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Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Santa Barbara Awards; Spotlight's RENT Wins Best Musical!

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Winners have been announced for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Santa Barbara Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2017.

This year the BroadwayWorld Regional Awards took place in a record number of markets, with a record number of votes - including 56 cities across the United States; with our awards taking place globally in a record-breaking 11 countries, including multiple Canadian cities!

Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

The votes have been counted... Check out the full list of winners below!

Best Costume Design
Ann Bruice - Lydia / Bernhard / Caucasian Chalk Circle - UCSB Department of Theater and Dance

Best Director
Jessica Kurtzman - RENT - Spotlight Productions

Best Lighting Design
Vickie Scott - Lydia - UCSB Department of Theatre and Dance

Best Musical Director
Jon Nathan - RENT - Spotlight Productions

Best Musical or Opera
RENT - Spotlight Productions

Best Play (non-musical)
At the Table - On The Verge Summer Repertory

Best Scenic Design
Sean Montgomery - RENT - Spotlight Productions at Center Stage Theater

Community/University Theatre Company of the Year
UCSB Theater/Dance

Outstanding Performance in a Musical
Katie Moya - LIZZIE - Out of the Box Theatre Company

Outstanding Performance in a Play
Tiffany Story - One Man, Two Guvnors - SBCC

Outstanding Performance in a youth/high school production
Camila Lemere - Picnic - Laguna Blanca School

Star on the Rise
Taylor Tuers - Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play - UCSB Department of Theater and Dance

You Don?t See Me Award (ADs, SMs ASMs, TDs, Crew, PR, etc)
Naomi Fujita, Stage Manager - RENT - Spotlight Productions at Center Stage Theater

Youth/Student Theatre Program of the year
RENT - Spotlight Productions at Center Stage Theater

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