"...A total of 40 productions from 24 companies won nominations in 23 categories covering musicals, non-musical plays, and productions for children. Leading the way was the Zilker Theatre Productions staging of Big River (12 nominations, including Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Director of a Musical for Rod Caspers, and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical nods to Mike Bradecich for his Huck Finn and Virdell Williams Jr..."
"...In Virdell Williams Jr., cast as the escaping slave Jim, the musical has an actor whose voice soars into the Austin sky. Mike Bradecich is an amiable Huck, also possessed of a fine voice, piloting his story down the dreamy waters of the Mississippi..."
"...Mike Bradecich, Big River..."
"...Outstanding Lead Actor in a MusicalMike Bradecich (Big River)..."