Joyce was accompanied by Warren Vache who garnered a lifetime achievement award
Rita Gardner won for her retro Off Broadway Golden Age show which I saw at the Metropolitan Room last year and she rocked the room going mad doing Jacque Brel's, "Carousel"
The columnist Liz Smith presented Kay Ballard's award via Skype
A very very funny and warm gay comedian, Justin Sayres, who read out a touching letter from Liz Taylor a couple of days before she died. She loved 'big' men!
The other knockout was Aaron Weinstein, the violin virtuoso, who I have managed to see over six times now.