Bistro nods applaud Maye


Marilyn Maye was honored with the Bob Harrington Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2008 Back Stage Bistro Awards for outstanding excellence in cabaret.

Back Stage also bestowed the Ira Eaker Special Achievement Award to a performer on the rise, Gabrielle Stravelli. The best revue award went to "When the Lights Go on Again," conceived, written and directed by Bill Daugherty and produced by Max Weintraub.

The Bistro Awards recognize achievement in a wide variety of categories — from outstanding performances to outstanding accomplishments and contributions by members of the cabaret community.

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