20 Days Away! Drag Roles in "Hairspray," "Priscilla" and "Hedwig" All Won Audience Choice Awards

We're counting down the days to the 2013 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards with fun facts and features every day!

How many men have nabbed Audience Choice Awards for roles they performed in drag? Three and a halfyes a half! Don’t believe us? Scroll below to see how these winners add up. 


Nick Adams won his Favorite Diva Audience Choice Awards in 2011 as Priscilla Queen of the Desert’s spunky young drag queen Felicia.


Harvey Fierstein picked up all kinds of awards for his performance as ‘60s housewife Edna Turnblad in Hairspray, including a Favorite Diva Performance BACA in 2003.


Matt McGrath has the honor of winning the first-ever Audience Choice Award for Favorite Replacement back in 2000 as the title trans rocker in Hedwig and the Angry Inch.


Gary Beach won Favorite Diva Performance for his role as Roger Elizabeth DeBris
in The Producers, but since the character only spends one scene in drag,
we’re only counting him for half.

The 2013 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards will be held on Sunday, May 5 at The Allen Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall in the Time Warner Center in New York City.