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Vote For The 2021 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards; Latest Stats Announced!

Voting is open through December 31st.

Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor events which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Check out the current standings below!

Voting is now open through December 31st! Winners will be announced in January.

Nominees in all categories excluding Special Event - Solo and Special Event - Multiple needed to have performed all or the majority of their shows (at least two performances) during this eligibility period.

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Here are the current standings for Cabaret:

Best Comedy Act
DAVE KONIG - AMERICA'S MOST BELOVED ENTERTAINER - Don't Tell Mama 55%

Jason Kravits - OFF THE TOP! WITH Jason Kravits - Birdland Theater 45%

Best Debut Show - One Night Only or Run of Shows
Christy Altomare - Christy Altomare - Feinstein's/54 Below 19%
Quintin Harris & Bryce Edwards - MR. HARRIS AND Mr. Edwards - Don't Tell Mama 14%
David LaMarr and Darnell White - FULLY VACCINATED - Don't Tell Mama 12%
Kristolyn Lloyd - CONFESSIONS OF A TOKEN BLACK GIRL - Feinstein's/54 Below 12%
Kuhoo Verma - SOUNDS OF HEALING - Feinstein's/54 Below 12%
Susan Derry - INGENUE YOU WHEN - Feinstein's/54 Below 7%
Ariana Johns - PORTABLE STRANGERS: A SALON OF WORDS AND MUSIC FROM NYC - Studios 353 7%
Tina Scariano - FEELS LIKE HOME - The Green Room 42 5%
Tiffany Gilly-Forrer & Sarah Joy Kane - GENDER BENT CABARET - Don't Tell Mama 3%
Brynn Williams - CONFESSIONS OF A BUBBLY BROADWAY BABY - Feinstein's/54 Below 3%
Marissa Licata - STRINGS ON FIRE - Birdland Theater 2%
Kyle Taylor Parker - BROADWAY SOUL - Feinstein's/54 Below 2%
Derrick Baskin - Derrick Baskin - Feinstein's/54 Below 1%
Deon'te Goodman - DREAM A LITTLE DREAM - Feinstein's/54 Below 1%
Maria-Christina Oliveras - THE GLORY OF LOVE - Feinstein's/54 Below 1%

Best Director
Marc Tumminelli - Farah Alvin B-SIDE, Erika Henningsen I ENJOY BEING A [NOUN]. Andrew Barth Feldman PARK MAP - The Green Room 42, Feinstein's/54 Below 42%
Tanya Moberly - Amy Beth Williams BEAUTIFUL MYSTERY: THE SONGS OF Leonard Cohen - Don't Tell Mama 16%
Elizabeth Fahsbender - CABARET ON THE COUCH LIVE! BENEFIT FOR BROADWAY ARTS EDUCATION - The Green Room 42 13%
Mitchell Walker - Blaine Alden Krauss: FROM THE SOUL - Feinstein's/54 Below 12%
Kristine Zbornik - BECCA KIDWLL: SHOW OF DARES, MY MAYBE WORLD - Pangea, Don't Tell Mama 10%
Yoni Weiss - Billy Recce: SONGS FROM INDOORS - Green Room 42 8%

Best Drag Artist or Impersonator
Alexis Michelle - Alexis Michelle PRIDE AT 54 - 54 Below 42%
Gloria Swansong - GLORIA SWANSONg IS Judy Garland - The Q Club 18%
Flotilla DeBarge - CORONA AND FLO - Pangea 15%
Jacklyn Hyde - MEMBERS ONLY BOYLESQUE: LES IS MORE - Caveat 11%
Coco Taylor - MEMBERS ONLY BOYLESQUE: LES IS MORE - Caveat 8%
Evita Loco - MEMBERS ONLY BOYLESQUE: LES IS MORE - Caveat 6%

Best Duo Show
Bonnie Milligan & Natalie Walker - Bonnie Milligan AND Natalie Walker CELEBRATE FIFTY YEARS OF FRIENDSHIP - Feinstein's/54 Below 25%
Lauren Marcus & Joe Iconis - WESTBANK DINNER MUSIC SERIES - Westbank Cafe 16%
Michael Garin & Madie Millit - WESTBANK DINNER MUSIC SERIES - Westbank Cafe 16%
Jordan Wolfe & Michelle Dowdy - WESTBANK DINNER MUSIC SERIES - Westbank Cafe 13%
Michelle Dowdy and Drew Wutke - ROWDY DOWDY HOUR - The Q Club 9%
The Drinkwater Brothers - THE DRINKWATER BROTHERS - Don't Tell Mama 9%
Eric Comstock & Barbara Fasano - Eric Comstock WITH Sean Smith AND BARBARA FASSANO - Birdland Theater 6%
Steve Ross & Jean Brassard - ALLONS ENFANTS! - Pangea 4%
Jared Chinnock & Evan Buckley Harris - OLD SOULDS - A TRIBUTE TO ROCK & ROLL - Don't Tell Mama 3%

Best Ensemble Soloist
Ben Jones - 54 SINGS BROADWAY'S GREATEST HITS! - Feinstein's/54 Below 35%
Donna Vivino - CABARET ON THE COUCH LIVE! - The Green Room 42 16%
Jesse JP Johnson - BOY BAND PROJECT - Feinstein's/54 Below 16%
Kathryn D. Allison - CABARET ON THE COUCH LIVE! - The Green Room 42 9%
Christopher Brasfield - BOY BAND PROJECT - Feinstein's/54 Below 9%
Sean LML - CABARET ON THE COUCH LIVE! - The Green Room 42 9%
Keri René Fuller - CABARET ON THE COUCH LIVE! - The Green Room 42 6%

Best Group Show
The Skivvies - LITTTLE SHOP OF ROCKY HORRORS, LIVE & LITERALLY IN PERSON, ROOFTOP SESSIONS - 54 Below, The Green Room 42, The Mondriam 57%
Britton and The Sting - SUMMER OF LOVE - Feinstein's/54 Below 18%
Members Only Boylesque - MEMBERS ONLY BOYLESQUE: LES IS MORE - Caveat 10%
Clearly Now - CLEARLY NOW - pANGEA 10%
The Randy Andys - RANDY ANDYS - Pangea 6%

Best Host or Emcee
Susie Mosher - THE LINEUP WITH Susie Mosher - Birdland Theatre 33%
Jim Caruso - Jim Caruso'S CAST PARTY - Birdland 24%
Jaime Lozano - CELEBRANDO THE HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH - Feinstein's/54 Below 11%
Michael McAssey - OPEN MAC LIVE! - Brandy's Piano Bar 10%
Logan Pitts - CABARET ON THE COUCH - YouTube/The Green Room 42 8%
Coco Taylor - MEMBERS ONLY BOYLESQUE: LES IS MORE - Caveat 8%
Corinna Sowers Adler - MUSIC AT THE MANSION - Nicori Studios 7%

Best Jazz Show, Instrumental or Vocal
Billy Stritch Trio - THE Billy Stritch TRIO - Birdland 33%
The Jazz Bandits - WESTBANK DINNER SERIES - Westbank Cafe 14%
Gabrielle Stravelli Trio - WESTBANK DINNER SERIES - Westbank Cafe 14%
Nicole Zuraitis and Birdland Big Band - BIRDLAND BIG BAND - Birdland 13%
Nicole Henry - FEELING GOOD! - Feinstein's/54 Below 13%
Arturo O'Farrell & Afro Latin Jazz Octet - ARTURO O'FARRILL AND THE AFRO LATIN JAZZ ENSEMBLE - Birdland 7%
Emmet Cohen Trio - EMMET COHEN TRIO - Birdland 5%

Best Musical Comedy Cabaret/Revue
Leanne Borghesi - BORGHESI'S BACK - Don't Tell Mama 33%
Robbie Rozelle - BACK IN THE BASEMENT - Feinstein's/54 Below 32%
Ariana Johns & Evangeline Johns - VANGARI, CAUTIONARY TALES - Don't Tell Mama 22%
Cathy Taylor - LIFE HACK: UNABRIDGED - Don't Tell Mama 13%

Best Musical Director
Billy Stritch - Jim Caruso'S CAST PARTY - Birdland 15%
Drew Wutke - 54 SINGS Olivia Rodrigo, JUST ONE LOOK - 54 Below, The Green Room 42 10%
Tracy Stark - Meg Flather AT WBC, MOSTLY MARLENE, Ami Brabson, Alexis Michelle, Gretchen Reinhagen - West Bank Cafe, Club Cumming, Pangea, Music at the Mansion, 54 Below 10%
Yasuhiko Fukuoka - Robbie Rozelle: BACK IN THE BASEMENT - Feinstein's/54 Below 8%
Brandon James Gwinn - Alexis Michelle PRIDE AT 54 - Feinstein's/54 Below 7%
Elliot Finkel - DAVE KONIG AMERICA'S MOST BELOVED ENTERTAINER - Don't Tell Mama 7%
Brad Simmons - THE LINEUP WITH Susie Mosher - Birdland 7%
Darryl Curry - VANGARI, CAUTIONARY TALES - Don't tell Mama 6%
Jon Audric Nelson - Billy Recce: SONGS FROM INDOORS - Green Room 42 6%
Camille Johnson - CABARET ON THE COUCH - The Green Room 42 5%
Mark Janas - SALON - Don't Tell Mama, NYC 3%
Micah Young - Sean Patrick Murtagh & Micah Young AT WEST BANK CAFE - West Bank Cafe 3%
Jaime Lozano - CELEBRANDO DE HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH - Feinstein's/54 Below 3%
Mike Renzi - WEST BANK DINNER MUSIC SERIES, HINDSIGHT IS 2020 - Westbank, The Green Room 42 3%
Darnell White for Blaine Alden Krauss - HE SOUL WITH Blaine Krauss - Feinstein's/54 Below 3%
Brandon Adams - BORGHESI'S BACK - Don't Tell Mama, NYC 2%
Jon Weber - A VERY NATALIE HOLIDAY - Birdland Theater 2%

Best Open-Mic, Variety or Recurring Show
Susie Mosher - THE LINEUP WITH Susie Mosher - Birdland 32%
Jim Caruso - Jim Caruso'S CAST PARTY - Birdland 26%
Michelle Dowdy and Drew Wutke - ROWDY DOWDY HOUR WITH Michelle Dowdy AND Drew Wutke - The Q Club 19%
Michael McAssey - OPEN MAC LIVE! and OPEN MIC MONDAYS - Brandy's Piano Bar, Pangea 9%
Sue Matsuki & Gregory Toroian - JAZZ BRUNCH - Pangea 7%
Ben Cassara - HOT SUMMER NIGHTS JAZZ SERIES - Pangea 4%
TWEED Theater - PRESENTED BY TWEED - Pangea 3%

Best Original Song
Billy's Place by Billy Stritch - Billy Stritch TRIO - CD - Billy's Place and Billy Stritch TRIO at Birdland 22%
My Christmas Dream by Jordan Wolfe and Michelle Dowdy - Jordan Wolfe AND Michelle Dowdy - Jordan Wolfe, Producer 20%
Inside by Meg Flather - Meg Flather - Meg Flather, Producer 15%
Gotta Be Gayer by Billy Reece - Billy Recce: SONGS FROM INDOORS - Green Room 42 8%
Together in One Place by Dana P. Rowe and Nathan Cann - BORGHESI'S BACK - Don't Tell Mama, NYC 7%
Back in the Basement by Billy Reece - Robbie Rozelle: BACK IN THE BASEMENT - Feinstein's / 54 Below 7%
Tie Yourself To Me by Darnell White - FULLY VACCINATED! - Don't Tell Mama 6%
You'll See by Brandon James Gwinn - BULLIT - Indie Chameleon 4%
As I Feel Today by Billy Reece - Billy Recce: SONGS FROM INDOORS - Green Room 42 4%
Black Nail Polish by Brandon James Gwinn - BULLIT - Indie Chameleon 4%
Cristal Conners byBrandon James Gwinn - BULLIT - Indie Chameleon 2%
Bullit by Brandon James Gwinn - BULLIT - Indie Chameleon 2%

Best Piano Bar Entertainer, Musician or Vocalist
Michelle Dowdy - PIANO BAR AT DON'T TELL MAMA - Don't Tell Mama 34%
Brandon James Gwinn - Brandon James Gwinn AT THE PIANO - Marie's Crisis, Don't Tell Mama, The Stonewall Upstairs 17%
Michael McAssey - OPEN MIC MONDAYS - Pangea 15%
Mark Janas - PIANO BAR AT DON'T TELL MAMA - Don't Tell Mama 12%
Elaine Brier - PIANO BAR AT DON'T TELL MAMA - Don't Tell Mama 11%
Brian Kalinowski - PIANO BAR AT DON'T TELL MAMA - Don't Tell Mama 7%
Joseph Redd - PIANO BAR AT DON'T TELL MAMA - Don't Tell Mama 5%

Best Record Producer
Wayne Haun - BILLY'S PLACE - Club 44 Records 27%
Mitchell Walker, Blaine Krauss, SIXFOOT_5, Dylan Glatthorn - HAUS OF LOVE - No Reverse Records 18%
Brandon James Gwinn - LOVEFOOL - Alexis Michelle - Broadway Records 14%
Brandon James Gwinn & M.P. Kuo - BULLIT - Indie Chameleon 14%
Mitchell Walker, Ashley Kate Adams - ELISE MARRA - No Reverse Records 11%
Mitchell Walker, Ashley Kate Adams - THE SHARDS OF AN HONOR CODE JUNKIE - No Reverse Records 10%
Brandon James Gwinn - PLACE & TIME - SONGS BY EllaRose Chary & Brandon James Gwinn - Indie Chameleon 7%

Best Recording, Commercial
Rebecca Luker & Sally Wilfert - ALL THE GIRLS - PS Classics 36%
Billy Stritch - BILLY'S PLACE - Club 44 Records 25%
Alexis Michelle - LOVEFOOL - Broadway Records 12%
Nicole Zuraitis - ALL WANDERING HEARTS - Dot Time Records 12%
Blake Allen, Mitchell Walker, Ashley Kate Adams - THE SHARDS OF AN HONOR CODE JUNKIE - No Reverse Records 7%
Blaine Krauss, Mitchell Walker, SIXFOOT_5, Dylan Glatthorn - HAUS OF LOVE - No Reverse Records 6%
Elise Marra, Mitchell Walker, Ashley Kate Adams - ELISE MARRA - No Reverse Records 2%

Best Recording, Independent
Travis Moser and Drew Wutke - SO MANY PEOPLE: THE SONDHEIM SESSIONS - Travis Moser 27%
Marty Thomas & Marissa Rosen - MARTY & MARISSA THE AWARD WINNING HOLIDAY ALBUM - Candy Cane Record 17%
Brandon James Gwinn - BULLIT - Indie Chameleon 13%
Meghan Murphy - BIG RED & THE BOYS LIVE AT FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW - Meghan Murphy 12%
Starbird & The Phoenix - STARFIRE - Starbird & The Phoenix 11%
Drinkwater Brothers - SMILING AND WEEPING - The Drinkwater Brothers 10%
Jim David - GAY JOKES FOR STRAIGHT CRUISERS - Stand Up! Records 8%
Brandon James Gwinn, EllaRose Chary and various artists - PLACE & TIME - SONGS BY EllaRose Chary & Brandon James Gwinn - Indie Chameleon 3%

Best Show
Andrew Barth Feldman - PARK MAP - Feinstein's/54 Below 37%
Klea Blackhurst - ONE OF THE GIRLS....' - Birdland 11%
Artemisia LeFay - GHOSTS OF WEIMAR PAST - Don't Tell Mama 10%
Lauren Marcus - ROCKWOOD MUSICAL HALL RESIDENCY - Rockwood Music Hall 8%
David Sabella - PANDEMIC RELIEF - Pangea 8%
Alexis Molnar - Alexis Molnar SINGS THE Fiona Apple SONGBOOK - Don't Tell Mama 6%
Farah Alvin - B-SIDE - The Green Room 42 6%
Blaine Alden Krauss - FROM THE SOUL WITH Blaine Krauss - Feinstein's/54 Below 4%
Amber Iman - Amber Iman - 54 Below 4%
Jeremy Stolle - NO MORE TALK OF DARKNESS - Birdland Theater 3%
Adrienne Haan - BETWEEN FIRE AND ICE - The Triad 1%
Jackie Theoharis - THE TRUTH ABOUT GREECE - Don't Tell Mama 1%

Best Show Musician, Non-Musical Director
Steve Doyle/BASS - Jim Caruso's Cast Party 37%
Josh Samuels, DRUMS - Alexis Michelle at 54 Below 24%
Jeff Koch, BASS - Alexis Michelle at 54 Below 22%
Daniel Glass/DRUMS - Jim Caruso's Cast Party 17%

Best Show, Celebrity
George Salazar & Joe Iconis - TWO PLAYER GAME - Feinstein's/54 Below 13%
Andre De Shields - BLACK BY POPULAR DEMAND - Feinstein's/54 Below 11%
Eva Noblezada - SO THIS IS LOVE - The Green Room 42 11%
Alice Ripley - Alice Ripley - The Green Room 42 10%
Lillias White - WE'RE BACK - The Green Room 42 7%
Joe Iconis - Joe Iconis, FEATURING... - Feinstein's/54 Below 7%
Kelli O'Hara - DIAMOND SERIES - Feinstein's/54 Below 6%
Anthony Rapp - UNPLUGGED - Feinstein's/54 Below 6%
Emily Skinner - A BROAD WITH A BROAD BROAD MIND - Feinstein's/54 Below 4%
Melissa Errico - Melissa Errico SINGS HER NEW YORK - Feinstein's/54 Below 4%
Norbert Leo Butz - Norbert Leo Butz SINGS TORCH SONGS - Feinstein's/54 Below 3%
Orfeh - OR & MORE - Feinstein's/54 Below 3%
Tony Yazbeck - Tony Yazbeck - Feinstein's/54 Below 3%
Lee Roy Reams - REMEMBERING Jerry Herman - Feinstein's/54 Below 3%
Lilli Cooper - ALL THE FEELS - Feinstein's/54 Below 2%
Reeve Carney - RESIDENCY - The Green Room 42 2%
Jason Danieley - REFLECTIONS - Feinstein's/54 Below 2%
Mason Alexander Park - THE PANSY CRAZE - The Green Room 42/Chelsea Table + Stage 2%

Best Special Event, Multiple
The Cast of Broadway's COMPANY - THE CAST OF COMPANY IN 'DARKNESS RISING' - Birdland 44%
Broadway Belters - BROADWAY BELTERS LIVE! - The Green Room 42 20%
Billy Recce - SONGS FROM INDOORS - Green Room 42 13%
Scott Coulter's Spot-On Entertainment - GIVE MY REGARDS! A COMPETITION LIKE NO OTHER - Feinstein's/54 Below 11%
Jaime Lozano & The Familia - CELEBRANDO THE HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH - Feinstein's/54 Below 7%
Ali Wonderly and Tia Harewood-Millington - LET'S HEAR IT FOR THE CHOICE LIVE! - The Green Room 42 4%

Best Special Event, Solo
Sean Patrick Murtagh - SUMMER SUNDAY SOIREE - Sean Patrick Murtagh AT THE GREEN AT LINCOLN CENTER - Lincoln Center 23%
Natalie Douglas - A VERY NATALIE HOLIDAY - Birdland Theater 20%
Alexis Michelle - Alexis Michelle PRIDE AT 54 - Feinstein's/54 Below 18%
Nicole Vanessa Ortiz - BECOMING HER: A DIVA'S TRIBUE - PRIDE EDITION - Feinstein's/54 Below 8%
Amy Beth Williams - BEAUTIFUL MYSTERY: THE SONGS OF Leonard Cohen - Don't Tell Mama 7%
J.L. Perkel - BUTTERFLY: THE FAREWELL CONCERT - The Triad 7%
Eleri Ward - A PERFECT LITTLE DEATH CD RELEASE - Rockwood Music Hall 6%
Nellie McKay - Nellie McKay - Birdland Theater 6%
Michael Kirk Lane - Michael Kirk Lane WITH William TN Hall: MERRY ALMOST CHRISTMAS - Don't Tell Mama 4%

Best Spoken Word Cabaret Show (May feature up to four songs but no more)
Will Nolan - LEOLA LADYLAND! - The Green Room 42 61%
Portable Strangers: The Salon - PORTABLE STRANGERS: THE SALON - Studios 353 39%

Best Tribute Show
Klea Blackhurst - ONE OF THE GIRLS.....' - Birdland 54%
Becca Kidwell - MY MAYBE WORLD WITH MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER, A CABARET TRIBUTE - Don't Tell Mama 46%

Best Vocalist
Kuhoo Verma - SOUNDS OF HEALING - Feinstein's/54 Below 14%
Sean Patrick Murtagh - Sean Patrick Murtagh & Micah Young AT WEST BANK CAFE - West Bank Cafe 12%
Natalie Douglas - A VERY NATALIE HOLIDAY - Birdland Theater 11%
Alexis Michelle - Alexis Michelle AT 54 BELOW - Feinstein's/54 Below 9%
Klea Blackhurst - ONE OF THE GIRLS - Birdland 9%
Becca Kidwell - SHOW OF DARES, MY MAYBE WORLD WITH MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER, A CABARET TRIBUTE - Pangea, Don't Tell Mama 8%
Aisha de Haas - WESTBANK DINNER MUSIC SERIES - West Bank Cafe 6%
Robbie Rozelle - BACK IN THE BASEMENT - Feinstein's/54 Below 6%
Meg Flather - WEST BANK DINNER SERIES, RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN 2021 - West Bank Cafe, Don't Tell Mama 6%
Maya Lagerstam - Billy Recce: SONGS FROM INDOORS - Green Room 42 5%
Marissa Mulder - WESTBANK DINNER MUSIC SERIES - West Bank Cafe 4%
Nellie McCKay - Nellie McKay - Birdland Theater 4%
Corinna Sowers Adler - WESTBANK DINNER MUSIC SERIES - West Bank Cafe 2%
Aaron Lee Battle - WESTBANK DINNER MUSIC SERIES - West Bank Cafe 2%
Eric Yves Garcia - WESTBANK DINNER MUSIC SERIES - West Bank Cafe 1%



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