The Winners of the First Annual Ghostlight Awards Are . . .

Sweet Jumpin’ You-Know-Who!

We got almost four thousand votes for the first annual Ghostlight Awards!

I just love it.  It just shows how much support and love there is for those that literally pull the curtain, light the lights, and serve those sippy cups.  It takes a lot more to put on a Broadway show than just the people on the stage or on the God mic.  But, I don’t need to tell you that, since the number of your votes prove that you know exactly what I’m talking about.

Ok, so those thousands of votes have been counted, and it’s time to announce the winners!

By your votes, the votes of the people, the winners of the first (but not the last) Ghostlight Awards are . . .

Best Box Office Staff Member:
Tim Moran – The Bridges of Madison County – The Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre

Best Child Guardian:
Jill Valentine – Annie – Palace Theatre

Best Company Manager:
Susan Sampliner – Wicked – Gershwin Theatre

Best Concessions/Bar Staff:
Jeremy Plyburn – The Book of Mormon – Eugene O’Neill Theatre

Best Dance Captain:
Brad Musgrove – Pippin – Music Box Theatre

Best Dresser:
Kathe Mull – Wicked – Gershwin Theatre

Best House Manager:
Michael Composto – The Book of Mormon – Eugene O’Neill Theatre

Best Merchandise Seller:
Paul Moon – Wicked – Gershwin Theatre

Best Musician:
Philip Fortenberry – Rocky – Winter Garden Theatre

Best Musical Director:
Brian Usifer – Kinky Boots – Al Hirschfeld Theatre

Best Stage Door Person:
Rose Alaio – Matilda – Shubert Theatre

Best Stagehand:
Jocelyn Smith – Beautiful: The Carole King Musical – The Stephen Sondheim Theatre

Best Stage Manager:
Lisa Dawn Cave – Rocky – Winter Garden Theatre

Best Usher:
Sarah Pauley – Beautiful: The Carole King Musical – The  Stephen Sondheim Theatre

Congratulations to you all!  Speech!  Speech!

What, you think because this is an online awards ceremony there can’t be acceptance speeches?  Oh, stay tuned, because we’re gonna have speeches.  These folks deserve to say something for all the hard work they do.

TO ALL THE WINNERS – Email me as soon as you can.

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