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Dear Evan Hansen, Stephanie J. Block, Christian Borle, Laura Dreyfuss, Bette Midler Lead Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards

Dear Evan Hansen, Stephanie J. Block, Christian Borle, Laura Dreyfuss, Bette Midler Lead Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards

Nominations in 22 competitive categories for the Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards were announced today by actress Cobie Smulders on the hit Broadway.com daily series “Live at Five.” The nominees were selected by fans who voted for all eligible candidates in a comprehensive Broadway.com survey. Nominated candidates will have the opportunity to be voted for online by fans celebrating the “People’s Choice Awards” for Broadway.

This year, Dear Evan Hansen and Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 top the list of the most nominated musicals while Significant Other and The Glass Menagerie were among the most nominated plays. Broadway newcomers Cobie Smulders and Denée Benton received nominations in addition to Broadway vets including Patti LuPone, Christian Borle, Kristin Chenoweth, and Nathan Lane.  For the ninth year in a row, Wicked has been nominated as “Favorite Long Running Show,” defending the eight-year title it currently holds. 

In its 17th year, the Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards celebrates the fan favorites of the season by giving the vote to the people.  The voting period begins Monday, May 8th at 5pm and will conclude on Wednesday, May 17th at 11:59pm.  Voting is open to everyone and can be completed by visiting Broadway.com/awards.  Winners in each category will be announced on May 19th.

 

Voting takes place from May 8th at 5pm – May 17th at 11:59pm at: www.Broadway.com/awards

Nominations for the 2017 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards
Presented by Broadway.com 

Favorite New Musical

Amelie

Anastasia

Bandstand

Come From Away

Dear Evan Hansen

Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

Favorite New Play

A Doll’s House, Part 2

Indecent

Oh, Hello on Broadway

Oslo

The Play That Goes Wrong

Significant Other

Favorite Musical Revival

Cats

Falsettos

Hello, Dolly!

Miss Saigon

Sunday in the Park with George

Sunset Boulevard

Favorite Play Revival

An Act of God

The Front Page

The Glass Menagerie

The Little Foxes

Present Laughter

Six Degrees of Separation

Favorite Long-Running Show

The Book of Mormon

Hamilton

Kinky Boots

The Lion King

Waitress

Wicked

Favorite Tour

The Book of Mormon

Finding Neverland

Fun Home

Rent

Something Rotten!

Wicked

Favorite Leading Actor In A Musical

Christian Borle, Falsettos

Corey Cott, Bandstand

Josh Groban, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

Jake Gyllenhaal, Sunday in the Park with George

Andy Karl, Groundhog Day

Ben Platt, Dear Evan Hansen

Favorite Leading Actress In A Musical

Christy Altomare, Anastasia

Annaleigh Ashford, Sunday in the Park with George

Denée Benton, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

Bette Midler, Hello, Dolly!

Laura Osnes, Bandstand

Phillipa Soo, Amelie

Favorite Leading Actor In A Play

Gideon Glick, Significant Other

Sean Hayes, An Act of God

Kevin Kline, Present Laughter

Nick Kroll, Oh, Hello on Broadway

Joe Mantello, The Glass Menagerie

Mark Ruffalo, The Price

Favorite Leading Actress In A Play

Cate Blanchett, The Present

Sally Field, The Glass Menagerie

Allison Janney, Six Degrees of Separation

Diane Lane, The Cherry Orchard

Laura Linney, The Little Foxes

Laurie Metcalf, A Doll’s House, Part 2

Favorite Featured Actor In A Musical

Gavin Creel, Hello, Dolly!

Mike Faist, Dear Evan Hansen

Ramin Karimloo, Anastasia

Derek Klena, Anastasia

Andrew Rannells, Falsettos

Will Roland, Dear Evan Hansen

Favorite Featured Actress In A Musical

Brittain Ashford, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

Stephanie J. Block, Falsettos

Jenn Colella, Come From Away

Laura Dreyfuss, Dear Evan Hansen

Rachel Bay Jones, Dear Evan Hansen

Jennifer Laura Thompson, Dear Evan Hansen

Favorite Featured Actor In A Play

Michael Aranov, Oslo

Anthony Azizi, Oslo

John Behlmann, Significant Other

Danny DeVito, The Price

Nathan Lane, The Front Page

Finn Wittrock, The Glass Menagerie

Favorite Featured Actress In A Play

Rebecca Naomi Jones, Significant Other

Celia Keenan-Bolger, The Cherry Orchard

Lindsay Mendez, Significant Other

Cynthia Nixon, The Little Foxes

Sherie Rene Scott, The Front Page

Cobie Smulders, Present Laughter

Favorite Funny Performance

Stephanie J. Block, Falsettos

John Bolton, Anastasia

Christian Borle, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Andy Karl, Groundhog Day

Bette Midler, Hello, Dolly!

Will Roland, Dear Evan Hansen

Favorite Diva Performance

Stephanie J. Block, Falsettos

Kristin Chenoweth, My Love Letter to Broadway

Glenn Close, Sunset Boulevard

Patti LuPone, War Paint

Bette MIdler, Hello, Dolly!

Laura Osnes, Bandstand

Favorite Onstage Pair

Christy Altomare and Derek Klena, Anastasia

Annaleigh Ashford and Jake Gyllenhaal, Sunday in the Park with George

Denée Benton and Lucas Steele, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

Laura Dreyfuss and Ben Platt, Dear Evan Hansen

Christian Borle and Andrew Rannells, Falsettos

Corey Cott and Laura Osnes, Bandstand

Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Male)

Jon Jon Briones, Miss Saigon

Mike Faist, Dear Evan Hansen

Jake Ryan Flynn/Ryan Foust/Ryan Sell, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Will Roland, Dear Evan Hansen

Anthony Rosenthal, Falsettos

Lucas Steele, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Female)

Brittain Ashford, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

Denée Benton, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

Savvy Crawford, Amelie

Laura Dreyfuss, Dear Evan Hansen

Kristolyn Lloyd, Dear Evan Hansen

Eva Noblezada, Miss Saigon

Favorite Replacement (Male)

Will Chase, Something Rotten!

Brandon Victor Dixon, Hamilton

Jordan Fisher, Hamilton

Todrick Hall, Kinky Boots

Brian d’Arcy James, Hamilton

Javier Munoz, Hamilton

Favorite Replacement (Female)

Sara Bareilles, Waitress

Alysha Desiorieaux, Hamilton

Mandy Gonzalez, Hamilton

Heather Headley, The Color Purple

Lexi Lawson, Hamilton

Jenna Ushkowitz, Waitress

Favorite New Song

“Charming” – Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

“For Forever” – Dear Evan Hansen

“Only Us” – Dear Evan Hansen

“Requiem” – Dear Evan Hansen

“Waving Through a Window” – Dear Evan Hansen

“You Will Be Found” – Dear Evan Hansen

Shows With Multiple Nominations

Dear Evan Hansen – 18

Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 – 9

Hamilton – 8

Falsettos – 7

Anastasia – 6

Bandstand – 5

Hello, Dolly! – 5

Significant Other – 5

The Glass Menagerie – 4

Sunday in the Park with George – 4

Amelie – 3

The Front Page – 3

The Little Foxes – 3

Miss Saigon – 3

Oslo – 3

Present Laughter – 3

Waitress – 3

An Act of God – 2

The Book of Mormon – 2

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – 2

The Cherry Orchard – 2

Come From Away – 2

A Doll’s House, Part 2 – 2

Groundhog Day – 2

Kinky Boots – 2

Oh, Hello on Broadway – 2

Six Degrees of Separation – 2

Something Rotten! – 2

Sunset Boulevard – 2

Wicked – 2

Performers With Multiple Nominations

Stephanie J. Block – 3

Christian Borle – 3

Laura Dreyfuss – 3

Bette Midler – 3

Laura Osnes – 3

Will Roland – 3

Christy Altomare – 2

Annaleigh Ashford – 2

Brittain Ashford – 2

Denée Benton – 2

Corey Cott – 2

Mike Faist – 2

Jake Gyllenhaal – 2

Andy Karl – 2

Derek Klena – 2

Ben Platt – 2

Andrew Rannells – 2

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Suzanna, co-owns and publishes the newspaper Times Square Chronicles or T2C. At one point a working actress, she has performed in numerous productions in film, TV, cabaret and theatre. She has performed at The New Orleans Jazz festival, The United Nations and Carnegie Hall. Currently she has a screenplay in the works, which she developed with her mentor and friend the late Arthur Herzog. She was the Broadway Informer on the all access cable TV Show “The New Yorkers,” soon to be “The Tourist Channel.” email: suzanna@t2conline.com

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