Who won in 2013 BroadwayWorld PH awards


Posted at Jan 09 2014 01:28 PM | Updated as of Jan 09 2014 09:52 PM

Pinky Amador as the French singer Edith Piaf. Photo from the Facebook page of Atlantis Productions

MANILA – BroadwayWorld.com recently released the Filipino winners for its 2013 theater awards.

The website, which was launched around 10 years ago, is known for its vote-based BroadwayWorld.com Awards.

Actress G Tongi won the Best Featured Actress in a Play award for her theater debut in Atlantis Productions’ “Piaf” as film legend Marlene Dietrich. The play’s lead star, Pinky Amador, was named Best Actress.

Winning Best Actor in a Play is Anton Juan for World Theater and Music Project’s “The Maids,” with Alexander Cortez for Dulaang UP’s “Collection” as Best Featured Actor.

For musicals, Anton Posadas of Trumpets’ “The Bluebird of Happiness” won Best Actor, while Isay Alvarez of Spotlight Artists Centre’s “Katy” was named Best Actress.

Terrence Guillermo of Green Wings Entertainment’s “Lorenzo” and Lynn Sherman of “The Bluebird of Happiness,” meanwhile, won Best Featured Actor and Actress in a Musical, respectively.

Former Kapamilya actor Tom Rodriguez bagged the Best Crossover Artist award for his successful transition from mainstream television to theater via Atlantis Productions’ “Aladdin.”

Below is the complete list of Filipino winners in the 2013 BroadwayWorld.com Awards, as published on its website:

Best Actor (Musical)
Anton Posadas - The Bluebird of Happiness - Trumpets

Best Actor (Play)
Anton Juan - The Maids - World Theatre and Music Project

Best Actress (Musical)
Isay Alvarez - Katy - Spotlight Artists Centre

Best Actress (Play)
Pinky Amador - Piaf - Atlantis Productions

Best Book, Lyrics for a Filipino Musical (New/Revival)
Luigi Nacario - Hansel and Gretel - Kids Acts Philippines

Best Choreography (Musical)
Nancy Crowe - The Bluebird of Happiness - Trumpets

Best Costume Design (Musical/Play)
Gino Gonzales - Lorenzo - Green Wings Entertainment

Best Crossover Artist (Mainstream to Theater)
Tom Rodriguez - Disney's Aladdin - Atlantis Productions

Best Direction of a Musical
Jaime del Mundo - The Bluebird of Happiness - Trumpets

Best Direction of a Play
Jose Estrella - Adarna - Dulaang UP

Best Featured Actor (Musical)
Terence Guillermo - Lorenzo - Green Wings Entertainment

Best Featured Actor (Play)
Alexander Cortez - Collection - Dulaang UP

Best Featured Actress (Musical)
Lynn Sherman - The Bluebird of Happiness - Trumpets

Best Featured Actress (Play)
G Tongi - Piaf - Atlantis Productions

Best Filipino Musical (New/Revival)
The Bluebird of Happiness - Trumpets

Best Filipino Play (New/Revival)
Banwa! - Department of Humanities-UPLB

Best International Touring Production (Musical/Play)
The Grufallo - ABA Productions

Best Lighting Design (Musical/Play)
John Batalla - Collection - Dulaang UP

Best Locally Produced Broadway Show (Musical/Play)
Disney's Tarzan - Viva Atlantis Theatricals

Best Music for a Filipino Musical (New/Revival)
Rony Fortich - The Bluebird of Happiness - Trumpets

Best Musical Direction (Musical)
Mon Faustino, Rony Fortich, Sweet Plantado - The Bluebird of Happiness - Trumpets

Best Scenic Design (Musical/Play)
Mio Infante - The Bluebird of Happiness - Trumpets

Best Sound Design (Musical/Play)
Rards Corpus - Lorenzo - Green Wings Entertainment

Best Theater Company
Kids Acts Philippines

Best Theatrical Venue
CCP Main Theater