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First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Sioux Falls Awards; Augustana's LITTLE WOMEN Leads Best Musical

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2022 BroadwayWorld Sioux Falls Standings - 11/21/22

Best Choreography Of A Play Or Musical
Ainsley Shelsta - Roald Dahl'S WILLY WONKA - Brookings Commmunity Theatre 39%
Ainsley Shelsta - FOOTLOOSE - Brookings Prairie Repertory Theatre Theatre 29%
Casey Paradies - TRIUMPH OF LOVE - USD Theatre 8%
Kat Elgersma - LITTLE WOMEN - Augustana University 5%
Rebekah Merriman - WHITE CHRISTMAS - Dakota Academy of Performing Arts 5%
Rachel Smith - YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN - The Premiere Playhouse 3%
Rebekah Merriman - HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING - Dakota Academy of Performing Arts 3%
Rebekah Merriman - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - The Good Night Theatre Collective 3%
Rebekah Merriman - MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Dakota Academy of Performing Arts 3%
Rebekkah Merriman - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Goodnight Theater Collective 3%
Lisa Conlin - THE WIZARD OF OZ - Dakota Academy of Performing Arts 0
Rebekah Merriman - INTO THE WOODS - The Good Night Theatre Collective 0
Rebekah Merriman - YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN - The Good Night Theatre Collective 0

Best Costume Design Of A Play Or Musical
Brittney Lewis - YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN - The Premiere Playhouse 16%
Cindy Bakke - MEDEA - Augustana University 16%
Sarah Larson - WHITE CHRISTMAS - Dakota Academy of Performing Arts 16%
Cassie Kay Hoppas - TRIUMPH OF LOVE - USD Theatre 11%
Elizabeth Wislar - OTHELLO - South Dakota Shakespeare Festival 11%
Kelsey Nicholson - THE WIZARD OF OZ - Dakota Academy of Performing Arts 11%
Kendra Dexter - A CHRISTMAS CAROL - The Premiere Playhouse 11%
Cindy Bakke - LITTLE WOMEN - Augustana University 5%
Patrick Simonsen - THESE WOMEN OF TROY - USD Theatre 5%
Brittney Lewis - THE LION IN WINTER - USD Theatre 0
Patrick Simonsen - EURYDICE - USD Theatre 0

Best Direction Of A Musical
Rebekah Merriman - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - The Good Night Theatre Collective 25%
Dan Workman - LITTLE WOMEN - Augustana University 20%
Casey Paradies - TRIUMPH OF LOVE - USD Theatre 15%
Oliver Mayes - CABARET - The Premiere Playhouse 15%
Jesse Jensen & Oliver Mayes - YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN - The Premiere Playhouse 10%
Luke Tatge - SUSPECT - The Good Night Theatre Collective 5%
Rebekah Merriman - YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN - The Good Night Theatre Collective 5%
Rose Ann Hofland - INTO THE WOODS - The Good Night Theatre Collective 5%
Rebekah Merriman - MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Dakota Academy of Performing Arts 0

Best Direction Of A Play
Bunny Christie - LAST ROUND-UP OF THE GUACAMOLE QUEENS - Brookings Community Theatre 51%
Jayna Fitzsimmons - MEDEA - Augustana University 11%
Matthew Nesmith - 39 STEPS - The Premiere Playhouse 11%
Jeff Larsen - EURYDICE - USD Theatre 8%
Tara Moses - OTHELLO - South Dakota Shakespeare Festival 8%
Sylvia Newell - STEEL MAGNOLIAS - Brookings Community Theatre 5%
Chaya Gordon-Bland - THESE WOMEN OF TROY - USD Theatre 3%
Kim Bartling - RABBIT HOLE - Monstrous Little Theatre 3%
Casey Ring - I HATE HAMLET - Olde Towne Dinner Theatre 0

Best Ensemble Performance
BLOOD BROTHERS - The Premiere Playhouse 19%
LITTLE WOMEN - Augustana University 19%
YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN - The Premiere Playhouse 12%
INTO THE WOODS - The Good Night Theatre Collective 8%
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - The Good Night Theatre Collective 8%
OTHELLO - South Dakota Shakespeare Festival 8%
EURYDICE - USD Theatre 4%
I HATE HAMLET - Olde Towne Dinner Theatre 4%
MEDEA - Augustana University 4%
SUSPECT - The Good Night Theatre Collective 4%
THE WIZARD OF OZ - Dakota Academy of Performing Arts 4%
THESE WOMEN OF TROY - USD Theatre 4%
WHITE CHRISTMAS - Dakota Academy of Performing Arts 4%
MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Dakota Academy of Performing Arts 0
PETER AND THE STARCATCHER - Dakota Academy of Performing Arts 0
YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN - The Good Night Theatre Collective 0

Best Lighting Design Of A Play Or Musical
Carter Voorde / Dylan Buddy - LITTLE WOMEN - Augustana University 25%
Corey Shelsta - CABARET - The Premiere Playhouse 25%
Dani Roth - EURYDICE - USD Theatre 10%
Dani Roth - THESE WOMEN OF TROY - USD Theatre 10%
Jonathan Allender-Zivic - YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN - The Premiere Playhouse 10%
Matt Cook - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - The Good Night Theatre Collective 10%
Matt Cook - SUSPECT - The Good Night Theatre Collective 10%
Mark Olson - PETER AND THE STARCATCHER - Dakota Academy of Performing Arts 0
Matt Cook - INTO THE WOODS - Goodnight Theater Collective 0
Matt Cook - YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN - The Good Night Theatre Collective 0

Best Music Direction & Orchestra Performance
Jane Ruud - MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Dakota Academy of Performing Arts 30%
Matthew Wallicke - YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN - The Premiere Playhouse 25%
Jane Ruud - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Goodnight Theater Collective 20%
Amy Morrison - A CULINARY CABARET - The Good Night Theatre Collective 10%
Jane Ruud - YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN - The Good Night Theatre Collective 10%
Amy Morrison - A BINGE-WORTHY CABARET - The Good Night Theatre Collective 5%

Best Musical
LITTLE WOMEN - Augustana University 19%
YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN - The Premiere Playhouse 15%
CABARET - The Premiere Playhouse 12%
TRIUMPH OF LOVE - USD Theatre 12%
WHITE CHRISTMAS - Dakota Academy of Performing Arts 12%
INTO THE WOODS - The Good Night Theatre Collective 8%
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - The Good Night Theatre Collective 8%
THE WIZARD OF OZ - Dakota Academy of Performing Arts 8%
MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Dakota Academy of Performing Arts 4%
YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN - The Good Night Theatre Collective 4%
SUSPECT - The Good Night Theatre Collective 0

Best New Play Or Musical
THESE WOMEN OF TROY - USD Theatre 53%
SUSPECT - The Good Night Theatre Collective 47%

Best Performer In A Musical
Magdalen Eberle - LITTLE WOMEN - Augustana University 20%
Rachel Smith - CABARET - The Premiere Playhouse 15%
Mary Ridder - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - The Good Night Theatre Collective 10%
Patrick Simonsen - CABARET - The Premiere Playhouse 10%
Raine Jerke - MYSTERY - Lights Up Productions 10%
Wade Gemar - INTO THE WOODS - The Good Night Theatre Collective 10%
Alexondrea Thong Vanh - INTO THE WOODS - The Goodnight Theatre Collective 5%
Darren Lee - MYSTERY - Lights Up Productions 5%
Joshua Young - [TITLE OF SHOW] - USD Theatre 5%
Mariah Seeley - [TITLE OF SHOW] - USD Theatre 5%
Simon Floss - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Goodnight Theater Collective 5%
Abbey Bisschop - MYSTERY - Lights Up Productions 0
Alex Newcomb-Weiland - YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN - The Premiere Playhouse 0
Barry Longden - YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN - The Premiere Playhouse 0
Jess Johannsen - INTO THE WOODS - Goodnight Theater Collective 0
Rachael Payne - SUSPECT - The Good Night Theatre Collective 0

Best Performer In A Play
Carrie McClanahan - STEEL MAGNOLIAS - Brookings Community Theatre 28%
Bunny Christie - THE LAST ROUND-UP OF THE GUACAMOLE QUEENS - Brookings Community Theatre 17%
Tom Roberts - A CHRISTMAS CAROL - TPP 8%
Tatiana Chance - MEDEA - Augustana University 8%
Tanner Sabol - THE 39 STEPS - The Premiere Playhouse 8%
Ellie Koerner - STEEL MAGNOLIAS - Brookings Community Theatre 8%
Emily deZafra - EURYDICE - USD Theatre 6%
Erin Tripp - OTHELLO - South Dakota Shakespeare Festival 6%
Beth Reams - THE LAST ROUND-UP OF THE GUACAMOLE QUEENS - Brookings Community Theatre 6%
Kalder Ness - I HATE HAMLET - Olde Towne Dinner Theatre 3%
Kenny Ramos - OTHELLO - South Dakota Shakespeare Festival 3%
Elizabeth Schumacher - I HATE HAMLET - Olde Towne Dinner Theatre 0
Janie Isham - STEEL MAGNOLIAS - Brookings Community Theatre 0
Janie Isham - THE LAST ROUND-UP OF THE GUACAMOLE QUEENS - Brookings Community Theatre 0
Megan Gilbreath - THESE WOMEN OF TROY - USD Theatre 0
Chris Andrews - LOMBARDI - The Premiere Playhouse 0
Cameron Rhode - I HATE HAMLET - Olde Towne Dinner Theatre 0

Best Play
LAST ROUND-UP OF THE GUACAMOLE QUEENS - Brookings Community Theatre 37%
THE LAST ROUND-UP OF THE GUAUCAMOLE QUEENS - Brookings Community Theatre 21%
39 STEPS - The Premiere Playhouse 18%
MEDEA - Augustana University 16%
OTHELLO - South Dakota Shakespeare Festival 5%
EURYDICE - USD Theatre 3%
I HATE HAMLET - Olde Towne Dinner Theatre 0
RABBIT HOLE - Monstrous Little Theatre Company 0
THESE WOMEN OF TROY - USD Theatre 0

Best Scenic Design Of A Play Or Musical
Jason Soren - STEEL MAGNOLIAS - Brookings Community Theatre 52%
Jacee Casarella - LITTLE WOMEN - Augustana University 10%
Jill Clark - CABARET - The Premiere Playhouse 10%
Jacee Casarella - MEDEA - Augustana University 6%
Jill Clark - YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN - The Premiere Playhouse 6%
Victor Shonk - THESE WOMEN OF TROY - USD Theatre 6%
Bob Wendland - SUSPECT - The Good Night Theatre Collective 3%
Bob Wendland & Jeff McDonald - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - The Good Night Theatre Collective 3%
Victor Shonk - TRIUMPH - USD Theatre 3%
Bob Wendland & Jeff McDonald - INTO THE WOODS - The Good Night Theatre Collective 0
Bob Wendland, Amanda Fritz, Kristi Wire, Reva Graves & Tyson Schultz - YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN - The Good Night Theatre Collective 0
Cody Crisman - EURYDICE - USD Theatre 0
Jill Clark - OTHELLO - South Dakota Shakespeare Festival 0
Vic Shronk - A CHRISTMAS CAROL - TPP 0

Best Sound Design Of A Play Or Musical
Drew Schnabel - Roald Dahl'S WILLY WONKA - Brookings Community Theatre 53%
Jonathan Allender-Zivic - YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN - The Premiere Playhouse 16%
Malia Lukomski - CABARET - The Premiere Playhouse 16%
Dale Pope - INTO THE WOODS - The Good Night Theatre Collective 6%
Dale Pope - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - The Good Night Theatre Collective 6%
Dale Pope - SUSPECT - The Good Night Theatre Collective 3%
Dale Pope - YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN - The Good Night Theatre Collective 0

Best Supporting Performer In A Musical
Christian Withers - Roald Dahl'S WILLY WONKA - Brookings Community Theatre 19%
Craig Long - A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM - Brookings Community Theatre 19%
Thomas Thvedt - Roald Dahl'S WILLY WONKA - Brookings Community Theatre 14%
Tyler Wilson - TRIUMPH OF LOVE - USD Theatre 8%
Brady Boerema - INTO THE WOODS - The Good Night Theatre Collective 6%
Thomas Thvedt - A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM - Brookings Community Theatre 6%
Julie Sauer - CABARET - The Premiere Playhouse 3%
Ted Van Alstyne - LITTLE WOMEN - Augustana University 3%
Soleil Bashale - THE PASSION AND THE CROSS - Lights Up Productions 3%
Molly Wilson - SUSPECT - The Good Night Theatre Collective 3%
Julie Sauer - YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN - The Premiere Playhouse 3%
Alexondrea Thong Vanh - CABARET - The Premiere Playhouse 3%
Gary Privett - THE PASSION AND THE CROSS - Lights Up Productions 3%
Casey Kustak - YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN - The Premiere Playhouse 3%
Bob Wendland - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - The Good Night Theatre Collective 3%
Amy Morrison - INTO THE WOODS - The Good Night Theatre Collective 3%
Mariah Seeley - TRIUMPH OF LOVE - USD Theatre 0
Nathan Sparks - YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN - The Premiere Playhouse 0
Casey Kustak - CABARET - The Premiere Playhouse 0

Best Supporting Performer In A Play
Michelle Mack - STEEL MAGNOLIAS - Brookings Community Theatre 43%
Mo Hurley - 39 STEPS - The Premiere Playhouse 17%
Sheila Shore - STEEL MAGNOLIAS - Brookings Community Theatre 14%
Debbi Jones - RABBIT HOLE - Monstrous Little Theatre 9%
Chaya Gordon-Bland - OTHELLO - USD Theatre 6%
Marisa Moser - THE 39 STEPS - The Premiere Playhouse 6%
Danny Blankenship - EURYDICE - USD Theatre 3%
Mariah Seeley - THESE WOMEN OF TROY - USD Theatre 3%
Cindy Krekelberg - I HATE HAMLET - Olde Towne Dinner Theatre 0
Harold Gordon - I HATE HAMLET - Olde Towne Dinner Theatre 0
Jake Cox - 39 STEPS - The Premiere Playhouse 0
Joshua Young - THESE WOMEN OF TROY - USD Theatre 0
Rob Simmermon - CAUGHT IN THE NET - Olde Towne Dinner Theatre 0

Best Theatre For Young Audiences Production
Roald Dahl'S WILLY WONKA - Brookings Community Theatre 70%
MARY POPPINS JR - The Premiere Playhouse 9%
MATILDA THE MUSICAL - Dakota Academy of Performing Arts 9%
ANNIE JR. - The Premiere Playhouse 6%
THE WIZARD OF OZ - Dakota Academy of Performing Arts 3%
YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN - The Good Night Theatre Collective 3%
PETER AND THE STARCATCHER - Dakota Academy of Performing Arts 0

Favorite Local Theatre
The Premiere Playhouse 52%
Augustana University 24%
Dakota Academy of Performing Arts 16%
The God Night Theatre Collective 8%
Broad Cast Theatre 0



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