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Vote For The 2018 BWW Palm Springs Awards; ROMANCE ROMANCE Leads Best Musical!

Voting continues for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Palm Springs Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! 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, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

If you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. Here are the current standings for Palm Springs:

Best Actor in a Musical (Non-Professional)
Kelly Mantle - PSYCHO THE MUSICAL - Oscar's Cabaret 27%
Tom Warrick - GYPSY - Palm canyon theatre 27%
Anthony Nannini - PRISCILLA QUEEN - Palm Canyon Theatre 13%

Best Actor in a Musical (Professional)
Davis Gaines - LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA - Musical Theatre University 20%
Ron Coronado - PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT - The Palm Canyon Theatre 18%
Barry Cutler - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Hi-Desert Playhouse, Joshua Tree 13%

Best Actor in a Play (Non-Professional)
Larry Dyekman - THE THESPIAN RADIO HOUR - Desert Ensemble Theatre Company 44%
Sean Timothy Brown - THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE - Dezart Performs 16%
Nick Wass - SORDID LIVES - Palm canyon theatre 12%

Best Actor in a Play (Professional)
Jeffrey Jones - THE COCKTAIL HOUR - Coyote StageWorks 44%
Del Shores - SIX CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF A PLAY - Camelot Theatres 11%
Michael Shaw - RABBIT HOLE - Dezart Performs 9%

Best Actress in a Musical (Non-Professional)
Elizabeth Schmelling - GYPSY - Palm Canyon 26%
Demondra Martin - SISTER ACT - Musical Theatre University 15%
Ellen McGihon - CHICAGO - Musical Theatre Universey 14%

Best Actress in a Musical (Professional)
Janene Lovullo - LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA - Musical Theatre University 31%
Nicole Tillman - SISTER ACT - Palm Canyon Theatre 13%
Conchita Newman - ROMANCE ROMANCE! - Coachella Valley Rep 13%

Best Actress in a Play (Non-Professional)
Bonnie Gilgallon - THESPIAN RADIO HOUR - Desert Ensemble Theatre Co. 44%
Yo Younger - RABBIT HOLE - Dezart Performs 12%
Theresa Jewett - MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD - Dezart Performs 7%

Best Actress in a Play (Professional)
Yo Younger - THE BAD SEED - Palm canyon theatre 46%
Judith Chapman - BLITHE SPIRIT - Palm canyon theatre 19%
Bets Malone - DIRTY BLONDE - Coyote StageWorks 10%

Best Choreography (Non-Professional)
Derik Shopinski - GYPSY - Palm canyon theatre 26%
Alisa Gerstein - PSYCHO THE MUSICAL - Oscar's Cabaret 24%
Anthony Nannini - PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT - The Palm Canyon Theatre 16%

Best Choreography (Professional)
Michelle Ditto - CHICAGO - Musical Theatre University 42%
Douglas Graham - THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE - Dezart Performs 15%
Robbie Wayne - SISTER ACT - Palm canyon theatre 10%

Best Costume Design (Professional)
Derik Shopinski - GYPSY - Palm canyon theatre 39%
Derik Shopinski - PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT - Palm Canyon 19%
Joyce Jenkins - CHICAGO - Musical Theatre University 10%

Best Director of a Musical (Non-Professional)
Derik shopinski - GYPSY - Palm canyon theatre 34%
Chris Carver - PSYCHO THE MUSICAL - Oscar's Cabaret 32%
Scott Smith - PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT - The Palm Canyon Theatre 12%

Best Director of a Musical (Professional)
Robbie wayne - SISTER ACT - Palm canyon theatre 34%
Ron Celona - ROMANCE ROMANCE! - Coachella Valley Rep 28%
Se Layne - OLIVER - Palm canyon theatre 14%

Best Director of a Play (Non-Professional)
Tony Padilla - THE THESPIAN RADIO HOUR - Desert Ensemble Theatre Company 60%
Michael Pacas - WHO?S AFRAID OF Virginia Woolf? - Palm Canyon Theatre 11%
Luke Rainey - BLITHE SPIRIT - Palm canyon theatre 10%

Best Director of a Play (Professional)
Rosemary Mallett - ELECTION DAY - Desert Ensemble Theatre Company 45%
Scott Smith - RABBIT HOLE - Dezart Performs 10%
Emerson Collins - SIX CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF A PLAY - Camelot Theatres 8%

Best Musical (Non-Professional)
PSYCHO THE MUSICAL - Oscar's Cabaret 31%
GYPSY - Palm canyon theatre 29%
PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT - The Palm Canyon Theatre 14%

Best Musical (Professional)
ROMANCE ROMANCE - Coachella Valley Repertory 67%
STAND FOR FREEDOM CABARET - Thought Theatre 33%

Best Musical Director (Non-Professional)
Steven Smith - PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT - The Palm Canyon Theatre 39%
Constance Gordy - CHIGAGO - Musical Theatre University 37%
Michael Gaylord - OKLAHOMA - Rancho Mirage High School 17%

Best Musical Director (Professional)
Bob Marino - LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA - Musical Theatre University 31%
Jaci Davis - ROMANCE ROMANCE - Coachella Valley Repertory 27%
Steven Smith - DAMN YANKEES - Palm Canyon Theatre 16%

Best New Work
THE THESPIAN RADIO HOUR - Desert Ensemble Theatre Company 48%
PSYCHO THE MUSICAL - Oscars Cabaret 37%
SIX CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF A PLAY - Camelot Theatres 11%

Best Play (Non-Professional)
THE THESPIAN RADIO HOUR - Desert Ensemble Theatre Company 45%
THE IMPORTANCE OFBEING EARNEST - Palm canyon theatre 9%
RABBIT HOLE - Dezart Performs 9%

Best Play (Professional)
DIRTY BLONDE - Coyote StageWorks 63%
THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA? - CVRep 12%
THE COCKTAIL HOUR - Coyote StageWorks 12%

Best Scenic Design (Non Professional)
Allan Jensen - PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT - The Palm Canyon Theatre 52%
Ron Newhouse - LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA - Musical Theatre University 28%
Ron Newhouse - CHICAGO - Musical Theatre University 21%

Best Scenic Design (Professional)
Jimmy Cuomo - THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA? - CVrep 37%
Thomas L Valach - RABBIT HOLE - Dezart Performs 15%
JW Layne - HELLO DOLLY - Palm canyon theatre 12%

Best Supporting Actor - Musical (Professional)
Eric B Anthony - ROMANCE ROMANCE - Coachella Valley Repertory 42%
Robert Garcia - CHICAGO - Musical Theatre University 37%
Robert Garcia - SISTER ACT - Musical Theatre University 21%

Best Supporting Actor - Musical(Non Professional)
Gianpaolo Gutierrez - OKLAHOMA - Rancho Mirage High School 28%
Chris Carver - PSYCHO THE MUSICAL - Oscar's Cabaret 27%
Michael Levine - PSYCHO THE MUSICAL - Oscar's Cabaret 13%

Best Supporting Actor - Play (Professional)
Shawn Abramowitz - ELECTION DAY - Desert Ensemble Theatre Co 60%
Chuck Yates - THE COCKTAIL HOUR - Coyote StageWorks 12%
Hanz Enyeart - THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE - Dezart Performs 11%

Best Supporting Actor - Playl (Non Professional)
Brian La Belle - ELECTION DAY - Desert Ensemble Theatre Company 49%
Jonathan Hatsios - RABBIT HOLE - Dezart Performs 15%
Chet Cole - THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE - Dezart Performs 10%

Best Supporting Actress - Musical (Non Professional)
Calpernia Addams - PSYCHO THE MUSICAL - Oscar's Cabaret 32%
Allegra Angelo - GYPSY - Palm canyon theatre 25%
Leanna Rodgers - PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT - Palm Canyon Theatre 13%

Best Supporting Actress - Play (Non Professional)
Kelley Moody - THE THESPIAN RADIO HOUR - Desert Ensemble Theatre Company 51%
Phylicia Mason - RABBIT HOLE - Dezart Performs 13%
Brianna Maloney - THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE - Dezart Performs 10%

Best Supporting Actress- Musical (Professional)
Morgana corelli - MAME - Palm canyon theatre 57%
Theresa Jewitt - LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA - Musical Theatre University 25%
Robyn Cohen - ROMANCE ROMANCE - Coachella Valley Repertory 9%

Best Supporting Actress-Play(Professional)
Bonnie Gilgallon - THE THESPIAN RADIO HOUR - Desert Ensemble Theatre Company 56%
Deborah Harmon - RABBIT HOLE - Dezart Performs 16%
Morgana corelli - THE BAD SEED - Palm canyon theatre 10%

Best Technical Design - Lighting & Sound (Professional)
Moira Wilkie Whitaker & Kate Fechtig - THE GOAT OR WHO IS SYLVIA - CVRep 37%
Phil Murphy/Jason Smith - THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE - Dezart Performs 16%
Phil Murphy/Clark Dugger - RABBIT HOLE - Dezart Performs 10%

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