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The Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards are audience chosen awards honoring the year's Broadway productions.

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2006Edit

  • Favorite New Broadway Musical: The Color Purple
  • Favorite New Broadway Play: The History Boys
  • Favorite Broadway Musical Revival: Sweeney Todd
  • Favorite Broadway Play Revival: The Odd Couple
  • Favorite New Off-Broadway Musical: See What I Wanna See
  • Favorite New Off-Broadway Play: Dog Sees God
  • Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Musical: Harry Connick, Jr., The Pajama Game
  • Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Musical: LaChanze, The Color Purple
  • Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Play: Ralph Fiennes, Faith Healer
  • Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Play: Julia Roberts, Three Days of Rain
  • Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Musical: Manoel Felciano, Sweeney Todd
  • Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Musical: Felicia P. Fields, The Color Purple
  • Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Play: Bradley Cooper, Three Days of Rain
  • Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Play: Cherry Jones, Faith Healer
  • Favorite Diva Performance: LaChanze, The Color Purple
  • Favorite Solo Performance: Sarah Jones, Bridge & Tunnel
  • Favorite Onstage Pair: Michael Cerveris & Patti LuPone, Sweeney Todd
  • Favorite Ensemble Cast: Sweeney Todd
  • Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Male): John Lloyd Young, Jersey Boys
  • Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Female): Felicia P. Fields, The Color Purple
  • Favorite Replacement (Male): Ben Vereen, Wicked
  • Favorite Replacement (Female): Eden Espinosa, Wicked
  • Favorite Long-Running Broadway Show: Wicked
  • Favorite Long-Running Off-Broadway Show: Altar Boyz
  • Favorite New Broadway Song: "Show Off," The Drowsy Chaperone

2007Edit

  • Favorite New Broadway Musical: Spring Awakening
  • Favorite New Broadway Play: The Coast of Utopia
  • Favorite Broadway Musical Revival: Les Misérables
  • Favorite Broadway Play Revival: Talk Radio
  • Favorite New Off-Broadway Musical: In the Heights
  • Favorite New Off-Broadway Play: My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish and I'm in Therapy
  • Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Musical: Jonathan Groff, Spring Awakening
  • Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Musical: Christine Ebersole, Grey Gardens
  • Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Play: Liev Schreiber, Talk Radio
  • Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Play: Angela Lansbury, Deuce
  • Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Musical: John Gallagher, Jr., Spring Awakening
  • Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Musical: Orfeh, Legally Blonde
  • Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Play: Ethan Hawke, The Coast of Utopia
  • Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Play: Tonya Pinkins, Radio Golf
  • Favorite Diva Performance: Kristin Chenoweth, The Apple Tree
  • Favorite Solo Performance: Vanessa Redgrave, The Year of Magical Thinking
  • Favorite Onstage Pair: Jonathan Groff & Lea Michele, Spring Awakening
  • Favorite Ensemble Cast: Spring Awakening
  • Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Male): Jonathan Groff, Spring Awakening
  • Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Female): Lea Michele, Spring Awakening
  • Favorite Replacement (Male): John Tartaglia, Beauty and the Beast
  • Favorite Replacement (Female): Fantasia Barrino, The Color Purple
  • Favorite New Broadway Song: "Omigod, You Guys," Legally Blonde
  • Favorite Long-Running Broadway Show: Wicked
  • Favorite Long-Running Off-Broadway Show: Altar Boyz

2008Edit

  • Favorite New Broadway Musical: Young Frankenstein
  • Favorite New Broadway Play: August: Osage County
  • Favorite Broadway Musical Revival: South Pacific
  • Favorite Broadway Play Revival: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
  • Favorite New Off-Broadway Musical: Next to Normal
  • Favorite New Off-Broadway Play: The Receptionist
  • Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Musical: Roger Bart, Young Frankenstein
  • Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Musical: Patti LuPone, Gypsy
  • Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Play: Patrick Stewart, Macbeth
  • Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Play: Jennifer Garner, Cyrano de Bergerac
  • Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Musical: Christopher Fitzgerald, Young Frankenstein
  • Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Musical: Megan Mullally, Young Frankenstein
  • Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Play: Raúl Esparza, The Homecoming
  • Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Play: Phylicia Rashad, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
  • Favorite Diva Performance: Patti LuPone, Gypsy
  • Favorite Solo Performance: Laurence Fishburne, Thurgood
  • Favorite Onstage Pair: Roger Bart & Sutton Foster, Young Frankenstein
  • Favorite Ensemble Cast: Grease
  • Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Male): Lin-Manuel Miranda, In the Heights
  • Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Female): Sierra Boggess, The Little Mermaid
  • Favorite Replacement (Male): Clay Aiken, Spamalot
  • Favorite Replacement (Female): Hannah Waddingham, Spamalot
  • Favorite New Broadway Song: "In the Heights," In the Heights
  • Favorite Long-Running Broadway Show: Spamalot
  • Favorite Long-Running Off-Broadway Show: Forbidden Broadway

2009Edit

  • Favorite New Broadway Musical: Billy Elliot
  • Favorite New Broadway Play: God of Carnage
  • Favorite Broadway Musical Revival: Hair
  • Favorite Broadway Play Revival: Equus
  • Favorite New Off-Broadway Musical: Saved
  • Favorite New Off-Broadway Play: Reasons to be pretty
  • Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Musical: Gavin Creel, Hair
  • Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Musical: Alice Ripley, Next to Normal
  • Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Play: Daniel Radcliffe, Equus
  • Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Play: Jane Fonda, 33 Variations
  • Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Musical: Aaron Tveit, Next to Normal
  • Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Musical: Karen Olivo, West Side Story
  • Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Play: Patrick Wilson, All My Sons
  • Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Play: Angela Lansbury, Blithe Spirit
  • Favorite Diva Performance: Sutton Foster, Shrek the Musical
  • Favorite Solo Performance: Lorenzo Pisoni, Humor Abuse
  • Favorite Onstage Pair: Gavin Creel & Will Swenson, Hair
  • Favorite Ensemble Cast:
  • Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Male): Daniel Radcliffe, Equus
  • Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Female): Kerry Ellis, Wicked
  • Favorite Replacement (Male): Hunter Parrish, Spring Awakening
  • Favorite Replacement (Female): Laura Osnes, South Pacific
  • Favorite Long-Running Broadway Show: Wicked
  • Favorite Long-Running Off-Broadway Show: Altar Boyz
  • Favorite New Broadway Song: "Get Out and Stay Out," 9 to 5

2010Edit

  • Favorite New Broadway Musical: The Addams Family
  • Favorite New Broadway Play: Next Fall
  • Favorite Broadway Musical Revival: Promises, Promises
  • Favorite Broadway Play Revival: Lend Me a Tenor
  • Favorite New Off-Broadway Musical: Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
  • Favorite New Off-Broadway Play: Love, Loss, and What I Wore
  • Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Musical: John Gallagher Jr., American Idiot
  • Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Musical: Kristin Chenoweth, Promises, Promises
  • Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Play: Jude Law, Hamlet
  • Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Play: Laura Benanti, In the Next Room, or The Vibrator Play
  • Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Musical: Kevin Chamberlin, The Addams Family
  • Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Musical: Angela Lansbury, A Little Night Music
  • Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Play: Brian d'Arcy James, Time Stands Still
  • Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Play: Scarlett Johansson, A View From the Bridge
  • Favorite Diva Performance: Kristin Chenoweth, Promises, Promises
  • Favorite Solo Performance: Carrie Fisher, Wishful Drinking
  • Favorite Onstage Pair: Nathan Lane & Bebe Neuwirth, The Addams Family
  • Favorite Ensemble Performance: American Idiot
  • Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Male): Sean Hayes, Promises, Promises
  • Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Female): Krysta Rodriguez, The Addams Family
  • Favorite Replacement (Male): Kyle Dean Massey, Next to Normal
  • Favorite Replacement (Female): Mandy Gonzalez, Wicked
  • Favorite Long-Running Broadway Show: Wicked
  • Favorite Long-Running Off-Broadway Show: Blue Man Group
  • Favorite New Broadway Song: "Memphis Lives In Me," Memphis

2011Edit

  • Favorite Musical: Sister Act
  • Favorite Play: War Horse
  • Favorite Musical Revival: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  • Favorite Play Revival: Driving Miss Daisy
  • Favorite Long-Running Show: Wicked
  • Favorite Tour: Wicked
  • Favorite Actor in a Musical: Daniel Radcliffe, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  • Favorite Actress in a Musical: Sutton Foster, Anything Goes
  • Favorite Actor in a Play: Robin Williams, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
  • Favorite Actress in a Play: Judith Light, Lombardi
  • Favorite Diva Performance: Nick Adams, Priscilla Queen of the Desert
  • Favorite Funny Performance: John Larroquette, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  • Favorite Onstage Pair: John Larroquette & Daniel Radcliffe, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  • Favorite Breakthrough Performance: Nick Adams, Priscilla Queen of the Desert
  • Favorite Replacement: Billie Joe Armstrong, American Idiot
  • Favorite Song: "I Believe," The Book of Mormon

2012Edit

  • Favorite New Musical: Newsies
  • Favorite New Play: Peter and the Starcatcher
  • Favorite Musical Revival: Godspell
  • Favorite Play Revival: Death of a Salesman
  • Favorite Long-Running Show: Wicked
  • Favorite Tour: Wicked
  • Favorite Actor in a Musical: Jeremy Jordan, Newsies
  • Favorite Actress in a Musical: Laura Osnes, Bonnie & Clyde
  • Favorite Actor in a Play: Alan Rickman, Seminar
  • Favorite Actress in a Play: Celia Keenan-Bogler, Peter and the Starcatcher
  • Favorite Diva Performance: Patti LuPone, An Evening with Patti LuPone & Mandy Patinkin
  • Favorite Funny Performance: Christian Borle, Peter and the Starcatcher
  • Favorite Onstage Pair: Jeremy Jordan & Kara Lindsay, Newsies
  • Favorite Breakthrough Performance: Andrew Garfield, Death of a Salesman
  • Favorite Replacement: Darren Criss, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  • Favorite Song: "Something To Believe In," Newsies

2013Edit

  • Favorite New Musical: Kinky Boots (Book by Harvey Fierstein; Music and Lyrics by Cyndi Lauper)
  • Favorite New Play: Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Richard Greenberg
  • Favorite Musical Revival: Annie
  • Favorite Play Revival: Macbeth
  • Favorite Long-Running Show: Wicked
  • Favorite Tour: Wicked
  • Favorite Actor in a Musical: Billy Porter, Kinky Boots
  • Favorite Actress in a Musical: Laura Osnes, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella
  • Favorite Actor in a Play: Alan Cumming, Macbeth
  • Favorite Actress in a Play: Bette Midler, I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers
  • Favorite Diva Performance: Stephanie J. Block, The Mystery Of Edwin Drood
  • Favorite Funny Performance: Annaleigh Ashford, Kinky Boots
  • Favorite Onstage Pair: Santino Fontana & Laura Osnes, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella
  • Favorite Breakthrough Performance: Bertie Carvel, Matilda
  • Favorite Replacement: Sierra Boggess, The Phantom of the Opera
  • Favorite New Song: "When I Grow Up" – Matilda (Music and Lyrics by Tim Minchin)

2014Edit

  • Favorite New Musical: If/Then (Book & Lyrics by Brian Yorkey; Music by Tom Kitt)
  • Favorite New Play: Act One by James Lapine
  • Favorite Musical Revival: Les Misérables
  • Favorite Play Revival: The Glass Menagerie
  • Favorite Long-Running Show: Wicked
  • Favorite Tour: Wicked
  • Favorite Leading Actor in a Musical: Neil Patrick Harris, Hedwig and the Angry Inch
  • Favorite Leading Actress in A Musical: Idina Menzel, If/Then
  • Favorite Featured Actor in A Musical: Anthony Rapp, If/Then
  • Favorite Featured Actress in A Musical: LaChanze, If/Then
  • Favorite Leading Actor in A Play: Daniel Radcliffe, The Cripple of Inishmaan
  • Favorite Leading Actress in A Play: Audra McDonald, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill
  • Favorite Featured Actor in A Play: Jim Norton, Of Mice and Men
  • Favorite Featured Actress in A Play: Celia Keenan-Bolger, The Glass Menagerie
  • Favorite Diva Performance: Neil Patrick Harris, Hedwig and the Angry Inch
  • Favorite Funny Performance: Neil Patrick Harris, Hedwig and the Angry Inch
  • Favorite Onstage Pair: Idina Menzel & James Snyder, If/Then
  • Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Male): Andy Mientus, Les Misérables
  • Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Female): Courtney Reed, Aladdin
  • Favorite Replacement (Male): Derek Klena, Wicked
  • Favorite Replacement (Female): Lindsay Mendez, Wicked
  • Favorite New Song: “Here I Go” - If/Then (Music by Tom Kitt, Lyrics by Brian Yorkey)

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CeremoniesEdit

Audiences who have attended Broadway shows vote for their top five choices in each category, and the five most popular votes become that categories' nominee. The same people then vote from that group of five, and the final choice becomes that categories' winner. However, the nominee voting was not added until 2005, and initially people only voted once. After the voting, the winners are announced in an online Broadway.com article, and a VIP awards ceremony and cocktail reception has been held annually since 2011 about a week afterwards. Although the event is not open to the public, Broadway.com reporters to film interviews with the winners, who are also photographed with their awards. However, they don't get to keep their awards just yet, as they are taken away to be engraved. They are mailed to each winner's respective theater about a week afterwards.[citation needed]