The Favorites of the Fans

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2009

Complete list of nominees follows. Winners are indicated with asterisks.

Favorite New Broadway Musical
9 to 5
*Billy Elliot
Next to Normal

Shrek the Musical
[title of show]

Favorite New Broadway Play
33 Variations
Dividing the Estate
*God of Carnage
Reasons to Be Pretty
You're Welcome America. A Final Night with George W. Bush

Favorite Broadway Musical Revival
Guys and Dolls
*Hair
Pal Joey
West Side Story

Favorite Broadway Play Revival
All My Sons
Blithe Spirit
*Equus
Speed-the-Plow
Waiting for Godot

Favorite New Off-Broadway Musical
Happiness
The Marvelous Wonderettes
Rooms: A Rock Romance
*Saved
The Toxic Avenger

Favorite New Off-Broadway Play
Becky Shaw
Port Authority
*Reasons to Be Pretty
Ruined
Why Torture is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them

Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Musical
David Alvarez/Trent Kowalik/Kiril Kulish, Billy Elliot
Matt Cavenaugh, West Side Story
*Gavin Creel, Hair
Brian d'Arcy James, Shrek the Musical

J. Robert Spencer, Next to Normal

Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Musical
Stephanie J. Block, 9 to 5
Sutton Foster, Shrek the Musical
Megan Hilty, 9 to 5
Allison Janney, 9 to 5
*Alice Ripley, Next to Normal

Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Play
Raul Esparza, Speed-the-Plow
Will Ferrell, You're Welcome America. A Final Night with George W. Bush
Nathan Lane, Waiting for Godot
*Daniel Radcliffe, Equus
Geoffrey Rush, Exit the King

Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Play
Christine Ebersole, Blithe Spirit
*Jane Fonda, 33 Variations
Marcia Gay Harden, God of Carnage
Mary Louise-Parker, Hedda Gabler
Susan Sarandon, Exit the King

Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Musical
Gregory Jbara, Billy Elliot
Marc Kudisch, 9 to 5
Christopher Sieber, Shrek the Musical
Will Swenson, Hair
*Aaron Tveit, Next to Normal

Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Musical
Susan Blackwell, [title of show]
Heidi Blickenstaff, [title of show]
Jennifer Damiano, Next to Normal
Haydn Gwynne, Billy Elliot
*Karen Olivo, West Side Story

Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Play
Michael Cerveris, Hedda Gabler
John Glover, Waiting for Godot
John Goodman, Waiting for Godot
Steven Pasquale, Reasons to Be Pretty
*Patrick Wilson, All My Sons

Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Play
Lauren Ambrose, Exit the King
Katie Holmes, All My Sons
*Angela Lansbury, Blithe Spirit
Andrea Martin, Exit the King
Kate Mulgrew, Equus

Favorite Diva Performance
Heidi Blickenstaff, [title of show]
Stephanie J. Block, 9 to 5
*Sutton Foster, Shrek the Musical
Karen Olivo, West Side Story
Alice Ripley, Next to Normal

Favorite Solo Performance
Mike Birbiglia, Sleepwalk With Me
Frank Blocker, Southern Gothic Novel
Mike Daisey, If You See Something, Say Something
*Lorenzo Pisoni, Humor Abuse
Campbell Scott, The Atheist

Favorite Onstage Pair
Daniel Breaker & Brian d'Arcy James, Shrek the Musical
Matt Cavenaugh & Josefina Scaglione, West Side Story
*Gavin Creel & Will Swenson, Hair
Sutton Foster & Brian d'Arcy James, Shrek the Musical
Alice Ripley & J. Robert Spencer, Next to Normal

Favorite Ensemble Cast
13
God of Carnage
Hair
Rock of Ages
*[title of show]

Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Male)
David Alvarez/Trent Kowalik/Kiril Kulish, Billy Elliot
Hunter Bell, [title of show]
*Daniel Radcliffe, Equus
Aaron Tveit, Next to Normal
Will Swenson, Hair

Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Female)
Susan Blackwell, [title of show]
Heidi Blickenstaff, [title of show]
Jennifer Damiano, Next to Normal
*Kerry Ellis, Wicked
Josefina Scaglione, West Side Story

Favorite Replacement (Male)
Norbert Leo Butz, Speed-the-Plow
William H. Macy, Speed-the-Plow
Javier Munoz, In the Heights
*Hunter Parrish, Spring Awakening
Aaron Tveit, Wicked

Favorite Replacement (Female)
Heidi Blickenstaff, The Little Mermaid
Eden Espinosa, Rent
Beth Leavel, Young Frankenstein
*Laura Osnes, South Pacific
Tracie Thoms, Rent

Favorite Long-Running Broadway Show
Avenue Q
In the Heights
The Phantom of the Opera
South Pacific
*Wicked

Favorite Long-Running Off-Broadway Show
*Altar Boyz
Blue Man Group
The Fantasticks
Naked Boys Singing!
Stomp

Favorite New Broadway Song
"A Way Back to Then," [title of show]
"Electricity," Billy Elliot
*"Get Out and Stay Out," 9 to 5
"Nine People's Favorite Thing," [title of show]

"Superboy and the Invisible Girl," Next to Normal

 

ACCEPTANCE SPEECHES

Acceptance speeches from the 2009 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winners