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The Bistro Awards Delight

The Bistro Awards Delight
Sherry Eaker , Bistro Award

Sherry Eaker the creator of the Bistro Awards.

Christine Andreas, Kelli Barrett, Sharon McNight and Tony nominee Jarrod Spector, were honored at this year’s Bistro Awards. Cabaret’s oldest award is being celebrated at a gala at the Gotham Comedy Club March 8.

The annual awards recognize outstanding achievement in New York cabaret, jazz and comedy. Spector, who received a Tony nomination for his performance in the Carole King musical Beautiful, is sharing the Bistro honor for Major Engagement with his wife, Barrett, for their appearance at Feinstein’s/54 Below.

They are joined by jazz singer and lyricist Jon Hendricks (Five Guys Named Moe), who is receiving the ASCAP Bob Harrington Lifetime Achievement Award; Annie Ross, who is being honored with a Bistro Award for her Outstanding Contributions to the World of Jazz.

Jason Graae

Jason Graae hosting

 Sidney Myer Host


Sidney Myer Host

This year’s ceremony was hosted by stage and screen actor and four-time Bistro winner Jason Graae. The evening is directed by Shellen Lubin and is produced by Sherry Eaker.

A complete list of the winners is outlined below:

Jon Hendricks / ASCAP Bob Harrington Lifetime Achievement Award

Annie Ross

Annie Ross / Outstanding Contributions to the World of Jazz

Janis Siegel

Janis Siegel / Sustained Excellence in Jazz Performance and Recording

Christine Andreas

Christine Andreas / Ongoing Artistry in Cabaret and Concert Performance

Christine Andreas

Christine Andreas and Martin Sylvestri Ongoing Artistry in Cabaret and Concert Performance

Jarrod Spector, Kelli Barrett

Jarrod Spector and Kelli Barrett/ Major Entertainment

KT Sullivan, Jeff Harnar

KT Sullivan, Jeff Harnar

Sondra Lee

Sondra Lee

Another Hundred People (KT Sullivan, Jeff Harnar, Sondra Lee) / Musical Revue

Sharon McNight

Sharon McNight /Commanding Cabaret Artistry

Matt Baker

Matt Baker / Ira Eaker Special Achievement Award

Matt Baker Ira Eaker Special Achievement Award

Molly Pope

Molly Pope/ Creative Cabaret Artist

Ann Dawson

Ann Dawson/ Vocalist

Dawn Derow

Dawn Derow/ Vocalist

Rob Sutton / Vocalist

Charlie Johnson

Charlie Johnson /Entertainer

Peter Napolitan

Peter Napolitan and Franes Hill /Urban Stages Wnter Rhythms Series

Aaron Morishita

Aaron Morishita/ Recording “Singing Sondheim”

 

 

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Mary Ann Lopinto is a long-time writer and photographer (and cabaret aficionado). Her writing and photo­graphs are and have been ubiquitous in the industry and industry media for decades. – See more at: http://www.womanaroundtown.com/sections/playing-around/maryann-lopinto-honored-at-the-metropolitan-room#sthash.CzfWMVab.dpuf

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