Broadway.Com Audience Award Nominations

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Broadway.Com Audience Award Nominations#1
Posted: 5/16/08 at 2:32pm
SO did anyone see the nominations? They are up and I have to say I know that some of it is a popularity contest but it is the Audiences who vote... I think it is pretty good.

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"Whenever I get gloomy with the state of the world, I think about the arrivals gate at Heathrow Airport. General opinion's starting to make out that we live in a world of hatred and greed, but I don't see that. It seems to me that love is everywhere. Often it's not particularly dignified or newsworthy, but it's always there - fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, husbands and wives, boyfriends, girlfriends, old friends. When the planes hit the Twin Towers, as far as I know none of the phone calls from the people on board were messages of hate or revenge - they were all messages of love. If you look for it, I've got a sneaky feeling you'll find that love actually is all around."
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They are a joke! Sorry

Updated On: 5/16/08 at 02:33 PM
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They arn't necessarily bogus because they didn't ask for the best, just your favorite. I don't agree with a lot of the nominations, but what can you do? It's not a major award; it's kind of like gimme nominations to shows that people like but critics don't.
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I agree, joe5. I was very disappointed. What's with all the YF noms? And no nominations for Passing Strange at all? Really? And where was Boeing-Boeing in the ensemble cast category? Oh well. I suppose it's all in good fun, right?
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When do we get to vote?
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I feel like a bunch of little 11 year old girls get together every year and nominate/vote.


Updated On: 5/16/08 at 02:40 PM
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Just like Amercain Idol. No wonder they are taking over B'way. With contests like this and others.
Updated On: 5/16/08 at 02:41 PM
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Doesn't Broadwayworld also do audience awards?
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-- "I feel like a bunch of little 11 year old girls get together every year and nominate/vote."


Ahahaha! Lol, ljay. So true!
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How did Young Frankenstein top the bunch?
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When I saw this thread I thought the Audience Award was an award for a show with the best audience. Haha, oops... That would be a cool award though just very hard to judge.
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WOW! I did not think it was that hated.
I voted and yes some of it was cause I liked them better then others... (AKA the People's Choice Awards) but some of it was pretty cool. I mean I voted for who I liked in the shows I saw....
"Whenever I get gloomy with the state of the world, I think about the arrivals gate at Heathrow Airport. General opinion's starting to make out that we live in a world of hatred and greed, but I don't see that. It seems to me that love is everywhere. Often it's not particularly dignified or newsworthy, but it's always there - fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, husbands and wives, boyfriends, girlfriends, old friends. When the planes hit the Twin Towers, as far as I know none of the phone calls from the people on board were messages of hate or revenge - they were all messages of love. If you look for it, I've got a sneaky feeling you'll find that love actually is all around."
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ours starts june 16th
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Things were going pretty good until i got to Featured Actress. I stopped reading at that point
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Worst one:

Favorite New Broadway Song
"If Only" - The Little Mermaid
"In the Heights" - In the Heights
"Please Don't Touch Me" - Young Frankenstein
"Roll in the Hay" - Young Frankenstein
"She's In Love" - The Little Mermaid
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Wow, those are messed up.

Although I may have to vote for Norbert for Best Diva performance. I mean I love Patti, but Norbert in a diva category doesn't come around too often.
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This years song catagory beats last year's "which Spring Awakening song is your favorite?"
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And then Oh My God, You Guys ended up winning.
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They are up and I have to say I know that some of it is a popularity contest

When the general public is voting? It's all a popularity contest.
A work of art is an invitation to love.
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What. A. Joke.
"Winning a Tony this year is like winning Best Attendance in third grade: no one will care but the winner and their mom."
-Kad

"I have also met him in person, and I find him to be quite funny actually. Arrogant and often misinformed, but still funny."
-bjh2114 (on Michael Riedel)
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Double Joke.
"Winning a Tony this year is like winning Best Attendance in third grade: no one will care but the winner and their mom."
-Kad

"I have also met him in person, and I find him to be quite funny actually. Arrogant and often misinformed, but still funny."
-bjh2114 (on Michael Riedel)
Updated On: 5/16/08 at 07:57 PM
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I voted for Norbert for Best Diva too!
Oh, and I almost forgot to mention...I'm the good cop, he's the bad cop.
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re: Broadway.Com Audience Award Nominations#23
Posted: 5/16/08 at 10:46pm
i picked the least of the evils in the best song category and went with the rediculously catchy (damn you menken) she's in love

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re: Broadway.Com Audience Award Nominations#24
Posted: 5/16/08 at 11:48pm
Mary & Jackie had BETTER win Favorite On-Stage Pair.
"Winning a Tony this year is like winning Best Attendance in third grade: no one will care but the winner and their mom."
-Kad

"I have also met him in person, and I find him to be quite funny actually. Arrogant and often misinformed, but still funny."
-bjh2114 (on Michael Riedel)