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2017 Year by Year

Award winners in bold

Board of Directors Award

  • Ken Starrett

Celebrity Artist

  • Carol Woods
  • Christine Andreas
  • Donna McKechnie
  • Mark Nadler
  • Michael Feinstein

Comedy/Novelty Song

  • "Selfie" Drew Fornarola
  • "Sitting at Julie Gold's Piano" Christine Lavin
  • "So Many Reasons" Scott Schneider (M); Tim Aumiller (L)
  • "The Christmas Tree Blues" Derek Gregor (M); Sam Carner (L)
  • "The Mom Song" Nate Buccieri (M); Elaine Brier (L)

Director

  • Barry Kleinbort
  • Lina Koutrakos
  • Mark Nadler

Duo/Group

  • Anita Gillette & Penny Fuller
  • Sally Mayes & Jeff Harnar
  • Those Girls – Eve Eaton, Rachel Hanser, Karen Mack, Wendy A. Russell

Emcee

  • Bernie Furshpan
  • Bobbie Horowitz
  • Nancy Witter
  • Tom Gamblin

Ensemble Instrumentalist

  • Donna Kelly – Percussion
  • Kenji Tajima – Drums
  • Matt Scharfglass – Bass
  • Tom Hubbard – Bass

Female Vocalist

  • Celia Berk
  • Josephine Sanges
  • Lisa Viggiano
  • Meg Flather
  • Sally Darling

Hanson Award

  • Ira Lee Collings

Impersonation / Characterization / Drag Artist

  • Lady Bunny
  • MargOh! Channing
  • Rick Skye

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Michele Lee

Major Artist

  • Natalie Douglas
  • Sidney Myer
  • Stacy Sullivan

Major Recording

  • Mary Foster Conklin – Photographs
  • Natalie Douglas – Human Heart
  • Shades of Beautiful – The Tracy Stark Songbook

Male Vocalist

  • Bob Diamond
  • Jeff Macauley
  • Jim Speake
  • Richard Holbrook
  • Stearns Matthews

Musical Comedy Performer

  • Aaron Weinstein
  • Billie Roe
  • Lynda Rodolitz

Musical Director

  • Daryl Kojak
  • Rick Jensen
  • Steven Ray Watkins
  • Tracy Stark

New York Debut – Female

  • Amorika Amoroso
  • Hanna Burke
  • Mary Sue Daniels
  • Sallie Jo Hadley

New York Debut – Male

  • Charlie Romo
  • Matt DiPasquale
  • Tommy J. Dose

Piano Bar Instrumentalist

  • Brian Nash
  • Darius Frowner
  • Michael Isaacs
  • Rick Jensen
  • William TN Hall

Piano Bar Singer – Female

  • Heidi Weyhmueller
  • Laura Pavles
  • Lauren Mufson
  • Michelle Dowdy
  • Tara Martinez

Piano Bar Singer – Male

  • Adam Chandler
  • Bobby Belfry
  • Joe Ardizzone
  • Paul Pilcz
  • Tommy J. Dose

Recording (The LaMott Friedman Award)

  • Celia Berk – Manhattan Serenade
  • Ginger Minj – Sweet T
  • Scott Evan Davis – Next

Recurring Series

  • It's Just a Number
  • Ricky Ritzel's Broadway
  • Salon

Restaurant/Happy Hour Entertainer

  • Bill Zeffiro
  • Clare Cooper
  • Patrick DeGennaro

Revue

  • Almost Like Being in Love: An Evening of Alan Jay Lerner – KT Sullivan & Mark Nadler
  • Broadway Boozy Brunch
  • Rodgers, Hart and Hammerstein

Ruth Kurtzman Benefit Award

  • Joseph Macchia/Cabaret Cares

Show of the Year

  • Marilyn in Fragments: Marrissas Mulder
  • Midnight at the Never Get
  • Molly Pope in A Star Is Born
  • Spamilton
  • The Joe Iconis Christmas Extravaganza

Song

  • "Before I Forget" Scott Evan Davis
  • "Filling Space" Derek Gregor & Selda Sahin
  • "More Than Fine" Andrew David Sotomayor
  • "Thirty-Five Years" Emily Bindiger
  • "Waiting” Derek Gregor (M); Sam Carner (L)

Special Production

  • Mama's Next Big Act
  • Metrostar Talent Challenge
  • The Joe Iconis Christmas Extravaganza

Spoken Word

  • Karen Finley
  • Shawn Moninger

Technical Director

  • Abby Judd
  • Adam DeCarlo
  • Armando Bravi
  • Collette Black
  • Jason Ellis