Christine Ebersole and Colin Quinn Win 2011 Nightlife Awards

News   Christine Ebersole and Colin Quinn Win 2011 Nightlife Awards Christine Ebersole, Colin Quinn, John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey are among the winners of the 2011 Nightlife Awards, which will be presented Jan. 31 in Manhattan.

Colin Quinn
Colin Quinn Photo by Carol Rosegg

Emmy winner Bruce Vilanch (Hairspray) will host the Ninth Annual Nightlife Awards, which will be held at Town Hall beginning at 7 PM. The Nightlife Awards are unique because rather than offering acceptance speeches, the winners perform.

The 2011 winners follow:

Outstanding Comedian In a Major Engagement
Colin Quinn

Outstanding Cabaret Vocalist In a Major Engagement
Christine Ebersole

Outstanding Cabaret Duo or Group In a Major Engagement
John Pizzarelli & Jessica Molaskey

Outstanding Cabaret Vocalist
Liz Lark Brown

Outstanding Cabaret Duo or Group
The Rescignos

Outstanding Cabaret Comedy or Characterization
Mark Mccombs

Outstanding Jazz Vocalist
Karen Oberlin

Outstanding Jazz Soloist
Harry Allen

Outstanding Jazz Combo or Big Band
Microscopic Septet

Outstanding Comedian
Hannibal Burress

Outstanding Comedy Duo or Group
Harvard Sailing Team

Special Award For Outstanding Debut
Aaron Weinstein

The Nightlife Awards are created and produced by Scott Siegel, directed by Scott Coulter with musical direction by Tedd Firth.

Presenters and guest stars will be announced shortly.

Tickets to the 2011 Nightlife Awards, priced at $75, $50 and $25, will be available by visiting the Town Hall box office (123 West 43rd Street), by calling (212) 307-4100 or by logging on to Ticketmaster.

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