13-My TheatreEditor’s Note: Welcome to our first ever New York My Theatre Awards! Our trusty head NYC writer Theresa has compiled a list of the best and the brightest seen by any of our staff in New York between January 1 and December 31, 2013.

Vote for your favorites in the comments section below, via Twitter, on Facebook, or by emailing theresa.p@myentertainmentworld.ca.

And, as always, all nominees are invited to contact us to sign up to be a part of our annual Nominee Interview Series.

Without further ado, here are The 2013 My Theatre Award Nominees from New York City:

Best Supporting Actor in a Musical
Bertie Carvel (Matilda the Musical)
Gabriel Ebert (Matilda the Musical)
Terrence Mann (Pippin)

Best Supporting Actress in a Musical
Annaleigh Ashford (Kinky Boots)
Andrea Martin & Tovah Feldshuh (Pippin)
Rachel Bay Jones (Pippin)
Jill Paice (Matilda the Musical)
Jane Carr (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder)

Best Supporting Actor in a Play
Danny Burstein (The Snow Geese)
Billy Crudup (Waiting for Godot)
Alessandro Nivola (The Winslow Boy)
Brian J Smith (The Glass Menagerie)

Best Supporting Actress in a Play
Victoria Clark (The Snow Geese)
Deborah Rush (Women or Nothing)
Henny Russell (The Winslow Boy)

Best Actor in a Musical
Norbert Leo Butz (Big Fish)
Jefferson Mays (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder)
Billy Porter (Kinky Boots)
Stark Sands (Kinky Boots)
Matthew James Thomas (Pippin)

Best Actress in a Musical
Kate Baldwin (Big Fish)
Bailey Ryon, Milly Shapiro, Paige Brady, Ripley Sobo, Gabriella Pizzolo & Ava Ulloa (Matilda the Musical)
Patina Miller (Pippin)

Best Actor in a Play (Off-Broadway)
Jeff Blumenkrantz (Murder for Two)
Brett Ryback (Murder for Two)
Michael Zegen (Bad Jews)
Euan Morton (The Film Society)

Best Actress in a Play
Tracee Chimo (Bad Jews)
Cherry Jones (The Glass Menagerie)
Celia Keenan-Bolger (The Glass Menagerie)
Charlotte Parry (The Winslow Boy)

Best Actor in a Play (Broadway)
Ian McKellen (Waiting for Godot)
Patrick Stewart (Waiting for Godot)
Zachary Quinto (The Glass Menagerie)
Roger Rees (The Winslow Boy)
Mark Rylance (Richard III/Twelfth Night)

Best Musical
Kinky Boots
Matilda the Musical
Big Fish

Best Play
Bad Jews
The Glass Menagerie
Richard III/Twelfth Night
Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike
The Winslow Boy