2014 Atlanta Theater Fan Award Winners Announced

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Will Taylor, Douglas Williams, Shayne Kennon, Chris Dwan, and Tony Yazbeck in Harmony – A New Musical. Photo by Greg Mooney

Will Taylor, Douglas Williams, Shayne Kennon, Chris Dwan, and Tony Yazbeck in Harmony – A New Musical. Photo by Greg Mooney

The results are in and congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Atlanta Theater Fan Awards! This year includes two shows to sweep their nominated categories: The Alliance Theatre’s Harmony – A New Musical and Actor’s Express’ End of the Rainbow.

Actor's Express presents End of the Rainbow

Natasha Drena as Judy Garland. Photo by BreeAnne Clowdus

In fact, both top productions broke records for number of total wins for a single production. Winning Best Play and five other categories, End of the Rainbow becomes the first play to win six awards. With nine total wins including Best Musical, Harmony – A New Musical now holds the record for not only the most wins for a musical but also the most Atlanta Theater Fan Award wins for any production ever.

For the individual achievement categories, there are 15 first-time winners. However, this year represents the second win for Best Scenic Design for Leslie Taylor, winning for End of the Rainbow after a 2011 win for the Alliance Theatre’s August: Osage County. Additionally, this year marks Serenbe Playhouse’s second win for Best Family/Children’s Show with The Wonderful Wizard of Oz after winning in 2013 for The Velveteen Rabbit.

For a complete list of winners and nominees, please click here, or watch the video below.

Solely determined by fan voting, the Atlanta Theater Fan Awards recognize the public’s opinion for outstanding achievement for professional Atlanta-area theaters.