The Favorites of the Fans

CHOOSE YEAR: 2000 / 2001 / 2002 / 2003 / 2004 / 2005 / 2006 / 2007 / 2008 / 2009 / 2010 / 2011 / 2012

Click through the timeline above to learn about past nominees and winners. Below is a list of all actors who have been honored with Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards.

A

Nick Adams: Favorite Diva Performance for Priscilla Queen of the Desert (2011), Favorite Breakthrough Performance for Priscilla Queen of the Desert (2011)
Clay Aiken: Favorite Replacement for Spamalot (2008)
Billie Joe Armstrong: Favorite Replacement for American Idiot 

B

Sebastian Bach: Favorite Replacement for Jekyll and Hyde (2001)
Antonio Banderas: Favorite Breakthrough Performance for Nine (2003)
Fantasia Barrino: Favorite Replacement for The Color Purple (2007)
Roger Bart: Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Musical for Young Frankenstein (2008), Favorite Onstage Pair (with Sutton Foster) for Young Frankenstein (2008)
Gary Beach:
Favorite Diva Performance for The Producers (2001)
Laura Benanti: Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Play for In the Next Room, or The Vibrator Play (2010)
Shirl Bernheim: 
Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Play for The Tale of the Allergist's Wife (2001)
Craig Bierko: 
Favorite Breakthrough Performance for The Music Man (2000)
Sierra Boggess: Favorite Breakthrough Performance for The Little Mermaid (2008)
Christian Borle: Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Musical for Spamalot (2005), Favorite Funny Performance for Peter and the Starcatcher (2012)
Matthew Broderick: Favorite Onstage Pair (with Nathan Lane) for The Producers (2001)
Melanie Brown: Favorite Replacement for Rent (2004)
Delta Burke: Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Play for Steel Magnolias (2005)
Norbert Leo Butz: Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Musical for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (2005), Favorite Onstage Pair (with John Lithgow) for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (2005)

C

Carolee Carmello: Favorite Replacement for Kiss Me, Kate (2002)
Michael Cerveris: Favorite Onstage Pair (with Patti LuPone) for Sweeney Todd (2006)
Kevin Chamberlin: Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Musical for The Addams Family (2010)
Kristin Chenoweth: Favorite Onstage Pair (with Idina Menzel) for Wicked (2004), Favorite Diva Performance for The Apple Tree (2007), Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Musical for Promises, Promises (2010), Favorite Diva Performance for Promises, Promises (2010)
Toni Collette: Favorite Breakthrough Performance for The Wild Party (2000)
Harry Connick, Jr.: Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Musical for The Pajama Game (2006)
Bradley Cooper: Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Play for Three Days of Rain (2006)
Gavin Creel: Favorite Onstage Pair (with Sutton Foster) for Thoroughly Modern Millie (2002), Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Musical for Hair (2009), Favorite Onstage Pair (with Will Swenson) for Hair (2009)
Darren Criss: Favorite Replacement for How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (2012)
Billy Crystal: Favorite Solo Performance for 700 Sundays (2005)

D

Stephanie D'Abruzzo: Favorite Breakthrough Performance for Avenue Q (2004)
Andre De Shields: Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Musical for The Full Monty (2001)
Stephen Dillane:
Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Play for The Real Thing (2000)
Roy Dotrice: Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Play for A Moon for the Misbegotten (2000)
Olympia Dukakis: Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Play for Rose (2000)
Sandy Duncan: 
Favorite Replacement for Chicago (2000)

E

Christine Ebersole: Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Musical for Grey Gardens (2007)
Kerry Ellis: Favorite Breakthrough Performance for Wicked (2009)
Raul Esparza: Favorite Breakthrough Performance for tick, tick...BOOM! (2002), Favorite Replacement for Cabaret (2002), Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Play for The Homecoming (2008)
Eden Espinosa: Favorite Replacement for Wicked (2006)

F

Manoel Felciano: Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Musical for Sweeney Todd (2006)
Sally Field: Favorite Replacement for The Goat or Who Is Sylvia? (2003)
Felicia P. Fields: Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Musical for The Color Purple (2006), Favorite Breakthrough Performance for The Color Purple (2006)
Ralph Fiennes: Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Play for Faith Healer (2006)
Harvey Fierstein: Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Musical for Hairspray (2003), Favorite Diva Performance for Hairspray (2003), Favorite Onstage Pair (with Dick Latessa) for Hairspray (2003)
Katie Finneran: Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Play for Noises Off (2002)
Laurence Fishburne: Favorite Solo Performance for Thurgood (2008)
Carrie Fisher: Favorite Solo Performance for Wishful Drinking (2010)
Christopher Fitzgerald: Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Musical for Young Frankenstein (2008)
Jane Fonda: Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Play for 33 Variations (2009)
Sutton Foster: Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Musical for Thoroughly Modern Millie (2002), Favorite Breakthrough Performance for Thoroughly Modern Millie (2002), Favorite Onstage Pair (with Gavin Creel) for Thoroughly Modern Millie (2002), Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Musical for Little Women (2005), Favorite Diva Performance for Little Women (2005), Favorite Onstage Pair (with Roger Bart) for Young Frankenstein (2008), Favorite Diva Performance for Shrek the Musical (2009), Favorite Actress in a Musical for Anything Goes (2011)

G

John Gallagher, Jr.: Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Musical for Spring Awakening (2007), Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Musical for American Idiot (2010)
Andrew Garfield: Favorite Breakthrough Performance for Death of a Salesman (2012)
Jennifer Garner: Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Play for Cyrano de Bergerac (2008)
Mandy Gonzalez: Favorite Replacement for Wicked (2010)
Jonathan Groff: Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Musical for Spring Awakening (2007), Favorite Onstage Pair (with Lea Michele) for Spring Awakening (2007), Favorite Breakthrough Performance for Spring Awakening (2007)

H

Ann Harada: Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Musical for Avenue Q (2004)
Harriet Harris: Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Musical for Thoroughly Modern Millie (2002)
Ethan Hawke: Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Play for Henry IV (2004), Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Play for The Coast of Utopia (2007)
Michael Hayden: Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Play for Judgment at Nuremberg (2001)
Sean Hayes: Favorite Breakthrough Performance for Promises, Promises (2010)
Heather Headley:
Favorite Diva Performance for Aida (2000)
Kaitlin Hopkins: Favorite Breakthrough Performance for Bat Boy (2001)
Barry Humphries:
Favorite Solo Performance for Dame Edna: The Royal Tour (2000)

I

Eddie Izzard: Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Play for A Day in the Death of Joe Egg (2003)

J

Cheyenne Jackson: Favorite Breakthrough Performance for All Shook Up (2005)
Hugh Jackman: Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Musical for The Boy from Oz (2004)
Brian d'Arcy James: Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Play for Time Stands Still (2010)
Scarlett Johansson: Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Play for A View from the Bridge (2010)
Cherry Jones: Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Play for Doubt (2005), Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Play for Faith Healer (2006)
Sarah Jones: Favorite Solo Performance for Bridge & Tunnel (2006)
Jeremy Jordan: Favorite Actor in a Musical for Newsies (2012), Favorite Onstage Pair (with Kara Lindsay) for Newsies (2012)

K

Celia Keenan-Bolger: Favorite Actress in a Play for Peter and the Starcatcher (2012)
Eartha Kitt: 
Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Musical for The Wild Party (2000)
Kevin Kline: Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Play for Henry IV (2004)
Jane Krakowski: Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Musical for Nine (2003)

L

LaChanze: Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Musical for The Color Purple (2006), Favorite Diva Performance for The Color Purple (2006)
Janine LaManna: Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Musical for Seussical (2001)
Nathan Lane: Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Musical for The Producers (2001), Favorite Onstage Pair (with Matthew Broderick) for The Producers (2001), Favorite Onstage Pair (with Bebe Neuwirth) for The Addams Family (2010)
Frank Langella: Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Play for Fortune's Fool (2002)
Angela Lansbury: Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Play for Deuce (2007), Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Play for Blithe Spirit (2009), Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Musical for A Little Night Music (2010)
John Larroquette: Favorite Funny Performance for How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (2011), Favorite Onstage Pair (with Daniel Radcliffe) for How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (2011)
Dick Latessa: Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Musical for Hairspray (2003), Favorite Onstage Pair (with Harvey Fierstein) for Hairspray (2003)
Jude Law: Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Play for Hamlet (2010)
Judith Light: Favorite Actress in a Play for Lombardi (2011)
Kara Lindsay: Favorite Onstage Pair (with Jeremy Jordan) for Newsies (2012)
John Lithgow: Favorite Onstage Pair (with Norbert Leo Butz) for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (2005)
Patti LuPone: Favorite Onstage Pair (with Michael Cerveris) for Sweeney Todd (2006), Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Musical for Gypsy (2008), Favorite Diva Performance for Gypsy (2008), Favorite Diva Performance for An Evening with Patti LuPone & Mandy Patinkin (2012)

M

Kyle Dean Massey: Favorite Replacement for Next to Normal (2010)
Deven May: Favorite Breakthrough Performance for Bat Boy (2001)
Jefferson Mays: Favorite Solo Performance for I Am My Own Wife (2004)
Marin Mazzie: 
Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Musical for Kiss Me, Kate (2000)
Jeff McCarthy: Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Musical for Urinetown (2002)
Audra McDonald: Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Play for A Raisin in the Sun (2004)
Reba McEntire: Favorite Replacement for Annie Get Your Gun (2001)
Matt McGrath:
Favorite Replacement for Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2000)
Joey McIntyre: Favorite Replacement for Wicked (2005)
Idina Menzel: Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Musical for Wicked (2004), Favorite Diva Performance for Wicked (2004), Favorite Onstage Pair (with Kristin Chenoweth) for Wicked (2004)
Lea Michele: Favorite Onstage Pair (with Jonathan Groff) for Spring Awakening (2007), Favorite Breakthrough Performance for Spring Awakening (2007)
Lin-Manuel Miranda: Favorite Breakthrough Performance for In the Heights (2008)
Brian Stokes Mitchell:
 Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Musical for Kiss Me, Kate (2000)
Kate Mulgrew: Favorite Solo Performance for Tea at Five (2003)
Megan Mullally: Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Musical for Young Frankenstein (2008)

N

Bebe Neuwirth: Favorite Onstage Pair (with Nathan Lane) for The Addams Family (2010)

O

Brian O'Byrne: Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Play for Doubt (2005)
Denis O'Hare: Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Play for Take Me Out (2003)
Karen Olivo: Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Musical for West Side Story (2009)
Orfeh: Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Musical for Legally Blonde (2007)
Laura Osnes: Favorite Replacement for South Pacific (2009), Favorite Actress in a Musical for Bonnie & Clyde (2012)

P

Mary-Louise Parker: Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Play for Proof (2001)
Hunter Parrish: Favorite Replacement for Spring Awakening (2009)
Adam Pascal: Favorite Replacement for Cabaret (2004)
Michelle Pawk: Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Play for Hollywood Arms (2003)
Tonya Pinkins: Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Play for Radio Golf (2007)
Lorenzo Pisoni: Favorite Solo Performance for Humor Abuse (2009)

R

Daniel Radcliffe: Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Play for Equus (2009), Favorite Breakthrough Performance for Equus (2009), Favorite Actor in a Musical for How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (2011), Favorite Onstage Pair (with John Larroquette) for How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (2011)
Sara Ramirez: Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Musical for Spamalot (2005), Favorite Breakthrough Performance for Spamalot (2005)
Phylicia Rashad: Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Play for A Raisin in the Sun (2004), Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Play for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (2008)
Vanessa Redgrave: Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Play for A Long Day's Journey Into Night, Favorite Solo Performance for The Year of Magical Thinking (2007)
Kevin Richardson: Favorite Replacement for Chicago (2003)
Alan Rickman: Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Play for Private Lives (2002), Favorite Actor in a Play for Seminar (2012)
Alice Ripley: Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Musical for Next to Normal (2009)
Julia Roberts: Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Play for Three Days of Rain (2006)
Krysta Rodriguez: Favorite Breakthrough Performance for The Addams Family (2010)
Mercedes Ruehl: Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Play for The Goat or Who Is Sylvia? (2002)

S

Marla Schaffel: Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Musical for Jane Eyre (2001)
Liev Schreiber: Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Play for Talk Radio (2007)
Douglas Sills: Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Musical for Little Shop of Horrors (2004)
Gary Sinise: Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Play for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (2001)
Christian Slater: Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Play for The Glass Menagerie (2005)
Patrick Stewart: Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Play for Macbeth (2008)
Elaine Stritch: Favorite Solo Performance for Elaine Stritch at Liberty (2002), Favorite Diva Performance for Elaine Stritch at Liberty (2002)
Will Swenson: Favorite Onstage Pair (with Gavin Creel) for Hair (2009)

T

John Tartaglia: Favorite Breakthrough Performance for Avenue Q (2004), Favorite Replacement for Beauty and the Beast (2007)
Jennifer Laura Thompson: Favorite Replacement for Wicked
Lily Tomlin: Favorite Solo Performance for The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe (2001)
Aaron Tveit: Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Musical for Next to Normal (2009)

V

Ben Vereen: Favorite Replacement for Wicked (2006)
Tony Vincent: Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Musical for Jesus Christ Superstar (2000)

W

Hannah Waddingham: Favorite Replacement for Spamalot (2008)
Robin Williams: Favorite Actor in a Play for Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo (2011)
Ruth Williamson: Favorite Featured Actress in a Broadway Play for Epic Proportions (2000)
Patrick Wilson: Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Musical for Oklahoma! (2002), Favorite Featured Actor in a Broadway Play for All My Sons (2009)
Marissa Jaret Winokur: Favorite Leading Actress in a Broadway Musical for Hairspray (2003), Favorite Breakthrough Performance for Hairspray (2003)

Y

John Lloyd Young: Favorite Breakthrough Performance for Jersey Boys (2006)