild 18%
Madeleine O'Keefe - TWELFTH NIGHT - Madison Shakespeare Company 17%
Travis Bedard - TWELFTH NIGHT - Madison Shakespeare Company 14%
Joshua Castille - Romeo & Juliet - American Players Theater 14%
Elizabeth Reese - ONCE UPON A BRIDGE - American Players Theater 7%
Alexandra Salter - FEEDING BEATRICE - Forward Theatre 3%

Best Play
THE 39 STEPS - Madison Theatre Guild 37%
FINDER AND THE NORTH STAR - Children's Theatre of Madison 19%
TWELFTH NIGHT - Madison Shakespeare Company 19%
Romeo & Juliet - American Players Theater 11%
ROMEO AND JULIET - American Players Theater 8%
ONCE UPON A BRIDGE - American Players Theater 6%

Best Scenic Design Of A Play Or Musical
Rick A Rasmussen - MARY POPPINS - The Fireside Dinner Theatre 28%
Brooke Vechinski - DISNEY'S DESCENDANTS: THE MUSICAL - Sun Prairie Civic Theatre 26%
Tara Houston - FINDER AND THE NORTH STAR - Children's Theatre of Madison 18%
Eric Jon Larson - DISNEY'S DESCENDANTS: THE MUSICAL - Sun Prairie Civic Theatre 10%
Thomas J. Kasdorf - AVENUE Q - Middleton Players Theater 9%
Alissa Berman - AVENUE Q - Middleton Players Theater 7%
Mari Bass - THE SPITFIRE GRILL - Middleton Players Theater 2%

Best Sound Design Of A Play Or Musical
Kierstyn Torres - THE 39 STEPS - Madison Theatre Guild 35%
Brian Hrpcek - TITANIC THE MUSICAL - The Fireside Dinner Theatre 31%
Ethan White - FINDER AND THE NORTH STAR - Children's Theatre of Madison 20%
Taylor Marshall - AVENUE Q - Middleton Players Theater 13%
Taylor Marshall - THE SPITFIRE GRILL - Middleton Players Theater 1%

Best Supporting Performer In A Musical
Stephanie Frank - DISNEY'S DESCENDANTS: THE MUSICAL - Sun Prairie Civic Theatre 14%
Brian Cowing - PETER PAN - Children's Theater of Madison 13%
Noah Ehresman - DISNEY'S DESCENDANTS: THE MUSICAL - Sun Prairie Civic Theatre 12%
Alan Ball as Grandpa Gustafson - GRUMPY OLD MEN THE MUSICAL - The Fireside Dinner Theatre 11%
Matthew Albrecht - AVENUE Q - Middleton Players Theater 9%
Jordynn Enniss - DISNEY'S DESCENDANTS: THE MUSICAL - Sun Prairie Civic Theatre 6%
Corey Cattanach - DISNEY'S DESCENDANTS: THE MUSICAL - Sun Prairie Civic Theatre 6%
Daryl Winslow - THE MUSIC MAN - The Fireside Dinner Theatre 6%
Gigi Blaser - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - CD Players Theater 6%
Steve Wright - AVENUE Q - Middleton Players Theater 6%
Kurt Perry - MUSIC MAN - The Fireside Dinner Theatre 4%
Noah Strube - AVENUE Q - Middleton Players Theater 2%
Kate Jajewski - SPITFIRE GRILL - Middleton Players Theater 1%
Dan Jajewski - THE SPITFIRE GRILL - Middleton Players Theater 1%
Dakota Sobek - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - CD Players Theater 1%
Joss Vechinski - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - CD Players Theater 1%
Patricia Hetland - THE SPITFIRE GRILL - Middleton Players Theater 0%

Best Supporting Performer In A Play
Kai Prins - THE 39 STEPS - Madison Theatre Guild 27%
Trevin Gay - FINDER AND THE NORTH STAR - Children's Theater of Madison 25%
Ryan Zaugg - THE 39 STEPS - Madison Theatre Guild 17%
Jackson Rosenberry - TWELFTH NIGHT - Madison Shakespeare Company 16%
Laura Kochanowski - TWELFTH NIGHT - Madison Shakespeare Company 15%

Best Theatre For Young Audiences Production
MARY POPPINS - The Fireside Dinner Theatre 47%
PETER PAN - Children's Theater of Madison 35%
FINDER AND THE NORTH STAR - Children's Theatre of Madison 18%

Favorite Local Theatre
Children's Theater of Madison 27%
Madison Theatre Guild 23%
American Players Theater 19%
Madison Shakespeare Company 16%
Middleton Players Theater 15%

 


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