Hosted by Christine Pedi, the 2011 MAC Awards will take place on Tuesday, Mat 10 and B.B. King Blues Club and Grill. The ceremony will honor Annie Ross for Lifetime Achievement and George Sanders with the MAC Board of Directors Award.
The evening will play host to Jane Monheit, Johnny Rodgers, Helen Baldassare, Julie Gold, Uptown Express, Rick Jensen, Ritt Henn, Sharon McNight and many more to be announced shortly.
The event is produced by Julie Miller, directed by Lennie Watts, and musical directed by Steven Ray Watkins.
For tickets, visit www.macnyc.com.
2011 MAC AWARD NOMINEES
Deb Berman, All in Good Time
Metropolitan Room, Don't Tell Mama
Carole J. Bufford, Carole J. Bufford Sings Randy Newman; intro; A Christmas Carol...with an E!
Don't Tell Mama, Metropolitan Room, Urban Stages
JACKIE FORNATALE, Get Ready - Jackie Fornatale Sings Motown
Don't Tell Mama, Laurie Beechman
Gretchen Reinhagen, Gretchen Sings Janis Joplin's "Pearl"
Don't Tell Mama
Sarah Rice, Screen Gems: Songs of Old Hollywood
Kevin Dozier, Take Me to the World, Feinstein's, Laurie Beechman, Don't Tell Mama
Stearns Matthews, this will be...; I'll Be Stearns for Christmas, Laurie Beechman
Tony Middleton, Memories of Nat; untitled shows, Kitano, Iridium, La Mediterranée, Black Duck
Todd Murray, Croon, Feinstein's, Metropolitan Room
Eric Comstock & Barbara Fasano, This Thing Called Love; Eric Comstock & Barbara Fasano in Concert, Oak Room at the Algonquin, The Royal Room at the Colony (Palm Beach), Cooperstown Music Festival, El Morro Theater (Gallup, NM), Café Sabarsky
ERIC Michael GillETT, Hooray for Love: Gillett Sings Arlen, Laurie Beechman, Feinstein's
Karen Oberlin, Heart & Soul - A Centenary Celebration of Frank Loesser; A Wish: Songs of Hope, Heart and Humor for the New Year, Oak Room at the Algonquin, The Royal Room at the Colony (Palm Beach); Feinstein's
Julie Reyburn, Live at Feinstein's; Summer Night; So Many People...a Sondheim Show, Feinstein's, Laurie Beechman, Urban Stages