The 33rd Annual MAC Awards were handed out last night (Tuesday, March 26, 2019) during a glitzy evening at New York City’s SONY Hall.
As previously announced, Karen Maspon received the Lifetime Achievement Award, Joe Iconis received the Board of Directors Award, Midnight At The Never Get received Show of the Year, Ben Cameron and his Broadway Sessons received the Ruth Kurtzman Benefit Series Award, and Teresa Fischer received the Hanson Award.
Here are the 2019 MAC Award winners, voted on by the active MAC members.
FEMALE VOCALIST: JOSEPHINE SANGES
MALE VOCALIST: JEFF MACAULEY
MAJOR ARTIST – FEMALE:NATALIE DOUGLAS
MAJOR ARTIST – MALE: SIDNEY MYER
NEW YORK DEBUT – FEMALE: SIERRA REIN
NEW YORK DEBUT – MALE: TIM CAHILL
CELEBRITY ARTIST: ANITA GILLETTE
IMPERSONATION/CHARACTERIZATION/DRAG ARTIST: DORIS DEAR
MAJOR IMPERSONATION/CHARACTERIZATION/DRAG ARTIST: BenDeLaCreme
MUSICAL COMEDY PERFORMER: IRA LEE COLLINGS
DUO/GROUP: EVELYN SULLIVAN & JASON ELLIS
MAJOR DUO/GROUP: MARCUS SIMEONE, LINA KOUTRAKOS, SEAN HARKNESS
RECURRING SERIES: RICKY RITZEL’S BROADWAY
SPECIAL PRODUCTION: MAMA’S NEXT BIG ACT!
EMCEE: BOBBIE HOROWITZ
DIRECTOR: JEFF HARNAR
MUSICAL DIRECTOR: TRACY STARK
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR: JEAN-PIERRE PERREAUX
ENSEMBLE INSTRUMENTALIST: MATT SCHARFGLASS, bass
PIANO BAR/RESTAURANT INSTRUMENTALIST: RICK JENSEN
PIANO BAR/RESTAURANT SINGING ENTERTAINER – MALE: TOMMY J. DOSE
PIANO BAR/RESTAURANT SINGING ENTERTAINER – FEMALE: TARA MARTINEZ
RECORDING (LaMott Friedman Award): SHEREE SANO, Live Acts
MAJOR RECORDING:MARISSA MULDER, Two Tickets Left
SONG: “BEST AS I CAN” Music by Alex Rybeck, lyrics by Bob Levy
COMEDY/NOVELTY SONG:“WTF, DISNEY” Music and lyrics by Brett Kristofferson