Vote Now! "Kinky Boots" and "Matilda" Top the 2013 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations

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Are you ready to vote B'way? Broadway’s biggest fans announced the 2013 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nominations this morning. Kinky Boots topped nominations with eight and Matilda followed close behind with seven nods. Voting begins now and will end on Thursday, May 2 at noon. The winners will be announced live at the ceremony on Sunday, May 5 at The Allen Room in Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall, Time Warner Center in New York City. VOTE HERE!

The revivals of Annie and Cinderella each received six nominations; while newcomers in the Favorite New Play category, Lucky Guy andThe Nance both earned three nominations. Alan Cumming (Macbeth), Tom Hanks (Lucky Guy), Scarlett Johansson (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof) and Bette Midler (I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers) all received multiple nominations.

Favorite Actress in a Play nominations include major heavy-hitting stars such as Jessica Chastain, Scarlett Johansson, Patti LuPone, Bette Midler and Sigourney Weaver; the Favorite Actor in a Play category is equally as impressive with Norbert Leo Butz, Alan Cumming, Tom Hanks, Nathan Lane and Jim Parsons all vying for the award.

The Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, now in its 14th year, are the only major theater awards voted on by Broadway’s biggest cheerleaders: the fans. Shortly after its launch in 2000, the editors of Broadway.com realized that the Broadway community was missing an award from the people: the actual fans that fill the seats, cheer on the stars and keep Broadway alive.

Below is a full list of nominees. Have fun and #VoteBway!

FAVORITE NEW MUSICAL
A Christmas Story: The Musical (Book by Joseph Robinette; Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul)
Bring It On: The Musical (Book by Jeff Whitty; Music by Tom Kitt and Lin-Manuel Miranda; Lyrics by Amanda Green and Lin-Manuel Miranda)
Kinky Boots (Book by Harvey Fierstein; Music and Lyrics by Cyndi Lauper)
Matilda (Book by Dennis Kelly; Music and Lyrics by Tim Minchin)
Motown: The Musical (Book by Berry Gordy Jr.)

FAVORITE NEW PLAY
Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Richard Greenberg
Lucky Guy by Nora Ephron
The Nance by Douglas Carter Beane
The Performers by David West Read
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang

FAVORITE MUSICAL REVIVAL
Annie
Jekyll & Hyde
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Pippin
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella

FAVORITE PLAY REVIVAL
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Harvey
The Heiress
Macbeth
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

FAVORITE LONG-RUNNING SHOW
The Book of Mormon
The Lion King
Newsies
The Phantom of the Opera
Wicked

FAVORITE TOUR
Anything Goes
The Book of Mormon
Les Miserables
The Lion King
Wicked

FAVORITE ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Bertie Carvel, Matilda
Will Chase, The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Santino Fontana, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella
Billy Porter, Kinky Boots
Anthony Warlow, Annie

FAVORITE ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Annaleigh Ashford, Kinky Boots
Stephanie J. Block, The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Victoria Clark, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella
Patina Miller, Pippin
Laura Osnes, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella

FAVORITE ACTOR IN A PLAY
Norbert Leo Butz, Dead Accounts
Alan Cumming, Macbeth
Tom Hanks, Lucky Guy
Nathan Lane, The Nance
Jim Parsons, Harvey

FAVORITE ACTRESS IN A PLAY
Jessica Chastain, The Heiress
Scarlett Johansson, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Patti LuPone, The Anarchist
Bette Midler, I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers
Sigourney Weaver, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

FAVORITE DIVA PERFORMANCE
Stephanie J. Block, The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Bertie Carvel, Matilda
Alan Cumming, Macbeth
Katie Finneran, Annie
Bette Midler, I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers

FAVORITE FUNNY PERFORMANCE
Annaleigh Ashford, Kinky Boots
Ann Harada, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella
Nathan Lane, The Nance
Bette Midler, I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers
Billy Porter, Kinky Boots

FAVORITE ONSTAGE PAIR
Lilla Crawford & Sunny the Dog, Annie
Santino Fontana & Laura Osnes, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella
Scarlett Johansson & Benjamin Walker, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Andy Karl & Jessie Mueller, The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Billy Porter & Stark Sands, Kinky Boots

FAVORITE BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE
Bertie Carvel, Matilda
Lilla Crawford, Annie
Tom Hanks, Lucky Guy
Rob McClure, Chaplin
Anthony Warlow, Annie

FAVORITE REPLACEMENT
Sierra Boggess, The Phantom of the Opera
Corey Cott, Newsies
Matt Doyle, The Book of Mormon
Kate Rockwell, Rock of Ages
Willemijn Verkaik, Wicked

FAVORITE NEW SONG
“Everybody Say Yeah” – Kinky Boots (Music and Lyrics by Cyndi Lauper)
“Raise You Up” – Kinky Boots (Music and Lyrics by Cyndi Lauper)
“Revolting Children” – Matilda (Music and Lyrics by Tim Minchin)
“The Smell of Rebellion” – Matilda (Music and Lyrics by Tim Minchin)
“When I Grow Up” – Matilda (Music and Lyrics by Tim Minchin)

SHOWS WITH MULTIPLE NOMINATIONS
Kinky Boots – 8
Matilda – 7
Annie – 6
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella – 6
The Mystery of Edwin Drood – 5
The Book of Mormon – 3
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof – 3
I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers – 3
Lucky Guy – 3
Macbeth – 3
The Nance – 3
Wicked – 3
Harvey – 2
The Heiress– 2
Newsies – 2
The Phantom of the Opera – 2
Pippin – 2
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike – 2

PERFORMERS WITH MULTIPLE NOMINATIONS
Bertie Carvel, Matilda – 3
Bette Midler, I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers – 3
Billy Porter, Kinky Boots – 3
Annaleigh Ashford, Kinky Boots – 2
Stephanie J. Block, The Mystery of Edwin Drood – 2
Lilla Crawford, Annie - 2
Alan Cumming, Macbeth – 2
Santino Fontana, Cinderella – 2
Tom Hanks, Lucky Guy – 2
Scarlett Johansson, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof – 2
Nathan Lane, The Nance – 2
Laura Osnes, Cinderella – 2
Anthony Warlow, Annie – 2