Singer/Comedienne) two time MANHATTAN ASSOCIATION CABARET & CLUBS ("MAC") Award Winner for OUTSTANDING MUSICAL COMEDY PERFORMER and a four time BACKSTAGE "BISTRO" AWARD WINNER for BEST FEMALE VOCALIST and BEST MUSICAL COMEDY PERFORMER. Nancy co-hosted Manhattan Cable TV's CABARET BEAT for three years. Her nightclub act has received rave reviews from the NEW YORK TIMES to the NEW YORK POST and the NEW YORK DAILY NEWS.
Nancy's cabaret show ran for three years at Greenwich Village's elegant nightclub EIGHTY-EIGHTS. She regularly opened for JOAN RIVERS. Audiences have howled at her escapades as the "Mother of the Bride" in the Off-Broadway smash hit TONY N' TINA'S WEDDING. Nancy has appeared in a variety of roles Off-Broadway, in regional theatre and in nightclubs and supper clubs throughout the United States and Europe. Off-Broadway in the smash hit revue "GRAND SLAM" for which she won the MAC award for BEST PERFORMANCE IN A REVUE and on Broadway as a star-performer in the MABEL MERCER CABARET CONVENTION at TOWN HALL.
She is also the co-writer and star of the Off-Broadway critically-acclaimed one-woman original musical "ADORABLE ME! THE TOTIE FIELDS STORY " based on the life of singer/comic TOTIE FIELDS. This musical was selected as a finalist in the LONG BEACH CIVIC LIGHT OPERA'S NEW WORK'S FESTIVAL, in Long Beach, California. Immediately thereafter, ADORABLE ME! made it's successful New York City Offf-Broadway debut at the AMERICAN JEWISH THEATRE. Nancy won the prestigious BACKSTAGE BISTRO AWARD for OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT/"BEST ORIGINAL MUSICAL " for the show. Nancy then toured with the show playing long-runs at THE COMEDY STOP, TROPICANA, ATLANTIC CITY, then touring the USA playing numerous Performing Arts Centers, Concert Halls and regional theatres, i.e., BAILEY CONCERT HALL, NORTHRIDGE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER and the SEVEN ANGELES THEATRE to name a few.
Nancy was married in June, 2001, and moved Upstate after 25 years of living the "high Life" in the city of her dreams, New York. Nancy turned her efforts to local venues (what a woman will do for love...) and partnered/produced and performed locally in Saratoga Springs, New York, with WILD WOMEN PRODUCTIONS in two "wildly successful" original shows: WILD WOMEN SWING at Uncle Gino's Backstretch Lounge and the WILD WOMEN HOLIDAY SPECTACLE! Both shows were presented at the SARATOGA ARTS COUNCIL THEATRE and the SPA LITTLE THEATRE.
Nancy and her husband DR. WAYNE HOGAN (www.waynehogandc.com) continue to present live cabaret entertainment in the Capital District Region.