BWW Regional Awards


Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!

Voting is open for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Philippines Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2017. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31.

We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends.

Here are the current standings for Philippines:

Best Actor (Musical)
Noel Comia Jr. - Tagu-Taguan, Nasaan Ang Buwan - Philippine Educational Theater Association 44%
Nyoy Volante - Kinky Boots - Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group 34%
Gian Magdangal - Disney's Newsies - Globe Live/9 Works Theatrical 16%

Best Actor (Play)
Nel Gomez - Angry Christ - Dulaang UP 32%
Nel Gomez - My Name Is Asher Lev - Twin Bill Theater 22%
Joaquin Valdes - Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike - Repertory Philippines 19%

Best Actress (Musical)
Natasha Cabrera - Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady - Ateneo Blue Repertory 30%
Tanya Manalang - Tick, Tick... Boom! - 9 Works Theatrical 30%
Carmen Pretorius - The Sound of Music - The Really Useful Company 18%

Best Actress (Play)
Cherie Gil - Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike - Repertory Philippines 31%
Mikkie Bradshaw Volante - Blackbird - AAI/The Necessary Theatre 30%
Becca Coates - Agnes of God - Repertory Philippines 19%

Best Book, Lyrics for a Filipino Musical (New/Revival)
Vince Tañada - Obra Ni Juan - Philippine Stagers Foundation 31%
Pat Valera, William Manzano - Mula sa Buwan - Black Box Productions 29%
J-mee Katanyag - Tagu-Taguaan, Nasaan Ang Buwan - Philippine Educational Theater Association 22%

Best Choreography (Musical)
Cecile Martinez - Kinky Boots - Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group 37%
PJ Rebullida - Disney's Newsies - Globe Live, 9 Works Theatrical 37%
Jerome Robbins - West Side Story - Lunchbox Theatrical Productions 11%

Best Costume Design (Musical/Play)
Emy Tañada - Obra Ni Juan - Philippine Stagers Foundation 36%
Eric Pineda - Disney's Newsies - Globe Live, 9 Works Theatrical 30%
Bonsai Cielo - In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play) - Repertory Philippines 18%

Best Crossover Artist (Mainstream to Theater)
Juan Miguel Severo - A Game of Trolls - Philippine Educational Theater Association 30%
Alex Diaz - Disney's Newsies - Globe Live, 9 Works Theatrical 29%
G-Force Angels - Kinky Boots - Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group 26%

Best Direction of a Musical
Bobby Garcia - Fun Home - Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group 37%
Bobby Garcia - Kinky Boots - Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group 23%
Robbie Guevara - Disney's Newsies - Globe Live, 9 Works Theatrical 22%

Best Direction of a Play
Tony Mabesa - Fathers and Sons - UP Playwrights' Theater 25%
Steven Conde - My Name Is Asher Lev - Twin Bill Theater 25%
Dexter Santos - Angry Christ - Dulaang UP 25%

Best Featured Actor (Musical)
Johnrey Rivas - Obra Ni Juan - Philippine Stagers Foundation 36%
Alex Diaz - Disney's Newsies - Globe Live, 9 Works Theatrical 26%
MC Dela Cruz - Disney's Newsies - Globe Live, 9 Works Theatrical 15%

Best Featured Actor (Play)
Carlo Tarobal - Fathers and Sons - UP Playwrights' Theater 34%
Paul Jake Paule - Kanser - Gantimpala Theater Foundation 31%
Robbie Zialcita - My Name Is Asher Lev - Twin Bill Theater 28%

Best Featured Actress (Musical)
Lea Salonga - Fun Home - Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group 67%
Yanah Laurel - Kinky Boots - Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group 17%
Rayne Cortez - The Sound of Music - The Really Useful Company 8%

Best Featured Actress (Play)
Pinky Amador - Agnes of God - Repertory Philippines 39%
Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo - Agnes of God - Repertory Philippines 24%
Issa Litton - Fathers and Sons - UP Playwrights' Theater 14%

Best Filipino Musical (New/Revival)
Tagu-Taguan, Nasaan ang Buwan - Philippine Educational Theater Association 34%
Obra Ni Juan - Philippine Stagers Foundation 26%
Mula Sa Buwan - Black Box Productions 23%

Best Filipino Play (New/Revival)
Angry Christ - Dulaang UP 35%
Fathers and Sons - UP Playwrights' Theater 27%
Si Janus Silang at ang Tiyanak ng Tabon - Tanghalang Ateneo 25%

Best Hair and Makeup Design (Musical/Play)
Johann dela Fuente - Kinky Boots - Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group 34%
Carlo Tabije - Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady - Ateneo Blue Repertory 21%
Myrene Santos - Disney's Newsies - Globe Live, 9 Works Theatrical 20%

Best International Touring Production (Musical/Play)
Wicked - Lunchbox Theatrical Productions 39%
Real-Life Fairytales - Ateneo Blue Repertory 28%
The Sound of Music - The Really Useful Company 20%

Best Lighting Design (Musical/Play)
Martin Esteva - Disney's Newsies - Globe Live, 9 Works Theatrical 30%
Adam Honore - Kinky Boots - Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group 28%
Kenneth Posner - Wicked - Lunchbox Theatrical Productions 24%

Best Locally Produced Broadway Show (Musical/Play)
Fun Home - Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group 35%
Disney's Newsies - Globe Live, 9 Works Theatrical 23%
Kinky Boots - Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group 20%

Best Music for a Filipino Musical (New/Revival)
Pipo Cifra - Obra Ni Juan - Philippine Stagers Foundation 29%
William Manzano - Mula Sa Buwan - Black Box Productions 26%
Jeff Hernandez - Tagu-Taguan, Nasaan ang Buwan - Philippine Educational Theater Association 19%

Best Musical Direction (Musical)
Ceejay Javier - Fun Home - Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group 40%
Daniel Bartolome - Disney's Newsies - Globe Live, 9 Works Theatrical 26%
William David Brohn, Alex Lacamoire - Wicked - Lunchbox Theatrical Productions 18%

Best Scenic Design (Musical/Play)
Faust Peneyra - Kinky Boots - Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group 33%
Gino Gonzales - Angry Christ - Dulaang UP 23%
Joey Mendoza - Beauty And The Beast - Repertory Philippines 19%

Best Sound Design (Musical/Play)
Kevin Heard - Kinky Boots - Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group 30%
Dong Calingacion - Disney's Newsies - Globe Live, 9 Works Theatrical 27%
Tony Meola - Wicked - Lunchbox Theatrical Productions 22%

Best Theatrical Venue
Resorts World Manila's New Performing Arts Theater 47%
The Theatre at Solaire 26%
Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium 10%

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