Touring trophies for ‘Ragtime,’ ‘Edna’

Pittu, Pitre also win road honors

See the full winners list

“Ragtime” was named best musical and “Dame Edna: The Royal Tour” best play as the League of American Theatres & Producers announced the winners of the inaugural National Broadway Theater Awards, to be presented Monday at the Supper Club in New York City.

The awards, honoring performers and creative talent involved with touring Broadway shows, are the first national theater kudos with voting conducted via the Internet. Nearly 15,000 theatergoers registered to vote.

Thirty Broadway shows touring during the 2000-01 season were eligible to participate.

And the winners are…


“Ragtime” (producer: SFX Theatrical Group)


“Dame Edna: The Royal Tour” (author: Barry Humphries; producers: Leonard Soloway, Chase Mishkin, Steven M. Levy, Jonathan Reinis)

Actor in a musical

David Pittu, “Parade”

Actor in a play

Barry Humphries, “Dame Edna: The Royal Tour”

Actress in a musical

Louise Pitre, “Mamma Mia!”

Actress in a play

Sherri Parker Lee, “The Vagina Monologues

Song in a musical

” ‘Til We Reach That Day,” from “Ragtime” (music: Stephen Flaherty, lyrics: Lynn Ahrens)


“Les Miserables” (music: Claude-Michel Schonberg, lyrics: Alain Boublil, English lyrics: Herbert Kretzmer)


Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall, “Cabaret”


Bob Fosse, “Fosse”

Visual presentation

“Beauty and the Beast” (scenic design, Stanley A. Meyer; lighting design, Natasha Katz)


Ann Hould-Ward, “Beauty and the Beast”