Riverside Theatre receives 43 nominations from BroadwayWorld.com

NEWS RELEASE

Riverside Theatre has been nominated for 43 Broadway World.com Awards (Orlando Region) for last season’s productions of Evita, My Fair Lady, Next To Normal, Legally Blonde, Ghost-Writer and The Last Romance.  

With nominations for both professional and non-professional productions in eighteen categories, Riverside Theatre joins an impressive group of professional theaters in the Orlando region that create their own productions. All shows presented between September 2018 and August 2019 were eligible for nomination. The nominations not only cover performers on stage, but all design aspects of a show. Allen D. Cornell, Producing Artistic Director of Riverside Theatre, is one of only two directors with nominations in both the Musical and Play categories.

Theater patrons can vote for their favorite performer, production or director by going to www.broadwayworld.com/orlando/voteregion.cfm. Riverside Theatre’s nominations are under the Professional categories. Voting concludes on December 31st. Only one vote per email address. Winners will be announced in January 2020.

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Following is a list of Riverside’s nominated productions:

Nominations for Evita   (11 nominations)

Best Musical

Best Director of a Musical, Marcia Milgrom Dodge

Best Actor in a Musical, Angel Lozada

Best Actress in a Musical, Natalie Cortez

Best Supporting Actor in a Musical, Enrique Acevedo

Best Choreography, Marcia Milgrom Dodge

Best Musical Direction, Anne Shuttlesworth

Best Set Design, Michael Schweikardt

Best Costumes, Richard St. Clair

Best Lighting, Yael Lubetzky

Best Sound Design, Craig Beyrooti

Nominations for My Fair Lady   (10 nominations)

Best Musical

Best Director of a Musical, James Brennan

Best Actor in a Musical, James Ludwig

Best Actress in a Musical, Kristen Beth Williams

Best Choreography, James Brennan

Best Musical Direction, Anne Shuttlesworth

Best Set Design, Paul Tate dePoo III

Best Costumes, Kurt Alger

Best Lighting, Julie Duro

Best Sound Design, Craig Beyrooti

Nominations for Next To Normal  (8 nominations)

Best Musical

Best Director of a Musical, Allen D. Cornell

Best Actor in a Musical, Eric Kunze

Best Actress in a Musical, Judy McLane

Best Supporting Actor in a Musical, Patrick Mobley

Best Supporting Actress in a Musical, Isabella Stansbury

Best Musical Direction, Ken Clifton

Best Sound Design, Trevor Peters

Nominations for Legally Blonde  (5 nominations)

Best Choreography, Richard Stafford

Best Supporting Actor in a Musical, Elliott Styles

Best Supporting Actress in a Musical, Rebecca Robbins

Best Set Design, Peter Barbieri

Best Lighting, Jack Mehler

Nominations for Ghost-Writer  (5 nominations)

Best Play

Best Director of a Play, Allen D. Cornell

Best Actress in a Play, Robin Abramson

Best Supporting Actor in a Play, Brian Sutherland

Best Supporting Actress in a Play, Kim Cozort Kay

Nominations for The Last Romance  (4 nominations)

Best Play

Best Actor in a Play, P.J. Benjamin

Best Actress in a Play, Louisa Flaningham

Best Supporting Actress in a Play, Andrea Gallo

Voting concludes on December 31st. Winners will be announced in January 2020.

Riverside Theatre is located at 3250 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach, FL 32963. Riverside Theatre programs are sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Riverside Theatre is a member of the Cultural Council of Indian River County, the Indian River Chamber of Commerce, and the Sebastian River Area Chamber of Commerce.

 

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