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Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Pittsburgh Awards; Pittsburgh Musical Theater Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

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2022 BroadwayWorld Pittsburgh Standings - 12/5/22

Best Cabaret/Concert/Solo Performance
Dylan Pal & Jackie Mishol - THE CABINET OF DOCTOR CALIGARI: A MURDEROUS MUSICAL COMEDY - New Musical - collaboration w/ Stage Right Productions / Seton Hill University 34%
Catherine Baird - TWELVE DATES OF CHRISTMAS - Steel City Shakespeare Center 21%
Princess Jafar - THE PRINCESS IS RIGHT! - New Hazlett Theater 16%
Don Mike Mendoza - HOMETOWN TALENT - La Ti Do Productions: Pittsburgh 9%
Milia Ayache - ANGELMAKERS - RealTime Interventions 7%
Feralcat - DISASSEMBLY - New Hazlett Theater 7%
Bryce Rabideau - MEANWHILE - New Hazlett Theater 6%

Best Choreography Of A Play Or Musical
Alex Manalo - AN UNTITLED NEW PLAY BY JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE - City Theatre 30%
Josh Rhodes - DROWSY CHAPERONE - Pittsburgh CLO 28%
Danny Herman and Rocker Verastique - GRAND HOTEL, THE MUSICAL - Front Porch Theatricals 28%
Kaila Carter - SOMEWHERE STRANGE - New Hazlett Theater 9%
Kiki Lucas - EMILIA - Pitt Stages 6%

Best Costume Design Of A Play Or Musical
Martha Oliver - SPRING AWAKENING - The Geyer Performing Arts Center 33%
Isabel Rubio - DROWSY CHAPERONE - Pittsburgh CLO 24%
Joan Markert - ENDGAME - PICT Classic Theatre 12%
Gregg Barnes - DROWSY CHAPERONE - Pittsburgh CLO 11%
Madison Michalko - GARBOLOGISTS - City Theatre 10%
madison hack - THE GARBOLOGISTS - City Theatre 9%

Best Direction Of A Musical
Barbara Burgess-Lefebvre - PIPPIN - Little Lake Theatre 25%
Robyne Parrish - A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE - Front Porch Theatricals 18%
Scott Calhoon - GRAND HOTEL - Front Porch Theatricals 15%
Josh Rhodes - THE DROWSY CHAPERONE - Pittsburgh CLO 14%
Baayork Lee - A CHORUS LINE - Pittsburgh CLO 14%
Reginald L. Douglas - AN UNTITLED NEW PLAY BY JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE - City Theatre 10%
Cindy Croot - ANGELMAKERS: SONGS FOR FEMALE SERIAL KILLERS - RealTime Interventions 5%

Best Direction Of A Play
Theo Fantozzi - TWELFTH NIGHT - Youth Shakespeare Society of Pittsburgh 17%
Scott Evans - PUFFS - CLO Cabaret 16%
J. Cody Spellman - A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE - Throughline Theatre Company 12%
Monteze Freeland - THE GARBOLOGISTS - City Theatre 9%
Shelly Cary - A WOUNDED DEER LEAPS HIGHEST - Pittsburgh New Works Festival 9%
Bria Walker - EMILIA - Pitt Stages 6%
Elena Alexandratos - A BOLD STROKE FOR A WIFE - PICT Classic Theatre 6%
Claire Ivy Stoller - THE MOCKINGBIRD'S NEST - Split Stage Productions 6%
Jennifer Tober - A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM - Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks 6%
Jim Warren - MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING - The Rustic Mechanicals 5%
Michael Berresse - THE CHRISTMAS STORY - Pittsburgh Public 3%
Rusty Thelin - THE ALCHEMIST OF SHARPSBURG - RealTime Interventions 2%
Rusty Thelin - KHURAKI - RealTime Interventions 1%

Best Ensemble Performance
SPRING AWAKENING - The Geyer Performing Arts Center 11%
TWELFTH NIGHT - Youth Shakespeare Society of Pittsburgh 10%
GRAND HOTEL - Front Porch Theatricals 10%
PUFFS - CLO cabaret 10%
A CHORUS LINE - Pittsburgh CLO 9%
THE DROWSY CHAPERONE - Pittsburgh CLO 9%
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM - Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks 5%
ROCK OF AGES - Split Stage Productions 5%
SISTER ACT - Pittsburgh CLO 5%
JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT - Stage Right Productions 4%
THE CHERRY ORCHARD - Quantum Theatre 4%
A BOLD STROKE FOR A WIFE - PICT Classic Theatre 4%
THE CABINET OF DOCTOR CALIGARI: A MURDEROUS MUSICAL COMEDY - New Musical - collaboration w/ Stage Right Productions / Seton Hill University 3%
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING - The Rustic Mechanicals 3%
ENDGAME - PICT Classic Theatre 2%
EMILIA - Pitt Stages 1%
PLANO - Quantum theater 1%
THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR - New Renaissance Theatre Company 1%
ANGELMAKERS - RealTime Interventions 0%
KHURAKI - RealTime Interventions 0%

Best Lighting Design Of A Play Or Musical
Forrest Trimble - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR - Pittsburgh Musical Theatre 38%
Theo Fantozzi - TWELFTH NIGHT - Youth Shakespeare Society of Pittsburgh 20%
Cat Aceto - MACBETH - Steel City Shakespeare Center 7%
Justin Sines - PITTSBURGH NEW WORKS FESTIVAL 2022 - Pittsburgh New Works Festival 7%
Nicole White - ENDGAME - PICT Classic Theatre 6%
Emily-Ann Stephens - THE DRAG SEED - Pitt Stages 6%
Jason Lynch - PARADISE BLUE - City Theatre 5%
Annmarie Duggan - EMILIA - Pitt Stages 5%
Forrest Trimble - WHAT KIND OF WOMEN - Off the Wall 4%
Jorge Arroyo - GARBOLIGISTS - City Theatre 2%

Best Music Direction & Orchestra Performance
Travis Rigby - COMPANY - Riverfront Theater Company 38%
James Cunningham - DROWSY CHAPERONE - Pittsburgh CLO 22%
Becki Toth - A NEW BRAIN - Pitt Stages 22%
Ensemble - MACBETH - Steel City Shakespeare Center 11%
Nandita Mahesh - WHY WE HAVE A BODY - Pitt Stages 4%
Nandita Mahesh - THE DRAG SEED - Pitt Stages 3%

Best Musical
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR - Pittsburgh Musical Theater 27%
THE DROWSY CHAPERONE - Pittsburgh CLO 13%
GRAND HOTEL - Front Porch Theatricals 13%
PIPPIN - Little Lake Theater 13%
KINKY BOOTS - THE MUSICAL IN CONCERT - Pittsburgh CLO 10%
A CHORUS LINE - Pittsburgh CLO 8%
THE WIZARD OF OZ - Pittsburgh CLO 6%
AN UNTITLED NEW PLAY BY JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE - City Theatre 5%
A NEW BRAIN - Pitt Stages 3%
ANGELMAKERS: SONGS FOR FEMALE SERIAL KILLERS - RealTime Interventions 1%

Best New Play Or Musical
THE CABINET OF DOCTOR CALIGARI: A MURDEROUS MUSICAL COMEDY - New Musical (Greg Kerestan) - Stage Right / Seton Hill University 23%
ABDUCTION - Carnegie Stage 15%
WHAT KIND OF WOMEN - Off the Wall 9%
PLANO - Quantum theater 9%
A WOUNDED DEER LEAPS HIGHEST - Pittsburgh New Works Festival 8%
THE MOCKINGBIRD'S NEST - Split Stage Productions 8%
PEOPLE OF PITTSBURGH: THE ALCHEMIST OF SHARPSBURG - RealTime Iinterventions 7%
THE GARBOLOGISTS - City Theatre 7%
GARBOLOGISTS - City Theatre 5%
PAPA - New Hazlett Theater 5%
VERY BERRY DEAD - Big Storm Production Company 4%

Best Performer In A Musical
Erin Seaberg - MAMMA MIA! - Mon River Arts 20%
Callee Miles - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR - Pittsburgh Musical Theater 11%
Brecken Farrell - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR - Pittsburgh Musical Theater 11%
Clay Aiken - DROWSY CHAPERONE - PittsburghCLO 10%
Kristin Pacelli - ADDAMS FAMILY - Old Schoolhouse Players 10%
David Toole - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR - Pittsburgh Musical Theater 7%
Michael Greer - SISTER ACT - Pittsburgh CLO 5%
Julianne Avolio - AN UNTITLED NEW PLAY BY JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE - City Theatre 5%
Sarah Bowden - A CHORUS LINE - Pittsburgh CLO 5%
Hannah Rosenberg - MAMMA MIA! - Mon River Arts 5%
Lisa Ann Goldsmith - THE WIZARD OF OZ - Pittsburgh CLO 4%
Elizabeth Miller - GRAND HOTEL, THE MUSICAL - Front Porch Theatricals 3%
Milia Ayache - ANGELMAKERS: SONGS FOR FEMALE SERIAL KILLERS - RealTime Interventions 2%
Emily Miller - GODSPELL - Pittsburgh CLO 1%
Paige Wasserman - A NEW BRAIN - Pitt Stages 1%
Mai Khoi - ANGELMAKERS: SONGS FOR FEMALE SERIAL KILLERS - RealTime Interventions 1%
Ryan Steinly - A NEW BRAIN - Pitt Stages 1%
Justyanna Fortna - A NEW BRAIN - Pitt Stages 1%

Best Performer In A Play
Callee Miles - A BOLD STROKE FOR A WIFE - PICT Classic Theatre 16%
Dan Mayhak - A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE - Throughline Theatre Company 10%
Hope Anthony - A RAISIN IN THE SUN - Pittsburgh Public Theater 9%
Michael Greer - PUFFS - CLO cabaret 7%
Ernesto Mario Sanchez - A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE - Throughline Theatre Company 5%
Jackie Mishol - A WOUNDED DEER LEAPS HIGHEST - The Bobcat Players 5%
Monteze Freeland - PARADISE BLUE - City Theatre 5%
Sarah Young - MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING - The Rustic Mechanicals 4%
Helena Ruoti - MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS - Pittsburgh Public Theatre 4%
Matt Henderson - THE THANKSGIVING PLAY - Arcade Comedy Theater 4%
Wali Jamal - PARADISE BLUE - City Theatre 4%
Tim McGeever - PUFFS - CLO Cabaret 3%
Joseph McGranaghan - A BOLD STROKE FOR A WIFE - PICT Classic Theatre 3%
Julianne Avolio - PLANO - Quantum Theatre 3%
Martin Giles - MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS - Pittsburgh Public Theater 2%
James Fitzgerald - ENDGAME - PICT Classic Theatre 2%
Lydia Gibson - THE ALCHEMIST OF SHARPSBURG - RealTime Interventions 2%
Sean Marko - MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING - The Rustic Mechanicals 2%
Christine McGrath - THE MERRY WIVES OF WI - Steel City Shakespeare Center 2%
Bria Walker - THE GARBOLOGISTS - City Theatre 2%
Bailey Lee - PAPA - New Hazlett Theater 2%
Nick Lehane - THE CHERRY ORCHARD - Quantum Theatre 1%
Maher S. Hoque - A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE - Throughline Theatre Company 1%
Martin Giles - ENDGAME - PICT Classic Theatre 1%
Lauren Scheller-Wolf - THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR - Steel City Shakespeare Center 1%

Best Play
A RAISIN IN THE SUN - Pittsburgh Public Theater 19%
PUFFS - CLO cabaret 18%
TWELFTH NIGHT - Youth Shakespeare Society of Pittsburgh 15%
A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE - Throughline Theatre Company 11%
A WOUNDED DEER LEAPS HIGHEST - Pittsburgh New Works Festival 6%
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING - The Rustic Mechanicals 5%
A BOLD STROKE FOR A WIFE - PICT Classic Theatre 4%
THE CHERRY ORCHARD - Quantum Theatre 4%
WHAT KIND OF WOMEN - Off the Wall 4%
PARADISE BLUE - City Theatre 3%
PLANO - Quantum Theatre 2%
ENDGAME - PICT Classic Theatre 2%
EMILIA - Pitt Stages 2%
GARBOLOGISTS - City Theatre 2%
PAPA - New Hazlett Theater 1%
THE ALCHEMIST OF SHARPSBURG - RealTime Interventions 1%
THE ILLUSTRIOUS INVALID - Kinetic Theatre 1%
THE THANKSGIVING PLAY - Arcade Comedy Theater 1%
NOT MY REVOLUTION - off the WALL 0%
PEOPLE OF PITTSBURGH: THE ALCHEMIST OF SHARPSBURG - RealTime Interventions 0%
KHURAKI - RealTime Interventions 0

Best Production of an Opera
IN A GROVE - Pittsburgh Opera 45%
RUSALKA - Pittsburgh Opera 30%
IDASPE - Quantum Theatre 24%

Best Scenic Design Of A Play Or Musical
Tucker Topel - EVIL DEAD: THE MUSICAL - Pittsburgh Musical Theatre 23%
Tucker Topel - SPRING AWAKENING - Point Park University 13%
Johnmichael Bohach - GRAND HOTEL - Front Porch Theatricals 12%
Tucker Topel - A LYRICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL - Pittsburgh Musical Theater 9%
Cat Aceto - MACBETH - Steel City Shakespeare Center 6%
Tucker Topel - WHAT KIND OF WOMEN - Off The Wall 5%
Johnmichael Bohach - A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE - Front Porch Theatrical 5%
Narelle Sissions - GARBOLOGISTS - City Theatre 4%
Bryce Cutler - THE CHERRY ORCHARD - Quantum Theatre 4%
M.K. Hughes - EMILIA - Pitt Stages 3%
Johnmichael Bohach - ARSENIC AND OLD LACE - Prime Stage Theatre 3%
Gianni Downs - WHY WE HAVE A BODY - Pitt Stages 2%
Jillian Werbisky - THE DRAG SEED - Pitt Stages 2%
Lindsay Goranson - PAPA - New Hazlett Theater 2%
Tucker Topel - NOT MY REVOLUTION - Off The Wall 2%
NingNing Yang - SOMEWHERE STRANGE - New Hazlett Theater 2%
Lindsay Goranson - DISASSEMBLY - New Hazlett Theater 1%
Johnmichael Bohach - THE ILLUSTRIOUS INVALID - Kinetic Theatre 1%
Tucker Topel - MEANWHILE - New Hazlett Theater 1%

Best Sound Design Of A Play Or Musical
Christopher Evans - DROWSY CHAPERONE - Pittsburgh CLO 31%
Cat Aceto - MACBETH - Steel City Shakespeare Center 18%
Shannon Napp - WHAT KIND OF WOMEN - off the WALL 16%
Peter Brucker - THE CHERRY ORCHARD - Quantum Theatre 11%
Angela Baughman - EMILIA - Pitt Stages 7%
Karin Graybash - GARBOLOGISTS - City Theatre 7%
TJ Hays - THE DRAG SEED - Pitt Stages 6%
Olivia Jefferson - WHY WE HAVE A BODY - Pitt Stages 5%

Best Supporting Performer In A Musical
Derek Fredrickson - MAMMA MIA! - Mon River Arts Theatre 18%
Melessie Clark - AN UNTITLED NEW PLAY BY JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE - City Theatre 12%
Mikaela Kapeluck - GRAND HOTEL, THE MUSICAL - Front Porch Theatricals 11%
Donna McKechnie - THE DROWSY CHAPERONE - Pittsburgh CLO 10%
Nolan Franks - SPRING AWAKENING - The Geyer Performing Arts Center 7%
Jade Goodes - MAMMA MIA - Mon River Arts 6%
Malcolm McGraw - GRAND HOTEL, THE MUSICAL - Front Porch Theatricals 6%
Jackie Mishol - SPRING AWAKENING - The Geyer Performing Arts Center 5%
Dylan Pal - SPRING AWAKENING - The Geyer Performing Arts Center 4%
Jackie Mishol - THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI - Stage Right Productions 4%
Jeff Blumenkrantz - DROWSY CHAPERONE - Pittsburgh CLO 4%
Matt Magill - MAMMA MIA! - Mon River Arts 4%
Kristin Conrad - GRAND HOTEL, THE MUSICAL - Front Porch Theatricals 4%
Claire Ivy Stoller - ROCK OF AGES - Split Stage Productions 3%
CJ Lande - A NEW BRAIN - Pitt Stages 1%

Best Supporting Performer In A Play
Katy Risotto - A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE - Throughline Theatre Company 11%
Ella Mizera - TWELFTH NIGHT - Youth Shakespeare Society of Pittsburgh 10%
Lenora Nemetz - MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS - Pittsburgh Public Theatre 8%
Annie Batista - A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE - Throughline Theatre Company 8%
Melissie Clark - TWO TRAINS RUNNING - Pittsburgh Public Theater 8%
Erika Krenn - A WOUNDED DEER LEAPS HIGHEST - Pittsburgh New Works Festival 8%
Cole Vecchio - MACBETH - Steel City Shakespeare Center 7%
Tony Bingham - THE IMAGINARY INVALID - Kinetic Theatre 5%
Anne Rematt - THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR - Steel City Shakespeare Center 5%
Josh Brooks - MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING - The Rustic Mechanicals 5%
Tim McGeever - PLANO - Quantum theater 5%
Matt Henderson - ARSENIC AND OLD LACE - Prime Stage Theatre 4%
Brian Linden - A BOLD STROKE FOR A WIFE - PICT Classic Theatre 3%
Jason A Young - MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING - The Rustic Mechanicals 3%
Joseph McGranaghan - THE CHERRY ORCHARD - Quantum Theatre 2%
Lisa Ann Goldsmith - A BOLD STROKE FOR A WIFE - PICT Classic Theatre 2%
Michael McBurney - A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE - Throughline Theatre Company 2%
David Ogrodowski - A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE - Throughline Theatre Company 1%
Cary Anne Spear - PLANO - Quantum Theatre 1%
Darrin Mosley Jr. - MACBETH - Steel City Shakespeare Center 1%
Brian Kadlecik - A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE - Throughline Theatre Company 1%
Sam Turich - A BOLD STROKE FOR A WIFE - PICT Classic Theatre 0%
Kevin Lageman - A BOLD STROKE FOR A WIFE - PICT Classic Theatre 0%

Best Theatre For Young Audiences Production
THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL - Pittsburgh Musical Theatre 45%
XANADU - Riverfront Theater Company 33%
THE AMAZING LEMONADE GIRL - Prime Stage Theatre 17%
PAPA - New Hazlett Theater 5%

Favorite Local Theatre
Pittsburgh Musical Theater 31%
Riverfront Theater Company 23%
City Theatre 14%
New Hazlett Theater 9%
Prime Stage Theatre 6%
The Rustic Mechanicals 5%
Arcade Comedy Theater 5%
Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks 4%
Poor Yorick's Players 1%
RealTime Interventions 1%
New Renaissance Theatre Company 1%



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