2023 Award Winner: Scott F. Mason
One Dame Funny Night
Scott F. Mason has an artistic résumé that spans over 30 years. He was a member of the National Dramatists Guild, having written over 25 plays, including the books for two shows with his musical theatre partner, Joyce Hill Stoner, that were presented at Don’t Tell Mama in the ’90s. He has acted more than 100 roles and directed more than 75 plays for community/regional theatre. Mason has been a professional Dame Edna impersonator for twenty years and made his NYC debut as the character at Don’t Tell Mama in Fall 2022. In 2010 he was named “Honorary Understudy” for the Dame Edna character by her creator, Barry Humphries, in a contest sponsored by Playbill. He has twice been named “Best Comedian” at the Las Vegas Reel Awards and is in the Sunburst Professional Impersonators Hall of Fame as “Funniest Male.” Finally, he is featured prominently in the award-winning documentary short subject Just About Famous.