BroadwayWorld Santa Barbara Awards December 5th Standings; THE ADDAMS FAMILY Leads Best Musical!

Voting is open through December 31st.

By: Dec. 05, 2023
BroadwayWorld Santa Barbara Awards December 5th Standings; THE ADDAMS FAMILY Leads Best Musical!
It's December, and the first standings of the month have been announced as of Tuesday, December 5th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Santa Barbara Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

The 2023 Regional Awards honor regional productions, touring shows, and more which had their first performance between October 1, 2022 through September 30, 2023. 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, 2023.

Winners will be announced in January!

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2023 BroadwayWorld Santa Barbara Standings

Best Choreography Of A Play Or Musical
Christina McCarthy - THE DEATH OF KINGS - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 35%
Christina McCarthy - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - San Marcos High School 24%
Keenon Hooks - CINDERELLA - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 16%
Jay Brenneman - EMMA - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 8%
Jamie Torcellini - A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Ensemble Theatre Company 6%
John Keating - NUNSENSE - SLO REP 6%
Andrew Silvaggio - ONCE - SLO REP 5%

Best Costume Design Of A Play Or Musical
Maxi Largo - NIGHT NIGHT, ROGER ROGER - Studio Theater, UCSB 15%
Renee Levy - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - San Marcos High School 15%
Jacqueline Heimel - EMMA - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 15%
Kim Krumm Sorenson - SHE WOLF MARGARET OF ANJOU - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 11%
Adriana Lambarri - THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 11%
Pamela Shaw - A COMEDY OF TENORS - SBCC Theatre Group 7%
Renee Levy - ALICE IN WONDERLAND - San Marcos High School 6%
Pamela Shaw - THE BOOK OF WILL - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 5%
Kate Wilson - THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 4%
Barbara Harvey Abbott - A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 - SLO REP 3%
Marcy Froehlich - A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Ensemble Theatre Company 3%
Barbara Harvey Abbott - ONCE - SLO REP 3%
Rylee Terry - STONES IN HIS POCKETS - SLO REP 1%

Best Dance Production
SANTA BARBARA DANCE THEATER - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 55%
2023 KINETIC LAB - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 20%
WITHIN EXISTENCE | EXISTENCE WITHIN - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 13%
VITALITY - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 12%

Best Direction Of A Musical
Shannon Saleh - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - San Marcos High School 32%
Keenon Hooks - BRIGHT STAR - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 22%
Katherine Laris - GUYS & DOLLS - Theatre Group at SBCC 13%
Robert Ramirez - AMERICAN MARIACHI - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 13%
Samantha Eve - ONCE - Out of the Box Theatre Company 12%
John Keating - NUNSENSE - SLO REP 5%
Sean Bryan - ONCE - SLO REP 2%

Best Direction Of A Play
Emily Trask - THE BOOK OF WILL - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 18%
Julie Fishell - NIGHT NIGHT, ROGER ROGER - Studio Theater, UCSB 16%
Risa Brainin - SHE WOLF MARGARET OF ANJOU - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 16%
Irwin Appel - THE DEATH OF KINGS - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 11%
Katie Laris - A COMEDY OF TENORS - SBCC Theatre Group 7%
Michael Bernard - THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 7%
Rick Mokler - GEORGE AND EMILY ARE GETTING MARRIED - SBCC theatre group 6%
Polly Firestone Walker - EMMA - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 5%
Suzy Newman - VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE - SLO REP 5%
Jamie Torcellini - A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Ensemble Theatre Company 4%
Lawrence Lesher - STONES IN HIS POCKETS - SLO REP 2%
Jonathan Fox - SEARED - Ensemble Theatre Company 1%
Karin Hendricks-Bolen - A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 - SLO REP 1%

Best Ensemble
THE ADDAMS FAMILY - San Marcos High School 16%
BRIGHT STAR - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 15%
NIGHT NIGHT, ROGER ROGER - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 14%
THE DEATH OF KINGS - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 14%
SHE WOLF MARGARET OF ANJOU - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 9%
AMERICAN MARIACHI - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 6%
THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 6%
NUNSENSE - SLO REP 4%
COMEDY OF TENORS - theatre group at sbcc 4%
BOOK OF WILL - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 3%
ONCE - Out of the Box Theatre Company 3%
A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Ensemble Theatre Company 3%
SELLING KABUL - Ensemble Theatre Company 2%

Best Lighting Design Of A Play Or Musical
Cody Soper - THE BOOK OF WILL - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 24%
Sophie Lynd - NIGHT NIGHT, ROGER ROGER - Studio Theater, UCSB 22%
Jonathan Mitchell - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - San Marcos High School 18%
Azra King-Abadi - THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 9%
Jonathan Mitchell - ALICE IN WONDERLAND - San Marcos High School 9%
Michael Klaers - SHE WOLF MARGARET OF ANJOU - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 9%
Vickie Scott - BULLETPROOF UNICORN - Center Stage Theater 4%
Mike Rathbun - THE CHILDREN - Ensemble Theatre Company 3%
Michael Klaers - THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 3%

Best Music Direction & Orchestra Performance
Michael Wilkins - BRIGHT STAR - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 32%
Eleni Pantages - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - San Marcos High School 31%
David Potter - GUYS AND DOLLS - SBCC Theatre Group 16%
Matthew Staley - ONCE - SLO REP 8%
William Foster McDaniel - CARMEN JONES - Ensemble Theatre Company 7%
Marshall Keating - NUNSENSE - SLO REP 6%

Best Musical
THE ADDAMS FAMILY - San Marcos High School 32%
BRIGHT STAR - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 25%
GUYS AND DOLLS - SBCC theatre group 18%
AMERICAN MARIACHI - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 14%
ONCE - Out of the Box Theatre Company 8%
MISS YOU LIKE HELL - out of the box 3%

Best New Play Or Musical
MEET JANE AUSTEN - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 24%
NIGHT NIGHT, ROGER ROGER - Studio Theater, UCSB 24%
SHE WOLF MARGARET OF ANJOU - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 19%
THE DEATH OF KINGS - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 12%
GEORGE AND EMILY GET MARRIED - SBCC Theatre Group 10%
ONCE - Out of the Box Theatre Company 8%
MISS YOU LIKE HELL - out of the box 3%

Best Performer In A Musical
George Walker - BRIGHT STAR - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 21%
Milo Bustany - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - San Marcos High School 17%
Cosi Arthurs - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - San Marcos High School 15%
Blanca Araceli - AMERICAN MARIACHI - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 10%
Ryan Ewart - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - San Marcos High School 9%
Orlando Arriaga - AMERICAN MARIACHI - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 9%
Constance Jewel Lopez - CARMEN JONES - Ensemble Theatre Company 8%
Katie Worley-Beck - NUNSENSE - SLO REP 6%
Matthew Staley - ONCE - SLO REP 5%

Best Performer In A Play
Camille Tracy - ALICE IN WONDERLAND - San Marcos High School 21%
Kirsten Hoj - SHE WOLF MARGARET OF ANJOU - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 16%
Ahlora Smith - THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 13%
Emily Trask - EMMA - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 12%
Nicholas Enea - THE DEATH OF KINGS - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 7%
Andrew Philpot - BOOK OF WILL - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 6%
Justin Davanzo - A COMEDY OF TENORS - SBCC Theatre Group 6%
Michael Seitz - THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 4%
ANDREW ELVIS MILLER - SEARED - Ensemble Theatre Company 3%
Rishan Dhamija - SELLING KABUL - Ensemble Theatre Company 3%
Suzy Newman - A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 - SLO REP 3%
Billy Breed - STONES IN HIS POCKETS - SLO REP 2%
Jordan Stidham - EMMA - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 2%
Bree Murphy - VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE - SLO REP 1%
Beejan Land - SELLING KABUL - Ensemble Theatre Company 1%
Jeff Salsbury - STONES IN HIS POCKETS - SLO REP 1%

Best Play
NIGHT NIGHT, ROGER ROGER - Studio Theater, UCSB 18%
SHE WOLF MARGARET OF ANJOU - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 15%
EMMA - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 13%
BOOK OF WILL - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 11%
COMEDY OF TENORS - SBCC Theatre Group 11%
THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 11%
THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 7%
SELLING KABUL - Ensemble Theatre Company 6%
STONES IN HIS POCKETS - SLO REP 5%
A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Ensemble Theatre Company 3%
SEARED - Ensemble Theatre Company 2%
THE CHILDREN - Ensemble Theatre Company 0

Best Scenic Design Of A Play Or Musical
Maggie Welch - NIGHT NIGHT, ROGER ROGER - Studio Theater, UCSB 21%
Jonathan Mitchell - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - San Marcos High School 16%
Ann Sheffield - THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 11%
Patricia Frank - COMEDY OF TENORS - Theatre Group at SBCC 8%
Jason Bolen - BRIGHT STAR - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 8%
Jason Bolen - THE RIVER BRIDE - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 7%
Greg Mitchell - SHE WOLF MARGARET OF ANJOU - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 4%
Jason Bolen - BOOK OF WILL - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 4%
JOSAFATH REYNOSO - AMERICAN MARIACHI - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 4%
Dave Linfield - ONCE - SLO REP 3%
Stephanie Kerley Schwartz - THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 3%
FRED KINNEY - SEARED - Ensemble Theatre Company 3%
Vickie Scott - BULLETPROOF UNICORN - Center Stage Theater 3%
Ann Sheffield - SELLING KABUL - Ensemble Theatre Company 2%
Jason Bolen - A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 - SLO REP 1%

Best Sound Design Of A Play Or Musical
Ben Lechtman - EMMA - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 25%
Kadrik Blatt - NIGHT NIGHT, ROGER ROGER - Studio Theater, UCSB 21%
Michael Keck - SHE WOLF MARGARET OF ANJOU - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 17%
Danny Kelly - THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 13%
Tony Angelini - THE RIVER BRIDE - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 10%
RANDALL ROBERT TICO - THE CHILDREN - Ensemble Theatre Company 8%
Daniel J Herrera - THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 7%

Best Supporting Performer In A Musical
Madeira Thomas - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - San Marcos High School 25%
Tyler Gilbert - GUYS AND DOLLS - SBCC Theatre Group 20%
Lottie Arnold - BRIGHT STAR - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 18%
Zelda Carmen - CARMEN JONES - Ensemble Theatre Company 8%
Oscar Fabela - AMERICAN MARIACHI - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 6%
Cat Evans - BRIGHT STAR - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 5%
Darren Doran - ONCE - SLO REP 5%
Erik Stein - BRIGHT STAR - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 4%
Jordan Stidham - BRIGHT STAR - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 4%
Marta Rymer - AMERICAN MARIACHI - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 3%
Kitty Balay - BRIGHT STAR - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 2%

Best Supporting Performer In A Play
Jonah Spitler - THE DEATH OF KINGS - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 20%
Felicia Hall - A COMEDY OF TENORS - SBCC Theatre Group 18%
Cat Evans - EMMA - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 14%
Wilder Marsden (formerly Milo Marsden) - SHE WOLF MARGARET OF ANJOU - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 12%
Angel Villalobos - THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 8%
Kitty Balay - BOOK OF WILL - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 8%
George Walker - BOOK OF WILL - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 6%
Michael Lao - THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 6%
ANGELA SAUER - SEARED - Ensemble Theatre Company 3%
Christine Mirzayan - SELLING KABUL - Ensemble Theatre Company 3%
Jordan Stidham - EMMA - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 2%

Best Theatre For Young Audiences Production
ALICE IN WONDERLAND - San Marcos High School 34%
BREAKING THROUGH - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 33%
MUSIC MAN - Dos Pueblos Theatre Company 19%
DROWSY CHAPERONE - Lights Up! 6%
THE DROWSY CHAPERONE - Lights Up! 5%
INTO THE WOODS - Lights Up! 3%

Favorite Local Theatre
University of California Santa Barbara, Department of Theater/Dance 40%
SLO REP 18%
San Marcos High School 18%
Ensemble Theatre Company 10%
Center Stage Theater 8%
Out of the Box Theatre Company 6%



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