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The Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC) announced the 2009 MAC Award Nominees on Monday, April 6 and the winners on Monday, May 18th, 2009 at BB King Blues Club.

Congratulations to all!

For more information about MAC or the MAC awards, go to http://www.macnyc.com/.

MAC Award Nominees and Winners

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FEMALE VOCALIST
Jenna Esposito
Terese Genecco - Winner
Raissa Katona Bennett
Julie Reyburn
MALE VOCALIST
Marcus Simeone - Winner
Kim Smith
Jonathan Whitton
Michael Winther (MySpace)
CELEBRITY ARTIST
Karen Mason
Marilyn Maye - Winner
Chita Rivera
KT Sullivan
MAJOR ARTIST
Klea Blackhurst & Billy Stritch - Winners
Baby Jane Dexter
Eric Michael Gillett
Christine Pedi
DEBUT FEMALE
Deb Berman
Christina Bianco
Cait Doyle (MySpace) - Winner
DEBUT MALE
Ben Cherry - Winner
Kevin Dozier
Stearns Matthews
MUSICAL COMEDY PERFORMER - DUO/GROUP
Booth & Pat
Hedda Lettuce
Shawn Ryan - Winner
VOCAL DUO/GROUP
David Gurland & Brian Farley
Karen Oberlin & Miles Phillips - Winners
Uptown Express
REVUE/SPECIAL PRODUCTION
Metro Star Talent Challenge
Nashville - Winner
What's The Point?!
VARIETY/RECURRING
Cabaret Cares - Winner
Grace Notes: Singers' Soiree
Jamie deRoy & Friends
OPEN MIC
The After Party
The Algonquin Salon
Jim Caruso's Cast Party - Winner
FEMALE PIANO BAR/RESTURANT ENTERTAINER
Maria Gentile
Tracy Reynolds
Anne Steele - Winner
MALE PIANO BAR/RESTURANT ENTERTAINER
Bobby Belfry
Eric Pickering - Winner
George Sanders
PIANO BAR/RESTAURANT INSTRUMENTALIST
Michael Isaacs
Joe Regan
Tracy Stark - Winner
MUSICAL DIRECTOR
Daryl Kojak
Don Rebic
Tracy Stark - Winner
DIRECTOR
Phil Geoffrey Bond
Eric Michael Gillett
Miles Phillips
Lennie Watts - Winner
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
Michael Barbieri
David Colbert
Jean-Pierre Perreaux - Winner
JAZZ MALE VOCAL
Scot Albertson
Jack Donahue - Winner
Peter Eldridge
Tony Middleton
Julian Yeo
JAZZ FEMALE VOCAL
Laura Hull
Laurie Krauz - Winner
Shaynee Rainbolt
Jane Scheckter
Alysha Umphress
JAZZ DUO/SINGER/INSTRUMENTALIST
Champion Fulton
Russ Kassoff
Kathleen Landis (Rhapsody)
Alex Leonard Duo (MySpace)
Daryl Sherman - Winner
RECORDING
Carol Hall - "Hallways: The Songs of Carol Hall" (Amazon)
Barry Lloyd - "Barry Lloyd Live" (Footlight)
Karen Mason - "Right Here, Right Now" (CDBaby) - Winner
Todd Murray - "Stardust & Swing" (CDBaby)
Stacy Sullivan - "It's a Small Town" (Amazon)
Uptown Express - "Walk Like a Man" (CDBaby)
JAZZ RECORDING
Elli Fordyce - "Something Still Cool" (CDBaby)
The Kurt Weill Project - "A Song About Forever" (CDBaby)
Shaynee Rainbolt - "Charmed Life: Shaynee Rainbolt Sings Russell Garcia" (CDBaby) - Winner
Spider Saloff - "Live at Maxim's" (CDBaby)
Julian Yeo - "Unusual Passage Cole Porter" (CDBaby)
SONG
"Running" - Adam Gwon
"Change In Me" - Carol Hall (CDBaby)
"Come Home" - Mark Janas & Peter Napolitano - Winner
"Right Here, Right Now" - Paul Rolnick & Jim Papoulis
"Living Without Love" - Jason Wynn
SPECIAL MATERIAL
"This Is My Birthday" - Carol Hall (Amazon) - Winner
"Leaky Ceiling" - Sharon Kenny (MySpace)
"The Olives of Regret" - Nicholas Levin
"The Mess" - Ryan Scott Oliver
"You May Have a Problem" - Dan Page, John Domurad & Michele Page
FEMALE STAND-UP
Dena Blizzard
Michelle Buteau
Mary Dimino
Ophira Eisenberg
Maureen Langan - Winner
MALE STAND-UP
Wali Collins
Joe Devito
Joe DeRosa
Kyle Grooms
Rick Younger - Winner
MAJOR MALE STAND-UP
Mario Cantone - Winner
Jim Gaffigan
Greg Giraldo
Tom Papa
Louis Ramey
MAJOR FEMALE STAND-UP
Susie Essman
Jackie Hoffman - Winner
Jessica Kirson
Lynn Koplitz
IMPROV/COMEDY GROUP
Chicago City Limits - Winner
Calgary Whalers
Comedy Sportz

The 2009 Board of Directors Awards will be presented to JOEY REYNOLDS and MYRA CHANIN of the JOEY REYNOLDS SHOW and EVA SWAN & VOCAL EASE.

The 2009 Time Out New York Award will be presented to POOR BABY BREE.


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Jenna Esposito at Birdland, 3/16/2009

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