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.
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)
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