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

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Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Memphis 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 Memphis:

Best Actor in a Musical
Justin Tate - KINKY BOOTS - Playhouse On the Square 19%
Jason Spitzer - MATILDA - Harrell Theatre 15%
Timothy Marsh - HAIRSPRAY - THEATRE MEMPHIS 7%

Best Actor in a Play
Jason Spitzer - THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER - Theatre dinnerTheatre memphis 15%
Matthew Hawkins - SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS - University of Memphis 9%
Andrew Christenson - ITS A WONDERFUL LIFE - GCT 9%

Best Actress in a Musical
Emily Garrett - HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL ON STAGE - Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center 14%
Erica Peninger - HAIRSPRAY - THEATRE MEMPHIS 13%
WHITNEY BRANAN - CABARET - Playhouse On the Square 12%

Best Actress in a Play
Sarah Jo Biggs - LITTLE WOMEN - Theatre Memphis 19%
Emily Chateau - THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER - THEATRE MEMPHIS 11%
Annie Freres - 12TH NIGHT - New Moon Theatre 9%

Best Choreographer
WHITNEY BRANAN - NEWSIES - DESOTO FAMILY THEATER 13%
Emily Chateau - HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - BPACC 13%
Jordan Nichols and Travis Bradley - CATS - THEATRE MEMPHIS 12%

Best Community Theater Company
THEATRE MEMPHIS 30%
Hattiloo Theatre 14%
Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center 14%

Best Costume Design
Amiee Eoff - HAIRSPRAY - THEATRE MEMPHIS 15%
Irene Steelman - MATILDA - Harrell Theatre 15%
Karen Arrendondo-Starr - SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS - University of Memphis 13%

Best Director of a musical
Justin Braun - BE MORE CHILL - University of Memphis 16%
Jordan Nichols/ Travis Bradley - HAIRSPRAY - THEATRE MEMPHIS 16%
Cecilia Wingate - MAMMA MIA - THEATRE MEMPHIS 14%

Best Director of a play
Triston Pullen - SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS - University of Memphis 21%
Jason Spitzer - LITTLE WOMEN - THEATRE MEMPHIS 20%
Cheryl McClurg - ITS A WONDERFUL LIFE - GCT 12%

Best Ensemble Performance in a musical
BE MORE CHILL - University of Memphis 13%
HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - BPACC 12%
KINKY BOOTS - Playhouse On the Square 11%

Best Ensemble Performance in a play
LITTLE WOMEN - THEATRE MEMPHIS 16%
SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS - University of Memphis 15%
CALENDAR GIRLS - Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center 12%

Best Featured Actor in a Musical
Wesley Williamson - MATILDA - Harrell Theatre 21%
Brett Lemmers - BE MORE CHILL - University of Memphis 15%
Jonathan Christian - MAMMA MIA - THEATRE MEMPHIS 8%

Best Featured Actor in a Play
Daniel Stuart Nelson - THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE - Circuit Playhouse 14%
John Maness - TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD - THEATRE MEMPHIS 13%
Paul Wright - CALENDAR GIRLS - Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center 13%

Best Featured Actress in a Musical
Jenny Madden - MAMMA MIA - THEATRE MEMPHIS 18%
Mikayla House - HAIRSPRAY - THEATRE MEMPHIS 17%
Breyhannah Tillman - HAIRSPRAY - THEATRE MEMPHIS 10%

Best Featured Actress in a Play
Lena Wallace Black - LITTLE WOMEN - THEATRE MEMPHIS 57%
Lori Pound - ITS A WONDERFUL LIFE - GCT 28%
Lena Wallace Black - RADIANT VERMIN - Quark Theatre 15%

Best Lighting Design
Becky Caspersen - MATILDA - Harrell Theatre 20%
Mandy Heath - HAIRSPRAY - THEATRE MEMPHIS 19%
James Baker - SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS - University of Memphis 16%

Best Musical
HAIRSPRAY - Theatre Memphis 14%
HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - BPACC 14%
MATILDA - Harrell Theatre 12%

Best Musical Direction
Tracy Thomas - MATILDA - Playhouse On the Square 15%
Jason Eschhofen - MATILDA - Harrell Theatre 15%
Jeff Brewer - HAIRSPRAY - THEATRE MEMPHIS 15%

Best Original/New Work
LITTLE WOMEN - THEATRE MEMPHIS 60%
SHAMING JANE DOE - University of Memphis 22%
BACK WHEN MIKE WAS KATE - POTS at Theatreworks 18%

Best Play
LITTLE WOMEN - THEATRE MEMPHIS 19%
SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS - University of Memphis 14%
CALENDAR GIRLS - Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center 12%

Best Professional Theater Company
Playhouse On the Square 100%

Best Set Design
Jack Yates - MAMMA MIA - THEATRE MEMPHIS 25%
Kenton Jones - SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS - University of Memphis 17%
Phil Hughen - MATILDA - Harrell Theatre 15%

Best Sound Design
Joshua Crawford - HAIRSPRAY - THEATRE MEMPHIS 34%
Jamie Gresens - SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS - University of Memphis 21%
Joshua Crawford - MATILDA - Harrell Theatre 21%

Best Younger Actor (under age 25)
Jerquintez Gipson - HAIRSPRAY - THEATRE MEMPHIS 11%
Jacob Vaughn - MATILDA - Harrell Theatre 10%
Riley Thad young - BE MORE CHILL - University of Memphis 10%

Best Younger Actress (under age 25)
Erica Peninger - HAIRSPRAY - THEATRE MEMPHIS 13%
Delaney Smith - HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - BPACC 12%
Olivia Kaiser - MATILDA - Playhouse On the Square 12%

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



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