Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Santa Barbara Awards; NIGHT NIGHT, ROGER ROGER Leads Best Play!

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By: Nov. 27, 2023
Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Santa Barbara Awards; NIGHT NIGHT, ROGER ROGER Leads Best Play!
Happy Holidays! The latest standings have been announced as of Monday, November 27th 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!

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2023 BroadwayWorld Santa Barbara Standings - 11/27/23

Best Choreography Of A Play Or Musical
Christina McCarthy - THE DEATH OF KINGS - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 37%
Christina McCarthy - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - San Marcos High School 27%
Keenon Hooks - CINDERELLA - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 13%
Jay Brenneman - EMMA - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 9%
Jamie Torcellini - A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Ensemble Theatre Company 7%
Andrew Silvaggio - ONCE - SLO REP 5%
John Keating - NUNSENSE - SLO REP 2%

Best Costume Design Of A Play Or Musical
Renee Levy - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - San Marcos High School 17%
Maxi Largo - NIGHT NIGHT, ROGER ROGER - Studio Theater, UCSB 17%
Jacqueline Heimel - EMMA - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 13%
Kim Krumm Sorenson - SHE WOLF MARGARET OF ANJOU - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 12%
Adriana Lambarri - THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 11%
Pamela Shaw - A COMEDY OF TENORS - SBCC Theatre Group 8%
Renee Levy - ALICE IN WONDERLAND - San Marcos High School 6%
Kate Wilson - THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 4%
Marcy Froehlich - A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Ensemble Theatre Company 4%
Pamela Shaw - THE BOOK OF WILL - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 3%
Barbara Harvey Abbott - ONCE - SLO REP 3%
Barbara Harvey Abbott - A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 - SLO REP 1%
Rylee Terry - STONES IN HIS POCKETS - SLO REP 0%

Best Dance Production
SANTA BARBARA DANCE THEATER - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 54%
2023 KINETIC LAB - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 22%
WITHIN EXISTENCE | EXISTENCE WITHIN - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 14%
VITALITY - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 10%

Best Direction Of A Musical
Shannon Saleh - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - San Marcos High School 37%
Keenon Hooks - BRIGHT STAR - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 21%
Katherine Laris - GUYS & DOLLS - Theatre Group at SBCC 15%
Samantha Eve - ONCE - Out of the Box Theatre Company 13%
Robert Ramirez - AMERICAN MARIACHI - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 9%
John Keating - NUNSENSE - SLO REP 3%
Sean Bryan - ONCE - SLO REP 2%

Best Direction Of A Play
Julie Fishell - NIGHT NIGHT, ROGER ROGER - Studio Theater, UCSB 17%
Risa Brainin - SHE WOLF MARGARET OF ANJOU - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 17%
Emily Trask - THE BOOK OF WILL - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 16%
Irwin Appel - THE DEATH OF KINGS - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 13%
Michael Bernard - THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 8%
Katie Laris - A COMEDY OF TENORS - SBCC Theatre Group 8%
Rick Mokler - GEORGE AND EMILY ARE GETTING MARRIED - SBCC theatre group 6%
Polly Firestone Walker - EMMA - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 5%
Jamie Torcellini - A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Ensemble Theatre Company 5%
Suzy Newman - VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE - SLO REP 3%
Karin Hendricks-Bolen - A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 - SLO REP 1%
Jonathan Fox - SEARED - Ensemble Theatre Company 0%
Lawrence Lesher - STONES IN HIS POCKETS - SLO REP 0%

Best Ensemble
THE ADDAMS FAMILY - San Marcos High School 17%
NIGHT NIGHT, ROGER ROGER - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 15%
BRIGHT STAR - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 15%
THE DEATH OF KINGS - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 15%
SHE WOLF MARGARET OF ANJOU - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 10%
THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 7%
COMEDY OF TENORS - theatre group at sbcc 4%
AMERICAN MARIACHI - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 3%
ONCE - Out of the Box Theatre Company 3%
A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Ensemble Theatre Company 3%
BOOK OF WILL - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 3%
NUNSENSE - SLO REP 2%
SELLING KABUL - Ensemble Theatre Company 2%
THE BOOK OF WILL - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 0%

Best Lighting Design Of A Play Or Musical
Sophie Lynd - NIGHT NIGHT, ROGER ROGER - Studio Theater, UCSB 24%
Cody Soper - BOOK OF WILL - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 20%
Jonathan Mitchell - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - San Marcos High School 19%
Azra King-Abadi - THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 10%
Michael Klaers - SHE WOLF MARGARET OF ANJOU - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 10%
Jonathan Mitchell - ALICE IN WONDERLAND - San Marcos High School 9%
Mike Rathbun - THE CHILDREN - Ensemble Theatre Company 3%
Michael Klaers - THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 3%
Vickie Scott - BULLETPROOF UNICORN - Center Stage Theater 3%

Best Music Direction & Orchestra Performance
Eleni Pantages - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - San Marcos High School 37%
Michael Wilkins - BRIGHT STAR - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 29%
David Potter - GUYS AND DOLLS - SBCC Theatre Group 18%
Matthew Staley - ONCE - SLO REP 8%
William Foster McDaniel - CARMEN JONES - Ensemble Theatre Company 6%
Marshall Keating - NUNSENSE - SLO REP 2%

Best Musical
THE ADDAMS FAMILY - San Marcos High School 35%
BRIGHT STAR - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 24%
GUYS AND DOLLS - SBCC theatre group 20%
AMERICAN MARIACHI - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 10%
ONCE - Out of the Box Theatre Company 8%
MISS YOU LIKE HELL - out of the box 3%

Best New Play Or Musical
NIGHT NIGHT, ROGER ROGER - Studio Theater, UCSB 26%
SHE WOLF MARGARET OF ANJOU - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 21%
MEET JANE AUSTEN - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 20%
THE DEATH OF KINGS - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 12%
GEORGE AND EMILY GET MARRIED - SBCC Theatre Group 10%
ONCE - Out of the Box Theatre Company 9%
MISS YOU LIKE HELL - out of the box 3%

Best Performer In A Musical
George Walker - BRIGHT STAR - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 20%
Milo Bustany - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - San Marcos High School 20%
Cosi Arthurs - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - San Marcos High School 18%
Ryan Ewart - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - San Marcos High School 11%
Blanca Araceli - AMERICAN MARIACHI - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 10%
Constance Jewel Lopez - CARMEN JONES - Ensemble Theatre Company 9%
Orlando Arriaga - AMERICAN MARIACHI - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 6%
Matthew Staley - ONCE - SLO REP 4%
Katie Worley-Beck - NUNSENSE - SLO REP 2%

Best Performer In A Play
Camille Tracy - ALICE IN WONDERLAND - San Marcos High School 23%
Kirsten Hoj - SHE WOLF MARGARET OF ANJOU - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 17%
Ahlora Smith - THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 14%
Emily Trask - EMMA - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 10%
Nicholas Enea - THE DEATH OF KINGS - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 8%
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%
Suzy Newman - A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 - SLO REP 3%
Jordan Stidham - EMMA - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 2%
Rishan Dhamija - SELLING KABUL - Ensemble Theatre Company 2%
Beejan Land - SELLING KABUL - Ensemble Theatre Company 1%
Jeff Salsbury - STONES IN HIS POCKETS - SLO REP 1%
Bree Murphy - VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE - SLO REP 0%
Billy Breed - STONES IN HIS POCKETS - SLO REP 0

Best Play
NIGHT NIGHT, ROGER ROGER - Studio Theater, UCSB 19%
SHE WOLF MARGARET OF ANJOU - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 16%
EMMA - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 12%
THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 12%
COMEDY OF TENORS - SBCC Theatre Group 10%
BOOK OF WILL - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 10%
THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 7%
SELLING KABUL - Ensemble Theatre Company 5%
A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Ensemble Theatre Company 3%
STONES IN HIS POCKETS - SLO REP 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 24%
Jonathan Mitchell - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - San Marcos High School 18%
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%
Greg Mitchell - SHE WOLF MARGARET OF ANJOU - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 5%
Jason Bolen - THE RIVER BRIDE - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 5%
Jason Bolen - BOOK OF WILL - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 4%
Dave Linfield - ONCE - SLO REP 4%
Stephanie Kerley Schwartz - THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 4%
JOSAFATH REYNOSO - AMERICAN MARIACHI - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 4%
FRED KINNEY - SEARED - Ensemble Theatre Company 3%
Ann Sheffield - SELLING KABUL - Ensemble Theatre Company 2%
Vickie Scott - BULLETPROOF UNICORN - Center Stage Theater 1%
Jason Bolen - A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 - SLO REP 0

Best Sound Design Of A Play Or Musical
Ben Lechtman - EMMA - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 24%
Kadrik Blatt - NIGHT NIGHT, ROGER ROGER - Studio Theater, UCSB 23%
Michael Keck - SHE WOLF MARGARET OF ANJOU - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 18%
Danny Kelly - THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 12%
RANDALL ROBERT TICO - THE CHILDREN - Ensemble Theatre Company 8%
Daniel J Herrera - THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 7%
Tony Angelini - THE RIVER BRIDE - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 7%

Best Supporting Performer In A Musical
Madeira Thomas - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - San Marcos High School 29%
Tyler Gilbert - GUYS AND DOLLS - SBCC Theatre Group 21%
Lottie Arnold - BRIGHT STAR - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 19%
Cat Evans - BRIGHT STAR - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 6%
Darren Doran - ONCE - SLO REP 6%
Zelda Carmen - CARMEN JONES - Ensemble Theatre Company 6%
Oscar Fabela - AMERICAN MARIACHI - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 5%
Jordan Stidham - BRIGHT STAR - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 4%
Marta Rymer - AMERICAN MARIACHI - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 2%
Erik Stein - BRIGHT STAR - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 1%
Kitty Balay - BRIGHT STAR - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 1%

Best Supporting Performer In A Play
Jonah Spitler - THE DEATH OF KINGS - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 21%
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 13%
Angel Villalobos - THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR - Hatlen Theater, UCSB 9%
Michael Lao - THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT - Performing Arts Theater, UCSB 7%
Kitty Balay - BOOK OF WILL - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 6%
ANGELA SAUER - SEARED - Ensemble Theatre Company 4%
George Walker - BOOK OF WILL - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 4%
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 38%
BREAKING THROUGH - PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre 26%
MUSIC MAN - Dos Pueblos Theatre Company 21%
THE DROWSY CHAPERONE - Lights Up! 6%
DROWSY CHAPERONE - Lights Up! 5%
INTO THE WOODS - Lights Up! 4%

Favorite Local Theatre
University of California Santa Barbara, Department of Theater/Dance 45%
San Marcos High School 19%
SLO REP 14%
Ensemble Theatre Company 10%
Center Stage Theater 6%
Out of the Box Theatre Company 6%



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