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Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld St. Petersburg Awards; HAIRSPRAY Leads Best Musical!

Voting is open for the 2017 BroadwayWorld St. Petersburg Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2017. 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.

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 St. Petersburg:

Best Actor in a Musical (local)
DeeJay Young - Hairspray - American Stage Theater 18%
Matthew McGee - Hairspray - American Stage Theater 18%
Michael Silvestri - La Cage Aux Folles - Carrollwood Players 11%

Best Actor in a Play (local)
Joseph Parra - Flying - Tampa Repertory Theater 12%
Matthew McGee - Marie Antoinette - freeFall Theatre Company 10%
Jason Hoolihan - All My Sons - Carrollwood Players 9%

Best Actress in a Musical (local)
Janelle Richardson - The Wiz - New Tampa Players 16%
Susan Haldeman - Assassins - freeFall Theatre Company 13%
Alison Burns - Hairspray - American Stage 12%

Best Actress in a Play (local)
MaryKay Cyrus - All My Sons - Carrollwood Players 22%
Becca McCoy - Flying - Tampa Repertory Theater 13%
Melissa Minyard - End of the Rainbow - freeFall Theatre Company 11%

Best Choreographer (local)
Shain Stroff - Hairspray - American Stage 39%
Jarrett William Koski - Disaster - mad Theatre 24%
Alison Burns Jackson - Lizzie - The Jobsite Theater 19%

Best Community Theater Company
mad Theatre of Tampa 16%
Carrollwood Players 13%
New Tampa Players 12%

Best Costume Design - Play or Musical (local)
Trish Kelly - HAIRSPRAY - American Stage 23%
David Covach - Marie Antoinette - freeFall Theatre Company 23%
Dee O'Brien - Taming of the Shrew - Tarpon Arts 14%

Best Director/Musical (local)
Shaun Strof - Hairspray - American Stage 22%
Martha Velez - The Jolly Corks - Pro Comm 15%
Anthony Paul Gilkinson and Donald B. Holt, Jr. - Company - mad Theatre 13%

Best Director/Play (local)
Eric Davis - Marie Antoinette - freeFall Theatre Company 12%
Michael Cote - All My Sons - Carrollwood Players 12%
Robin Gordon - Flying - Tampa Repertory Theater 11%

Best Lighting Design - Play or Musical (local)
Mike Wood - Hairspray - American Stage 17%
Cody Basham - Marie Antoinette - freeFall Theatre 16%
Dalton Hamilton - Evita - Eight O'Clock Theatre 12%

Best Music Director - Play or Musical (local)
Michael Raabe - Assassins - freeFall Theatre Company 33%
Michael Raabe - Hairspray - American Stage 25%
Jeremy Douglass - Lizzie - Jobsite Theater 22%

Best Musical (local)
Hairspray - freeFall Theatre Company 27%
Assassins - freeFall Theatre Company 17%
Company - mad Theatre of Tampa 15%

Best Play (local)
All My Sons - Carrollwood Players 12%
Flying - The Tampa Repertory Theatre 12%
Marie Antoinette - freeFall Theatre Company 10%

Best Professional Theater Company
freeFall Theatre Company 29%
American Stage Theater 25%
Stageworks 13%

Best Scenic Design - Play or Musical (local)
Eric Davis - Assassins - freeFall Theatre 22%
Jerid Fox - Hairspray - American Stage 18%
Allen Loyd - Flying - The Tampa Repertory Theatre 9%

Best Sound Design - Play or Musical (local)
Stephen Kraack - Assassins - freeFall Theatre 18%
Eric Davis - Marie Antoinette - freeFall Theatre 16%
Matt Cowley - Flying - The Tampa Repertory Theatre 13%

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