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1995 Year by Year

Award winners in bold

Board of Directors Award

  • Martin Schaeffer
  • Stan Martin
  • Teddycares

Characterization / Monologue

  • Georgia Ragsdale
  • Julie Halston
  • Steve Hayes

Director

  • Barry Kleinbort
  • Jim Luzar
  • Joel Silberman
  • Scott Barnes

Female Musical Comedy

  • Alix Korey
  • Angela LaGreca
  • Helen Baldassare

Female Stand-Up Comedy

  • Judy Gold
  • Susie Essman
  • Suzanne Westenhoefer

Female Vocalist

  • Baby Jane Dexter
  • Claiborne Cary
  • Sally Mayes

Hanson Award

  • David Gurland

Impersonation / Characterization

  • Randy Allen
  • Ricky Ritzel – Jimmy Durante:Schnozzola
  • Steven Brinberg
  • Tommy Femia

Jazz Vocalist

  • Judy Barnett
  • Mercedes Hall
  • Thos Shipley

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Ann Francine

Major Jazz Vocalist

  • Annie Ross
  • Billy Stritch
  • Jay Leonhart

Major New York Comedy

  • Adrianne Tolsch
  • Joe Behar
  • Mario Cantone

Major New York Music Engagement

  • Amanda McBroom
  • Julie Wilson
  • Nancy LaMott
  • Rosemary Clooney

Male Stand-Up Comedy

  • Daryl Hammond
  • Eddie Brill
  • Jim David

Male Vocalist

  • Billy Porter
  • Christian Nova
  • Eric Michael Gillett
  • Michael Marotta

Musical Director

  • Christopher Denny
  • Christopher Marlowe
  • Dick Gallagher
  • Joel Silberman
  • Richard Rodney Bennett

New York Debut – Female

  • Jessica Bass
  • Judy Argo
  • Stephanie Pope

New York Debut – Male

  • John Fugelsang
  • Marcus Lovett
  • Tim DiPasqua

Piano Bar Entertainer

  • Kristine Zbornik
  • Lizz Manners
  • Terri White

Piano Bar Pianist

  • Bobby Peaco
  • Charles DeForest
  • Jerry Scott
  • Larry Woodward
  • Patrick DeGennaro

Recording

  • Bring Back Romance – Ann Hampton Callaway
  • Just In Time For Christmas – Nancy LaMott
  • Live From London – Barbara Cook

Revue/Musical Production

  • Honky Tonky Highway – Robert Nassif Lindsay
  • Me and Jezebel
  • Until the Balance Tips

Singer / Instrumentalist

  • Gerry Dieffenbach
  • Richard Rodney Bennett
  • Ricky Ritzel

Song

  • "Confession of a New Yorker" Portia Nelson
  • "Errol Flynn" Amanda McBroom & Gordon Hunt
  • "Gershwin Tune" Francesca Blumenthal

Special Musical Material

  • "It's Impossible to Sing and Play the Bass" Jay Leonhart
  • "My Simple Christmas Wish" David Friedman
  • "Piano Bar Hell" George Winters

Technical Director

  • Jaye Lee
  • Matt Berman
  • Shawn Moninger

Variety Production

  • Jamie deRoy and Friends

Vocal Group

  • The Jenny Burton Experience
  • The Tonics
  • Wallowitch and Ross