At the show, the winners of this year's awards will perform. As previously announced, Maureen McGovern will receive the annual Nightlife Legend Award. Special awards will also be presented to Jim Caruso's Broadway at Birdland series, co-sponsored by TheaterMania.com, and the Metropolitan Room, the new club on West 22nd Street, "for successfully bringing Broadway stars onto cabaret stages at affordable prices."
In the cabaret categories, the winners are Jessica Molaskey (Female Vocalist in a Major Engagement); her husband, John Pizzarelli (Male Vocalist in a Major Engagement); Christine Ebersole and Billy Stritch (Duo/Group in a Major Engagement); Lisa Asher (Female Vocalist); Scott Coulter (Male Vocalist); Lorinda Lisitza (Musical Comedy/Characterization); Tom Andersen, Scott Coulter, and Tim Di Pisqua (Group/Variety); and David Colbert (Piano Bar).
In the jazz categories, the winners are Paula West (Female Vocalist); Freddy Cole (Male Vocalist); Cedar Walton (Soloist); and Ben Riley's Monk Legacy Band (Combo). In the comedy categories, the winners are Demetri Martin (Male Standup); Sarah Silverman (Female Standup); and TJ & Dave (Unique/Group).
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