Fans flocked to video features centering on the Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, including clips of acceptance speeches and no-holds-barred after-party coverage. Also in the most-watched list for May 8 through May 14 are a fresh new episode of Laura Osnes’ Princess Diary and a chat with theater hopeful Jinkx Monsoon.
1. BACA 2013 After-Party Highlights: Step inside the “cage” at Landmarc after the 2013 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards for Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek and Susan Blackwell’s uncensored chats with winners and presenters including Aaron Tveit, Bertie Carvel, Billy Porter (who admitted being “plastered”), Laura Osnes (who definitely was not plastered), Stephanie J. Block and more.
2. BACA 2013 Highlight: Sierra Boggess Wins for Favorite Replacement: Phantom of the Opera alum Sierra Boggess got bubbly in her acceptance speech for her performance as Christine, declaring that “Phantom is like my jam,” praising “the awesomeness of Andrew Lloyd Webber” and hailing her Broadway castmates as “the bombiggity.” Click on and smile!
3. The Princess Diary: Backstage at Cinderella With Laura Osnes, Episode 9: Laura Osnes’ always fascinating Cinderella vlog takes fans into a “put-in” rehearsal for understudy prince Andy Jones, then lets us in on her live reaction to being named a Tony nominee. (Her joyful tears over the nominations of Santino Fontana and Stark Sands and her loving reaction to Andy’s performance are the best!)
4. On the Scene With Drag Race Winner Jinkx Monsoon: Beautiful blond Jinkx Monsoon chats with Paul Wontorek about winning RuPaul’s Drag Race, favorite Broadway divas and her dream of playing Little Edie Beale, Mrs. Lovett and other female characters on Broadway. Find out why Jinkx says, “I feel like the luckiest narcoleptic drag queen in the whole wide world.”
5. BACA 2013 Highlight: Annaleigh Ashford Wins for Funny Performance: Only an actress as charming as Kinky Boots’ Annaleigh Ashford could get away with poop jokes in an acceptance speech! Watch Ashford dance her way to stage at the Audience Choice Awards and celebrate the first award she has ever won, noting, “I’m so grateful that this is from our amazing fans.”