BroadwayWorld New Orleans Awards December 5th Standings; BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Leads Best Musical!

Voting is open through December 31st.

By: Dec. 05, 2023
BroadwayWorld New Orleans Awards December 5th Standings; BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Leads Best Musical!
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2023 BroadwayWorld New Orleans Standings

Best Choreography Of A Play Or Musical
Katie Peck - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Slidell Little Theater 32%
Adam Gilbert - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Theatre Baton Rouge 23%
Meghann King - MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Ascension Community Theatre 23%
Jeoffery Harris Jr. - HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 21%
Monica ordinez - THE VIEW UPSTAIRS - Jpas 1%

Best Costume Design Of A Play Or Musical
Scott Sauber - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Slidell Little Theater 35%
Gaye Lynn Ambeau - MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Ascension Community Theatre 24%
Abrielle DeCuir - THE BOYS IN THE BAND - Theatre Baton Rouge 21%
Melissa Bush - HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 18%
Jahise LeBouef - CRY IT OUT - Crescent City Stage 2%
Bunny Mateosian - MASTER CLASS - Bergen County Players 0%

Best Dance Production
LEGALLY BLONDE - Theatre Baton Rouge 47%
MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Ascension Community Theatre 44%
THE UPSTAIRS - Melange dance companny 9%

Best Direction Of A Musical
Scott Sauber - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Slidell Little Theater 33%
Larry and Linda Schexnaydre - MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Ascension Community Theatre 22%
Amy Gomez - HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 21%
Clay Donaldson - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Theatre Baton Rouge 16%
Brandy Johnson - MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 3%
Jack Lampert - THE VIEW UPSTAIRS - Jpas 3%
Bailey Wax - A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 3%

Best Direction Of A Play
Brandon Guillory - THE BOYS IN THE BAND - Theatre Baton Rouge 72%
Salvatore Mannino - SPRING STORM - The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company 9%
Elizabeth Newcomer - VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE - Crescent City Stage 8%
Liz Newcomer - VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE - Crescent City Stage 7%
Jana Mestecky - CRY IT OUT - Crescent City Stage 3%
Alan Demovsky - MASTER CLASS - Bergen County Players 0

Best Ensemble
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Slidell Little Theater 34%
MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Ascension Community Theatre 24%
HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 15%
THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Theatre Baton Rouge 10%
THE BOYS IN THE BAND - Theatre Baton Rouge 9%
A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 2%
MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 1%
RUMORS - The Sullivan Theatre 1%
VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE - Crescent City Stage 1%
SPRING STORM - The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company 0%
SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH - The Tennessee Williams Theatre Compan 0%
THE VIEW UPSTAIRS - Jpas 0%
CRY IT OUT - Crescent City Stage 0
MASTER CLASS - Bergen County Players 0

Best Lighting Design Of A Play Or Musical
Hannah Joseph - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Slidell Little Theater 38%
Kenneth Mayfield - THE BOYS IN THE BAND - Theatre Baton Rouge 31%
Joe Carleton - HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 27%
Liam Gardner - VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE - Crescent City Stage 3%
Jasmine Williams - CRY IT OUT - Crescent City Stage 1%
Ray Poquette - MASTER CLASS - Bergen County Players 1%
Gerard Boucier - MASTER CLASS - Bergen County Players 0

Best Music Direction & Orchestra Performance
Justin Blanchard - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Slidell Little Theater 36%
Elizabeth Olah - MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Ascension Community Theatre 23%
Lisa Smith - HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 18%
Rose Rodrigue - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Theatre Baton Rouge 16%
Lisa Smith - A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 4%
Max dovale - THE VIEW UPSTAIRS - Jpas 3%
Victoria Casella - MASTER CLASS - Bergen County Players 0

Best Musical
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Slidell Little Theater 38%
MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Ascension Community Theatre 24%
HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 15%
ADDAMS FAMILY - Theatre Baton Rouge 9%
THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Theatre Baton Rouge 9%
A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 5%

Best Performer In A Musical
Jordan Graw - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Slidell Little Theater 15%
Taylor Robinson - MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Ascension Community Theatre 14%
Ellie Haxthausen - MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Ascension Community Theatre 12%
Brennan Bankston - HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 12%
Kaley Pichon - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Slidell Little Theater 11%
Stephen Rhodes - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Slidell Little Theater 7%
Chase Duhe - MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Ascension Community Theatre 7%
Heath McNeese - A CHRISTMAS STORY - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 5%
Annalee Templet - MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 4%
Grayson Morgan - A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 4%
TyRobbins - THEVIEW UPSTAIRS - Jpas 3%
Rachel Augustine - MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Ascension Community Theatre 2%
Elvie Ellis - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR - Saenger theatre 2%
Phyllis Horridge - A CHRISTMAS STORY - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 1%
Justice hues - THE VIEW UPSTAIRS - Jpas 0%
Tommie Milazzo - MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Ascension Community Theatre 0%

Best Performer In A Play
Clay Donaldson - THE BOYS IN THE BAND - Theatre Baton Rouge 71%
Elizabeth Newcomer - CRY IT OUT - Crescent City Stage 11%
Matthew Boese - SPRING STORM - The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company 6%
Tenea Intriago - CRY IT OUT - Crescent City Stage 4%
Jana Mestecky - VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE - Crescent City Stage 4%
Lorene Chesley - VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE - Crescent City Stage 4%
Doug Spearman - VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE - Crescent City Stage 1%
Joanne Guarnaccia - MASTER CLASS - Bergen County Players 0

Best Play
THE BOYS IN THE BAND - Theatre Baton Rouge 69%
SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE ADVENTURE OF THE ELUSIVE EAR - The Sullivan Theatre 17%
CRY IT OUT - Crescent City Stage 6%
VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE - Crescent City Stage 4%
SPRING STORM - The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company 3%
MASTER CLASS - Bergen County Players 0

Best Scenic Design Of A Play Or Musical
Adam Landry - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Slidell Little Theater 32%
Eric Mistretta - MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Ascension Community Theatre 25%
Eric Mistretta - THE BOYS IN THE BAND - Theatre Baton Rouge 21%
John Eddy - HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 11%
Marshall Harris - THE VIEW UPSTAIRS - Jpas 4%
John Eddy - MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 3%
John Eddy - A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 2%
Michael A. Newcomer - VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE - Crescent City Stage 2%
Raquel Jackson - CRY IT OUT - Crescent City Stage 1%
Gerard Boucier - MASTER CLASS - Bergen County Players 0

Best Sound Design Of A Play Or Musical
Ethan Martinez - THE BOYS IN THE BAND - Theatre Baton Rouge 38%
Justin Blanchard - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Slidell Little Theater 37%
Callie Fontana - HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 18%
Callie Fontana - A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 6%
Amara Skinner - CRY IT OUT - Crescent City Stage 1%
Amara Skinner - VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE - Crescent City Stage 1%
Tim Larsen - MASTER CLASS - Bergen County Players 1%

Best Supporting Performer In A Musical
Gage Blackwell - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Slidell Little Theater 17%
Nate Costantini - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Slidell Little Theater 14%
Caleb Broussard - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Theatre Baton Rouge 11%
Caroline Keyser - HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 10%
Evie Trahan - MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 10%
Caleb Broussard - MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Ascension Community Theatre 9%
Catherine Kontess - MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Ascension Community Theatre 8%
Marion Mayfield - A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 5%
Jason Loe - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Slidell Little Theater 4%
Paxton Kling - MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Ascension Community Theatre 4%
Emily Bourgeois - MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Ascension Community Theatre 3%
Heath McNeese - A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 3%
Lori Fasone - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Slidell Little Theater 2%
Kris Lewis - MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Ascension Community Theatre 1%

Best Supporting Performer In A Play
Bradley Sanchez - THE BOYS IN THE BAND - Theatre Baton Rouge 25%
Stephen Atkins - THE BOYS IN THE BAND - Theatre Baton Rouge 21%
Joshua Allred - THE BOYS IN THE BAND - Theatre Baton Rouge 15%
Brady Lewis - THE BOYS IN THE BAND - Theatre Baton Rouge 13%
Yvette Bourgeois - VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE - Crescent City Stage 11%
Donyae Asante - VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE - Crescent City Stage 5%
Mary Thornton - CRY IT OUT - Crescent City Stage 4%
Matthew Boese - SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH - The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company 3%
LeBaron Thornton - CRY IT OUT - Crescent City Stage 1%
Cody Evans - VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE - Crescent City Stage 1%
Christian Davakis - MASTER CLASS - Bergen County Players 0
David Mauillo - MASTER CLASS - Bergen County Players 0
Elizabeth Marino - MASTER CLASS - Bergen County Players 0
Grace Callaghan - MASTER CLASS - Bergen County Players 0

Best Theatre For Young Audiences Production
MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Ascension Community Theatre 49%
HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 26%
JUNIE B JONES - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 13%
A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 9%
MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Playmakers of Baton Rouge 3%

Favorite Local Theatre
Slidell Little Theater 32%
Theatre Baton Rouge 23%
Playmakers of Baton Rouge 21%
Ascension Community Theatre 16%
Jpas 3%
The Sullivan Theatre 2%
Crescent City Stage 2%
Bergen County Players 0



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