I Bought A Blue Car Today at Feinstein's was included in Time Out New York's Top 10 Best of Cabaret. (I was actually No.2, only to be topped by my friend Bridget Everett.)
The International Press Academy nominated me best Supporting TV actor for my performance as Eli Gold in The Good Wife
I headed down to Miami to recieve the Task Force Leadership Award.
The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force recognizes the leadership and contributions of individuals who have made significant contributions to the progressive movement in general and the fight for equality for LGBT people specifically
After my performance of I Bought A Blue Car Today at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco I was given a Proclamation from the State of California.
Congratulations and welcome to the Castro Theatre as you bring us your highly acclaimed hit show 'Alan Cumming: I Bought a Blue Car Today!' I commend your many successes on the stage, screen and television as you continue to share your wit and charm with your audiences. I further commend your selfless commitment to raising funds and awareness for issues impacting the LGBTQ community. It is through the efforts of individuals such as you that the future becomes brighter for all. Congratulations and thank you!
-Mark Leno-Senator, 3rd District, July 10th, 2010
Theater Offensive, the theater company that specialises in queer culture and politics based in Boston, honored me with their inaugural Out On The Edge Award for my impact on LGBT culture through bold artistry and leadership.
Sadly I wasn't able to go and get it due to work committments but the lovely Christian Sirriano went in my stead and I made this video to be played on the evening.