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Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards; Phoenix Theatre's BILLY ELLIOT Leads Best Musical!

Voting is open for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Phoenix 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 Phoenix:

Best Actor in a Musical (Non-Professional)
Josh Egbert - The Fantasticks - Mesa Encore Theatre 9%
Scott Hyder - Gypsy - Theater Works 7%
Alex Tuchi - The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee - Brelby Theatre Company 6%

Best Actor in a Musical (Professional)
D. Scott Withers - Mamma Mia! - Phoenix Theatre 15%
Tony Edgerton - Beauty and the Beast - Arizona Broadway Theatre 15%
Ross Nemeth - Billy Elliot - Phoenix Theatre 14%

Best Actor in a Musical (Youth Production)
Connor Brigola - Tarzan the Musical - Limelight Youth Theatre 18%
Steven Enriquez - Shrek The Musical - Valley Youth Theatre 8%
Josh Pike - Aladdin - Starlight Community Theater 7%

Best Actor in a Play (Non-Professional)
Alex Tuchi - Peter and the Starcatcher - Brelby Theatre Company 13%
Zachary Arnold - Blacklisters - Brelby Theatre Company 9%
Brian Maticic - Peter and the Starcatcher - Brelby Theatre Company 7%

Best Actor in a Play (Professional)
William Wilson - Hamlet - Southwest Shakespeare Company 19%
Rudy Ramirez - The Yellow Boat - Childsplay 15%
Will Hightower - John - Stray Cat Theatre 14%

Best Actor in a Play (Youth Production)
Noah Clark - The Little Prince - Theater Works 16%
Ethan Shanker - Spring Awakening - Arizona School for the Arts 15%
Nicolas Caglia - Radium Girls - Limelight Youth Theatre 14%

Best Actress in a Musical (Non-Professional)
Kelli James - Gypsy - Theater Works 10%
Tiana Marks - The Fantasticks - Mesa Encore Theatre 10%
Caelan Creaser - The Little Mermaid - Hale Centre Theatre 8%

Best Actress in a Musical (Professional)
Jill Christine-Wiley - Beauty and the Beast - Arizona Broadway Theatre 17%
Jessie Jo Pauley - Billy Elliot - Phoenix Theatre 17%
Chanel Bragg - Beehive - Phoenix Theater 12%

Best Actress in a Musical (Youth Production)
Annabelle Skala - Tarzan the Musical - Limelight Youth Theatre 15%
Jessica Sinodis - Cats - Limelight Youth Theatre 10%
Sarah Pansing - American Idiot - Spotlight Youth Theatre 9%

Best Actress in a Play (Non-Professional)
Gina Hoyt - Of Mice and Men - MCC Performing Arts Center 12%
Meg Farnsworth - Kiss and Tell - Hale Centre Theatre 9%
Brenna Jackson - Blacklisters - Brelby Theatre Company 8%

Best Actress in a Play (Professional)
Katie McFadzen - The Yellow Boat - Childsplay 19%
Natalie Andrews - Much Ado About Nothing - Southwest Shakespeare Company 16%
Allison Campbell - The Merchant of Venice - Southwest Shakespeare Company 13%

Best Actress in a Play (Youth Production)
Thea Eigo - Spring Awakening - Arizona School for the Arts 16%
Sarah Golden - Radium Girls - Limelight Youth Theatre 14%
Shayna Padjen - Radium Girls - Limelight Youth Theatre 11%

Best Choreography (Non-Professional)
Paul Pedersen - Once Upon a Mattress - Theater Works 14%
Kim Rodriguez - The Producers - Desert Stages Theatre 14%
Shelby Maticic - The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee - Brelby Theatre Company 9%

Best Choreography (Professional)
Sam Hay - Billy Elliot - Phoenix Theatre 35%
Brant Michaels - Mamma Mia! - Phoenix Theatre 30%
Kurtis W. Overby - Funny Girl - Arizona Broadway Theatre 22%

Best Choreography (Youth Production)
Tina Kahlil - Seussical the Musical - Theater Works 16%
Emma England - Tarzan the Musical - Limelight Youth Theatre 15%
Lynzee Foreman - American Idiot - Spotlight Youth Theatre 13%

Best Director of a Musical (Non-Professional)
Katibelle Collins - The Fantasticks - Mesa Encore Theatre 12%
Rusty Ferracane - Gypsy - Theater Works 12%
Chris Hamby - Once Upon a Mattress - Theater Works 11%

Best Director of a Musical (Professional)
Michael Barnard - Billy Elliot - Phoenix Theatre 45%
Robert Harper - Mamma Mia! - Phoenix Theatre 42%
Anthony Runfola - Alice's Rock & Roll Adventure - Childsplay 9%

Best Director of a Musical (Youth Production)
Brett Aiken - Seussical the Musical - Theater Works 17%
Don Crosby - Tarzan the Musical - Limelight Youth Theatre 14%
Bobb Cooper - Shrek The Musical - Valley Youth Theatre 9%

Best Director of a Play (Non-Professional)
Cambrian James - Kiss and Tell - Hale Centre Theatre 16%
Louis Farber - Peter and the Starcatcher - Brelby Theatre Company 14%
Barb Surloff - Rumors - Starlight Community Theater 9%

Best Director of a Play (Professional)
Dwayne Hartford - The Yellow Boat - Childsplay 20%
Ron May - Native Son - Stray Cat Theatre 20%
Kent Burnham - The Merchant of Venice - Southwest Shakespeare Company 19%

Best Director of a Play (Youth Production)
Paul Pedersen - The Little Prince - Theater Works 29%
Jamie Bauer Spano - Radium Girls - Limelight Youth Theatre 25%
Sandi Carll - Alice in Wonderland - Valley Youth Theatre 17%

Best Musical (Non-Professional)
Gypsy - Theater Works 15%
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee - Brelby Theatre Company 8%
How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying - MCC Performing Arts Center 8%

Best Musical (Professional)
Billy Elliot - Phoenix Theatre 22%
Beauty and the Beast - Arizona Broadway Theatre 19%
Mamma Mia! - Phoenix Theatre 19%

Best Musical (Youth Production)
Tarzan the Musical - Limelight Youth Theatre 16%
Seussical the Musical - Theater Works 13%
The Drowsy Chaperone - Limelight Youth Theatre 10%

Best Play (Non-Professional)
Kiss and Tell - Hale Centre Theatre 14%
Peter and the Starcatcher - Brelby Theatre Company 13%
Blacklisters - Brelby Theatre Company 13%

Best Play (Professional)
Native Son - Stray Cat Theatre 22%
Much Ado About Nothing - Southwest Shakespeare Company 14%
The Yellow Boat - Childsplay 14%

Best Play (Youth Production)
Radium Girls - Limelight Youth Theatre 28%
The Little Prince - Theater Works 20%
Alice in Wonderland - Valley Youth Theatre 13%

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