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Full List of MAC Awards Nominees; Norm Lewis, Laura Benanti and More!

Published Tue Feb 26 2019 By Tess
Full List of MAC Awards Nominees; Norm Lewis, Laura Benanti and More!

The Full List of MAC Awards nominees is out now.

The awards, presented by the Manhattan Association of Cabarets, annually presents awards to honor the achievements in cabaret, jazz, and comedy.

The MAC Awards produced by Julie Miller and directed by Lennie Watts, with musical direction by Bobby Peaco will be held in the 33rd annual ceremony on March 26 at Sony Hall.

This year's MAC nominees list is out. With nominees enlisted from Norm Lewis to Laura Benanti, check the list of the award contenders of 2019 below.

2019 Mac Award Nominees

Female Vocalist

Deb Berman
Sally Darling
Marnie Klar
Josephine Sanges
Lisa Viggiano
Heather Villaescusa
Male Vocalist
Daryl Glenn
Jeff Macauley
Dorian Woodruff
Also see: Here's The Complete List of Oscars 2019 Winners

Major Artist – Female

Natalie Douglas
Marieann Meringolo
Karen Oberlin

Major Artist – Male

Eric Comstock
Sidney Myer

New York Debut – Female

Leanne Borghesi
Emily Ellet
Susan Mack
Sierra Rein
Deborah Zecher

New York Debut – Male

Tim Cahill
Bradley Jones
Mischa Kischkum
Trevor Nalepka As Cissy Walken
Celebrity Artist
Tovah Feldshuh
Anita Gillette
Norm Lewis

Impersonation/Characterization/Drag Artist

Doris Dear
Chelsea Piers
Paige Turner

Major Impersonation/Characterization/Drag Artist

Monet X Change
Musical Comedy Performer
Leslie Carrara-Rudolph
Ira Lee Collings
Michael Kirk Lane


Lena Moy-Borgen And Cheo Bourne
Christina Connors, Kenneth Gartman, Christopher Hudson Myers
Jazz Bastards (Jenny Lee Mitchell, Glen Heroy, Aldo Perez, Matt Kanelos, Nick Parker)
Evelyn Sullivan & Jason Ellis

Major Duo/Group

Linda And Laura Benanti
Barbara Fasano And Eric Comstock
Marcus Simeone, Lina Koutrakos, Sean Harkness

Recurring Series

American Popular Song Society Series
It’s Just A Number
Ricky Ritzel’s Broadway
Spotlight On You Open Mic

Special Production

Broadway Princess Party
Grabbing Pussy
Mama's Next Big Act
Tilda Swinton Answers An Ad On Craig's List


Natasha Castillo
Kenneth Gartman
Bobbie Horowitz
Amy Wolk


Jeff Harnar
Barry Kleinbort
Tanya Moberly

Musical Director

Christopher Denny
Rick Jensen
Daryl Kojak
Tracy Stark

Technical Director

Adam Decarlo
Jason Ellis
Jonny Mercado
Alison Nusbaum
Jean-Pierre Perreaux

Ensemble Instrumentalist

Rex Benincasa, Percussion
Don Kelly, Drums/Percussion
Matt Scharfglass, Bass

Piano Bar/Restaurant Instrumentalist

William Tn Hall
Michael Isaacs
Rick Jensen
Elliot Roth
Bill Zeffiro

Piano Bar/Restaurant Singing Entertainer – Male

Joe Ardizzone
Sean Bernardi
Tommy J. Dose
Paul Pilcz
Jon Satrom

Piano Bar/Restaurant Singing Entertainer – Female

Anna Anderson
Liz Lark Brown
Ladonna Burns
Tara Martinez
Lauren Mufson

Recording (Lamott Friedman Award)

Angela Leone, All My Tomorrows
Bob Levy, Only A Matter Of Time
Jennifer Roberts, An Evening With Jennifer Roberts
Sheree Sano, Live Acts

Major Recording

Michele Brourman, The Price Of Love
Jinkx Monsoon & Major Scales, The Ginger Snapped
Marissa Mulder, Two Tickets Left


Best As I Can
Music By Alex Rybeck, Lyrics By Bob Levy
Dancing In Pairs
Music By Derek Gregor, Lyrics By Sam Carner
Just Me (The Gender Binary Blues)
Music And Lyrics By Major Scales
The Kite Song
Music And Lyrics By Drew Fornarola
My Time To Fly
Music And Lyrics By Harriet Goldberg

Comedy/Novelty Song

Be Kind (To The Kid In The Trenchcoat)
Music And Lyrics By Billy Recce
The Diet Song
Music And Lyrics By Drew Fornarola
Man Wanted
Music By Kenneth Gartman, Lyrics By Deb Antari
Music By Derek Gregor, Lyrics By Sam Carner
Wtf, Disney
Music And Lyrics By Brett Kristofferson

The MAC Awards ceremony is scheduled to take place on March 26 at Sony Hall.