2017 MAC Award Winners and Nominees

Ceremony: BB King’s

Female Vocalist
Celia Berk
Sally Darling
Meg Flather
Josephine Sanges
Lisa ViggianoMale Vocalist
Bob Diamond
Richard Holbrook
Jeff Macauley
Stearns Matthews
Jim Speake

Major Artist
Natalie Douglas
Sidney Meyer
Stacy Sullivan

Celebrity Artist
Christine Andreas
Michael Feinstein
Donna Mckechnie
Mark Nadler
Carol Woods

New York Debut – Female
Amorika Amoroso
Hanna Burke
Mary Sue Daniels
Sallie Jo Hadley

New York Debut – Male
Matt Dipasquale
Tommy J. Dose
Charlie Romo

Spoken Word Artist
Karen Finley
Shawn Moninger

Impersonation/Characterization/Drag Artist
MargOh! Channing
Lady Bunny
Rick Skye

Musical Comedy
Lynda Rodolitz
Bille Roe
Aaron Weinstein

Vocal Duo or Group
Anita Gillette and Penny Fuller
Those Girls
Sally Mayes and Jeff Harnar

Revue
Almost Like Being in Love
Broadway Boozy Brunch
Rodgers, Hart, and Hammerstein

Recurring Series
It’s Just a Number
Ricky Ritzel’s Broadway
Salon

Special Production
The Joe Iconis Christmas Spectacular
Mama’s Next Big Act
Metrostar Talent Challenge

Emcee
Bernie Furshpan
Tom Gamblin
Bobbie Horowitz
Nancy Witter

Ensemble Instrumentalist
Donna Kelly – Percussion
Tom Hubbard – Bass
Matt Scharfglass – Bass
Kenji Tajima – Percussion

Piano Bar Instrumentalist
Michael Isaacs
Willian TN Hall
Brian Nash
Darius Frowner
Rick Jensen

Restaurant/Happy Hour Instrumentalist
Bill Zeffiro
Clare Cooper
Patrick DeGennaro

Piano Bar Singer – Female
Michelle Dowdy
Tara Martinez
Lauren Mufson
Laura Pavles
Heidi Weyhmueller

Piano Bar Singer – Male
Paul Scott Pilcz
Tommy J. Dose
Adam Chandler
Joe Ardizzone
Bobby Belfry

Musical Director
Rick Jensen
Daryl Kojak
Tracy Stark
Steven Ray WatkinsDirector
Barry Kleinbort
Lina Koutrakos
Nark Nadler

Technical Director
Colette Black
Armando Bravi
Adam DeCarlo
Jason Ellis
Abby Judd

Song
“Before I Forget” – Music and Lyrics by Scott Evan Davis
“Filling Space” – Music and Lyrics by Derek Gregor and Selda Sahin
“More Than Fine” – Music and Lyrics by Andrew David Sotomayor
“Thirty Five Years” – Music and Lyrics by Emily Bandager
“Waiting” – Music and Lyrics by David Grego; Lyrics by Sam Carner

Special Musical Material

“The Christmas Tree Blues” – Music by Derek Gregor; Lyrics by Sam Carner
“The Mom Song” – Music by Nate Buccieri; Lyrics by Elaine Brier
“Selfie” – Music and Lyrics by Drew Fornarola
“Sitting at Julie Gold’s Piano” – Music and Lyrics by Christine Lavin
“So Many Reasons” – Music by Scott Schneider; Lyrics by Tim Aumiller


Major Recording

Mary Foster Conklin, Photographs
Natalie Douglas, Human Heart
Tracy Stark, Shades Of Beautiful


Recording (the LaMott Friedman Award)

Celia Berk, Manhattan Serenade
Scott Evan Davis, Next
Gingr Minj, Sweet T


Show of the Year

Marilyn in Fragments
Molly Pope in A Star Is Born
Midnight at the Never Get
The Joe Iconis Christmas Spectacular
Spamilton


The Ruth Kurtzman Benefit Award
Joseph Macchia, Help is on the Way

Hanson Award
Ira Lee Collings

Lifetime Achievement
Michele Lee

Board of Directors
Ken Starrett

 

Categorized in: Winners