Maggart, Stritch, Etc. Receive MAC Award Nominations
The MAC Awards will be presented on B.B. King Blues Club on May 1st. Phil Geoffrey Bond will direct the ceremony. The event is free and open to the public, and is co-sponsored by Cabaret Scenes Magazine, who will be offering a free copy of the magazine and a chance for attendees to win a free year's subscription at the event.
It was also announced that Adam Feldman, cabaret critic of Time Out New York, will present TONY's annual "Special Achievement MAC award" to Leslie Kritzer for her Joe's Pub Show, "Leslie Kritzer Is Patti LuPone at Les Mouches."
Visit www.macnyc.com for more information.
A complete list of MAC-nominees follows:
Anthony Santelmo Jr.
New York Debut - Female
New York Debut - Male
Cabaret Comedy / Musical Comedy Performer - Male
Musical Comedy Duo or Group / Special Production
Bring Back Birdie
Thomas Honeck's Dreaming Wide Awake
The Music of Steve Marzullo
Talk of the Town
A Very Bette Christmas
Johnny Mercer Sings --The Songs He Didn't Write
When the Lights Go On Again
Variety Production/Recurring Series
Jamie DeRoy & friends
Trudy Mann's Fabulous Open Mic for Singers
Piano Bar/Restaurant/Hotel Lounge Instrumentalist
"Beautiful Mistake" -- music by John Bucchino, lyrics by Amanda McBroom
"I Am Still" -- music by Steven Landau, lyrics by D.C. Anderson
"Since I Lost You" -- words and music by Paul Rolnick & Gerry Dieffenbach
"Somewhere in This Song" -- words and music by Nicholas Levin
"A Strong Wind" -- music by Steven Silverstein, lyrics by Ruth Williamson
Special Musical Material
"Come Back For More" -- words and music by Nicholas Levin
"Fat Christmas" -- words and music by Kevin Ray
"Marthe of Montmartre" -- words and music by Francesca Blumenthal
"Not Another Cabaret" -- words and music by Jason Wynn
"What She's Got" -- words and music by Ray Jessel
Judy Barnett -- "Too Darn Hot"
Mary Foster Conklin -- "Blues for Breakfast - Remembering Matt Dennis"
Stevie Holland -- "More Than Words Can Say"
Daryl Sherman -- "Guess Who's In Town"
Marlene VerPlanck -- "Marlene VerPlanck NOW!"
Jazz Vocalist - Female
Jazz Vocalist - Male
Major Jazz Vocalist
Bill Charlap Trio
Barry Levitt Quartet
Michele Ramo & Heidi Hepler
Pinky Winters & Richard Rodney Bennett
Stand-Up Comic Female
Stand-Up Comic Male
Major Stand-Up Comic - Female
Major Stand-Up Comic - Male
Comedy/Improv Duo or Group
The Next Big Broadway Musical
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