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Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards; TARZAN 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)
Tony Edgerton - Beauty and the Beast - Arizona Broadway Theatre 15%
D. Scott Withers - Mamma Mia! - Phoenix Theatre 14%
Ross Nemeth - Billy Elliot - Phoenix Theatre 13%

Best Actor in a Musical (Youth Production)
Connor Brigola - Tarzan the Musical - Limelight Youth Theatre 17%
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 12%
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 9%
Tiana Marks - The Fantasticks - Mesa Encore Theatre 9%
Caelan Creaser - The Little Mermaid - Hale Centre Theatre 7%

Best Actress in a Musical (Professional)
Jenny Hintze - Billy Elliot - Phoenix Theatre 23%
Jill Christine-Wiley - Beauty and the Beast - Arizona Broadway Theatre 15%
Jessie Jo Pauley - Billy Elliot - Phoenix Theatre 14%

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 10%

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 8%
Brenna Jackson - Blacklisters - Brelby Theatre Company 8%

Best Actress in a Play (Professional)
Katie McFadzen - The Yellow Boat - Childsplay 18%
Natalie Andrews - Much Ado About Nothing - Southwest Shakespeare Company 17%
Samantha Hanna - Kiss - Stray Cat Theatre 13%

Best Actress in a Play (Youth Production)
Thea Eigo - Spring Awakening - Arizona School for the Arts 17%
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 13%
Shelby Maticic - The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee - Brelby Theatre Company 9%

Best Choreography (Professional)
Sam Hay - Billy Elliot - Phoenix Theatre 38%
Brant Michaels - Mamma Mia! - Phoenix Theatre 29%
Kurtis W. Overby - Funny Girl - Arizona Broadway Theatre 21%

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 14%

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 12%

Best Director of a Musical (Professional)
Michael Barnard - Billy Elliot - Phoenix Theatre 48%
Robert Harper - Mamma Mia! - Phoenix Theatre 40%
Anthony Runfola - Alice's Rock & Roll Adventure - Childsplay 8%

Best Director of a Musical (Youth Production)
Brett Aiken - Seussical the Musical - Theater Works 16%
Don Crosby - Tarzan the Musical - Limelight Youth Theatre 13%
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)
Kent Burnham - The Merchant of Venice - Southwest Shakespeare Company 21%
Dwayne Hartford - The Yellow Boat - Childsplay 20%
Ron May - Native Son - Stray Cat Theatre 20%

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 26%
Beauty and the Beast - Arizona Broadway Theatre 19%
Mamma Mia! - Phoenix Theatre 17%

Best Musical (Youth Production)
Tarzan the Musical - Limelight Youth Theatre 16%
Seussical the Musical - Theater Works 12%
American Idiot - Spotlight Youth Theatre 11%

Best Play (Non-Professional)
Kiss and Tell - Hale Centre Theatre 14%
Peter and the Starcatcher - Brelby Theatre Company 13%
Blacklisters - Brelby Theatre Company 12%

Best Play (Professional)
Native Son - Stray Cat Theatre 22%
Hamlet - Southwest Shakespeare Company 14%
Much Ado About Nothing - Southwest Shakespeare Company 13%

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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