16th Tony Awards

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16th Tony Awards
Date April 29, 1962
Location Waldorf-Astoria
New York City, New York
Host Ray Bolger
Robert Preston
Television/Radio coverage
Network WCBS-TV
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The 16th Annual Tony Awards took place on April 29, 1962 in the Waldorf-Astoria Grand Ballroom in New York City. The ceremony was broadcast on local television station WCBS-TV (Channel 2) in New York City. The Masters of Ceremonies were Ray Bolger and Robert Preston.

The ceremony[edit]

Presenters: Judith Anderson, Art Carney, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Olivia de Havilland, Albert Dekker, Anita Gillette, Hermione Gingold, Robert Goulet, Helen Hayes, Celeste Holm, Sally Ann Howes, Ron Husman, Hal March, Helen Menken, Geraldine Page, Hugh O'Brian, Elaine Perry, Tom Poston, Jason Robards.

The performer was Mimi Benzell.

Music was by Meyer Davis and his Orchestra.

Winners and nominees[edit]

Winners are in bold

Best Play Best Musical
Best Producer (Dramatic) Best Producer (Musical)
Best Author (Musical) Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
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 Best Costume Design

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