Anita Gillette, Ann Hampton Callaway, THE VAUDEVILLIANS & More Score 2014 Mac Award Nominations

Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC), dedicated to advancing the art and business of live entertainment, has announced the nominees for the 2014 MAC Awards. Winners in twenty-five categories will be voted by the MAC membership by anonymous ballot and announced at the MAC Awards Gala on March 27th at BB King's Blue Club in Times Square at: 237 W. 42 St between 7th and 8th Avenues. Tickets start at $50.00. For additional information on MAC, to become a member, or to order tickets to the event, visit: http://macnyc.com.

Two 2014 Lifetime Achievement Awards were previously announced for Linda Lavin and Marilyn Maye, as well as the 2014 Board of Directors Award for the Eugene O'Neill Cabaret and Performance Conference.

And the Nominees in 25 categories Are:

FEMALE VOCALIST
ROSEMARY LOAR, When Harry Met the Duke at Metropolitan Room, Union City Museum of Art at the William V. Musto Cultural Center
MARIEANN MERINGOLO, Orchestrated at Metropolitan Room
TANYA MOBERLY, I Love New York Songwriters at Don't Tell Mama
BILLIE ROE, 1978 NYC Underground at Metropolitan Room, Duplex

MALE VOCALIST
ANTHONY SANTELMO JR, A Seeks Out the Tunes Retrospective at Don't Tell Mama
FRANK TORREN, Moment to Moment at Don't Tell Mama
JONATHAN WHITTON, The Free Residency; Black Sheep Carnival at Don't Tell Mama

MAJOR ARTIST
TERESE GENECCO, Terese Genecco & Her Little Big Band; Have Yourself a Merry Little Big Band Cutting Room, Iridium Music Tent on W. 46th St., Midtown Jazz at Midday (St. Peter's Church); 54 Below
MARISSA MULDER, Tom...In His Words: The Songs of Tom Waits at Metropolitan Room, Stage 72, Joe's Pub
RICKY RITZEL, Ricky Ritzel Sings Elaine Stritch at 54 Below, Don't Tell Mama

CELEBRITY ARTIST
ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY, Bridges; From Sassy to Divine: A Celebration of Sarah Vaughan; Songs I Wish I'd Written at Birdland; Dizzy's Club Coca Cola; 54 Below
BABY JANE DEXTER, More Rules of the Road at Metropolitan Room
ANITA GILLETTE, After All at Metropolitan Room, St. James Studio (London), Cape May Stage (NJ)
JULIE GOLD, An Evening with Julie Gold at Duplex
PAOLO SZOT, An Evening with Paolo Szot at 54 Below

NEW YORK DEBUT - FEMALE
MARY LAHTI, A Kid Again at Duplex
JAMIE SALZANO, Stardust and Other Sparkling Things...at Metropolitan Room
LISA YAEGER, It Must Have Been Love at Metropolitan Room, Don't Tell Mama

NEW YORK DEBUT - MALE
NATHAN CHANG, Steppin' Off the Sidewalk at Duplex, Don't Tell Mama
GARY CRAWFORD, In Love With Love at Metropolitan Room, Don't Tell Mama
ERIC YVES GARCIA, One Night Standards at Laurie Beechman, Croton Creek Steakhouse & Wine Bar

MUSICAL COMEDY PERFORMER
JOAN JAFFE, Joan Jaffe's Food at Don't Tell Mama
BARBARA MALLEY, Out of Order at Don't Tell Mama
COLLEEN MCHUGH, Calendar Girl at Duplex

IMPERSONATION/CHARACTERIZATION/DRAG ARTIST
MARGOH! CHANNING, MargOH! Sings the Booze at Duplex, Dixon Place
HEDDA LETTUCE, Hedda Lettuce's Summer Series; Christmas Special at Metropolitan Room
ROGER ANTHONY MAPES, Rev. Yolanda's Old Time Gospel Hour at Duplex

DUO/GROUP
ERIC COMSTOCK & BARBARA FASANO, Rat Pack Poet: Songs of Sammy Cahn; untitled shows Stage 72; Jazz at Kitano, Crazy Coqs (London), Café Sabarsky, The Royal Room (The Colony Palm Beach)
TANYA HOLT & MARCUS SIMEONE, Quiet Storm at Metropolitan Room

DUO/GROUP
ERIC COMSTOCK & BARBARA FASANO, Rat Pack Poet: Songs of Sammy Cahn; untitled shows Stage 72; Jazz at Kitano, Crazy Coqs (London), Café Sabarsky, The Royal Room (The Colony Palm Beach)
TANYA HOLT & MARCUS SIMEONE, Quiet Storm at Metropolitan Room
KT SULLIVAN & LARRY WOODARD, KT & Larry Remember Mabel & Bobby at Laurie Beechman



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