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Voting Continues For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards! 54 SINGS Leads Best Variety Show/Recurring Series!

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Voting for the BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards is open! The BWW Cabaret Awards honor exemplary performers and productions in New York from November 1, 2017 to October 31, 2018. 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 of three shows) during this eligibility period.

Check out the current standings, and make sure your voice is heard by voting below!

This marks the first year of the Best Burlesque Show or Act, Best Drag Artist or Impersonator, Best Major Recording, and Best Revue/Group Show categories. Additionally, all previously-gendered categories, including Best Show, have been combined. These changes changes and additions are meant to reflect the diverse and ever-changing landscape of the industry and give recognition to local performers who have not previously been eligible.

Nominations were both reader-submitted and chosen by BWW Cabaret's editing and reviewing staff to best represent and honor the wide range of talent New York's cabaret scene has to offer. After the nomination period ended on October 31, the list was proofed for eligibility and errors.

Voting will run through December 31, 2018, and winners will be announced in January!

If you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends.

Here are the current standings for Cabaret:

Best Burlesque Show or Act
Company XIV 34%
The Pink Room Burlesque 28%
Le Scandal 15%

Best Debut Show
Tim Cahill - IT'S ABOUT TIM(E)! - Don't Tell Mama, Pangea 22%
Sierra Rein - RUNNING IN PLACE - The Laurie Beechman Theatre 21%
Margo Brown - MARGO SINGS MERCER - Don't Tell Mama 17%

Best Director
Robbie Rozelle - BEING GREEN, Melissa Errico SINGS SONDHEIM - Various 19%
Jeff Harnar - MARGO SINGS MERCER, MY SHIP: SONGS FROM 1941 - Various 16%
Sondra Lee - #SONDHEIMMONTAGE - Various 14%

Best Drag Artist or Impersonator
Rick Skye 27%
Randy Roberts 20%
Jackie Cox 18%

Best Duo Show
Christine Ebersole and Billy Stritch - SNOWFALL - Birdland 30%
Jane Lynch and Kate Flannery - TWO LOST SOULS - Cafe Carlyle 21%
KT Sullivan and Jeff Harnar - #SONDHEIMMONTAGE - The Laurie Beechman Theatre 19%

Best Jazz Vocalist
Veronica Swift 18%
Gabrielle Stravelli 17%
Michelle Dowdy 16%

Best Major Recording
Jessica Vosk - WILD AND FREE 48%
Carole J. Bufford - ALL BY MYSELF 14%
Marissa Mulder - TWO TICKETS LEFT 10%

Best Musical Comedy or Alt Cabaret Show
Justin Vivian Bond - BOYS IN THE TREES - Joe's Pub 28%
Justin Sayre - Justin Sayre'S GAY-B-C'S: A BRIEF HISTORY OF GAY CULTURE IN 5 PARTS - Joe's Pub 23%
Lady Rizo - LADY, LADY, LADY - Joe's Pub 22%

Best Musical Director
Bobby Peaco - TIGHT PANTS AND TEARS OF JOY - Various 25%
Tracy Stark - BACK WHEN WE WERE BEAUTIFUL, ON PURPOSE - Various 16%
Tedd Firth - MARGO SINGS MERCER, CONFOUND ME: SONGS IN SEARCH OF SOMETHING - Various 13%

Best Revue/Group Show
Various - INTO THE WOODS IN CONCERT - The Laurie Beechman Theatre 36%
Various - THE Jonathan Larson PROJECT - Feinstein's/54 Below 21%
Various - STEPHANIE'S CHILD - The Green Room 42 15%

Best Show
Michael Kirk Lane - GLASS HALF FULL - Don't Tell Mama 17%
Meg Flather - BACK WHEN WE WERE BEAUTIFUL - Don't Tell Mama 15%
Jeff Macauley - WHERE DID THE GENTLEMAN GO? : THE SONGS OF BOBBY TROUP AND THE LIFE OF SCOTTY BOWERS - Pangea 13%

Best Show, Celebrity
Jessica Vosk - BEING GREEN - Feinstein's/54 Below 27%
Alan Cumming - LEGAL IMMIGRANT - Cafe Carlyle, Joe's Pub 21%
Marilyn Maye - 90 AT LAST! - Feinstein's/54 Below 19%

Best Special Event (Multiple)
WAITRESS SINGS Sara Bareilles - The Green Room 42 35%
BERNSTEIN: 100 YEARS - A CENTENNIAL SHOW - The Green Room 42 24%
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND SINGS AHRENS & FLAHERTY - Feinstein's/54 Below 14%

Best Special Event (Solo)
Maureen McGovern - A 45TH ANNIVERSARY 'POSEIDON ADVENTURE' PAJAMA PARTY - Birdland 33%
Robbie Rozelle - BUSTIN' OUT ON PRIDE WEEKEND - Feinstein's/54 Below 16%
Molly Pope - LIVE AT Carnegie Hall AT The Duplex - The Duplex 14%

Best Tribute Show
Helane Blumfield - TIGHT PANTS AND TEARS OF JOY: MY LOVE AFFAIR WITH Tom Jones AND Neil Diamond - The Laurie Beechman Theatre 25%
Ann Hampton Callaway - THE Linda Ronstadt SONGBOOK - Feinstein's/54 Below 23%
Judy Collins - A LOVE LETTER TO Stephen Sondheim - Cafe Carlyle, Joe's Pub 17%

Best Variety Show or Recurring Series
54 SINGS - Feinstein's/54 Below 27%
Jim Caruso'S CAST PARTY - Birdland 18%
BROADWAY SESSIONS - The Laurie Beechman Theatre 17%

Best Vocalist
Natalie Douglas 16%
Carole J. Bufford 12%
Michael Kirk Lane 11%

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