The Lion King and Ragtime Tie for Top EW Theatre Awards

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Anyone wondering who will prevail at the Tonys, The Lion King or Ragtime, won't get any clues from the EW Theatre Awards results. The two shows tied for annual the best musical prize.

Anyone wondering who will prevail at the Tonys, The Lion King or Ragtime, won't get any clues from the EW Theatre Awards results. The two shows tied for annual the best musical prize.

These are the fourth annual awards for EW Magazine, an arts and entertainment publication out of the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. area. Recipients of the 1998 Outstanding Achievement in Theatre Awards are actress, director, and choreographer Debbie Allen, composer Cy Coleman, and director and designer Julie Taymor.

A complete list of winners follows:

BROADWAY: BEST MUSICAL
The Lion King and Ragtime

BEST DIRECTION OF A MUSICAL
Julie Taymor, The Lion King OUTSTANDING BOOK FOR A MUSICAL
Terrence McNally, Ragtime

OUTSTANDING SCORE
Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens, Ragtime

OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHY
Graciela Daniele, Ragtime

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN
Donald Holder, The Lion King

OUTSTANDING SET DESIGN
Eugene Lee, Ragtime

OUTSTANDING SOUND DESIGN
Tony Meola, The Lion King

OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN
Julie Taymor, The Lion King

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Brian Stokes Mitchell, Ragtime

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Betty Buckley, Triumph of Love

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Norm Lewis, Side Show

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Tsidii Le Loka, The Lion King

TOURING PRODUCTIONS: OUTSTANDING MUSICAL
Ragtime

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A PLAY OR MUSICAL
Michael Rupert, Ragtime

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A PLAY OR MUSICAL
Simone, Rent

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A PLAY OR MUSICAL
Stephen Alexander, Rent

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A PLAY OR MUSICAL
Darlesia Cearcy, Ragtime

OUTSTANDING DIRECTION OF A PLAY OR MUSICAL
Frank Galati, Ragtime

REGIONAL PRODUCTIONS:

OUTSTANDING PLAY OR MUSICAL
The Woman in Black, Center Stage

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A PLAY OR MUSICAL
The Flying Karamozov Brothers, Room Service, Arena Stage

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A PLAY OR MUSICAL
Myra Carter, Les Blancs, Center Stage

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A PLAY OR MUSICAL
Laurence O'Dwyer, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Center Stage

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A PLAY OR MUSICAL
Karen Kandel, House Arrest: First Edition, Arena Stage

OUTSTANDING DIRECTION OF A PLAY OR MUSICAL

Tim Vasen, The Woman in Black, Center Stage

OUTSTANDING SET DESIGN
Hugh Landwehr, The Woman in Black, Center Stage

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN
Mark McCollough, The Woman in Black, Center Stage

OUTSTANDING SOUND DESIGN
John Gromada, The Woman in Black, Center Stage

OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN<br> Constance Hoffman, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Center Stage

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