The 2012 Bistro Awards took place on Monday, April 23 at 6:30pm at Gotham Comedy Club. The 27th Annual Bistro Awards gala recognized 25 artists and shows for outstanding achievement in New York cabaret and jazz. Check out our extensive photo coverage of the evening, featuring host Jim David and the award winners.
THIS YEAR'S SPECIAL HONOREES AND OTHER WINNERS
Melissa Manchester / Outstanding Contributions to American Popular Music
Kaye Ballard / Bob Harrington Lifetime Achievement Award
Dee Dee Bridgewater / Ongoing Artistry in Jazz
WARREN VACHÉ / Ongoing Excellence as a Jazz Instrumentalist
Jean Brassard / Tribute Show / "The Kid from Paris - Jean Brassard Sings Yves Montand" / The Triad
Joyce Breach / Ongoing Vocal Artistry
Lauren Fox / Debut / Metropolitan Room
Rita Gardner / Major Engagement / "Try to Remember: A Look Back at Off-Broadway" / Metropolitan Room
IF IT ONLY EVEN RUNS A MINUTE / Musical Series / Created and produced by Jennifer Ashley Tepper and Kevin Michael Murphy; musical direction by Caleb Hoyer / Le Poisson Rouge, Caroline's on Broadway
Nicolas King / Vocalist / Don't Tell Mama, Iridium, Metropolitan Room
MAX & MAXINE: TOGETHER...AGAIN! / Musical Comedy / Conceived, written, and performed by Gary Adler, Bryan Scott Johnson, Jen Perry / Don't Tell Mama
BILLIE ROE / Theme Show / "Dangerous Women - Life in Film Noir" / Don't Tell Mama
Russ Garcia 95TH BIRTHDAY SHOW / Tribute Show / Terese Genecco, Shaynee Rainbolt, Billy Stritch, Russ Garcia / Iridium
Justin Sayre / Comedy Artistry / "The Meeting*" / The Duplex
PARKER SCOTT, WELLS HANLEY / Recording / "Selecting Souvenirs"
Jon Weber / Musical Director
Aaron Weinstein / Ira Eaker Special Achievement Award
AMY Beth Williams / Vocalist / Metropolitan Room
Photo Credit: Jim Baldassare.