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Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Maine Awards; NEWSIES Leads Best Musical!

Voting is open for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Maine Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2017. 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.

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 Maine:

Best (Local) Debut
Kevin Murray - Newsies - MSMT 29%
Lilly Tobin - Grease - MSMT 27%
Corey Osbourne - Lumberjacks in Love - Penobscot Theare 22%

Best Actor in a Musical
Matt Farcher - Newsies - MSMT 30%
Darnell Abraham - Ragtime - Ogunquit 23%
Josh Young - Ragtime - Ogunquit 13%

Best Actor in a Play
Shayne Bither - Boys Next Door - Some Theatre 27%
Dustin Tucker - Buyer and Cellar - Portland Stage 26%
Nicholas Schroeder - Last Days of Judas Iscariot - MadHorse Theatre 18%

Best Actress in a Musical
Shannon Thurston - Little Mermaid - Waterville Opera House 32%
Charis Leos - Guys and Dolls/Always, Patsy Cline - MSMT 27%
Kate Fahrner - Newsies - MSMT 16%

Best Actress in a Play
Maiya Koloski - The Nether - MadHorse Theatre 40%
Louisa Flaningam - Trip to Bountiful - Good Theater 36%
Lisa Stathoplos - Vanya, Sonia.. - Good Theater 15%

Best Choreographer
Marc Robin - Newsies/Always, Patsy C;line - MSMT 42%
Dominick Varney - Lumberjacks in Love - Penobscot Theatre 23%
Mark Martino - Grease - MSMT 13%

Best Costume Design (play or musical)
Travis Grant - Grease - MSMT 29%
Kathleen P.Brown - Newsies/All Night Strut/Buyer and Cellar - MSMT/MSMT & Portland Stage/Portland Stage 27%
Ryan Moller - Guys and DOlls - MSMT 25%

Best Dance Performance in a Musical
Newsies Ensemble - Newsies - MSMT 59%
Grease Ensemble - Grease - MSMT 20%
Guys and Dolls Ensemble - Guys and Dolls - MSMT 14%

Best Director of a Musical
Marc Robin - Newsies - MSMT 34%
Seth Sklar-Heyn - Ragtime - Ogunquit 28%
Dominick Varney - Lumberjacks in Love - Penobscot Theatre 20%

Best Director of a Play
Paul J Bell - Prime of Miss Jean Bordie - Portland Players 31%
Brian P. Allen - season - Good Theater 19%
Brianne Beck - Unnecessary Farce - Winterport 18%

Best Ensemble Performance (play or musical)
Newsies MSMT 34%
Ragtime Ogunquit 33%
Grease MSMT 18%

Best Musical
Newsies MSMT 34%
Ragtime Ogunquit 29%
Grease MSMT 14%

Best Play ( not musical)
Trip to Bountiful Good Theater 28%
Unnecessary Farce Winterport 26%
Last Days of Judas Iscariot MadHorse 25%

Best Set Design (play or musical)
Charles Kading - Newsies/Grease - MSMT 46%
Robert Andrew Kovach - Guys and Dolls - MSMT 14%
Steve Lupien - Spring Awakening/Nice Work - Lyric Music Theatre 13%

Best Vocal Performance in a Musical
Matt Farcher - Newsies - MSMT 41%
Christine Mild - Always Pasty Cline - MSMT 30%
Charis Leos - Guys and Dolls - MSMT 19%

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