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Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Kansas City Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade!

The public submitted the nominees and voted for their favorites. Check out the results below!

The 2020 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards are presented by TodayTix.

Community theatre productions, student productions, and college productions were all included! (Please check respective category rules.) Eligibility was for productions which opened between 2011 and September 30th, 2020. Voting ran through December 31.

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Check Out The 2020 Kansas City Award Winners!

Arts Educator Of The Decade
Donna West

Best Dance Studio Of The Decade
Empire Dance Academy

Best Ensemble
LA BOHEME - Opera180 - 2019

Best Pre/Post Show Dining (Restaurant)
Mission Taco

Best Theatre Staff
Unicorn Theatre

Best Youth Theatre Camp/After School Program Of The Decade
Starlight Theatre

Costume Design of the Decade
Fran Kapono-Kuzila - MAMMA MIA! - Padgett Productions - 2019

Dancer Of The Decade
Stefanie Stevens - DAMN YANKEES - Theatre in the Park - 2013

Director of a Musical of the Decade
Guy Gardner - LEGALLY BLONDE:THE MUSICAL - The Barn Players - 2016

Director of a Play of the Decade
Katie Gilchrist - WHO'S HOLIDAY - Padgett Productions - 2020

Favorite Social Media
KC Rep

Fundraising Supporter Of The Decade
Rimann Liquors

Original Script Of The Decade
Vanessa Severo - FRIDA... A SELF-PORTRAIT - KC Rep - 2019

Performer Of The Decade
Kelly Urschel - NEWSIES - The White Theatre - 2018

Production Of A Musical Of The Decade
WHO'S YOUR BAGHDADDY? - Unicorn Theatre - 2019

Production Of A Play Of The Decade
WHO'S HOLIDAY - PADGETT PRODUCTIONS - 2020

Set Design Of The Decade
Richard Burt - SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION - The Barn Players - 2015

Sound Design of the Decade
John Story - THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION - Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre - 2019

Theatre Company Of The Decade
PADGETT PRODUCTIONS

Vocalist Of The Decade
Zoey Johnson - GREASE - Stageright Performing Arts - 2019

Volunteer Of The Decade
Darrington Clark


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