14th Tony Awards

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14th Tony Awards
Date April 24, 1960
Location Astor Hotel
New York City, New York
Host Eddie Albert
Television/Radio coverage
Network none
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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.

The ceremony[edit]

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[edit]

Winners are in bold

Best Play Best Musical
Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play
Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical
Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play
Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical
Best Direction of a Play Best Direction of a Musical
Best Choreography Best Conductor and Musical Director
Best Scenic Design (Dramatic) Best Scenic Design (Musical)
Best Costume Design Best Stage Technician

Special awards[edit]

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