32nd Bistro Awards

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32nd Bistro Awards

Gotham Comedy Club, NYC, March 13, 2017

Photos: Maryann Lopinto

Sherry Eaker presented the 32nd Bistro Awards at NYC’s Gotham Comedy Club. The show was directed by Shellen Lubin and the house band was once again headed by musical director Daryl Kojak, with Rex Benincasa on drums and Ritt Henn on bass. In addition to presentations to the winners by the Bistro Award Committee, special guests presenters were on hand: music man Paul Shaffer, who presented to Darlene Love; Justin Vivian Bond introduced Courter Simmons; and Jim David presented to Jason Kravits. Here are photos from the night.

Sherry Eaker, Producer

Darlene Love
ASCAP-Bob Harrington Lifetime Achievement Award

Paul Shaffer, Presenter

Jim David, Presenter

Jason Kravits
Musical Comedy

Carol Woods
Enduring Artistry

Spider Saloff
Ongoing Jazz Artistry

Meg Flather
Vocalist

Natalie Douglas
Recording

David Vernon
Vocalist

Sally Darling
Tribute Show

Matt DiPasquale
Ira Eaker Special Achievement Award

Jeff Cubeta
Musical Director

Lucille Carr-Kaffashan
Theme Show

Lauren Stanford
Musical Portrayal

David Maiocco as Liberace
Musical Comedy Duo

Chuck Sweeney as Peggy Lee
Musical Comedy Duo

Robert Grusecki & Anya Turner
Songwriters

Justin Vivian Bond, Presenter

Courter Simmons as Cacophony Daniels
Characterization

Mark Sonnenblick (L) & Sam Bolen
Book Musical (with Max Friedman, not in attendance)
“Midnight at the Never Get”

Sidney Myer, Announcer

Gerry Geddes, Committee Member

Roy Sander, Committee Member

Robert Windeler, Committee Member

Mark Dundas Wood, Committee Member

Daryl Kojak, the show’s Musical Director

Joshua Lance Dixon, Presenter

Rex Benincasa, Drummer

Darlene Love & Paul Shaffer

Justin Vivian Bond & Courter Simmons

Spider Saloff, Sally Darling, Natalie Douglas
(back left: Bob Diamond)

Tex Arnold & Carol Woods

Roy Sander & Meg Flather

Robert Windeler & Mark Dundas Wood

David Vernon & Carol Woods

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