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December 2nd Update - Current Standings for the BWW Rhode Island Awards!

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Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites!

If you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. Here are the current standings for Rhode Island:

Best Actor (Musical), Lead - Professional
Clay Roberts - NEWSIES - Theatre by the Sea 33%
Jude Sandy - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Trinity Repertory Company 33%
Jason Loete - FUN HOME - Wilbury Theatre Group 15%

Best Actor (Musical), Lead - Semi-Professional
Jonah King - HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - Academy Players of Rhode Island 16%
Kyle Buonfiglio - SHREK: THE MUSICAL - Johnston Dance and Performing Arts 16%
Kevin Broccoli - HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH - Academy Players of Rhode Island 15%

Best Actor (Musical), Supporting - Professional
Stephen Thorne - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Trinity Repertory Company 33%
Stephen Berenson - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Trinity Repertory Company 23%
Thom Warren - SINGIN IN THE RAIN - Theatre by the Sea 15%

Best Actor (Musical), Supporting - Semi-Professional
Marc Cesana - IMAGINARY - Academy Players of Rhode Island 21%
Nick Gallo - SHREK: THE MUSICAL - Johnston Dance and Performing Arts 21%
Christopher Margadonna - ALL SHOOK UP - The Community Players 16%

Best Actor (Play), Lead - Professional
Scott Aiello - THE PRINCE OF PROVIDENCE - Trinity Repertory Company 28%
Joe Wilson jr. - BLACK ODYSSEY - Trinity Repertory Company 28%
Anthony Goes - TRUE WEST - The Gamm Theatre 22%

Best Actor (Play), Lead - Semi-Professional
Mike Daniels - OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS - The Players at Barker Playhouse 23%
Teddy Lytle - ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOOS NEST - Spectrum Theater Ensemble 23%
Rudy Ru - MOTHERF-ER WITH THE HAT - Epic Theatre Company 10%

Best Actor (Play), Supporting - Professional
Stephen Berenson - MACBETH - Trinity Repertory Company 38%
Kai Tshikosi - BLACK ODYSSEY - Trinity Repertory Company 33%
Jude Sandy - BLACK ODYSSEY - Trinity Repertory Company 29%

Best Actor (Play), Supporting - Semi-Professional
Kevin Broccoli - DADA WOOF PAPA HOT - Epic Theatre Company 23%
Dan Perkins - ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOOS NEST - Spectrum Theater Ensemble 15%
Dan Boyle - ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOOS NEST - Spectrum Theater Ensemble 10%

Best Actress (Musical), Lead - Professional
Rebecca Gibel - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Trinity Repertory Company 32%
Rachael Warren - FUN HOME - Wilbury Theatre Group 31%
Allsun O'Malley - SINGIN IN THE RAIN - Theatre by the Sea 13%

Best Actress (Musical), Lead - Semi-Professional
Samantha Lima - FREAKY FRIDAY - Academy Players of Rhode Island 15%
Sophia Ross - HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - Academy Players of Rhode Island 15%
Justina Mabray - SHREK: THE MUSICAL - Johnston Dance and Performing Arts 13%

Best Actress (Musical), Supporting - Professional
Rachael Warren - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Trinity Repertory Company 47%
SHANNON HARTMAN - FUN HOME - Wilbury Theatre Group 24%
Katie Claire McGrath - SINGIN IN THE RAIN - Theatre By The Sea 17%

Best Actress (Musical), Supporting - Semi-Professional
Ashley Lopes - GREASE - Stadium Theatre 17%
Lily Ferreira - THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW - OUT LOUD Theatre 11%
Allii Fontaine - IMAGINARY - Academy Players of Rhode Island 11%

Best Actress (Play), Lead - Professional
Rebecca Gibel - PRIDE AND PREJUDICE - Trinity Repertory Company 36%
Kalyne Coleman - BLACK ODYSSEY - Trinity Repertory Company 20%
Julia Atwood - MACBETH - Trinity Repertory Company 18%

Best Actress (Play), Lead - Semi-Professional
Madison Weinhoffer - ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOOS NEST - Spectrum Theatre Ensemble 18%
Tammy Brown - HAMLET - Contemporary Theater Company 15%
Betsy Rinaldi - THE REVOLUTIONISTS - Epic Theatre Company 11%

Best Actress (Play), Supporting - Professional
Janice Duclos - MACBETH - Trinity Repertory Company 38%
Angela Brazil - PRIDE AND PREJUDICE - Trinity Repertory Company 33%
Kalyne Coleman - BLACK ODYSSEY - Trinity Repertory Company 29%

Best Actress (Play), Supporting - Semi-Professional
Anastasia Lafrance - THE SECRET GARDEN - Epic Theatre Company 20%
Victoria Ezikovich - GIDION’S KNOT - Counter Productions Theatre Company 19%
Karen Gail Kessler - ALMOST, MAINE - The Community Players 18%

Best Choreography - Professional
Charlie Sutton - NEWSIES - Theatre by the Sea 62%
Kelli Barclay - SINGIN IN THE RAIN - Theatre By The Sea 38%

Best Choreography - Semi-Professional
Brieanna Tellier - SHREK: THE MUSICAL - Johnston Dance and Performing Arts 28%
Julia Gillis - GODSPELL - Academy Players of Rhode Island 27%
Kira Hawkridge - THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW - OUT LOUD Theatre 17%

Best Costumes - Professional
Andy Jean - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Trinity Repertory Company 26%
Kara Harmon - BLACK ODYSSEY - Trinity Repertory Company 26%
Bottari and Case - NEWSIES - Theatre by the Sea 25%

Best Costumes - Semi-Professional
Johnny Cagno - SHREK: THE MUSICAL - Johnston Dance and Performing Arts 46%
Victoria Ezikovich - HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH - Academy Players of Rhode Island 20%
Emma Impagliazzo and Trey Hendley - THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW - OUT LOUD Theatre 17%

Best Director (Musical) - Professional
Tyler Dobrowsky - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Trinity Repertory Company 33%
Richard Sabellico - NEWSIES - Theatre by the Sea 25%
Josh Short - FUN HOME - Wilbury Theatre Group 23%

Best Director (Musical) - Semi-Professional
Donna Cordeau-Tellier - SHREK: THE MUSICAL - Johnston Dance and Performing Arts 20%
Justina Paolucci - IMAGINARY - Academy Players of Rhode Island 16%
Kira Hawkridge - THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW - OUT LOUD Theatre 12%

Best Director (Play) - Professional
Joe Wilson Jr. & Jude Sandy - BLACK ODYSSEY - Trinity Repertory Company 51%
Taibi Magar - PRINCE OF PROVIDENCE - Trinity Repertory Company 40%
Taibi Magar - SONG OF SUMMER - Trinity Repertory Company 9%

Best Director (Play) - Semi-Professional
Clay Martin - ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOOS NEST - Spectrum Theater Ensemble 18%
Kira Hawkridge and Siobhan LaPorte-Cauley - CREATION X - OUT LOUD Theatre 14%
Catherine Fox - OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS - The Players at Barker Playhouse 12%

Best Ensemble Cast (Musical) - Professional
NEWSIES - Theatre by the Sea 35%
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Trinity Repertory Company 32%
FUN HOME - Wilbury Theatre Group 22%

Best Ensemble Cast (Musical) - Semi-Professional
SHREK: THE MUSICAL - Johnston Dance and Performing Arts 21%
IMAGINARY - Academy Players of Rhode Island 13%
THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW - OUT LOUD Theatre 11%

Best Ensemble Cast (Play) - Professional
BLACK ODYSSEY - Trinity Repertory Company 37%
THE PRINCE OF PROVIDENCE - Trinity Repertory Company 36%
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE - Trinity Repertory Company 27%

Best Ensemble Cast (Play) - Semi-Professional
ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOOS NEST - Spectrum Theatre Ensemble 21%
ALMOST, MAINE - The Community Players 15%
THE SECRET GARDEN - Epic Theatre Company 13%

Best Lighting Design - Professional
Dan Scully - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Trinity Repertory Company 31%
Jose Santiago - NEWSIES - Theatre by the Sea 22%
Oona Curley - MACBETH - Trinity Repertory Company 12%

Best Lighting Design - Semi-Professional
Matt Eisemann & Adam Ramsey - SHREK: THE MUSICAL - Johnston Dance and Performing Arts 25%
Dean Palmer, Jr. - TOMMY - Bristol Theatre Company 17%
Alexander Sprague - IMAGINARY - Academy Players of Rhode Island 16%

Best Musical - Professional
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Trinity Repertory Company 31%
NEWSIES - Theatre by the Sea 30%
FUN HOME - Wilbury Theatre Group 25%

Best Musical - Semi-Professional
SHREK: THE MUSICAL - Johnston Dance and Performing Arts 21%
IMAGINARY - Academy Players of Rhode Island 17%
THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW - OUT LOUD Theatre 13%

Best Play - Professional
THE PRINCE OF PROVIDENCE - Trinity Repertory Company 36%
BLACK ODYSSEY - Trinity Repertory Company 32%
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE - Trinity Repertory Company 18%

Best Play - Semi-Professional
ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST - Spectrum Theatre Ensemble 20%
ALMOST, MAINE - The Community Players 10%
OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS - The Players at Barker Playhouse 9%

Best Sound Design - Professional
Danny Erdberg - NEWSIES - Theatre by the Sea 45%
Joanna Lynn Staub - SINGIN IN THE RAIN - Theatre by the Sea 28%
Mikaal Suleiman - SONG OF SUMMER - Trinity Repertory Company 22%

Best Sound Design - Semi-Professional
Christine Fox/Ted Clement - DADA WOOF PAPA HOT - Epic Theatre Company 25%
Tom Carroll - SECRET GARDEN - Epic Theatre Company 22%
Jason Karol - THE SECRET GARDEN - Epic Theatre Company 21%

Best Stage Design - Professional
Kyle Dixon - NEWSIES - Theatre by the Sea 52%
Kyle Dixon - SINGIN IN THE RAIN - Theatre by the Sea 25%
Kyle Dixon - SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER - Theatre by the Sea 18%

Best Stage Design - Semi-Professional
Johnny Cagno & Donna Cordeau-Tellier - SHREK: THE MUSICAL - Johnston Dance and Performing Arts 30%
Justina Paolucci - IMAGINARY - Academy Players of Rhode Island 15%
Allii Fontaine and Justina Paolucci - GODSPELL - Academy Players of Rhode Island 13%

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December 2nd Update - Current Standings for the BWW Rhode Island Awards!



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