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Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!

Last night, May 10, the Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs presented the 2011 MAC Awards. The awards ceremony and show was produced by Julie Miller and directed by Lennie Watts and was held at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill. The evening was hosted by Christine Pedi. Steven Ray Watkins was the musical director.

The MAC Awards honor the best in live performance, recordings, songs and shows from the past year. For a full list of winners on BroadwayWorld, click here!

Special honors of the evening were presented to Annie Ross, who received the Lifetime Achievement Award, George Sanders, who received the Board of Directors Awards, and Marianne Challis, who received the Hanson Award.

BroadwayWorld was on hand for the event and brings you photo coverage of the backstage fun below!

Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Daryl Glenn

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Barry Kleinbort and Jamie deRoy

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Ruby Rims

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Miles Phillips

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Steven Ray Watkins (Musical Director), Scott Coulter and Lennie Watts (Director)

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Julie Gold and Baby Jane Dexter

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Ben Cherry and Lorinda Lisitza

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Tommy Femia aka Judy Garland

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Ben Cherry, Natalie Douglas, Miles Phillips, Daryl Glenn, Karen Mack and Sue Matsuki

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Open Mic Award-Salon Host Mark Janas and Producer Tanya Moberly

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Hose-Variety Show/ Series or Open Mic-Raissa Katona Bennet-The concerts at Tudor City

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Tanya Moberly, Raissa Katona Bennett and Mark Janas

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Baby Jane Dexter

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Piano Bar/ restaurant Instrumentalist-Nate Buccieri

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Nellie McKay and Bobby Peaco

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Irv Raible

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Ricky Ritzel

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Ricky Ritzel and Penny Landau

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Lamont/Friedman CD Award-Karen Oberlin

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Ritt Hen and Lennie Watts

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Christine Pedi

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Tommy Femia and Christine Pedi

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Tommy Femia and Christine Pedi

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Duo/Group- 3 Play the 70's-Steven Ray Watkins, Scott Coulter and Lennie Watts

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Major Artist-Julie Reyburn

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Julie Reyburn

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Julie Miller (Producer of tonight's show), Julie Reyburn and Mark Janas

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Hanson Award-Marianne Challis

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Variety Production/Recurring Series- Cabaret Cares Joseph Macchia producer

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Ruby Rims and Christine Pedi

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Ruby Rims and Klea Blackhurst

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Special Production-Faye Lane's Beauty Shop Stories-Faye Lane

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Johnny Rodgers and Christine Pedi

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
New York Debut Female-Liz Lark Brown

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Nate Buccieri, Heidi Weyhmueller, Liz Lark Brown and Sean Harkness

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
New York Debut Male-Sean Harkness

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Liz Lark Brown and Sean Harkness

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Johnny Rodgers, Liz Lark Brown, Sean Harkness and Lorinda Lisitza

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Uptown Express-John DePalma, Brad Parks, Chris Caswell and Jaymes Hodges with their director James Followell

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Soli Pabon

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Board of Directors Award-George Sanders with Sneaky Snake

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Special Musical Material-Mary Liz McNamara

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Song-Haunted Music by Tracy Stark and Lyrics by Marcus Simeone

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Mary Liz McNamara and Sharon McNight

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Lina Koutrakos and Alex Rybeck

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Musical Director-Alex Rybeck

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Suzanne Peebles and Penny Landau

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Jamie deRoy and Penny Landau

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Comedy/Musical Comedy Performer-Female-Amy Wolk

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Jane Monheit

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Jane Monheit

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Jane Monheit and Christine Pedi

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Lifetime Achievement Award-Annie Ross

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Jane Monheit and Annie Ross

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Annie Ross, Jane Monheit and Lennie WattsMa

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Male Vocalist-Kevin Dozier

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Alex Rybeck and Kevin Dozier

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Female Vocalist-Sarah Rice

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!
Sarah Rice and Kevin Dozier

Photos: 2011 MAC Awards - Backstage!


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