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2005 Year by Year

Award winners in bold

Board of Directors Award

  • George Coleman
  • Kenny Barron
  • Mario Cantone

Director

  • Hope Hardcastle
  • Phil Geoffrey Bond
  • Ron Poole

Female Vocalist

  • Barbara Fasano
  • Lisa Asher
  • Natalie Douglas

Hanson Award

  • Lucille Carr-Kaffashan

Impersonation / Characterization

  • Chuck Sweeney
  • Steven Brinberg
  • Tommy Femia

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Keely Smith

Major Engagement

  • Barbara Brussell
  • Karen Mason
  • Nark Nadler

Male Vocalist

  • Anthony Santelmo, Jr.
  • Brandon Cutrell
  • Steven Ray Watkins

Musical Comedy / Vocal Group

  • 3 Tenors in Search of and Act
  • Marcus Simeone & Eva Ladas
  • The Next Big Broadway Musical

Musical Comedy Performer

  • Dottie Burman
  • Fred Barton
  • Ray Jessel
  • Shawn Ryan

Musical Director

  • Alex Rybeck
  • Christopher Denny
  • Rick Jensen

New York Debut – Female

  • Maude Maggart
  • Sarah Mucho
  • Tracy Stark

New York Debut – Male

  • Ritt Henn
  • Steven Garrett Wright
  • Thomas Honeck

Piano Bar / Restaurant / Hotel Lounge Instrumentalist

  • Gerry Deiffenbach
  • Jerry Scott
  • Ricky Ritzel
  • Tracy Stark

Piano Bar/Restaurant Singing Entertainer

  • George Sanders
  • Jenifer Kruskamp
  • Leslie Anderson

Recording

  • Cool, Cool, Cool – Ricky Ritzel and Leslie Anderson
  • On Richard Rodgers' Piano – John Bucchino
  • Slow – Ann Hampton Callaway

Revue/Musical Production

  • Singing Astaire
  • The Johnny Mercer Birthday Show – Ricky Ritzel & Leslie Anderson
  • Timeless Divas

Song

  • "Elusive" Nancy Baxter and Paul Stephan
  • "Friends (Laisse Moi T'Aimer)" Bonnie Lee Sanders, Joel Diamond, Mila
  • "I'd Rather Never Know" Maria Gentile and Karen Cole
  • "My Answered Prayer" Ann Hampton Callaway
  • "Ou Apres La Guerre" Michael Ogborne

Special Musical Material

  • "Here Come The Callaways" Ann Hampton Callaway
  • "Hot Good Enough" Peter Lurye and Peter Yawitz
  • "I Can Be an Icon Too" Fred Barton
  • "I Love You, Sweetheart" Mary Liz MacNamara
  • "The Short Term Memory Loss Blues" Ray Jessel

Stand-up Comedy/Monology

  • Nancy Witter
  • Poppi Kramer
  • Rock Albers

Technical Director

  • Michael Barbieri
  • Shawn Moninger
  • Thomas Honeck

Variety Production/Recurring Series or Special Production

  • Gashole:Talk Show
  • Gashole:Tony Show
  • New Mondays
  • Poole Party