Julie Wilson Among Winners of the 1998 MAC Awards for NY Cabaret

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Julie Wilson, Anne Runolfsson, Marcia Lewis, John Pizzarelli and Mario Cantone were among winners of the annual MAC Awards, given for excellence in the New York cabaret scene, April 19 at the Manhattan Center's Hammerstein Ballroom.

Julie Wilson, Anne Runolfsson, Marcia Lewis, John Pizzarelli and Mario Cantone were among winners of the annual MAC Awards, given for excellence in the New York cabaret scene, April 19 at the Manhattan Center's Hammerstein Ballroom.

Sponsored by the Manhattan Association of Cabarets of Clubs (MAC), the nominees were announced March 2. The awards ceremony was directed by Charles Repole.

Here is a list of the winners:

Major Female Vocalist: Julie Wilson

Major Male Vocalist: Phillip Officer Female Vocalist: Anne Runolfsson

Male Vocalist: Charles Cermele

Major Artist Recording Of The Year: Ann Hampton Callaway After Ours

Major Female Jazz: Barbara Carroll

Major Male Jazz: John Pizzarelli

Singer Instrumentalist: Steven Lutvak

Jazz Instrumentalist Or Singer/Instrumentalist: Bill Charlap

Board Of Director Seat: Susan Baum

Female Jazz Vocalist: Natalie Douglas

Male Jazz Vocalist: Thos Shipley

Female Comedy: Cory Kahaney

Male Comedy: Jim David

Major Female Comedy: Judy Gold

Major Male Comedy: Mario Cantone

Piano Bar/Restaurant Instrumentalist: Eric Comstock

Piano Bar/Restaurant Entertainer: Lisa Asher

Recording of the Year: Julie Gold, Dream Loud

Director: Barry Kleinbort

Musical Director: Dick Gallagher

Musical Comedy Performer: Mark Nadler

Major Musical Comedy Performer: Marcia Lewis

Song of the Year: Tom Andersen, "Yard Sale"

Special Musical Material: Steven Lutvak, The Dinner Party (Bagelmaker to the Tsar)

revue/Musical Production of the Year: An Evening with Carol Hall

Impersonation/Characterization: Varla Jean Merman

Pop/Rythmn & Blues: Naomi Kukoff

Major Pop/Rhythm & Blues: Baby Jane Dexter

Female New York Debut: Jenifer Kruskamp

Male New York Debut: Scott Coulter

Musical Comedy/Vocal Group: Loung-o-Leers

Comedy/Improv Group: Monteith & Rand

Variety Production: Angela LaGreen's Monday Nite Madness

-- By Christine Ehren

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