2008 MAC Award Nominees and Winners

Ceremony: BB King’s

Female Vocalist
Jenna Esposito
Terese Genecco
JEANNE MACDONALD
Marieanne Meringolo

Male Vocalist
Brandon Cutrell
MILES PHILLIPS
Marcus Simeone

Major Artist – Female
BARBARA BRUSSELL
Baby Jane Dexter
Christine Pedi
Lennie Watts
New York Debut – Female
SUZANNE CARRICO
Katherine Langford
Susan Winter

New York Debut – Male
Lucio Fernandez
JONATHAN WHITTON
Vincent Wolfe

Musical Comedy/Impersonation
Steven Brinberg
Jimmy James
RAY JESSEL

Female Celebrity Artist
Lucie Arnaz
Betty Buckley
Liz Callaway
Diahann Carroll
Linda Carter
CHRISTINE EBERSOLE
Linda Eder
Penny Fuller
Eileen fulton
Tammy Grimes
Andrea Marcovicci
Chita Rivera
KT Sullivan
Mary Wilson

Male/Duo Celebrity Artist
Ashford and Simpson
Michael Feinstein
Peter Gallagher
Galt MacDermott
Jackie Mason
Donny Osmond
STEVE ROSS
Ben Vereen
Tom Wopat

Duo or Group
Edd Clark and Sue Matsuki
KAREN MACK & MICHAEL HOLLAND
Anthony Santelmo, Jr. and Valerie DiLorenzo

Revue/Special Production
MY FRIEND, THE CAT, created by Phil Geoffrey Bond
The Songs of Joe Iconis
Rendezvous-an evening with Piaf, Brel, Aznavour and Friends

Variety Production/
Recurring Series
The After Party
JIM CARUSO’S CAST PARTY, hosted by Jim Caruso Birdland
Jamie deRoy and Friends
New York Sheet Music Society Show

Piano Bar/Restaurant
Singing Entertainer – Male
DAVID COLBERT
A.J. Irvin
Eric Pickering
George Sanders
Jonathan Tomaselli

Piano Bar/Restaurant
Singing Entertainer – Female
Maria Gentile
SARAH MUCHO
Anne Steele

Piano Bar/Restaurant/
Hotel Lounge Instrumentalist
Stephen Bocchino
David Budway
Joe Regan
Jerry Scott
TRACY STARK

Musical Director
Paul Greenwood
Rick Jensen
Daryl Kojak
Alex Reybeck
STEVEN RAY WATKINS

Director
Phil Geoffrey Bond
ERIC MICHAEL GILLETT
Miles Phillips
Technical Director
Michael Barbieri
JEAN-PIERRE PERREAUX
Shane Matthews
song
I REMEMBER
Words by Shaynee Rainbolt & Russell Garcia, Music by Russell Garcia
“Another Christmas” Nicholas Levin
“Close to Heaven” Patrick Dwyer
“Friend” Patrick Degennaro
this Time” Bob Levy and Karen Jacobsen

Special Musical Material
ONE STOP SHOPPING
Words by Dan Page, Michele Page, Sue Matsuki and Gregory Toroian, Music by Sue Matsuki & Gregory Toroian
“I’m A Real New Yorker” Jay Jeffries and John McMahon
“A Moral Quandry” Patrick Dwyer
“A Piano Bar Confession” David Auxier
“Whacked” Judy Barnett and Ted Koosian

Recording

Brandon Cutrell “Brandon cutrell”
TERESE GENECCO
“Drunk With Love–Live (A Tribute to Frances Faye)”
Marieann Meringolo “Here’s To the Ladies”
Jonathan Whitton “Perfect Finite”

Jazz Recording
Scot Albertson “Fate Revealed By Design”
Joyce Breach “Remembering Mabel Mercer”
Linda Kosut ” As Long As You’re Living”
JOHN DeMARCO
“Pure and Simple”
Barbara Lea “Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans”

Jazz Vocalist – Female
Mychelle Colleary
Kinda Kosut
LAURIE KRAUZ
Shaynee Rainbolt
Alysha Umphress

Jazz Vocalist – Male
Scot Albertson
JACK DONAHUE
Cleve Douglass
Dane Vannatter
Julian Yeo

Jazz Duo/Group
Mary Foster Conklin and George Evans
Jesse Gelber and Kate Manning
THE DARYL KOJAK TRIO
Alex Leonard Duo
Barry Levitt Trio
Major Jazz Vocalist
Judy Barnett
NATALIE DOUGLAS
Claire Martin
Hilary Kole
Sarah Partridge

Stand-Up Comic
Peytin Clarkson
Becky Donohue
Marina Franklin
POPPI KRAMER
Joe Larson
John Mulaney
Amy Schumer
Darlene Violette
Rick Younger


Major Stand-Up Comic – Male
Mike Birbiglia
Bill Burr
Louie CK
JIM DAVID
Mitch Fatal
Greg Giraldo
Nick Griffin
Jim Norton
Gregg Rogell

Major Stand-Up Comic – Female
Michelle Balan
Sue Costello
SUSIE ESSMAN
Karith Foster
Jessica Kirson
Lynne Koplitz
Lisa Landry
Kerri Louise
Janice Messitte

Comedy/Improv Duo or Group
Better Than the Machine
CHICAGO CITY LIMITS
City Hall
The Kinsey Sicks
2 For the Show

2008 Time Out New York
“Special Achievement MAC Award”
Bridget Everett and Kenny Mellman

2008 BOARD OF DIRECTORS AWARDs
Bart Greenberg’s, “Any Wednesday” Series
Linda Amiel Burns

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Maureen McGovern

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN JAZZ
Gloria Lynne

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN COMEDY
Lewis Black

Categorized in: Winners