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Vote For The 2018 BWW Rhode Island Awards; MAMMA MIA! Leads Best Musical!

Voting continues for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! 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, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

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
David Elder - MAMMA MIA - Theatre by the Sea 20%
Rob McClure - SOMETHING ROTTEN - PPAC 17%
Matthew Taylor - CHICAGO - Theatre by the Sea 13%

Best Actor (Musical), Lead - Semi-Professional
Jonah King - 13 THE MUSICAL - Academy players RI 23%
Kyle Buonfiglia - NEWSIES - Academy Players of Rhode Island 19%
Mike Daniels - WEST SIDE STORY - Stadium Theatre 14%

Best Actor (Musical), Supporting - Professional
Tom Gleadow - JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING RECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT - Theatre by the Sea 30%
Kevin Loreque - CHICAGO - Theatre by the Sea 25%
Stephen Thorne - RAGTIME - Trinity Repertory Company 18%

Best Actor (Musical), Supporting - Semi-Professional
Zach McGetrick - NEWSIES - Academy Players 27%
Alvaro Beltran - WEST SIDE STORY - Stadium Theatre 19%
Kevin Hernandez - SWEENEY TODD - Rhode Island Stage Ensemble 13%

Best Actor (Play), Lead - Professional
Tony Estrella - UNCLE VANYA - GAMM 23%
Stephen Berenson - DEATH OF A SALESMAN - Trinity Repertory Company 23%
Stephen Thorne - OTHELLO - Trinity Repertory Company 15%

Best Actor (Play), Lead - Semi-Professional
Padriag Mahoney - AND THEN THERE WERE NONE - Rhode Island Stage Ensemble 16%
Kevin Broccoli - WOLF HALL - Epic Theatre Company 10%
Jeff Church - THE GREAT GATSBY - Burbage Theatre Company 9%

Best Actor (Play), Supporting - Professional
Jeff Church - AS YOU LIKE IT - GAMM 30%
Matt Lytle - DEATH OF A SALESMAN - Trinity Repertory Company 21%
Charlie Thurston - OTHELLO - Trinity Repertory Company 15%

Best Actor (Play), Supporting - Semi-Professional
Jim Killavey - THE CRAZY TIME - Newport Playhouse 14%
Jay Burns - PRIDE AND PREJUDICE - Rhode Island Stage Ensemble 11%
Geoff White - AND THEN THERE WERE NONE - Rhode Island Stage Ensemble 9%

Best Actress (Musical), Lead - Professional
Rachael Warren - RAGTIME - Trinity Repertory Company 29%
Erica Mansfield - MAMMA MIA - Theatre by the Sea 25%
Tarra Conner Jones - AINT MISBEHAVIN - Theatre by the Sea 17%

Best Actress (Musical), Lead - Semi-Professional
Megan Mahoney - NEWSIES - Academy Players 29%
Hayley Gasbarro - 13 THE MUSICAL - Academy Players RI 21%
Grace Cuellar - WEST SIDE STORY - Stadium Theatre 21%

Best Actress (Musical), Supporting - Professional
Jeanette Bayardelle - MAMMA MIA - Theatre by the Sea 26%
Tarra Conner Jones - CHICAGO - Theatre by the Sea 24%
Emma Sacchetti - PIRATES OF PENZANCE - Wilbury Theatre Group 11%

Best Actress (Musical), Supporting - Semi-Professional
Chantell Arrail - WEST SIDE STORY - Stadium Theatre 26%
Allii Fontaine - NEWSIES - Academy Players of Rhode Island 24%
Leslie Nevola - SWEENEY TODD - Rhode Island Stage Ensemble 19%

Best Actress (Play), Lead - Professional
Phyllis Kay - DEATH OF A SALESMAN - Trinity Rep 25%
Nora Eschenheimer - AS YOU LIKE IT - GAMM 21%
Rebecca Gibel - OTHELLO - Trinity Rep 18%

Best Actress (Play), Lead - Semi-Professional
Sandra Nicastro - THERE'S A BURGLAR IN MY BED - Newport Playhouse 15%
Mary Case - PRIDE AND PREJUDICE - Rhode Island Stage Ensemble 11%
Samantha Acampora - AND THEN THERE WERE NONE - Rhode Island Stage Ensemble 9%

Best Actress (Play), Supporting - Professional
Shura Baryshnikov - AS YOU LIKE IT - GAMM 38%
Anne Scurria - NATIVE GARDENS - Trinity 34%
Rachel Dulude - UNCLE VANYA - GAMM 28%

Best Actress (Play), Supporting - Semi-Professional
Tonya Killavey - THERE'S A BURGLAR IN MY BED - Newport Playhouse 23%
Ida Zecco - LOST IN YONKERS - Arctic Playhouse 15%
Courtney Contente - CHRISTMAS CARMELLA - Rhode Island Stage Ensemble 13%

Best Choreography - Professional
Julia Gillis - NEWSIES - Academy Players of Rhode Island 34%
Kevin Hill - MAMMA MIA - Theatre by the Sea 20%
Bob and Diane Laurenson - CHICAGO - Theatre By The Sea 13%

Best Choreography - Professional
Julia Gillis - NEWSIES - Academy Players of Rhode Island 34%
Kevin Hill - MAMMA MIA - Theatre by the Sea 20%
Bob and Diane Laurenson - CHICAGO - Theatre By The Sea 13%

Best Costumes - Professional
Dana Pinkerton - MAMMA MIA - TBTS 22%
David Costa-Cabral - JOSEPH...DREAMCOAT - Theatre by the Sea 21%
Kara Harmon - RAGTIME - Trinity Repertory Company 18%

Best Costumes - Semi-Professional
Johnny Cagno - SWEENEY TODD - Rhode Island Stage Ensemble 28%
Pat Clay - AND THEN THERE WERE NONE - Rhode Island Stage Ensemble 18%
Abby Dufresne - THE GREAT GATSBY - Burbage Theatre Company 11%

Best Director (Musical) - Professional
Curt Columbus - RAGTIME - Trinity Repertory Theatre 32%
Kevin Hill - MAMMA MIA - Theatre by the Sea 31%
Bob and Diane Laurenson - CHICAGO - Theatre By The Sea 21%

Best Director (Musical) - Semi-Professional
Rita Maron - NEWSIES - Academy Players of Rhode Island 34%
Corey Cadigan - WEST SIDE STORY - Stadium Theatre 22%
Gordon Dell - SWEENEY TODD - Rhode Island Stage Ensemble 18%

Best Director (Play) - Professional
Tony Estrella, Rachel Walshe - AS YOU LIKE IT - GAMM 25%
Brian McEleney - DEATH OF A SALESMAN - Trinity Rep 21%
Wendy Overly - HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE - Wilbury Theatre Group 18%

Best Director (Play) - Semi-Professional
Tony Annicone - THERE'S A BURGLAR IN MY BED - Newport Playhouse 20%
Michael Ferron - AND THEN THERE WERE NONE - Rhode Island Stage Ensemble 15%
Frank O?Donnell - A CHRISTMAS CARMELLA - Rhode Island Stage Ensemble 9%

Best Ensemble Cast (Musical) - Professional
MAMMA MIA - Theatre by the Sea 39%
RAGTIME - Trinity Repertory Company 27%
JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT - Theatre by the Sea 21%

Best Ensemble Cast (Musical) - Semi-Professional
NEWSIES - Academy Players of Rhode Island 43%
SWEENEY TODD - Rhode Island Stage Ensemble 26%
THE INSIDE OF HIS SEVERED HEAD - Daydream Theatre Company 13%

Best Ensemble Cast (Play) - Professional
AS YOU LIKE IT - GAMM 39%
UNCLE VANYA - GAMM 20%
SKELETON CREW - Trinity Rep 17%

Best Ensemble Cast (Play) - Semi-Professional
AND THEN THERE WERE NONE - Rhode Island Stage Ensemble 22%
THERES A BURGLAR IN MY BED - Newport Playhouse 12%
SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE - Burbage Theatre Company 10%

Best Lighting Design - Professional
Jose Santiago - CHICAGO - Theatre by the Sea 24%
Jose Santiago - MAMMA MIA! - Theatre By The Sea 23%
Jose Santiago - JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT - Theatre By The Sea 17%

Best Lighting Design - Semi-Professional
Dean Palmer Jr - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Stadium Theatre 29%
Gordon Dell - SWEENEY TODD - Rhode Island Stage Ensemble 24%
Steven Williams - ISABELLA - Counter Productions Theater Company 9%

Best Musical - Professional
MAMMA MIA - TBTS 30%
RAGTIME - Trinity Repertory Company 23%
SOMETHING ROTTEN - PPAC 19%

Best Musical - Semi-Professional
NEWSIES - Academy Players of Rhode Island 38%
WEST SIDE STORY - Stadium Theatre 22%
SWEENEY TODD - Rhode Island Stage Ensemble 19%

Best Play - Professional
DEATH OF A SALESMAN - Trinity Rep 30%
AS YOU LIKE IT - GAMM 21%
OTHELLO - Trinity Rep 16%

Best Play - Semi-Professional
AND THEN THERE WERE NONE - Rhode Island Stage Ensemble 20%
THERES A BURGLAR IN MY BED - Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant 16%
SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE - Burbage Theatre Company 11%

Best Sound Design - Semi-Professional
Roy Laurent - AND THEN THERE WERE NONE - Rhode Island Stage Ensemble 56%
Rebecca Maxfield - GABRIEL - Head Trick Theatre 23%
Ted Clement - LE DERNIER REPAS - Counter-Productions 21%

Best Stage Design - Professional
Eugene Lee - RAGTIME - Trinity Repertory Company 25%
Kyle Dixon - MAMMA MIA - Theatre By The Sea 21%
Kyle Dixon - CHICAGO - Theatre by the Sea 16%

Best Stage Design - Semi-Professional
Pat Ferron - AND THEN THERE WERE NONE - Rhode Island Stage Ensemble 24%
Tonya Killavey - THERES A BURGLAR IN MY BED - Newport Playhouse 23%
Trevor Elliot - SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE - Burbage Theatre Company 14%

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