Photo Coverage: Backstage at The Nightlife Awards with Bill Irwin, KT Sullivan & More
Winners of the 12th Annual Nightlife Awards and Special Guest Stars joined together to celebrate New York Nightlife on Monday, January 27th at 7 PM at The Town Hall. Special Guest Stars included Stephanie J. Block. Tony Award Winner Bill Irwin, Tony Nominee Jason Robert Brown, Recording and Concert Artist Nellie McKay, and the show's Three-Time Emmy Award-winning host, Bruce Vilanch. Check out a look behind the scenes below!
Leading the list of winners is this year's choice for Nightlife Legend: Dee Dee Bridgewater!
Jazz winners include (in a tie) BEN ALLISON and DARCY JAMES ARGUE for Outstanding Jazz Band, GRETCHEN PARLATO for Outstanding Female Jazz Vocalist, andWilliam Blake for Outstanding Male Jazz Vocalist. In cabaret, Laura Benanti has been named Outstanding Major Cabaret Vocalist. The Outstanding Female Cabaret Vocalist is Stacy Sullivan, and Outstanding Male Cabaret Vocalist is Liam Forde.
In comedy, GINA BRILLON was named Outstanding Female Standup Comedian and JIMMY FAILLA is the Outstanding Male Standup Comedian.
Photos by Genevieve Rafter Keddy
Stacy Sullivan and her niece
Bill Irwin and guest