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Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards; COME FROM AWAY Wins Best Musical!

Winners have been announced for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Toronto 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 fill list of winners below!

Best Cabaret Performance or Solo Concert (Male or Female)
Sharron Matthews - Girl Crush - The Musical Stage Company

Best Community Theatre
KW Musical Productions

Best Community Theatre Production
Seussical - KW Musical Productions

Best Direction of a Musical (Equity)
Christopher Ashley - Come from Away - Mirvish Productions

Best Direction of a Play (Equity)
Kevin Bigger - The 39 Steps - Drayton Entertainment

Best Ensemble Cast (Equity)
Come from Away - Mirvish Productions

Best Independent Theatre Production
Thank You For Being A Friend (Joseph Patrick Presents) - Toronto Centre for the Arts

Best Leading Actor (Musical - Equity)
Gerrad Everard (Jerry Lee Lewis) - Million Dollar Quartet - Drayton Entertainment

Best Leading Actor (Play - Equity)
Antoine Yared - Romeo and Juliet - Stratford Festival

Best Leading Actress (Musical - Equity)
Chilina Kennedy - Beautiful - The Carole King Musical - Mirvish

Best Leading Actress (Play - Equity)
Sara Farb - Romeo and Juliet - Stratford Festival

Best Musical (Equity)
Come from Away - Mirvish Productions

Best Musical (Professional/Non-Equity)
Dreamgirls - Lower Ossington Theatre

Best Non-Equity/Professional Theatre
Lower Ossington Theatre

Best Original Choreography (Equity)
Donna Feore - Guys and Dolls - Stratford Festival

Best Original Costume Design (Equity)
Rachel Berchtold - Beauty and the Beast - Drayton Entertainment

Best Original Lighting Design (Equity)
Howell Binkley - Come From Away - Royal Alexandra

Best Original Set Design (Equity)
Michael Gianfrancesco - Guys and Dolls - Stratford Festival

Best Original Sound Design (Equity)
Gareth Owen - Come From Away - Royal Alexandra

Best Performance by a Female in a Featured Role (Musical - Equity)
Jenn Colella - Come from Away - Mirvish Productions

Best Performance by a Female in a Featured Role (Play - Equity)
Katelyn McCulloch - Treasure Island - Stratford Festival

Best Performance by a Male in a Featured Role (Musical - Equity)
Lee MacDougall - Come From Away - Royal Alexandra

Best Performance by a Male in a Featured Role (Play - Equity)
Cliff Saunders (Clown) - The 39 Steps - Drayton Entertainment

Best Play (Equity)
The 39 Steps - Drayton Entertainment

Best Professional Theatre
Drayton Entertainment

Best Understudy (Equity)
Amanda Struthman - Beauty And The Beast - Theatre Aquarius

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