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Just in Time for Awards Season: Camp Broadway's Own 'Best of' Broadway Picks

Just-announced list presents top picks of 2013 from Broadway's official sponsor of theater-loving kids.

NEW YORK, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It's Awards Season– that time of year when theater-lovers tune in to learn which shows will win big when it comes to Broadway titles and talent. Camp Broadway now presents its own 'Best of' list, including unique categories specific to their specialty.

"Kids, families and theater-lovers of all ages always ask us what we think of Broadway's latest and greatest shows," says Hillary Reeves, Camp Broadway Communications Coordinator. "So, we compiled this list to let our community know what gets our stamp of approval this season. To create the Camp Broadway 'Best of the Season' list, we tapped into the expertise of our professional staff members who have extensive backgrounds and training in the Broadway arts."

From season premieres to long-running favorites, Camp Broadway presents these "Best of the Season" picks:


Best Show for a First Time Theater-Goer

Annie


Best Show for Theater-Going Teens

Pippin


Best Show for Audiences of All Ages

Motown the Musical


Best Musical

Matilda the Musical


Best Play

Peter and the Starcatcher


Best Ensemble

Matilda the Musical


Best Show for Parents' Night Out

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike


Young Performer of the Year

Johnny Rabe, Ralphie in A Christmas Story


Showstopper of the Year

Raymond Luke, Jr. and Darius Kaleb, Michael Jackson in Motown the Musical


Role Model of the Year

Billy Porter, Lola in Kinky Boots


Ingenue of the Year

Laura Osnes, Cinderella in Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella


Matinee Idol of the Year

Santino Fontana, Prince Topher in Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella


Leading Lady of the Year

Victoria Clark, Marie and the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella


Leading Man of the Year

Rob McClure, Charlie Chaplin in Chaplin


Legend of the Year

Andrea Martin, Berthe in Pippin


Favorite Classic

The Phantom of the Opera


Favorite Special Occasion

Wicked


Favorite Show for School Groups

Newsies


Favorite Spectacle

Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark

Camp Broadway is an active employer of Broadway industry professionals from company and stage managers to directors, choreographers, writers, designers, performers, teaching artists and master teachers. In addition to its accomplished staff, many Broadway legends and luminaries have been program guests, while some of Broadway's most distinguished artists have led master classes. Equally important, several of the camp's teaching assistants have moved on to major performing roles in Broadway shows in New York and tour nationally and internationally. Camp Broadway's senior management and creative teams consist of qualified specialists who bring their expertise, credentials and contacts to its programs.

For more information about Camp Broadway's upcoming summer youth programs, visit: http://www.campbroadway.com/camp-broadway-programs.

About Camp Broadway

CAMP BROADWAY® is dedicated to presenting programs that promote life-long learning through the performing arts. Camp Broadway has been the industry leader in theatre arts camps, educational programming and special events since 1995. It's hosted over 20,000 children from around the world at its summer camps and enabled over 350,000 students to attend a Broadway show as part of their Broadway-themed workshops. Camp Broadway is the recipient of the Ovation Award for Excellence from the Educational Theatre Association.

Hillary Reeves 
Communication Coordinator, Camp Broadway  
Email 
Main Office: 212-575-2929
Direct: (212) 575-6403

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