2020 MAC Award Winners Announced!

NATALIE DOUGLAS, LENNIE WATTS, JEFF HARNAR
AMONG THE 2020 MAC AWARD WINNERS!

 The 34th MAC Award Winners were announced Monday, March 30, 2020 via live stream on MAC’s public Facebook page. The Awards were hosted by MAC President Lennie Watts and co-hosted by Amy Wolk and Lorinda Lisitza. The winners were able to call in to express their thanks.

As previously announced, ANITA GILLETTE received the Lifetime Achievement Award, BISTROAWARDS.COM received the Board of Directors Award, PIANO BAR LIVE received Show of the Year, and STEVEN ZUMBO received the Hanson Award.

 Watch the 2020 Live Online Presentation

Sometime this summer, a presentation will be held where the winners receive their awards and perform for the audience.

Here are the 2020 MAC Award winners:

FEMALE VOCALIST  – LISA VIGGIANO

MALE VOCALIST – BOB DIAMOND

MAJOR ARTIST – FEMALE  – GRETCHEN REINHAGEN

MAJOR ARTIST – MALE  – JEFF HARNAR

NEW YORK DEBUT – FEMALE  – REGINA ZONA

NEW YORK DEBUT – MALE – SEAN PATRICK MURTAGH

CELEBRITY ARTIST – NATALIE DOUGLAS

IMPERSONATION/CHARACTERIZATION/DRAG ARTIST – DORIS DEAR

MAJOR IMPERSONATION/CHARACTERIZATION/DRAG ARTIST – JINKX MONSOON

MUSICAL COMEDY PERFORMER – FEMALE – LYNDA RODOLITZ

MUSICAL COMEDY PERFORMER – MALE – MICHAEL KIRK LANE

DUO/GROUP – THOSE GIRLS (Eve Eaton, Rachel Hanser, Karen Mack, Wendy A. Russell)

MAJOR DUO/GROUP

SEAN HARKNESS, MARCUS SIMEONE, LINA KOUTRAKOS

PIANO BAR INSTRUMENTALIST – WILLIAM TN HALL

PIANO BAR/RESTAURANT SINGING ENTERTAINER FEMAL  – ALISON NUSBAUM

PIANO BAR/RESTAURANT SINGING ENTERTAINER MALE – BOBBY BELFRY

RESTAURANT/HOTEL LOUNGE/HAPPY HOUR ENTERTAINER  – RICKY RITZEL

ENSEMBLE INSTRUMENTALIST – SEAN HARKNESS, guitar

RECURRING SERIES – RICKY RITZEL’S BROADWAY

SPECIAL PRODUCTION – MEG FLATHER SONGS: A CABARET SISTERHOOD

EMCEE – AMY WOLK

DIRECTOR – LENNIE WATTS

MUSICAL DIRECTOR – ALEX RYBECK

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR – JEAN-PIERRE PERREAUX

SONG – LOOKS LIKE THEY’RE IN LOVE – Music by Alex Rybeck, lyrics by Bob Levy

COMEDY/NOVELTY SONG – STRAIGHT GIRL IN THE GAY BAR, Music and lyrics by Billy Recce

RECORDING (LaMott Friedman Award) – WENDY SCHERL

MAJOR RECORDING – GRETCHEN REINHAGEN