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The latest standings as of Monday, December 19th have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

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2022 BroadwayWorld South Africa Standings - 12/19/22

Best Cabaret/Concert/Solo Performance (Professional)
Stuart Brown - DEFENDING THE GAY MAN - Sixty-Nine Theatre 21%
Amy Campbell - YOUR SONG - Theatre On The Bay 16%
Erika Marais - DIE GOEIE PA - The Drama Factory 16%
Natasha Sutherland - SHIRLEY VALENTINE - Theatre on the Bay 16%
Kerry Hiles - A STAR IS BORN - THE RISE AND FALL OF JUDY GARLAND - The Drama Factory 11%
Sue Diepeveen - SO YOU WANT TO BE A TROPHY WIFE? - Theatre on the Square 11%
Bryan Schimmel - MORE THAN A HANDFUL - Theatre on the Square 5%
Tannah Levick - BURN BABY BURN - SixtyNine Theatre 5%
Alison Hillstead - DAMSEL IN DISTRESS - The Drama Factory 0
Noluthando Dlamini - BURN BABY BURN - Sixty nine theatre 0
Daniel Anderson - MAD ABOUT THE BOYS - The Drama Factory 0
Kerry Hiles - THE STORY OF EVA CASSIDY - Kalkbay Theatre 0

Best Choreography Of A Play Or Musical (Non-Professional)
Zelné Anderson - GREASE THE MUSICAL - Theatre on the Square, Sandton 75%
Stephanie McCulloch - CINDERELLA - The Masque 25%

Best Choreography Of A Play Or Musical (Professional)
Nicol Sheraton - CINDERELLAS - PANTOMIME - Joburg Theatre 41%
Nicole Windell - JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT - The Guild Theatre 35%
Sonwa Sakuba - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - The Baxter Theatre 24%

Best Costume Design Of A Play Or Musical (Non-Professional)
Niall Girffin - ALL TOGETHER NOW - Theatre on the Bay 83%
Craig Leo - STUPID F*CKING BIRD - Theatre on the Bay 17%

Best Costume Design Of A Play Or Musical (Professional)
Bronwen Lovegrove - JANICE HONEYMAN PANTOMIME - CINDERELLA - Joburg Theatre 45%
Judy Raffen & Amanda Bothma - JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT - The Guild Theatre 30%
Brett de Groot - ELTON: THE EXPERIENCE - The Theatre Linden 25%

Best Direction Of A Musical (Non-Professional)
Julie Dickson - JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT - Table View Primary (The Drama Lab) 67%
Anastasia Vorisek - GREASE THE MUSICAL - Theatre on the Square, Sandton 17%
Faeron Wheeler - CINDERELLA - The Masque 17%

Best Direction Of A Musical (Professional)
Janice Honeyman - CINDERELLA - PANTOMIME - Joburg Theatre 35%
Amanda Bothma - JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT - The Guild Theatre 25%
Daniel Keith Geddes - HOW TO DATE LIKE A [email protected]#$%*! GROWNUP - Gate 69 25%
Amanda Bothma - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - The Baxter Theatre 10%
Brett de Groot - ELTON: THE EXPERIENCE - The Theatre Linden 5%

Best Direction Of A Play (Non-Professional)
Chris Weare - STUPID F*CKING BIRD - Theatre on the Bay 53%
Chris Weare - THE SEAGULL - Theatre on the BayTheatre on the Bay 27%
Johan van der Merwe - CAREFUL - Milnerton Playhouse 20%
Werner Asher Steffen - SO...THAT HAPPENED - Milnerton Playhouse 0

Best Direction Of A Play (Professional)
Lizz Meiring - HANS STEEK DIE RUBICON OOR - Centurion theatre 56%
Sylvaine Strike - WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINA WOLFE - Theatre on the Bay 26%
Gina Shmukler - SHIRLEY VALENTINE - Theatre on the Bay 9%
Sylvaine Strike - THE KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN - Baxter Theatre 6%
Tara Notcutt - OOM BEY MY PA - Artscape 3%
Alan Swerdlow - MORE THAN A HANDFUL - Theatre on the Square 0

Best Ensemble Performance (Non-Professional)
DEFENDING THE GAY MAN - Sixty Nine Theatre And Bar 38%
YOUR SONG - Theatre on the Bay 38%
BURN BABY BURN - Sixty Nine Theatre and Bar 15%
GREASE THE MUSICAL - Theatre on the Square, Sandton 8%

Best Ensemble Performance (Professional)
WIE HYG SO - South african state theatre 45%
FIREFLY - Baxter 13%
CINDERELLA - PANTOMIME - Joburg Theatre 10%
YOUR SONG - Theatre on the Bay 10%
HOW TO DATE LIKE A [email protected]#$%*! GROWNUP - Gate 69 5%
RUINED - Market theatre 5%
DEFENDING THE GAY MAN - Sixty Nine Theatre and Bar 3%
ELTON: THE EXPERIENCE - The Theatre Linden 3%
JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT - The Guild Theatre 3%
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - The Baxter Theartre 3%
PALEGI - South african state theatre 3%

Best Lighting Design Of A Play Or Musical (Non-Professional)
Faheem Bardein - ALL TOGETHER NOW - Theatre on the Bay 46%
Patrick Curtis - THE SEAGULL - Theatre on the Bay 31%
Patrick Curtis - STUPID F*CKING BIRD - Theatre on the Bay 23%

Best Lighting Design Of A Play Or Musical (Professional)
Oliver Hauser - SHIRLEY VALENTINE - Theatre on the Bay 57%
Amanda Bothma - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - The Baxter Theatre 36%
Amanda Bothma - VINCENT, THE CABARET - Makanda National Arts Festival 7%

Best Music Direction & Orchestra Performance (Professional)
Nathan Johannisen & Akhona Zizipho Nkinti - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - The Baxter Theatre 46%
Dale Ray - CINDERELLA - PANTOMIME - Joburg Theatre 31%
Daniel Geddes - ELTON: THE EXPERIENCE - The Theatre Linden 15%
Germaine Gamiet - MAD ABOUT THE BOYS - The Drama Factory 8%

Best Musical (Non-Professional)
JOSEPH AND THE TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT - Table View Primary (The Drama Lab) 56%
CINDERELLA - The Masque 22%
GREASE THE MUSICAL - Theatre on the Square, Sandton 22%

Best Musical (Professional)
CINDERELLA - PANTOMIME - Joburg Theatre 40%
JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT - The Guild Theatre 30%
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - The Baxter Theatre 20%
ELTON: THE EXPERIENCE - The Theatre Linden 10%

Best New Play Or Musical (Non-Professional)
JOSEPH AND THE TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT - Table View Primary (The Drama Lab) 75%
CINDERELLA - The Masque 13%
SO...THAT HAPPENED - Milnerton Playhouse 13%

Best New Play Or Musical (Professional)
PLESIERENGEL - Centurion theatre 60%
HANS STEEK DIE RUBICON OOR - Centurion theatre 16%
FIREFLY - Theatre on the Bay 10%
HOW TO DATE LIKE A [email protected]#$%*! GROWNUP - Gate 69 8%
OOM BEY MY PA - Artscape 4%
ELTON: THE EXPERIENCE - The Theatre Linden 2%

Best Performer In A Musical (Non-Professional)
Matt Blerk - JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT - Table View Primary (The Drama Lab) 54%
Chloé van Heyningen - GREASE THE MUSICAL - Theatre on the Square, Sandton 15%
Jordan Good - GREASE THE MUSICAL - Theatre on the Square, Sandton 15%
Simoné de Jager - GREASE THE MUSICAL - Theatre on the Square, Sandton 15%
Leo Gumede - GREASE THE MUSICAL - Theatre on the Square, Sandton 0

Best Performer In A Musical (Professional)
Ben Voss - CINDERELLA - PANTOMIME - Joburg Theatre 68%
Desmond Dube - CINDERELLA - PANTOMIME - Joburg Theatre 14%
Bathandwa Diniso - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - The Baxter Theatre 9%
Dikelo Mamiala - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - The Baxter Theatre 9%
Brett de Groot - ELTON: THE EXPERIENCE - The Theatre Linden 0
Mava Gqeba - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - The Baxter Theatre 0

Best Performer In A Play (Non-Professional)
Leah Mari - THE SEAGULL - Theatre on the Bay 36%
Gerard van Rooyen - STUPID F*CKING BIRD - Theatre on the Bay 21%
Gianluca Gironi - THE SEAGULL - Theatre on the Bay 21%
Léa Blerk - STUPID F*CKING BIRD - Theatre on the Bay 7%
Lizanne Peters - SO...THAT HAPPENED - Milnerton Playhouse 7%
Skye Themeda Goss - THE SEAGULL - Theatre on the Bay 7%
Allen Chambers - STUPID F*CKING BIRD - Theatre on the Bay 0
Gillian Vosloo - CAREFUL - Milnerton Playhouse 0

Best Performer In A Play (Professional)
Ruan Wessels - PLESIERENGEL - Centurion theatre 62%
Sylvaine Strike - FIREFLY - The Baxter 17%
Charlie Bouguenon - HANS STEEK DIE RUBICON OOR - Centurion theatre 10%
Alan Committie - WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOLF - Theatre on the Bay 6%
Andrew Buckland - FIREFLY - The Baxter 2%
Ira Blanckenberg - OOM BEY MY PA - Artscape 2%
Robyn Scott - WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF - Theatre on the Bay 2%
Allen Committie - WHOS AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF - Theatre on the Bay 0
Robert Hindley - OOM BEY MY PA - Artscape 0
Sharon Spiegel-Wagner - THE DEAD TINDER SOCIETY - Theatre on the Bay 0

Best Play (Non-Professional)
THE SEAGULL - Theatre on the Bay 55%
STUPID FUC*ING BIRD - TTheatre on the Bay 45%
SO... THAT HAPPENED - Milnerton Playhouse 0

Best Play (Professional)
PLESIERENGEL - Centurion theatre 58%
FIREFLY - The Baxter 15%
HANS STEEK DIE RUBICON OOR - Centurion theatre 11%
WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOLF - Theatre on the Bay 9%
RUINED - Market theatre 4%
SHIRLEY VALENTINE - Theatre on the Bay 4%
OOM BEY MY PA - Artscape 0

Best Scenic Design Of A Play Or Musical (Non-Professional)
Niall Girffin - ALL TOGETHER NOW - Theatre on the Bay 50%
Nadine Minnaar - SHIRLEY VALENTINE - Theatre on the Bay 31%
Craig Leo - THE SEAGULL - Theatre on the Bay 13%
Craig Leo - STUPID F*CKING BIRD - Theatre on the Bay 6%

Best Scenic Design Of A Play Or Musical (Professional)
Andrew Timm - CINDERELLA - PANTOMIME - Joburg Theatre 35%
Wolf Britz - FIREFLY - The Baxter 30%
Wolf Britz - WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF - Theatre on the Bay 25%
Brett de Groot - ELTON: THE EXPERIENCE - The Theatre Linden 10%
Amanda Bothma - MAD ABOUT THE BOYS - The Drama Factory 0
Amanda Bothma & Robin Palm - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - The Baxter Theatre 0

Best Sound Design Of A Play Or Musical (Professional)
Franco Prinsloo - PLESIERENGEL - Centurion theatre 61%
Dom Lennon - YOUR SONG - Theatre On The Bay 26%
Nathan Johannisen & Akhona Zizipho Nkinti - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - The Baxter Theatre 8%
Robert Hindley - OOM BEY MY PA - Artscape 5%

Best Supporting Performer In A Musical (Non-Professional)
Lericia van Zyl - GREASE THE MUSICAL - Theatre on the Square, Sandton 100%
Katiso Moloi - GREASE THE MUSICAL - Theatre on the Square, Sandton 0
Qhawe Soroshi - GREASE THE MUSICAL - Theatre on the Square, Sandton 0
Tumisha Nkadimeng - GREASE THE MUSICAL - Theatre on the Square, Sandton 0

Best Supporting Performer In A Musical (Professional)
Dolly Louw - CINDERELLA - PANTOMIME - Joburg Theatre 56%
Akhona Zizipho Nkinti - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - The Baxter Theatre 13%
Daniel Geddes - ELTON: THE EXPERIENCE - The Theatre Linden 13%
Kyle Grant - CINDERELLA - PANTOMIME - Joburg Theatre 13%
Louise Duhain - ELTON: THE EXPERIENCE - The Theatre Linden 6%
Dalindlebo Mgweba - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - The Baxter Theatre 0

Best Supporting Performer In A Play (Non-Professional)
Austin Tshikoso - THE SEAGULL - Theatre on the Bay 54%
Miguel De Sampaio - STUPID F*CKING BIRD - Theatre on the Bay 23%
Anna Olivier - STUPID F*CKING BIRD - Theatre on the Bay 15%
Shaun Saal - SO...THAT HAPPENED - Milnerton Playhouse 8%

Best Supporting Performer In A Play (Professional)
Berenice Barbier - WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOLF - Theatre on the Bay 29%
Natania van Heerden - WIE HYG SO - South african state theatre 20%
Sven Ruygrok - BEAUTY QUEEN ON LEENANE - t/heatre on the Square 17%
Gerben Kamper - WIE HYG SO - South african state theatre 14%
Hanli Rolfes - WIE HYG SO - South african Statr theatre 11%
Sanda Shandu - WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF - Theatre on the Bay 9%

Best Theatre For Young Audiences Production (Professional)
CINDERELLA - PANTOMIME - Joburg Theatre 57%
TALES OF THE BIG BAD WOLF - Kalk Bay Theatre 36%
JACKAL AND WOLF - The Guild Theatre 7%

Favorite Local Theatre (Professional)
Joburg Theatre 32%
Theatre on the Bay 32%
Theatre on the Square 23%
The Drama Factory 9%
The Guild Theatre 5%