Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Memphis Awards; HAMLET Wins Best Play!
Winners have been announced for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Memphis Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2017.
This year the BroadwayWorld Regional Awards took place in a record number of markets, with a record number of votes - including 56 cities across the United States; with our awards taking place globally in a record-breaking 11 countries, including multiple Canadian cities!
Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.
The votes have been counted... Check out the full list of winners below!
Best Actor in a Musical
Cade Forbes - Hairspray Jr. -Corny Collins - Stage Door Productions
Best Actor in a Play
Jared Graham - Hamlet - New Moon
Best Actress in a Musical
Sydnei Sutton - Hairspray Jr.- Motormouth Mabel - Stage Door Productions
Best Actress in a Play
Christina Wellford Scott - The Glass Menagerie - Germantown Community Theatre
Kendall McLane - Hairspray Jr. - Stage Door Productions
Best Community Theater Company
Stage Door Productions
Best Costume Design
Lindsay Kelly - Aladdin Jr. - Stage Door Productions
Best Director of a musical
Raejah Bratcher - Hairspray Jr. - Stage Door Productions
Best Director of a play
Ryan Kathman - Hamlet - New Moon
Best Ensemble Performance in a musical
Hairspray Jr. - Stage Door Productions
Best Ensemble Performance in a play
Annie - Memphis Black Arts Alliance
Best Featured Actor in a Musical
Steele Bowers - Hairspray Jr. - Mr. Pinky - Stage Door Productions
Best Featured Actor in a Play
Billy Pullen - Hamlet - New Moon
Best Featured Actress in a Musical
Evelyn Young - Annie the Musical - Memphis Black Arts Alliance
Best Lighting Design
Brandon Kelly - Aladdin Jr. - Stage Door Productions
Hairspray Jr - Stage Door Productions
Best Musical Direction
Shelby Pittman/Ashley K. Davis - Dreamgirls AllStars In Concert - Memphis Black Arts Alliance
Best Original/New Work
One Ham Manlet - Theatre Memphis
Hamlet - New Moon
Best Set Design
Jack Yates - Shrek the Musical - Theatre Memphis
Best Sound Design
Joshua Crawford - Side Show - Theatre Memphis
Best Younger Actor (under age 25)
Benjamin Cheng - Beauty and the Beast - Theatre Memphis
Best Younger Actress (under age 25)
Kaja Kelson - Annie - Memphis Black Arts Alliance
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