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Monday, 14 May 2012 16:22

Winners Announced for 13th Annual Audience Choice Awards



 (New York, NY – May 14, 2012) The 13th Annual Audience Choice Awards, the only major theatrical prize awarded solely by votes cast online by audience members, celebrated Broadway’s best in a star studded ceremony last night at The Allen Room in Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center on Broadway at 60th Street, New York City.  Darren Criss hosted while Nick Adams, Tammy Blanchard, Brian d’Arcy James, Judith Light, Adam Pascal and Daphne Rubin-Vega honored the winners. 

{module ad_left_body}Newsies and Peter and the Starcatcher took home top honors as Favorite Musical and Play, while Wicked swept the Favorite Long Running Show and Favorite Tour categories.

Death of a Salesman won Favorite Revival and Andrew Garfield came away with Favorite Breakthrough Performance.  Patti LuPone came out on top as Favorite Diva for her turn in   An Evening with Patti LuPone & Mandy Patinkin., and Darren Criss, while taking a break from hosting, received the Favorite Replacement award for How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.
A full recap of winners is listed below., owned and operated by Key Brand Entertainment Inc. (John Gore, Owner/CEO; Thomas B. McGrath, Owner/Chairman), is the premier theater website for news, exclusive content and ticket sales. The site contains the most complete editorial coverage of theater on the web, including the latest news, interviews with actors and playwrights, opening night coverage and original video features. features online theater ticketing and phone sales through 1.800.BROADWAY for every Broadway show, most off-Broadway shows and shows in London’s West End. The website also offers hotel and restaurant packaging, as well as consumer and corporate gift certificates.'s ticketing services target both traveling consumers and New York area theater patrons.

Winners of the 13th Annual Audience Choice Awards:
Favorite New Musical

Favorite New Play
Peter and the Starcatcher

Favorite Musical Revival

Favorite Play Revival
Death of a Salesman

Favorite Long-Running Show

Favorite Tour

Favorite Actor in a Musical
Jeremy Jordan, Newsies

Favorite Actress in a Musical
Laura Osnes, Bonnie & Clyde

Favorite Actor in a Play
Alan Rickman, Seminar

Favorite Actress in a Play
Celia Keenan-Bolger, Peter and the Starcatcher

Favorite Diva Performance
Patti LuPone, An Evening with Patti LuPone & Mandy Patinkin

Favorite Funny Performance
Christian Borle, Peter and the Starcatcher

Favorite Onstage Pair
Jeremy Jordan & Kara Lindsay, Newsies

Favorite Breakthrough Performance
Andrew Garfield, Death of a Salesman

Favorite Replacement
Darren Criss, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Favorite Song
“Something To Believe In,”  Newsies

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