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Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards; OBRA NI JUAN Leads as Best Filipino Musical!

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)
Nyoy Volante - Kinky Boots - Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group 43%
Noel Comia Jr. - Tagu-Taguan, Nasaan Ang Buwan - Philippine Educational Theater Association 27%
Gian Magdangal - Disney's Newsies - Globe Live/9 Works Theatrical 22%

Best Actor (Play)
Nel Gomez - Angry Christ - Dulaang UP 35%
Joaquin Valdes - Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike - Repertory Philippines 21%
Nel Gomez - My Name Is Asher Lev - Twin Bill Theater 16%

Best Actress (Musical)
Natasha Cabrera - Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady - Ateneo Blue Repertory 32%
Tanya Manalang - Tick, Tick... Boom! - 9 Works Theatrical 30%
Carmen Pretorius - The Sound of Music - The Really Useful Company 19%

Best Actress (Play)
Cherie Gil - Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike - Repertory Philippines 37%
Mikkie Bradshaw Volante - Blackbird - AAI/The Necessary Theatre 24%
Angeli Bayani - Buwan at Baril sa E Flat Major - Sugid Productions Inc. 18%

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 30%
Vincent De Jesus, Carlo Vergara - Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady - Ateneo Blue Repertory 24%

Best Choreography (Musical)
PJ Rebullida - Disney's Newsies - Globe Live, 9 Works Theatrical 37%
Cecile Martinez - Kinky Boots - Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group 37%
Jerome Robbins - West Side Story - Lunchbox Theatrical Productions 10%

Best Costume Design (Musical/Play)
Emy Tañada - Obra Ni Juan - Philippine Stagers Foundation 32%
Eric Pineda - Disney's Newsies - Globe Live, 9 Works Theatrical 28%
Bonsai Cielo - In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play) - Repertory Philippines 22%

Best Crossover Artist (Mainstream to Theater)
Alex Diaz - Disney's Newsies - Globe Live, 9 Works Theatrical 34%
G-Force Angels - Kinky Boots - Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group 31%
Juan Miguel Severo - A Game of Trolls - Philippine Educational Theater Association 19%

Best Direction of a Musical
Bobby Garcia - Kinky Boots - Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group 28%
Robbie Guevara - Disney's Newsies - Globe Live, 9 Works Theatrical 27%
Bobby Garcia - Fun Home - Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group 23%

Best Direction of a Play
Tony Mabesa - Fathers and Sons - UP Playwrights' Theater 29%
Dexter Santos - Angry Christ - Dulaang UP 29%
Bart Guingona - Agnes of God - Repertory Philippines 19%

Best Featured Actor (Musical)
Johnrey Rivas - Obra Ni Juan - Philippine Stagers Foundation 30%
Alex Diaz - Disney's Newsies - Globe Live, 9 Works Theatrical 28%
MC Dela Cruz - Disney's Newsies - Globe Live, 9 Works Theatrical 17%

Best Featured Actor (Play)
Carlo Tarobal - Fathers and Sons - UP Playwrights' Theater 37%
Paul Jake Paule - Kanser - Gantimpala Theater Foundation 34%
Robbie Zialcita - My Name Is Asher Lev - Twin Bill Theater 20%

Best Featured Actress (Musical)
Lea Salonga - Fun Home - Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group 61%
Yanah Laurel - Kinky Boots - Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group 20%
Rayne Cortez - The Sound of Music - The Really Useful Company 10%

Best Featured Actress (Play)
Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo - Agnes of God - Repertory Philippines 31%
Pinky Amador - Agnes of God - Repertory Philippines 24%
Issa Litton - Fathers and Sons - UP Playwrights' Theater 19%

Best Filipino Musical (New/Revival)
Obra Ni Juan - Philippine Stagers Foundation 29%
Mula Sa Buwan - Black Box Productions 27%
Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady - Ateneo Blue Repertory 19%

Best Filipino Play (New/Revival)
Angry Christ - Dulaang UP 36%
Fathers and Sons - UP Playwrights' Theater 27%
Si Janus Silang at ang Tiyanak ng Tabon - Tanghalang Ateneo 26%

Best Hair and Makeup Design (Musical/Play)
Johann dela Fuente - Kinky Boots - Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group 35%
Carlo Tabije - Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady - Ateneo Blue Repertory 22%
Myrene Santos - Disney's Newsies - Globe Live, 9 Works Theatrical 20%

Best International Touring Production (Musical/Play)
Wicked - Lunchbox Theatrical Productions 35%
Real-Life Fairytales - Ateneo Blue Repertory 31%
The Sound of Music - The Really Useful Company 21%

Best Lighting Design (Musical/Play)
Martin Esteva - Disney's Newsies - Globe Live, 9 Works Theatrical 29%
Adam Honore - Kinky Boots - Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group 29%
Kenneth Posner - Wicked - Lunchbox Theatrical Productions 23%

Best Locally Produced Broadway Show (Musical/Play)
Disney's Newsies - Globe Live, 9 Works Theatrical 32%
Kinky Boots - Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group 29%
Fun Home - 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 27%
Vincent De Jesus, Kevin Maske - Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady - Ateneo Blue Repertory 19%

Best Musical Direction (Musical)
Ceejay Javier - Fun Home - Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group 31%
Daniel Bartolome - Disney's Newsies - Globe Live, 9 Works Theatrical 31%
William David Brohn, Alex Lacamoire - Wicked - Lunchbox Theatrical Productions 20%

Best Scenic Design (Musical/Play)
Faust Peneyra - Kinky Boots - Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group 34%
Gino Gonzales - Angry Christ - Dulaang UP 23%
Joey Mendoza - Beauty And The Beast - Repertory Philippines 18%

Best Sound Design (Musical/Play)
Kevin Heard - Kinky Boots - Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group 30%
Dong Calingacion - Disney's Newsies - Globe Live, 9 Works Theatrical 28%
Tony Meola - Wicked - Lunchbox Theatrical Productions 20%

Best Theatrical Venue
Resorts World Manila's New Performing Arts Theater 37%
The Theatre at Solaire 29%
BGC Globe Iconic Ampitheater 12%

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Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards; OBRA NI JUAN Leads as Best Filipino Musical!


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