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

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Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Omaha 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 Omaha:

Best Actor in a Musical
Connor Husa - THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Beatrice Community Players 10%
Andy Dillehay - CABARET - The Haymarket Theatre 9%
Brett Olsen - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Pinewood Bowl, Lincoln 8%

Best Actor in a Play
Tony Schik - OF MICE AND MEN - Omaha Community Playhouse 16%
Jeff Porter - A MURDER IS ANNOUNCED - Beatrice Community Players 10%
Trey Martinez - THE ALIENS - The Haymarket Theatre 8%

Best Actress in a Musical
Karen Freimund Wills - MAME - Lincoln Community Playhouse 11%
Claire Wilkinson - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Pinewood Bowl, Lincoln 8%
Jean Spilker - MARY POPPINS - Beatrice Community Players 8%

Best Actress in a Play
Deanna Walz - ERMA BOMBECK - AT WITS END - Lincoln Community Playhouse 12%
Judy Anderson - SOUTHERN COMFORTS - Beatrice Community Players 8%
Diane Kahnk - A MURDER IS ANNOUNCED - Beatrice Community Players 6%

Best Choreography
Marissa Saure and Matt Osmotherly - MARY POPPINS - Beatrice Community Players 16%
Courtney Piccoli - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Pinewood Bowl, Lincoln 11%
Susan Levine Ourada - HAIR - Nebraska Repertory Theatre 6%

Best Comedy
LUCKY STIFF - Beatrice Community Players 13%
A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER - The STAGE Theater 9%
ONE MAN TWO GUVNORS - Omaha Community Playhouse 9%

Best Costume Design
Maralee Wylder Maldavs - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Pinewood Bowl, Lincoln 16%
Amanda Fehlner - SHE KILLS MONSTERS - Omaha Community Playhouse 11%
Jamie Bullins - HAIR - Nebraska Repertory Theatre 7%

Best Director of a Musical
Emily Ernst - MAME - Lincoln Community Playhouse 11%
Jamie Ulmer - THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Beatrice Community Players 11%
Courtney Piccoli - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Pinewood Bowl, Lincoln 10%

Best Director of a Play
Tyler Rinne - THE LAST TICKET OUT OF THISTLEBERRY THICKET - Beatrice Community Players 9%
Judy Hart - JUST A DRILL - Angels Theatre Company 9%
Bob Hall - MACBETH - Flatwater Shakespeare 8%

Best Drama
THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Beatrice Community Players 13%
OF MICE AND MEN - Omaha Community Playhouse 12%
BLACK COFFEE - Lincoln Community Playhouse 8%

Best Ensemble
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Pinewood Bowl, Lincoln 9%
HAIR - Nebraska Repertory Theatre 7%
MAME - Lincoln Community Playhouse 7%

Best Lighting Design
Sheric Hull - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Pinewood Bowl, Lincoln 19%
Chris Wood - THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME - Omaha Community Playhouse 12%
Adam R. Jezl-Sikorsk - HAIR - Nebraska Repertory Theatre 11%

Best Music Director
Jean Spilker - THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Beatrice Community Players 15%
Vince Learned - HAIR - Nebraska Repertory Theatre 11%
Bill Maltas - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Pinewood Bowl, Lincoln 10%

Best Musical
MAME - Lincoln Community Playhouse 8%
MARY POPPINS - Beatrice Community Players 8%
HAIR - Nebraska Repertory Theatre 8%

Best Orchestra
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Pinewood Bowl, Lincoln 14%
MAME - Lincoln Community Playhouse 9%
THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Beatrice Community Players 8%

Best Original Script
THE LAST TICKET OUT OF THISTLEBERRY THICKET - Beatrice Community Players 20%
RED SUMMER - BLUEBARN Theatre 18%
JUST A DRILL - Angels Theatre Company 13%

Best Production for Young Audiences
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Pinewood Bowl, Lincoln 18%
ANNIE - Omaha Community Playhouse 14%
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Ralston Community Theater 11%

Best Set Design
Emma Hoffbauer - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Pinewood Bowl, Lincoln 11%
Ben Addams - INTO THE WOODS - Papillion-La Vista 9%
Jill Hibbard - HAIR - Nebraska Repertory Theatre 7%

Best Shakespearean Production
HAMLET - Nebraska Shakespeare 33%
MACBETH - Flatwater Shakespeare 32%
ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL - Nebraska Shakespeare 13%

Best Sound Design
Zeke Metcalf - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Pinewood Bowl, Lincoln 26%
Araceli Ramirez - MOTHER COURAGE - Nebraska Repertory Theatre 10%
John Gibilisco - OF MICE AND MEN - Omaha Community Playhouse 9%

Best Supporting Actor in a Play
Raydell Cordell III - RED SUMMER - BLUEBARN Theatre 9%
Bruce Hahn - FINISHING SCHOOL - Lincoln Community Playhouse 8%
Brian Foley - BLACK COFFEE - Lincoln Community Playhouse 8%

Best Supporting Actor of a Musical
Noah Snurr - THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Beatrice Community Players 7%
Zachary Kloppenborg - MATILDA THE MUSICAL - The Rose Theater 5%
Mike Fox - MARY POPPINS - Beatrice Community Players 5%

Best Supporting Actress in a Play
Victoria Stark - ONE MAN TWO GUVNORS - Omaha Community Playhouse 8%
Mallory Vallier - OF MICE AND MEN - Omaha Community Playhouse 7%
Morgan Tunink - SEASONAL ALLERGIES - Beatrice Community Players 7%

Best Supporting Actress of a Musical
Sandy Van Pelt - MAME - Lincoln Community Playhouse 8%
Sandy Van Pelt - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Pinewood Bowl, Lincoln 8%
Elena Rinne - THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Beatrice Community Players 7%

Best Young Actor/Actress in a Musical
Arihanna Marlatt - MARY POPPINS - Beatrice Community Players 16%
Zach Stevens - MAME - Lincoln Community Playhouse 14%
Stella Clark-Kaczmarek - ANNIE - Omaha Community Playhouse 13%

Best Young Actor/Actress in a Play
Chloe Irwin - SHE KILLS MONSTERS - Omaha Community Playhouse 16%
Emmy Hoefer - THE LAST TICKET OUT OF THISTLEBERRY THICKET - Beatrice Community Players 14%
Penny Carter - JUST A DRILL - Angels Theatre Company 12%

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



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