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2015 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards Update - Sam Faulkner, Lauren Kennedy 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 39%
Charlie Pollock - Next to Normal - North Carolina Theatre 20%
James Barry - Buddy-The Buddy Holly Story - North Carolina Theatre 18%

Best Actor in a Play (Professional)
Bryan Welnicki - Peter & the Starcatcher - North Carolina Theatre 56%
Charlie Brady - A Few Good Men - Theatre Raleigh 39%
Rajesh Bose - Disgraced - PlayMakers Repertory Company 4%

Best Actress in a Musical (Professional)
Lauren Kennedy - Next to Normal - North Carolina Theatre 55%
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 54%
Dee Maaske - 4000 Miles - PlayMakers Repertory Company 28%
Carey Cox - Mary's Wedding - PlayMakers Repertory Company 18%

Best Choreography (Professional)
Adam Pelty - Billy Elliot the Musical - North Carolina Theatre 41%
Mitzi Hamilton - A Chorus Line - North Carolina Theatre 15%
D.J. Salisbury - Buddy-The Buddy Holly Story - North Carolina Theatre 11%

Best Costume Design (Professional)
Dustin Cross - Billy Elliot the Musical - North Carolina Theatre 31%
Colleen Dunn & Meredith Scott - Buddy-The Buddy Holly Story - North Carolina Theatre 20%
William Ivey Long - Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella - DPAC 14%

Best Director of a Musical (Professional)
Eric Woodall - Billy Elliot the Musical - North Carolina Theatre 36%
Casey Hushion - Next to Normal - North Carolina Theatre 32%
Mitzi Hamilton - A Chorus Line - North Carolina Theatre 10%

Best Director of a Play (Professional)
Shawn Pennington - Peter & the Starcatcher - North Carolina Theatre 63%
Michael Berry - A Few Good Men - Theatre Raleigh 28%
Shishir Kurup - Disgraced - PlayMakers Repertory Company 8%

Best Featured Actor in a Musical (Professional)
Evan Lennon - Billy Elliot - NC Theatre 40%
Mike Schwitter - Next to Normal - North Carolina Theatre 19%
Ira David Wood III - Billy Elliot the Musical - North Carolina Theatre 17%

Best Featured Actor in a Play (Professional)
Joe Beuerlein - Peter & the Starcatcher - North Carolina Theatre 60%
Christopher Russo - A Few Good Men - Theatre Raleigh 33%
Samip Raval - Disgraced - PlayMakers Repertory Company 7%

Best Featured Actress in a Musical (Professional)
English Bernhardt - Next to Normal - North Carolina Theatre 66%
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 65%
Laura Campbell - A Few Good Men - Theatre Raleigh 27%
Rasool Jahan - Disgraced - PlayMakers Repertory Company 8%

Best Lighting Design (Professional)
Craig Stelzenmuller - Billy Elliot the Musical - North Carolina Theatre 30%
Charlie Morrison - Next to Normal - North Carolina Theatre 24%
Craig Stelzenmuller - Buddy-The Buddy Holly Story - North Carolina Theatre 10%

Best Musical (Professional)
Billy Elliot the Musical - North Carolina Theatre 35%
Next to Normal - North Carolina Theatre 26%
Wicked - DPAC 11%

Best Musical Director (Professional)
Bill Congdon - Billy Elliot the Musical - North Carolina Theatre 39%
Edward G. Robinson - A Chorus Line - North Carolina Theatre 25%
Nancy Whelan - Next to Normal - North Carolina Theatre 24%

Best Play (Professional)
Peter & the Starcatcher - North Carolina Theatre 61%
A Few Good Men - Theatre Raleigh 31%
Disgraced - PlayMakers Repertory Company 7%

Best Scenic Design (Professional)
Chris Bernier - Next to Normal - North Carolina Theatre 33%
Campbell Baird - Billy Elliot the Musical - North Carolina Theatre 32%
Eugene Lee - Wicked - DPAC 9%

Best Sound Design (Professional)
Eric Alexander Collins & Brian L. Hunt - Billy Elliot the Musical - North Carolina Theatre 37%
Eric Alexander Collins & Brian L. Hunt - Buddy-The Buddy Holly Story - North Carolina Theatre 18%
Eric Alexander Collins & Brian L. Hunt - Next to Normal - North Carolina Theatre 15%


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