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Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Palm Springs Awards; McCallum Theatre Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

Voting ends December 31, 2022.

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2022 BroadwayWorld Palm Springs Standings - 12/5/22

Best Cabaret/Concert/Solo Performance
Michael Holmes - THE JUDY SHOW - The Purple Room Supper Club 36%
Glenn Rosenblum - THE MUSICAL MAN - CV REP 20%
Jeff Barnett - RAZZLE DAZZLE - Palm Springs Cultural Center 10%
Francesca Amari - DIFFERENT DRUM: THE MUSIC OF LINDA RONSTADT - PS Underground and Arthur Newman 9%
Jaci Davis - THERE'S NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Palm Canyon Theatre 9%
John Lloyd Young - CABARET - The Purple Room 5%
Marilyn Maye - MARILYN MAYE IN CONCERT - Purple Room 4%
Se Layne - THERE'S NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Palm Canyon Theatre 2%
Julie Garnye' - AN EVENING WITH JULIE GARNYE - CVRep 2%
Terry Larson - TUESDAYS WITH TERRY - one eleven 2%
Ari Axelrod - 'A PLACE FOR US: A CELEBRATION OF JEWISH BROADWAY' - CV REP 1%
Steve Ross - 'COLE PORTER & BEYOND' - CVRep 1%
Marieann Meringolo - BETWEEN YESTERDAY AND TOMORROW: THE SONGS OF ALAN & MARILYN BERGMAN - Oscar's Cabaret 0

Best Choreography Of A Play Or Musical
Jose de la Cuesta - CABARET - McCallum Theatre 41%
Ray limon - MAMMA MIA! - Desert Theatricals 19%
Ray Limon - FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM - Desert Theatricals 18%
Phylicia Mason and Rebecca Rodriguez - THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW - Desert Rose Playhouse 8%
Dee Dee Star - MID CENTURY MODERNS - Desert Rose Playhouse 8%
Se Layne - SHREK THE MUSICAL - Palm Canyon Theatre 2%
Miss DD Starr - MID-CENTURY MODERNS - Desert Rose Playhouse 2%
Se Layne - MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT - Palm Canyon Theatre 1%
Se Layne - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Palm Canyon Theatre 0

Best Costume Design Of A Play Or Musical
Frank Cazares - CABARET - College of the Desert 43%
Heather Reba - ANNIE GET YOUR GUN - DESERTTHEATRICALS 36%
Derik Shopinski - SHREK THE MUSICAL - Palm Canyon Theatre 6%
Frank Cazares - THE MOUNTAINTOP - Dezart Performs 4%
Derik Shopinski - CYRANO DE BERGERAC - Palm Canyon Theatre 4%
Frank Cazares - CLOSER THAN EVER - 2022 3%
Derik Shopinski - INTO THE WOODS - Palm Canyon Theatre 2%
Derik Shopinski - SPAMALOT - Palm Canyon Theatre 1%

Best Direction Of A Musical
Michael Hadley - CABARET - McCallum Theatre 33%
Ray Limon - FORUM - Desert Theatricals 31%
Mark Christopher - MID-CENTURY MODERNS - Desert Rose Playhouse 8%
Phylicia Mason and Rebecca Rodriguez - THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW - Desert Rose Playhouse 7%
Se Layne - TITANIC THE MUSICAL - Palm Canyon Theatre 5%
Ron Celona - CLOSER THAN EVER - CVRep 5%
Derik Shopinski - INTO THE WOODS - Palm Canyon Theatre 3%
Se Layne - PALM SPRINGS GETAWAY - Palm Canyon Theatre 3%
Michael Shaw - GIRLFRIEND - Dezart Performs 2%
Richard Israel - SOMETHING ROTTEN - 5 Star Theatricals 1%
Se Layne - SHREK THE MUSICAL - Palm Canyon Theatre 1%
Se Layne - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Palm Canyon Theatre 0

Best Direction Of A Play
Cameron Keyes - ARIFICIAL MORALITY - Desert Ensemble Theatre 34%
Ray limon - A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Desert Theatricals 28%
Jerome Elloitt - SALTY - Desert Ensemble Theatre 7%
Michael Shaw - THE MOUNTAINTOP - Dezart Performs 7%
Steve Rosenbaum - ELECTRICITY - The Desert Rose Playhouse 5%
Dr. William J Layne - CYRANO - Palm Canyon Theatre 4%
Richard Marlow - THIS SIDE OF CRAZY - Palm Canyon Theatre 3%
Salty - JEROME ELLIOTT - Desert Ensemble Theatre 3%
Ron Celona - ANNAPURNA - CVRep 3%
Judith Chapman - THE GUYS - Palm Canyon Theatre 2%
Michael Matthews - NATIVE GARDENS - CV Rep 2%
Deborah Harmon - EVERY BRILLIANT THING - Dezart Performs 1%
Miri Hunter - THE THANKSGIVING PLAY - Thought Theatre 1%
Miri Hunter - THE DI(C)E SQUAD - Thought Theatre Morongo Basin 0%
Joanne Gordon - LIFE X 3 - CVRep 0
Judith Chapman - ARTIFICIAL MORALITY - Desert Ensemble Theatre 0

Best Ensemble Performance
BEEBO BRINKER CHRINICLES - Desert Ensemble Theatre 30%
ANNIE GET YOUR GUN - Desert Theatricals 17%
CABARET - McCallum Theatre 11%
MAMMA MIA! - Desert Theatricals 10%
MID-CENTURY MODERNS - Desert Rose Playhouse 7%
TITANIC THE MUSICAL - Palm Canyon Theatre 5%
FORUM - Desert Theatricals 5%
CLOSER THAN EVER - CVRep 4%
PALM SPRINGS GETAWAY - Palm Canyon Theatre 4%
SPAMALOT - Palm Canyon Theatre 2%
CYRANO DE BERGERAC - Palm Canyon Theatre 1%
NATIVE GARDENS - CVRep 1%
DRAGAPELLA! - The Purple Room 1%
SHREK THE MUSICAL - Palm Canyon Theatre 1%
THE DI(C)E SQUAD - Thought Theatre Morongo Basin 0%
THE THANKSGIVING PLAY - Thought Theatre 0%

Best Lighting Design Of A Play Or Musical
Gavin Wyrick - A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM - Desert theatricals 26%
Mariah Pryor - MID-CENTURY MODERNS - Desert Rose Playhouse 17%
Joel howden - MAMMA MIA! - Desert theatricals 15%
JW Layne - INTO THE WOODS - Palm Canyon Theatre 12%
Closer Than Ever - MOIRA WILKIE WHITAKER - CVRep 6%
Derrick McDaniel - THE MOUNTAINTOP - Dezart Performs 6%
JW Layne - PALM SPRINGS GETAWAY - Palm Canyon Theatre 5%
Native Gardens - MOIRA WILKIE WHITAKER - CVRep 5%
Mariah Pryor - ELECTRICITY - The Desert Rose Playhouse 4%
Jw Layne - SHREK THE MUSICAL - Palm Canyon Theatre 3%
JW Lanye - MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT - Palm Canyon Theatre 1%
Joel Howden - GIRLFRIEND - Dezart Performs 0

Best Music Direction & Orchestra Performance
Scott Smith - CABARET - McCallum Theatre 32%
Joshua Carr - A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM - Desert Theatricals 31%
David Kaminski - GLENN ROSENBLUM IS THE MUSICAL MAN - Coachella Valley Repertory 13%
Steven Smith - TITANIC THE MUSICAL - Palm Canyon Theatre 9%
Scott Storr / David Andrews Rogers - CLOSER THAN EVER - CVRep 6%
Jaci Davis - SHREK THE MUSICAL - Palm Canyon Theatre 5%
Steven Smith - INTO THE WOODS - Palm Canyon Theatre 2%
Steven Smith - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Palm Canyon Theatre 1%
Steven Smith - MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT - Palm Canyon Theatre 1%

Best Musical
A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM - Desert Theatricals 38%
INTO THE WOODS - Palm Canyon Theatre 19%
MID-CENTURY MODERNS - Desert Rose Playhouse 12%
THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW - Desert Rose Playhouse 9%
CLOSER THAN EVER - CVRep 7%
TITANIC THE MUSICAL - Palm Canyon Theatre 6%
DRAGAPELLA! STARRING THE KINSEY SICKS - The Purple Room 5%
MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT - Palm Canyon Theatre 2%
THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Palm Canyon Theatre 2%
SHREK THE MUSICAL - Palm Canyon Theatre 1%
GIRLFRIEND - Dezart Performs 1%

Best New Play Or Musical
ARTIFICIA MORALITY - Desert Ensembe Theatre 60%
PALM SPRINGS GETAWAY - Palm Canyon Theatre 20%
ICED - Desert Ensemble Theatre 14%
REMEMBERING THE FUTURE - Odyssey Theatre 6%

Best Performer In A Musical
Lizzie Schmelling - CABARET - McCallum Theatre 24%
Emily Unmasch - ANNIE GET YOUR GUN - Desert Theatricals 15%
Gilmore Rizzo - FORUM - Desert Theatricals 14%
Tod Macofsky - ANNIE GET YOUR GUN - Desert Theatricals 7%
Christine Tringali Nunes - MID-CENTURY MODERNS - Desert Rose Playhouse 7%
Francesca Amari - INTO THE WOODS - Palm Canyon Theatre 6%
Mat Tucker - ANNIE GET YOUR GUN - Desert Theatricals 6%
Lizzie Schmelling - MAMMA MIA - Desert Theatricals 5%
Julie Garnye' - CLOSER THAN EVER - CVRep 3%
Robbie Wayne - MID-CENTURY MODERNS - Desert Rose Playhouse 3%
Paul Grant - TITANIC THE MUSICAL - Palm Canyon Theatre 2%
Lou Galvan - SHREK - Palm Canyon Theatre 2%
Paul Grant - MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT - Palm Canyon Theatre 2%
Se Layne - INTO THE WOODS - Palm Canyon Theatre 2%
Eddie Vona - GIRLFRIEND - Dezart Performs 1%
Janna Cardia - CLOSER THAN EVER - CVRep 1%
Eric Stein-Steele - SHREK IN SHREK THE MUSICAL - Palm Canyon Theatre 1%
Micheal Bullard - CLOSER THAN EVER - CVrep 0%
Kyle T. Hester - GIRLFRIEND - Dezart Performs 0
Jeffrey Landman - CLOSER THAN EVER - CVRep 0

Best Performer In A Play
Fergus Loughnane - ARTIFCIAL MORALITY - Desert Ensemble Theatre 31%
Gilmore rizzo - A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Desert Theatricals 30%
Don savage - A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Desert Theatricals 11%
Terry Ray - ELECTRICITY - The Desert Rose Playhouse 4%
Michael Pacas - THE GUYS - Palm Canyon Theatre 4%
Judith Chapman - THE GUYS - Palm Canyon Theatre 4%
Ann Van Haney - THE THANKSGIVING PLAY - Thought Theatre 3%
Joel Bryant - EVERY BRILLIANT THING - Dezart Performs 3%
Michele Davis - SORDID LIVES - Palm Canyon Theatre 3%
Mel England - ELECTRICITY - The Desert Rose Playhouse 3%
Terry Ray - THE DRAG - The Desert Rose Playhouse 1%
Shante Deloach - THE MOUNTAINTOP - Dezart Performs 1%
Andrew Joseph Perez - NATIVE GARDENS - CVRep 1%
Cortez Johnson - THE MOUNTAINTOP - Dezart Performs 1%
Kurt Schauppner - THE THANKSGIVING PLAY - Thought Theatre 0%
Kevin Hayles - THE DI(C)E SQUAD - Thought Theatre Morongo Basin 0%
Steve Rosenbaum - THE DRAG - The Desert Rose Playhouse 0%
Abe Daniels - THE THANKSGIVING PLAY - Thought Theatre 0%
Marta Portillo - NATIVE GARDENS - CVrep 0
Michael Corbett - REMEMBERING THE FUTURE - Odyssey Theatre 0
Katherine Wehler - THE THANKSGIVING PLAY - Thought Theatre 0
Janellen Steininger - NATIVE GARDENS - CVRep 0
Miri Hunter - THE DI(C)E SQUAD - Thought Theatre Morongo Basin 0
Dennis Gersten - NATIVE GARDENS - CVRep 0

Best Play
ARTIFICIAL MORALITY - Desert Ensemble Theatre 34%
A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Desert Theatricals 30%
ELECTRICITY - The Desert Rose Playhouse 8%
CYRANO - Palm Canyon Theatre 7%
NATIVE GARDENS - CVRep 7%
THE MOUNTAINTOP - Dezart Performs 6%
THE GUYS - Palm Canyon Theatre 3%
EVERY BRILLIANT THING - Dezart Performs 3%
ANNAPURNA - CVRep 1%
THE THANKSGIVING PLAY - Thought Theatre 1%
THE DI(C)E SQUAD - Thought Theatre Morongo Basin 0%
REMEMBERING THE FUTURE - Odyssey Theatre 0

Best Scenic Design Of A Play Or Musical
Stage Monkey Design - A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM - Desert Theatricals 23%
JW Layne - INTO THE WOODS - Palm Canyon Theatre 19%
Stage Monkey Design - ANNIE GET YOUR GUN - Desert Theatricals 19%
Matthew McLean - MID CENTURY MODERNS - Desert Rose Playhouse 14%
Jimmy Cuomo - NATIVE GARDENS - CVRep 5%
Thomas L. Valach - THE MOUNTAINTOP - Dezart Performs 5%
Jimmy Cuomo - CLOSER THAN EVER - CVRep 4%
JW Layne - SHREK THE MUSICAL - Palm Canyon Theatre 3%
JW Layne - MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT - Palm Canyon Theatre 3%
Tom Valach - THE MOUNTAINTOP - Dezart Performs 2%
Tom Valach - GIRLFRIEND - Dezart Performs 1%
Jimmy Cuomo - ANNAPURNA - CVRep 1%
Jimmy Cuomo - LIFE X 3 - CVRep 1%
JW Layne - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Palm Canyon Theatre 1%

Best Sound Design Of A Play Or Musical
Jason Smith - SALTY - Desert Ensemble Theatre 48%
Karlene 'Kiki' Roller - CLOSER THAN EVER - CVRep 17%
Nick Wass - ELECTRICITY - The Desert Rose Playhouse 12%
Clark Dugger - THE MOUNTAINTOP - Dezart Performs 9%
Nick Campbell - SPAMALOT - Palm Canyon Theatre 6%
Nick Campbell - INTO THE WOODS - Palm Canyon Theatre 5%
Nick Campbell - CYRANO - Palm Canyon Theatre 3%
Clark Dugger - EVERY BRILLIANT THING - Dezart Performs 2%

Best Supporting Performer In A Musical
Tom Warwick - CABARET - McCallum Theatre 30%
Matthew tucker - ANNIE GET YOUR GUN - Desert Theatricals 16%
Mia Mercado - MAMMA MIA! - Desert Theatricals 12%
Randy Doney - FORUM - Desert Theatricals 8%
Carlos Garcia - MID-CENTURY MODERNS - Desert Rose Playhouse 7%
James Owens - MID-CENTURY MODERNS - Desert Rose Playhouse 7%
James Hormel - A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM - Desert Theatricals 6%
Gary Powers - MID-CENTURY MODERNS - Desert Rose Playhouse 4%
Eric Stein-Steele - SPAMALOT (LANCELOT/FRENCH TAUNTER/KNIGHT OF NI/TIM THE ENCHANTER - Palm Canyon Theatre 3%
Larry Martin - TITANIC THE MUSICAL - Palm Canyon Theatre 3%
Randy Brenner - SOMETHING ROTTEN! - 5 Star Theatricals 3%
Virginia Sulick - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Palm Canyon Theatre 2%
Mark Ziemann - MONTY - Palm Canyon Theatre 0%

Best Supporting Performer In A Play
Ben Van Dyck - BILOXI BLUES - Palm Canyon Theatre 41%
Scott DiLorenzo - ARTIFICIA MORALITY - Desert Ensemble Theatre 39%
Terry Ray - SEX - The Desert Rose Playhouse 12%
Ann Van Haney - THE DI(C)E SQUAD - Thought Theatre Morongo Basin 4%
Abe Daniels - THE DI(C)E SQUAD - Thought Theatre Morongo Basin 2%
Kevin Hayles - THE THANKSGIVING PLAY - Thought Theatre 2%

Favorite Local Theatre
McCallum Theatre 70%
CVRep 27%
Thought Theatre 2%
Odyssey Theatre 1%



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