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2015 BroadwayWorld Santa Barbara Awards Update - Sean Jackson, George Coe Lead!

Voting has opened for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Santa Barbara 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 Santa Barbara! 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 Santa Barbara:

Best Costume Design
Marian Azdril - Crazy For You - San Marcos High School 31%
Jennifer Housch - Legally Blonde - Dos Pueblos High School 22%
Susie Couch - Footprints at Laetoli - On the Verge Theatre Festival 19%

Best Director
Kate Bergstrom - Caylee's First Big Show!!!!/Footprints at Laetoli - On the Verge Theater Festival 30%
Peter Frisch - 154 & Paradise/What Rhymes With America - The Producing Unit 22%
Samantha Eve - Bare/The Wild Party - Out of the Box Theatre Co. 21%

Best Lighting Design
Theodore Michael Dolas - Tales of Woo & Woe - DramaDogs/Center Stage Theater Santa Barbara 31%
Lazer Friedman - Caylee's first big show!!!!/Sweet Child - On the Verge Theatre Festival 30%
Conner Warren - Young Frankenstein - Laguna Blanca School 25%

Best Musical Director
Carolyn Teraoka-Brady - Crazy For You - San Marcos High School 29%
David Potter - The Music Man - SBCC Theatre Group 23%
Kacey Link - Bare/The Wild Party - Out of the Box Theatre Co. 21%

Best Musical/Opera
Spamalot - San Marcos High School Alumni Group 34%
Caylee's First Big Show!!! - On The Verge Theatre Festival - The Narrative Lofts 21%
The Music Man - SBCC Theatre Group - The Garvin @ SBCC 15%

Best Play (non-musical)
What Rhymes with America - The Producing Unit - Center Stage Theater 28%
Sweet Child - On The Verge Theatre Festival - The Narrative Lofts 20%
Footprints At Laetoli - On The Verge Theatre Festival - Santa Barbara Historical Museum 17%

Best Scenic Design
Theodore Michael Dolas - Bare - Out of the Box Theatre Co. 26%
Patricia L. Frank - The Music Man - SBCC Theatre Group 26%
Zoë Levy - Young Frankenstein - Laguna Blanca School 19%

Best Youth/High School Production
Crazy for You - San Marcos High School 40%
Legally Blonde - Dos Pueblos Theatre Company 33%
Young Frankenstein - Laguna Blanca 19%

Community/University Theatre Company of the Year
On the Verge Theatre Festival 31%
Santa Barbara City College Theater Group 27%
Out of the Box Theatre Company 26%

Most Unique Theatrical Experience
Caylee's First Big Show!!!/Footprints at Laetoli/Lady-Oke/This is Not a LoveSong/Sweet Child - On The Verge Theatre Festival - Various Locations 37%
154 & Paradise - The Producing Unit - Center Stage Theater 18%
Tales of Woo and Woe - Drama Dogs - Center Stage Theater 18%

Outstanding Performance by an Actor (youth/high school production)
Ryan Ostendorf - Crazy for You - San Marcos High School 51%
Matthew Goldsholl - Young Frankenstein - Laguna Blanca 22%
Travis Smillie - Young Frankenstein - Laguna Blanca 16%

Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Musical
Sean Jackson - Spamalot - San Marcos High School Alumni Group 62%
Gabe Reali - Bare - Out of the Box Theatre Co. 24%
Justin Bryant Rapp - The Wild Party - Out of the Box Theatre Co. 10%

Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Play
George Coe - Tales of Woo and Woe - Drama Dogs 31%
Bill Egan - 154 and Paradise - The Producing Unit 18%
Josiah Davis - Footprints at Laetoli - On the Verge Theatre Festival 17%

Outstanding Performance by an Actress (youth/high school production)
Lana Kanen - Crazy For You - San Marcos High School 43%
Luana Psaros - Legally Blonde - Dos Pueblos Theatre Company 36%
Valeria Romo - Young Frankenstein - Laguna Blanca School 9%

Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Musical
Leslie Story - The Music Man - SBCC Theatre Group 40%
Luana Psaros - Bare - Out of the Box Theatre Co. 36%
Samantha Eve - The Wild Party - Out of the Box Theatre Co. 16%

Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Play
Ivy Vahanian - What Rhymes with America - The Producing Unit 29%
Allison Lewis Towbes - Sweet Child - On the Verge Theatre Festival 22%
Riley Berris - Caylee's First Big Show!!! - On the Verge Theatre Festival 17%

Person to Watch
Sean Jackson - PVT. Wars 27%
Allison Lewis Towbes - Sweet Child, Footprints at Laotoli 23%
Kate Bergstrom - On the Verge Theatre Festival 21%

Youth/Student Theatre Program of the year
San Marcos High School - San Marcos High School 37%
Dos Pueblos High School - Dos Pueblos High School 28%
Laguna Blanca School - Laguna Blanca School 19%


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