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Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld St. Petersburg Awards; HAIRSPRAY Wins Best Musical!

Winners have been announced for the 2017 BroadwayWorld St. Petersburg-Tampa 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 Actor in a Musical (local)
DeeJay Young - Hairspray - American Stage Theater

Best Actor in a Play (local)
Joseph Parra - Flying - Tampa Repertory Theater

Best Actress in a Musical (local)
Heather Mendoza - Company - mad Theatre

Best Actress in a Play (local)
MaryKay Cyrus - All My Sons - Carrollwood Players

Best Choreographer (local)
Jarrett William Koski - Disaster - mad Theatre

Best Community Theater Company
mad Theatre of Tampa

Best Costume Design - Play or Musical (local)
Trish Kelly - HAIRSPRAY - American Stage

Best Director/Musical (local)
Shain Stroff - Hairspray - American Stage

Best Director/Play (local)
Michael Cote - All My Sons - Carrollwood Players

Best Lighting Design - Play or Musical (local)
Mike Wood - Hairspray - American Stage

Best Music Director - Play or Musical (local)
Michael Raabe - Assassins - freeFall Theatre Company

Best Musical (local)
Hairspray - freeFall Theatre Company

Best Play (local)
All My Sons - Carrollwood Players

Best Professional Theater Company
American Stage Theater

Best Scenic Design - Play or Musical (local)
Jerid Fox - Hairspray - American Stage

Best Sound Design - Play or Musical (local)
Stephen Kraack - Assassins - freeFall Theatre

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