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2022 BroadwayWorld Central Virginia Standings - 12/5/22

Best Choreography Of A Play Or Musical
Amy Harbin - PIPPIN - The little theatre of Norfolk 15%
Jennifer Kelly-Cooper - BLACK GIRL MAGIC - Hurrah Players 15%
Karen Buchheim - SOMETHING ROTTEN! - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 9%
Melody Waters - CABARET - Virginia Wesleyan University 9%
Coral Mapp - CLUE: ON STAGE - Little Theater of Virginia Beach 6%
Ronnie Brady and Lillian Merritt - BYE BYE BIRDIE - Endstation Theatre Company 6%
Brance Cornelius - THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Academy Center of the Arts 6%
Josh Walden - 42ND STREET - Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre 5%
Ariel Kraje - MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Academy Center of the Arts 5%
Melody Waters - SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS - Virginia Wesleyan University 4%
Ronnie Brady - ELF THE MUSICAL - Academy Center of the Arts 3%
Karen Buchheim - HELLO, DOLLY! - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 3%
Aubri Siebert - 42ND STREET - Tower Theater 3%
Ronnie Brady - MARY POPPINS - EC Glass High School 2%
Stephanie Holladay Earl - A CHRISTMAS CAROL - American Shakespeare Center 2%
Rachel Leigh Dolan - RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA - Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre 2%
Bethany Diaz - BYE BYE BIRDIE - Liberty Christian Academy 1%
Héctor Flores Jr. - IN THE HEIGHTS - Mill Mountain Theatre 1%
Ronnie Brady and Lillian Merritt - KISS ME, KATE - Renaissance Theatre Company 1%
Melody Waters - HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - Spotlight Productions 1%
Lillian Merritt - BYE BYE BIRDIE - Endstation Theatre Company 1%
Amy Ippolito - AS YOU LIKE IT - Polaris Shakespeare Company 1%
Perry Medlin - THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE - Live Arts 1%
Doreen Bechtol - THRIVE, OR WHAT YOU WILL - American Shakespeare Center 1%
Josh Polk - HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: ONE ACT EDITION - Mill Mountain Theatre 0%

Best Costume Design Of A Play Or Musical
Meg Murray - PIPPIN - Little Theatre of Norfolk 13%
Alyssa Lane - CABARET - Virginia Wesleyan University 10%
Katelyn Jackson - SOMETHING ROTTEN! - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 9%
Mathew Pedersen - BYE BYE BIRDIE - Endstation Theatre Company 7%
Rachel Donahoo - XANADU - Wolfbane Productions 6%
Beth Ehrhorn - VIRGINA CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR 2021 - Thomas Road Baptist Church 6%
Jeni Schaefer and Bryce Turgeon - DREAMGIRLS - Virginia Stage Company 6%
Cheryl Yancey - RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA - Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre 6%
Robert Shirley - HELLO DOLLY - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 5%
Katelyn Jackson - XANDRIA WYLDE’S HOT MESS EXPRESS - Zeiders American Dream Theatre 4%
Robert Shirley - CLUE: ON STAGE - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 4%
Staci Murawski - AN IDEAL HUSBAND - Little Theatre of Norfolk 3%
Barbara Daniszewski - KISS ME, KATE - Renaissance Theatre Company 3%
Katie Munson - A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM - James River Theatre Company 3%
Virginia Beatty-Riffle - FROZEN JR - Windsor High School 2%
Hope Maddox - ROMEO AND JULIET - American Shakespeare Center 2%
Robert Shirley - THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 2%
Heather C. Jackson - THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY - Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre 1%
Lisa Bobotas - THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 1%
Karen Buchheim - THE MISS FIRECRACKER CONTEST - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 1%
Katie Munson - IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST - James River Theatre 1%
Jeni Schaefer - MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS CAROL - Virginia Stage Company 1%
Mathew Pedersen - BURIED DEEP - Endstation Theatre Company 1%
Anna Lien - THE TEMPEST - American Shakespeare Center 1%
An-lin Dauber - THANKSGIVING PLAY - Virginia Stage Company 1%

Best Direction Of A Musical
Amy Harbin - PIPPIN - Little Theatre of Norfolk 17%
Sharon Cook - BLACK GIRL MAGIC - Hurrah Players 13%
Jeff Seneca - SOMETHING ROTTEN - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 11%
Brooke Spencer - HUNCHBACK OF NORTE DAME - Academy Center of the Arts Lynchburg 10%
Travis Malone - CABARET - Virginia Wesleyan University 7%
Dustin Williams - CAMP CRYSTAL LAKE: THE MUSICAL - Wolfbane Productions 6%
Travis Malone - SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS - Virginia Wesleyan University 5%
Corey James Dunn - BYE BYE BIRDIE - Endstation Theatre Company 4%
Billie Aken-Tyers - RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA - Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre 4%
Robert Shirley - HELLO DOLLY - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 3%
Jeremy Scott Blaustein - THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY - Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre 3%
Mark Foreman - THE SECRET GARDEN - Bedford Little Town Players 2%
Brooke Spencer - MATILDA - Academy Center of the Arts Lynchburg 2%
Michelle Velastugi - SUESSICAL THE MUSICAL - Masterworx 2%
James Cooper - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - Downing Gross Cultural Arts Center 2%
Brooke Spencer - ELF THE MUSICAL - Academy Center of the Arts Lynchburg 2%
Katherine Hammond - CINDERELLA - ODURep 1%
John Post - FROZEN JR - Windsor High School 1%
Missy Sullivan - HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - Spotlight Productions 1%
James Cooper - SHREK, JR. - Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center 1%
Victoria Buck - HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: ONE ACT EDITION - Mill Mountain Theatre 1%
Katharine Quinn - FUN HOME - Mill Mountain Theatre 1%
Jim Ackley - KISS ME, KATE - Renaissance Theatre Company 1%
Héctor Flores Jr. - IN THE HEIGHTS - Mill Mountain Theatre 1%
Brooke Spencer - LITTLE MERMAID JR - Academy Center of the Arts Lynchburg 0%

Best Direction Of A Play
Jeff Seneca & Jessica Martinez - CLUE - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 11%
Trey Clarkson - THE TEMPEST - TCC 11%
Dustin Williams - MACBETH - Wolfbane Productions 10%
Derrion Hawkins - SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY - Generic Theater 9%
Sally Shedd - ROE - Virginia Wesleyan University 7%
Denise Thomas - THE FEMALE QUIXOTE - Masterworx Theatre 5%
James Bryan - THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 5%
Neil Hollands - MAYHEM ON THE AIR - Williamsburg Players 4%
Matt Burchfield - XANDRIA WYLDE’S HOT MESS EXPRESS - Zeiders American Dream Theatre 4%
Meg Murray - THE CURIOUS SAVAGE - Little Theatre of Norfolk 4%
Kayla Reichard - A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM - James River Theatre Company 4%
Ann Heywood - THE MISS FIRECRACKER CONTEST - Little Theatre Virginia Beach 3%
Kathryn Strouse - THE RIBBON MILL - Little Theatre of Norfolk 2%
Tom Quaintance - EVERY BRILLIANT THING - Virginia Stage Company 2%
Kay Lynn Perry - AN IDEAL HUSBAND - Little Theatre of Norfolk 2%
Stephanie Holladay Earl - A CHRISTMAS CAROL - American Shakespeare Center 2%
Tom Quaintance - MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS CAROL - Virginia Stage Company 2%
Victoria Buck - AS YOU LIKE IT - Mill Mountain Theatre 2%
Dennis Whitehead Darling - BURIED DEEP - Endstation Theatre Company 1%
Staci Murawski - ANN - Little Theatre of Norfolk 1%
David Vaughn Straughn - PIPELINE - Live Arts 1%
Cheryl Carter - ANNE OF GREEN GABLES - Renaissance Theatre Company 1%
Jennifer Juul Thomas - THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK - Mill Mountain Theatre 1%
John Knaus - OUR TOWN - City on a Hill Youth Theatre 1%
Jessica Holt - THANKSGIVING PLAY - Virginia Stage Company 1%

Best Ensemble Performance
BLACK GIRL MAGIC - Hurrah Players 15%
PIPPIN - Little Theatre of Norfolk 13%
SOMETHING ROTTEN! - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 10%
CABARET - Virginia Wesleyan University 7%
THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Academy Center of the Arts Lynchburg 6%
CLUE: ONSTAGE - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 5%
42ND STREET - Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre 5%
BYE BYE BIRDIE - Endstation Theatre Company 4%
XANADU - Wolfbane 4%
XANDRIA WYLDE’S HOT MESS EXPRESS - Zeiders American Dream Theatre 3%
SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY - Generic Theater 3%
SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS - Virginia Wesleyan University 3%
DRACULA - Little theater of Virginia Beach 3%
CAMP CRYSTAL LAKE: THE MUSICAL - Wolfbane Productions 2%
KISS ME, KATE - Academy - Lynchburg 2%
HELLO DOLLY! - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 2%
MARY POPPINS - EC Glass High School 1%
THE FEMALE QUIXOTE - Masterworx Theatre 1%
CINDERELLA - ODURep 1%
SUESSICAL THE MUSICAL - Masterworx 1%
ROMEO AND JULIET - American Shakespeare Center 1%
THE CURIOUS SAVAGE - Little Theatre of Norfolk 1%
THE TEMPEST - American Shakespeare Center 1%
THE RIBBON MILL - Little Theatre of Norfolk 1%
BURIED DEEP - Endstation Theatre Company 1%

Best Lighting Design Of A Play Or Musical
Alex Gacendo - THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Academy Center of the Arts 10%
Derrion Hawkins - BLACK GIRL MAGIC - Hurrah Players 9%
Kal Bosley - MACBETH - Wolfbane Productions 8%
Tucker Barco - CABARET - Virginia Wesleyan University 8%
Travis Stoy - PIPPIN - Little Theatre of Norfolk 8%
Mike Hilton - CLUE: ONSTAGE - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 7%
Derrion Hawkins - SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY - Generic Theater 5%
John Kiselica - BYE BYE BIRDIE - Endstation Theatre Company 5%
Akin Ritchie - XANDRIA WYLDE’S HOT MESS EXPRESS - Zeiders American Dream Theatre 5%
Mike Hilton - SOMETHING ROTTEN! - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 4%
Andrew Carson - 42ND STREET - Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre 4%
Noah Young - DRACULA - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 4%
James Morrison - RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA - Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre 3%
Trey Delpo - SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS - Virginia Wesleyan University 3%
Alicia Wolters - BELL, BOOK AND CANDLE - Little Theatre of Norfolk 3%
Andrew Carson - THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY - Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre 2%
Mike Hilton - HELLO DOLLY - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 2%
Kal Bosley - CAMP CRYSTAL LAKE: THE MUSICAL - Wolfbane Productions 2%
Virginia Beatty-Riffle - FROZEN JR - Windsor High School 1%
Nina Martin - AN IDEAL HUSBAND - Little Theatre of Norfolk 1%
John Kiselica - BURIED DEEP - Endstation Theatre Company 1%
Christina Watanabe - EVERY BRILLIANT THING - Virginia Stage Company 1%
Maranda DeBusk - MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS CAROL - Virginia Stage Company 1%
Bill Webb - FUN HOME - Mill Mountain Theatre 1%
Mike Williams - THE MISS FIRECRACKER CONTEST - Little Theatre Virginia Beach 1%

Best Music Direction & Orchestra Performance
Andre Magalhaes - PIPPIN - Little Theatre of Norfolk 19%
JaMel Dean - BLACK GIRL MAGIC - Hurrah Players 17%
Jonathan McCormick - CABARET - Virginia Wesleyan University 13%
David Prescott - SOMETHING ROTTEN - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 10%
Matthew Stephens - INTO THE WOODS - Wolfbane Productions 9%
Vince DiMura - BYE BYE BIRDIE - Endstation Theatre Company 9%
Garrett Jones - RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA - Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre 5%
Walter 'Bobby' McCoy - 42ND STREET - Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre 4%
David Prescott - HELLO, DOLLY! - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 3%
Joshua T. Harvey - THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY - Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre 2%
Sam Saint Ours - THE TEMPEST - American Shakespeare Center 2%
Refiye Tappan - MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS CAROL - Virginia Stage Company 1%
Sherrod Brown - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - Downing Gross Cultural Arts Center 1%
Dan Pardo - FUN HOME - Mill Mountain Theatre 1%
Callie Banholzer - AS YOU LIKE IT - Polaris Shakespeare Company 1%
Sam Saint Ours - COMEDY OF ERRORS - American Shakespeare Center 1%
Seth Davis - CURIOUS GEORGE: THE GOLDEN MEATBALL - Mill Mountain Theatre 1%
Tevin Davis - PASS OVER - American Shakespeare Center 0%
John Daniels - IN THE HEIGHTS - Mill Mountain Theatre 0%
Sam Saint Ours - PERICLES - American Shakespeare Center 0%
Sam Saint Ours - TWELFTH NIGHT - American Shakespeare Center 0%
Seth Davis - HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: ONE ACT EDITION - Mill Mountain Theatre 0%
Thomas Prater - THE COURAGE TO RIGHT A WOMAN’S WRONGS - Polaris Shakespeare Company 0%
Callie Banholzer - CYMBELINE - Polaris Shakespeare Company 0%

Best Musical
BLACK GIRL MAGIC - Hurrah Players 16%
PIPPIN - Little Theater of Norfolk 14%
SOMETHING ROTTEN! - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 14%
HUNCHBACK OF NORTE DAME - Academy Center of the Arts Lynchburg 8%
CABARET - Virginia Wesleyan University 5%
BYE BYE BIRDIE - Endstation Theater Conpany 4%
INTO THE WOODS - Wolfbane Productions 4%
42ND STREET - Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre 4%
BLOOD BROTHERS - Generic Theater 4%
SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS - Virginia Wesleyan University 4%
HELLO, DOLLY! - Little Theater of Virginia Beach 3%
DREAMGIRLS - Virginia Stage Company 3%
CAMP CRYSTAL LAKE - Wolfbane Productions 2%
THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY - Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre 2%
THE SECRET GARDEN - Bedford Little Town Players 2%
SEUSSICAL - Masterworxx 2%
RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA - Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre 2%
THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Academy youth theatre 2%
MATILDA - Academy Center of the Arts Lynchburg 2%
KISS ME, KATE - Academy - Lynchburg 1%
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - Downing Gross Cultural Arts Center 1%
HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - Spotlight Productions 1%
FUN HOME - Mill Mountain Theatre 0%
IN THE HEIGHTS - Mill Mountain Theatre 0%
FROZEN JR - Windsor High School 0%

Best New Play Or Musical
THE RIBBON MILL - Little Theater of Norfolk 17%
CAMP CRYSTAL LAKE - Wolfbane Productions 15%
MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS CAROL - Virginia Stage Company 14%
THE FEMALE QUIXOTE - Masterworx Theatre 13%
XANDRIA WYLDE’S HOT MESS EXPRESS - Zeiders American Dream Theatre 9%
BURIED DEEP - Endstation Theatre Company 8%
OPHELIA CHOOSES - Zeiders American Dream Theater 7%
FOUNTAIN OF YOU - Zeiders American Dream Theater 5%
THRIVE; OR WHAT YOU WILL - American Shakespeare Center 5%
THE BLOOD CYCLE - Zeiders Theatre 3%
LADIES OF THE 80S - Mill Mountain Theatre 2%
BOY BANDS THROUGH THE AGES - Mill Mountain Theatre 2%

Best Performer In A Musical
Cody Hall - SOMETHING ROTTEN! - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 10%
Maya Garica - PIPPIN - Little Theater of Norfolk 8%
Michael McOsker - CABARET - Virginia Wesleyan University 6%
Cory steiger - PIPPIN - Little theatre of norfolk 6%
Bronson Dawson - THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Academy Center of the Arts 5%
Janae Thompson - LION KING EXPERIENCE - Hurrah Players 5%
Janae Thompson - BLACK GIRL MAGIC - Hurrah Players 5%
Lindsay White - SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS - Virginia Wesleyan University 4%
Ken Arpino - INTO THE WOODS - Wolfbane Productions 4%
ShaaNi Dent - DREAMGIRLS - Virginia Stage Company 4%
Nathan Jacques - THE FULL MONTY - Virginia Musical Theater 3%
Jennifer Kelly-Cooper - BLACK GIRL MAGIC - Hurrah Players 3%
Christopher McHugh - BYE BYE BIRDIE - Endstation Theatre Company 3%
Abby Mann - 42ND STREET - Tower Theater 3%
Ronnie Brady - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Masterworx 3%
Isabella - MATILDA - Academy Center of the Arts Lynchburg 2%
Felicia Fields - DREAMGIRLS - Peninsula Community Theatre 2%
Keenan Friberg - THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - ACOA Lynchburg 2%
Sara Elder - HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Academy Center of the Arts Lynchburg 2%
Derrion Hawkins - DREAMGIRLS - Peninsula Community Theatre 2%
Clifford Hoffman - HELLO DOLLY - Little Theatre Of Virginia Beach 2%
Anna Lise Jensen - THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY - Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre 2%
Elise Jones - THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Academy Center of the Arts 2%
Haley Dortch (as Ella) - RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA - Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre 1%
Harrison Reed - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Masterworx 1%

Best Performer In A Play
Felicia Fields - SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY - The Generic Theater 8%
Hubbard Farr - MACBETH - Wolfbane Productions 8%
Christopher Bernhardt - CLUE: ON STAGE - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 7%
Ed Allmann - MAYHEM ON THE AIR - Williamsburg Players 5%
Jessi DiPette - THE RIBBON MILL - Little Theatre of Norfolk 4%
Matthew Payton-Downey - XANDRIA WYLDE’S HOT MESS EXPRESS - Zeiders American Dream Theatre 4%
Beatty Barnes - MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS CAROL - Virginia Stage Company 4%
James McDaniel - DRACULA - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 3%
Paige Abbatacola - A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM - James River Theatre Company 3%
John Eidman - CLUE: ON STAGE - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 3%
Cody Hall - THE MISS FIRECRACKER CONTEST - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 3%
Grace Ehrhorn - LITTLE MOON OF ALBAN - Tower Theater 3%
Ghillian Porter - CLUE: ON STAGE - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 3%
Bela’ Ware - THE FEMALE QUIXOTE - Masterworx Theatre 3%
Natalie Dobler - OUR TOWN - City on a Hill Youth Theatre 3%
Merry Joy DeCarmo - ANNE OF GREEN GABLES - Renaissance Theatre Company 3%
Mary Andrechik - THE MISS FIRECRACKER CONTEST - Little Theatre Virginia Beach 3%
Melissa Maniglia - THE RIBBON MILL - Little Theatre of Norfolk 2%
Maggie Quick - A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM - James River Theatre Company 2%
Tevin Davis - THE TEMPEST - American Shakespeare Center 2%
Susie VanBlarican - SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL - Renaissance Performing Arts Center 2%
Meg Rodgers - ROMEO AND JULIET - American Shakespeare Center 2%
Lainey Woody - THE FEMALE QUIXOTE - Masterworx Theatre 1%
Sean Thompson - CURIOUS SAVAGE - Little Theatre of Norfolk 1%
Kathryn Strouse - THE CURIOUS SAVAGE - Little Theatre of Norfolk 1%

Best Play
SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY - Generic Theater 10%
MACBETH - Wolfbane Productions 10%
DRACULA - Little Theater of Virginia Beach 9%
ROE - Virginia Wesleyan University 8%
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 6%
THE FEMALE QUIXOTE - Masterworx Theatre 5%
XANDRIA WYLDE’S HOT MESS EXPRESS - Zeiders American Dream Theatre 5%
MAYHEM ON THE AIR - Williamsburg Players 5%
THE MISS FIRECRACKER CONTEST - Little Theatre Virginia Beach 5%
MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM - James River Theatre 4%
BURIED DEEP - Endstation Theatre Company 4%
BELL BOOK & CANDLE - Little Theatre of Norfolk 3%
THE RIBBON MILL - Little Theatre of Norfolk 3%
THE CURIOUS SAVAGE - Little Theatre of Norfolk 2%
MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS CAROL - Virginia Stage Company 2%
EVERY BRILLIANT THING - Virginia Stage Company 2%
AN IDEAL HUSBAND - Little Theatre of Norfolk 2%
THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE - Renaissance Theatre Company 2%
THE MATCHMAKER - City on a Hill Youth Theatre 1%
HAMLET - James River Theatre 1%
ROMEO AND JULIET - American Shakespeare Center 1%
TWELFTH NIGHT - American Shakespeare Center 1%
IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST - James River Theatre 1%
HONEY BEE: A SUPERHERO STORY - Children’s Theatre of Hampton Roads 1%
HOLD THESE TRUTHS - Virginia Stage Company 1%

Best Scenic Design Of A Play Or Musical
Trey DelPo - CABARET - Virginia Wesleyan University 12%
Brooke Spencer - HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Academy of the Arts Lynchburg 11%
Sean Thompson - PIPPIN - Little Theatre of Norfolk 10%
Nic Thornburg - SOMETHING ROTTEN! - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 8%
Christine Yepson - MACBETH - Wolfbane 7%
Sandy Lawrence - CLUE: ON STAGE - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 7%
James Raymond - THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY - Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre 5%
Krista Franco - BYE BYE BIRDIE - Endstation 4%
Dustin Williams - INTO THE WOODS - Wolfbane Productions 4%
Lizbeth Ramirez - XANDRIA WYLDE’S HOT MESS EXPRESS - Zeiders American Dream Theatre 4%
William Pierson - RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA - Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre 4%
Sandy Lawrence - HELLO, DOLLY! - LTVB 3%
Kristen Martino - 42ND STREET - Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre 3%
Erin Foreman - MARY POPPINS - EC Glass High School 3%
Kerri Crosby - BELL, BOOK AND CANDLE - Little Theatre of Norfolk 3%
Dahlia Al-Habieli - MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS CAROL - Virginia Stage Company 2%
Sean Thompson - THE CURIOUS SAVAGE - Little Theatre of Norfolk 2%
Kerri Crosby - THE MISS FIRECRACKER CONTEST - Little Theatre Virginia Beach 1%
Jimmy Ray Ward - IN THE HEIGHTS - Mill Mountain Theatre 1%
Krista Franco - BURIED DEEP - Endstation Theatre Company 1%
Alan Muraoka - HOLD THESE TRUTHS - Virginia Stage Company 1%
Steve Allen - ANNE OF GREEN GABLES - Renaissance Theatre Company 1%
Will Slusher - PIPELINE - Live Arts 1%
Erin Foreman - KISS ME, KATE - Renaissance Theatre Company 1%
Jackson Key - ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST - Live Arts 1%

Best Sound Design Of A Play Or Musical
Dustin Williams - CAMP CRYSTAL LAKE: THE MUSICAL - Wolfbane Productions 17%
Cristina Rose Shafarman - SOMETHING ROTTEN! - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 13%
Derrion Hawkins - SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY - Generic Theater 10%
Steven Allegretto - XANDRIA WYLDE’S HOT MESS EXPRESS - Zeiders American Dream Theatre 7%
Cristina Rose Shafarman - CLUE: ON STAGE - Little Theater of Virginia Beach 7%
Steven Allegretto - DREAMGIRLS - Virginia Stage Company 7%
John Trindle - MAYHEM ON THE AIR - Williamsburg Players 7%
Jimmy Dragas - BELL, BOOK AND CANDLE - Little Theatre of Norfolk 5%
Matt Smith - CLUE: ON STAGE - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 5%
Moriah Joy - ANN - Little Theatre of Norfolk 4%
Matt Smith - HELLO DOLLY - Little Theatre Of Virginia 4%
Steven Allegretto - MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS CAROL - Virginia Stage Company 4%
Savannah Woodruff - IN THE HEIGHTS - Mill Mountain Theatre 2%
Andre Pluess - HOLD THESE TRUTHS - Virginia Stage Company 1%
Trent Stephens - CORIOLANUS - Polaris Shakespeare Company 1%
Trent Stephens - THE REVENGER’S TRAGEDY - Polaris Shakespeare Company 1%
Savannah Woodruff - HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: ONE ACT EDITION - Mill Mountain Theatre 1%
Savannah Woodruff - THE CAKE - Mill Mountain Theatre 1%
John Roberts - AN IDEAL HUSBAND - Little Theatre of Norfolk 1%
Steven Allegretto - EVERY BRILLIANT THING - Virginia Stage Company 0%

Best Supporting Performer In A Musical
Aleah Ward - BLACK GIRL MAGIC - Hurrah Players 12%
Carla Turner - BLACK GIRL MAGIC - Hurrah Players 8%
Erin Andrews - CABARET - Virginia Wesleyan University 7%
Maryanne Kiley - CABARET - Virginia Wesleyan University 7%
Sabina Petra - INTO THE WOODS - Wolfbane Productions 5%
Tara Moscopulos - BLOOD BROTHERS - Generic Theater 4%
Zack Kattwinkel - SOMETHING ROTTEN! - Little Theater of Virginia Beach 4%
Judy Triska - PIPPIN - Little Theater of Norfolk 4%
Penelope Hanson - PIPPIN - Little Theatre of Norfolk 4%
Jessi DiPette - SOMETHING ROTTEN! - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 3%
Emory Redfearn - SOMETHING ROTTEN! - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 3%
Adam du Plessis (as Bud) - THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY - Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre 2%
John Eidman - SOMETHING ROTTEN! - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 2%
Jessica Lahm - PIPPIN - Little Theatre of Norfolk 2%
Ted Kraje - KISS ME, KATE - Renaissance Theatre Company 2%
Bill Bodine - BYE BYE BIRDIE - Endstation Theatre 2%
Gabrielle Mirabella - STRANGER SINGS - Wolfbane Productions 2%
Chelsea Margaux Smith - RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA - Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre 2%
Noah DeCarmo - BYE BYE BIRDIE - Endstation 2%
Bela Ware - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Masterworx 2%
Elliot Ware - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Masterworxs 2%
Coral Mapp - HELLO, DOLLY! - Little theater of virginia beach 1%
Cai Luzak - SOMETHING ROTTEN! - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 1%
James Cooper - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - Downing Gross Cultural Arts Center 1%
Lisa Lowrey - PIPPIN - Little Theater of Norfolk 1%

Best Supporting Performer In A Play
Dasianae Cross - SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY - The Generic Theater 9%
Isabella Noelle Crouch - THE FEMALE QUIXOTE - Masterworx Theatre 7%
Steven West - DRACULA - Little Theater of Virginia Beach 7%
Sabina Petra - MACBETH - Wolfbane Productions 7%
Jessi DiPette - AN IDEAL HUSBAND - Little Theatre of Norfolk 6%
John Eldman - CLUE - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 5%
Dustin Williams - MACBETH - Wolfbane Productions 4%
Clifford Hoffman - THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST - Little Theatre Of Virginia Beach 4%
Taylor - THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 4%
ArLynn Parker - CLUE: ON STAGE - Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 3%
Moriah Joy - AN IDEAL HUSBAND - Little Theatre of Norfolk 3%
Sarah Jacques - CLUE: ON STAGE - Smithfield Little Theater 3%
Noah DeCarmo - MACBETH - Wolfbane 3%
Karen Buchiem - CLUE - Little theater of virginia beach 2%
Anna Tozzi Barbay - THE CURIOUS SAVAGE - Little Theatre of Norfolk 2%
Ariana Sophia - THE CURIOUS SAVAGE - Little Theatre of Norfolk 2%
Tom Jones - IT CAME FROM MARS! - Renaissance Theatre Company 2%
Noah DeCarmo - ANNE OF GREEN GABLES - Renaissance 2%
Leah Thompson - AN IDEAL HUSBAND - Little Theatre of Norfolk 2%
Ann Heywood - XANDRIA WYLDE’S HOT MESS EXPRESS - Zeiders American Dream Theatre 2%
Melissa Knapp - IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST - James River Theatre 2%
Adam Briningham - CLUE - Little theater of virginia 2%
Annie Fang - TWELFTH NIGHT - American Shakespeare Center 1%
Annabelle Dragas Xanthos - THE CURIOUS SAVAGE - Little Theatre of Norfolk 1%
Heather Whalen - MACBETH - Wolfbane Productions 1%

Best Theatre For Young Audiences Production
LION KING - Hurrah Players 20%
COMMEDIA RAPUNZEL - Little Theatre of Norfolk 15%
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Masterworx 10%
ELF THE MUSICAL - Academy Center of the Arts Lynchburg 10%
THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - ACOA Lynchburg 7%
STRANGER SINGS - Wolfbane Productions 6%
MATILDA - Academy Center of the Arts Lynchburg 6%
SHREK JR. - Downing Gross Cultural Arts Center 6%
FROZEN JR - Windsor High School 5%
HONEY BEE: A SUPERHERO STORY - Children’s Theatre of Hampton Roads 4%
THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES - Virginia Repertory Theatre 2%
CURIOUS GEORGE: THE GOLDEN MEATBALL - Mill Mountain Theatre 2%
AS YOU LIKE IT - Mill Mountain Theatre 1%
THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE - Renaissance Theatre Company 1%
LITTLE MERMAID - 2022 1%
HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: ONE ACT EDITION - Mill Mountain Theatre 1%
MARY POPPINS - LCA theater 1%
42ND STREET - Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre indianapolis 1%
WRITE STUFF! 2022 - Mill Mountain Theatre 0%
OUR TOWN - City on a Hill Youth Theatre 0%
THE MATCHMAKER - City on a Hill Youth Theatre 0%

Favorite Local Theatre
Little Theatre of Virginia Beach 20%
Hurrah Players 15%
Little Theater of Norfolk 11%
Virginia Wesleyan University 9%
Wolfbane Productions 8%
Zeiders American Dream Theatre 5%
Endstation Theatre Compamy 4%
Virginia Stage Company 4%
The Academy Center of the arts Lynchburh 4%
ACOA Lynchburg 4%
Academy Youth Theatre 4%
Tower Theater 3%
Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center 2%
ShenanArts 2%
EC Glass High School 1%
Smithfield Little Theater 1%
Live Arts 1%
Commerce Street Theater 1%
Bedford Little Town Players 1%
Renaissance Performing Arts Center 1%
City on a Hill Youth Theatre 0%


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