14th Tony Awards
|14th Tony Awards|
|Date||April 24, 1960|
New York City, New York
The 14th Annual Tony Awards took place at the Astor Hotel Grand Ballroom on April 24, 1960 and was broadcast on local television station WCBS-TV in New York City. The Master of Ceremonies was Eddie Albert.
Presenters: Jean Pierre Aumont, Lauren Bacall, Ray Bolger, Peggy Cass, Jo Van Fleet, Helen Hayes, Celeste Holm, Edward Albert Kenny, Sally Koriyo, Carol Lawrence, Vivien Leigh, Darren McGavin, Helen Menken, Robert Morse, Elliott Nugent, Laurie Peters, Christopher Plummer, Jason Robards
Music was by Meyer Davis and his Orchestra.
For the first time, several award categories (director, scenic designer) had separate awards for dramas and musicals.
Winners and nominees
Winners are in bold
- John D. Rockefeller III, for vision and leadership in creating the Lincoln Center, a landmark of theatre encompassing the performing arts.
- James Thurber and Burgess Meredith (A Thurber Carnival)