27 Days to Go! How Do "Wicked" Fans Show Their Love? Let Us Count the Ways

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

Monday, April 8 - 27 Days to the Big Night!

You can always count on Wicked fans! A whopping eight stars from Wicked have taken home Broadway.

com Audience Choice Awards! Check out these awesome winners from the mega-hit musical that packs them in nightly at Broadway's Gershwin Theatre.

From the beginning, Wicked fans were enthusiastic voters! Original (and very "Popular") stars Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth won for Favorite Pair. Menzel also won for Favorite Actress for her portrayal of Elphaba.

Jennifer Laura Thompson, the first replacement Glinda, won in 2005. Here she is at a Broadway on Broadway concert with Idina Menzel singing "For Good."

Joey McIntyre, famous for New Kids on the Block, won a Favorite Replacement trophy in 2005 for playing Fiyero. Here, he sings "As Long as Your Mine" on a NKOTB cruise.


Eden Espinosa also won for Favorite Replacement for her star turn as green girl Elphaba in 2006.


Fans shared the love with Espinosa's "wonderful" co-star, the one and only Ben Vereen.

Kerry Ellis, the Brit star who won for Favorite Breakthrough, performed this rockin' version of "Defying Gravity" from her album Wicked in Rock.


Broadway fave Mandy Gonzalez won for her take on Elphie in 2010.

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.