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2015 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards Update - Sam Faulkner, Bryan Welnicki Lead!

Voting has opened for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2014 and September 2015. 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.

Voting is now underway for Raleigh! 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 Raleigh:

Best Actor in a Musical (Professional)
Sam Faulkner - Billy Elliot the Musical - North Carolina Theatre 38%
Charlie Pollock - Next to Normal - North Carolina Theatre 23%
James Barry - Buddy-The Buddy Holly Story - North Carolina Theatre 17%

Best Actor in a Play (Professional)
Bryan Welnicki - Peter & the Starcatcher - North Carolina Theatre 52%
Charlie Brady - A Few Good Men - Theatre Raleigh 39%
Rajesh Bose - Disgraced - PlayMakers Repertory Company 9%

Best Actress in a Musical (Professional)
Lauren Kennedy - Next to Normal - North Carolina Theatre 56%
Laurel Harris - Wicked - DPAC 14%
Abby Mueller - Beautiful: The Carole King Musical - DPAC 11%

Best Actress in a Play (Professional)
Kathryn Hunter-Williams - Trouble in Mind - PlayMakers Repertory Company 52%
Dee Maaske - 4000 Miles - PlayMakers Repertory Company 25%
Carey Cox - Mary's Wedding - PlayMakers Repertory Company 23%

Best Choreography (Professional)
Adam Pelty - Billy Elliot the Musical - North Carolina Theatre 41%
Mitzi Hamilton - A Chorus Line - North Carolina Theatre 14%
D.J. Salisbury - Buddy-The Buddy Holly Story - North Carolina Theatre 10%

Best Costume Design (Professional)
Dustin Cross - Billy Elliot the Musical - North Carolina Theatre 30%
Colleen Dunn & Meredith Scott - Buddy-The Buddy Holly Story - North Carolina Theatre 19%
Susan Hilferty - Wicked - DPAC 15%

Best Director of a Musical (Professional)
Eric Woodall - Billy Elliot the Musical - North Carolina Theatre 35%
Casey Hushion - Next to Normal - North Carolina Theatre 31%
Mitzi Hamilton - A Chorus Line - North Carolina Theatre 10%

Best Director of a Play (Professional)
Shawn Pennington - Peter & the Starcatcher - North Carolina Theatre 58%
Michael Berry - A Few Good Men - Theatre Raleigh 29%
Shishir Kurup - Disgraced - PlayMakers Repertory Company 14%

Best Featured Actor in a Musical (Professional)
Evan Lennon - Billy Elliot - NC Theatre 38%
Mike Schwitter - Next to Normal - North Carolina Theatre 20%
Ira David Wood III - Billy Elliot the Musical - North Carolina Theatre 16%

Best Featured Actor in a Play (Professional)
Joe Beuerlein - Peter & the Starcatcher - North Carolina Theatre 56%
Christopher Russo - A Few Good Men - Theatre Raleigh 33%
Samip Raval - Disgraced - PlayMakers Repertory Company 11%

Best Featured Actress in a Musical (Professional)
English Bernhardt - Next to Normal - North Carolina Theatre 64%
Janet Dickinson - Billy Elliot the Musical - North Carolina Theatre 15%
Jessica Lee Goldyn - A Chorus Line - North Carolina Theatre 5%

Best Featured Actress in a Play (Professional)
Aisling Halpin - Peter & the Starcatcher - North Carolina Theatre 60%
Laura Campbell - A Few Good Men - Theatre Raleigh 27%
Rasool Jahan - Disgraced - PlayMakers Repertory Company 13%

Best Lighting Design (Professional)
Craig Stelzenmuller - Billy Elliot the Musical - North Carolina Theatre 28%
Charlie Morrison - Next to Normal - North Carolina Theatre 25%
Craig Stelzenmuller - Buddy-The Buddy Holly Story - North Carolina Theatre 9%

Best Musical (Professional)
Billy Elliot the Musical - North Carolina Theatre 34%
Next to Normal - North Carolina Theatre 28%
Wicked - DPAC 12%

Best Musical Director (Professional)
Bill Congdon - Billy Elliot the Musical - North Carolina Theatre 38%
Nancy Whelan - Next to Normal - North Carolina Theatre 26%
Edward G. Robinson - A Chorus Line - North Carolina Theatre 25%

Best Play (Professional)
Peter & the Starcatcher - North Carolina Theatre 57%
A Few Good Men - Theatre Raleigh 31%
Disgraced - PlayMakers Repertory Company 13%

Best Scenic Design (Professional)
Chris Bernier - Next to Normal - North Carolina Theatre 33%
Campbell Baird - Billy Elliot the Musical - North Carolina Theatre 30%
Eugene Lee - Wicked - DPAC 10%

Best Sound Design (Professional)
Eric Alexander Collins & Brian L. Hunt - Billy Elliot the Musical - North Carolina Theatre 36%
Eric Alexander Collins & Brian L. Hunt - Buddy-The Buddy Holly Story - North Carolina Theatre 17%
Eric Alexander Collins & Brian L. Hunt - Next to Normal - North Carolina Theatre 16%


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