THE BEST OF 2013: ‘Favorite Performances by An Actor and Actress in a Musical′ by The Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts

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It’s that time of the year when everyone makes their list of favorites, and the staff of DCMetroTheaterArts, have selected their favorites of 2013. For the next week, we will be posting a new category every day with our list of our honorees.

You will have your chance too! In the COMMENT BOX please leave your list of performances and shows you would also like to personally give a standing ovation to.

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MUSICAL IN 2013 

Kurt Boehm. Photo by C. Stanley Photography.
Kurt Boehm in ‘The Full Monty.’ Photo by C. Stanley Photography.

(1) Kurt Boehm as Jerry Lukowski in The Full Monty at The Keegan Theatre.

(2) Peter Boyer as Scrooge in A Broadway Christmas Carol at MetroStage.

Jean Valjean (Neal Davidson) and Hana Jones (Cosette). Photo courtesy of Our Lady of Good Counsel High School.
Jean Valjean (Neal Davidson) and Hana Jones (Cosette). Photo courtesy of Our Lady of Good Counsel High School.

(3) Neal Davidson as Jean Valjean in Les Misérables at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School.

(4) Daniel Felton as Jean Valjean in Les Misérables at Toby’s Dinner Theatre.

(5) David Michael Felty as Jean Valjean in Les Misérables at Riverside Center Dinner Theater.

(6) Max Johnson as Angel DuMott Schunard in RENT School Edition at McLean High School Theatre Company.

(7) Matthew Kacergis as Melchior in Spring Awakening at Olney Theatre Center.

(8) Noah Kieserman as Usnavi in In the Heights at Act Two @ Levine.

(9) Bobby Libby as Leo Frank in Parade at Kensington Arts Theatre.

(10) Paul Luckenbaugh as Michael in One Night in New York! at The 2013 Capital Fringe Festival.

Sam Ludwig as Big Nate. Photo by Bruce Douglas.
Sam Ludwig as Big Nate. Photo by Bruce Douglas.

(11) Sam Ludwig as Nate in Big Nate, The Musical at Adventure Theatre MTC.

(12) Ben Lurye as Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar at Opera AACC (Anne Arundel College).

(13) Anthony Manough as Charlie “Bird” Parker in Ladies Swing the Blues at MetroStage.

(14) Eitan Mazia as Dan Goodman in Next to Normal at Act Two @ Levine.

(15) Paolo Montalban as The King in The King and I at Olney Theatre Center.

Javert (Lawrence B. Munsey) and Jean Valjean (Daniel Felton). Photo by Kirstine Christiansen.
Javert (Lawrence B. Munsey) and Jean Valjean (Daniel Felton). Photo by Kirstine Christiansen.

(16) Lawrence Munsey as Javert in Les Misérables at Toby’s Dinner Theatre.

(17) Paul Scanlan as the Emcee in Cabaret at The Keegan Theatre.

(18) Matthew Scott as Bobby in Company at Signature Theatre.

David Michael Felty (Jean Valjean) and Thomas Adrian Simpson (Javert). Photo courtesy of Riverside Center Dinner Theater.
David Michael Felty (Jean Valjean) and Thomas Adrian Simpson (Javert). Photo courtesy of Riverside Center Dinner Theater.

(19) Thomas Adrian Simpson as Javert in Les Misérables at Riverside Center Dinner Theater.

(20) Lou Steele as “HIM” in Marry Me a Little at Creative Cauldron.

Alex Stone (Left Front) and the cast of ‘RENT School Edition.’ Photo courtesy of McLean High School Theatre Company.
Alex Stone (Left Front) and the cast of ‘RENT School Edition.’ Photo courtesy of McLean High School Theatre Company.

(21) Alex Stone as Mark Cohen in RENT School Edition at McLean High School Theatre Company.

(22) Jeffrey Tarr as Osmund in Abduction at the Seraglio at the In Series.

 (23) Matthew Moose Thompson as Ensemble Member in Tomfoolery at Elden Street Players (now NextStop Theatre Company).

Dorothy (Awa Sal Secka), Kenneth L. Washington, Jr. (Lion), Ian A. Coleman (Tinman) and Kyle Louviere (Scarecrow). Photo courtesy of Monrgomery College College.
Dorothy (Awa Sal Secka), Kenneth L. Washington, Jr. (Lion), Ian A. Coleman (Tinman) and Kyle Louviere (Scarecrow). Photo courtesy of Monrgomery College College.

(24)  Kenneth L. Washington as The Cowardly Lion in The Wiz at Montgomery College  Summer Dinner Theatre.

(25) Sean Watkinson as Edgar/Bat Boy in Bat Boy The Musical at Act Two @ Levine.

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BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL IN 2013

Alison Block as Cassie. Photo by
Alison Block as Cassie. Photo by Peter Hill.

(1) Alison Block as Cassie in A Chorus Line at The Arlington Players.

(2) Adriana Chuchman as Magnolia Hawks, in Show Boat, at The Washington National Opera.

(3) Carolyn Cole as Makalo in Spin at Signature Theatre.

(4) Jeanine Collins as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard at Way Off Broadway.

Katie Gerard (Diana Goodman). Photo by Carmelita Watkinson.
Katie Gerard (Diana Goodman). Photo by Carmelita Watkinson.

(5) Sherri L. Edelen as Momma Rose in Gypsy at Signature Theatre.

(6) Katie Gerard as Diana Goodman in Next to Normal at Act Two @ Levine.

(7) Diana Huey as Kim in Miss Saigon at Signature Theatre.

(8) Malinda Markland  as Mother in Ragtime at Kensington Arts Theatre.

(9) Idina Menzel as Elizabeth in If/Then at the National Theatre.

Anya Randall Nebel as Caroline. Photo by Jacki Young.
Anya Randall Nebel as Caroline. Photo by Jacki Young.

(10) Anya Randall Nebel as Caroline in Caroline, or Change at at Elden Street Players (now NextStop Theatre Company).

(11) Maria Rizzo as Sally Bowles in Cabaret at The Keegan Theatre.

(12) Carley Rosefelt as Nina Rosario in In the Heights at Act Two @ Levine.

(13) Awa Sal Secka as Dorothy in The Wiz at Montgomery College Summer 2013 Dinner Theatre.

Dani Stoller, left, as HER, and Lou Steele as HIM. Photo by Margie Jervis.
Dani Stoller, left, as HER, and Lou Steele as HIM. Photo by Margie Jervis.

(14) Dani Stoller as “HER’ in Marry Me a Little at Creative Cauldron.

(15) Tracey Stephens as “The Woman Who Isn’t Scrooge” in A Broadway Christmas Carol at MetroStage.

Sally Struthers (Jeanette) in ‘The Full Monty.’ Photo by Suzanne Carr-Rossi.
Sally Struthers (Jeanette) in ‘The Full Monty.’ Photo by Suzanne Carr-Rossi.

(16) Sally Struthers as Jeanette in The Full Monty at Riverside Center Dinner Theater.

(17) Jolene Vettese as Diana Goodman in Next to Normal at Reston Community Players.

Eileen Ward (Anna) and the children. Photo by Sonia Matthew.
Eileen Ward (Anna) and the children. Photo by Sonia Matthew.

(18) Eileen Ward as Anna in The King and I at Olney Theatre Center.

(19) Lori Williams as Ella Fitzgerald in Ladies Swing the Blues at MetroStage.

Background- Louise (Laura Donnelly) and Herbie (Roger Schulman), and Rose (Shannon Wollman) . Photo courtesy of Cockpit in Court.
Background- Louise (Laura Donnelly) and Herbie (Roger Schulman), and Rose (Shannon Wollman) . Photo courtesy of Cockpit in Court.

(20) Shannon Wollman as Mama Rose in Gypsy at Cockpit in Court.

(21) Rachel York as Reno Sweeney in Anything Goes at The Kennedy Center.

(21)  Emily Zickler as Lucille Frank in Parade at Kensington Arts Theatre.

LINKS

DCMetroTheaterArts Staff’s 2013 Special Awards.

THE BEST OF 2013: ‘Favorite Musicals of 2013′ by The Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts.

THE BEST OF 2013: ‘Favorite Plays of 2013′ by The Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts.

THE BEST OF 2013: ‘Favorite Performances by An Actor and Actress in a Musical′ by The Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts.

THE BEST OF 2013: ‘Favorite Performances by An Actor and Actress in a Play′ by The Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts.

THE BEST OF 2013: ‘Favorite Supporting Actor and Actress in a Musical‘ by The Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts.

THE BEST OF 2013: ‘Favorite Supporting Actor and Actress in a Play′ by The Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts.

THE BEST OF 2013: ‘Favorite Directors of a Musical and Play′ by The Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts