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Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!

Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC), dedicated to advancing the art and business of live entertainment, held their 28th Annual MAC Awards celebration last evening at BB King's Blues club in Times Square. Winners in twenty-five categories were announced. The show was hosted by the vivacious singer, band leader, multiple MAC Award winner and 2014 Nominee, Terese Genecco. The gala was produced by Julie Miller and directed by Lennie Watts, the current MAC President. Don Rebic served as Musical Director. Presenters included Will Friedwald of the Wall Street Journal and designer Bob Mackie. CLICK HERE for a full list of winners.

Two Lifetime Achievement Awards were previously announced for Linda Lavin and Marilyn Maye, as well as the 2014 Board of Directors Award for the Eugene O'Neill Cabaret and Performance Conference. Lavin and Maye accepted their awards in person, and they also performed, Lavin accompanying herself on piano. Accepting for the O'Neill was director John McDaniel.

The Ruth Kurtzman Benefit Award went to the Park Concert Series (formerly The Concerts for City Greens), and was accepted by its founder, Raissa Katona Bennett.

The Hanson Award went to vocalist Amy Beth Williams, and two scholarships for Performing Arts education were awarded to youth from WingspanArts, young Jenna Barricklo and Sofia Bryant.

Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Daryl Glenn

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Amy Wolk (Stage Manager) and Karen Thompson

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Jean-Pierre Perreaux and Karen Mason

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Karen Mason

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Karen Mason and Paul Rolnick

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Trophy Presenters-Bret Shuford and Natasha Castillo

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Julie Reyburn

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Natasha Castillo, Kathleen France and Julie Reyburn

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Natalie Douglas and Scott Coulter

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Ian Herman

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Will Friedwald andJennifer Ashley Tepper

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Lois Morton

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Terese Genecco

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Sean Harkness

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Brett Kristofferson, Jenna Barricklo, Sofia Bryant and Marissa Porto

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Jenna Barricklo and Sofia Bryant

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Reverend Yolanda

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Ruby Rims and Reverend Yolanda

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Douglas J. Cohen and Tom Tace

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Andrew David Sotomayor

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
John McDaniel

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Julie Miller (Producer) and John McDaniel

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Tanya Holt and Marcus Simeone

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Linda Lavin and Jim Caruso

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Lennie Watts

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Tracy Stark

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Scott Coulter and Lennie Watts

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Amy Beth Williams

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Linda Lavin

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Gary Crawford

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Mary Lahti

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Bill Zeffiro

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Sean Harkness

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Marissa Mulder

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Jean-Pierre Perreaux

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Sidney Myer and Marcy Heisler

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Raissa Katona Bennett and Bill Zeffiro

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Cady Huffman

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Cady Huffman

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Ricky Ritzel and Natasha Castillo

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Paul Rolnick and Ricky Ritzel

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Anita Gillette

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Anita Gillette

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Julie Miller and Anita Gillette

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Bob Mackie

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Tanya Moberly and Mark Janas

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Dana Lorge

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Amy Wolk and Bret Shuford

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Bob Mackie and Marilyn Maye

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Ted Firth and Marilyn Maye

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Joseph Roe, Marilyn Maye and Bob Mackie

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Jonathan Whitton

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Aaron Jones and Jonathan Whitton

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Marilyn Maye, Bob Mackie and Terese Genecco

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Terese Genecco and Scott Barbarino

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Billie Roe

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
William Blake

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Julie Miller and William Blake

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Natalie Douglas and Stacy Sullivan

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
Julie Miller, Lennie Watts and Terese Genecco



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