Debi Mazar, film/television actress will take to the stage for the second year in a row on May 17th to emcee the 2018 New York Festivals Advertising Awards® New York Show℠ at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall. Ms. Mazar will honor award-winning creative entries from around the globe selected as trophy winners by NYF’s Executive Jury.
A native New Yorker known for bringing her talents to street-smart and tough-talking film and television roles, Ms. Mazar made her feature film debut in Martin Scorsese’s “Goodfellas” as Ray Liotta’s mistress, Sandy. Most recently, she can be seen starring alongside Sutton Foster and Hilary Duff on Darren Star’s hit TV series, “Younger,” for TV Land, with Season 5 premiering on June 5th.
Ms. Mazar made her television debut on Steven Bochco's “Civil Wars,” and her character was then added to “LA Law.” Mazar developed and starred in her own sitcom “Temporarily Yours” created by Michael Patrick King. She was also a regular on the series “That’s Life” with Ellen Burstyn and HBO's hit series “Entourage” as ‘Shauna’ the uber publicist. Ms. Mazar and her husband, Italian chef Gabriele Corcos, created and starred in their own docuseries “Extra Virgin Americana” on the Cooking Channel.
Throughout her film career she has worked with such directorial luminaries as: Oliver Stone, Spike Lee, Joel Schumacher, Barry Levinson, Jodie Foster, F. Gary Gray, Michael Mann, and Woody Allen. Film credits include: “The Women,” “Batman Forever,” “Malcolm X,” “Be Cool,” “Collateral,” and “The Insider.” Ms. Mazar has co-starred in multiple independent films including: Nick Cassavetes’s “She’s So Lovely” and Steve Buscemi's directorial debut, “Trees Lounge.”
The 2018 New York Show℠ annual awards gala will be held the evening of May 17th at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway at 60th Street, New York City. The evening’s festivities begin with a cocktail reception with members of the Jury, Press, and Advertising Creatives from around the globe and a gallery of the 2018’s award-winning print work. The awards ceremony will take place in the Appel Room.