17th Tony Awards

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17th Tony Awards
Date April 28, 1963
Location Hotel Americana
New York City, New York
Host Abe Burrows
Robert Morse
Television/Radio coverage
Network WWOR-TV
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The 17th Annual Tony Awards took place on April 28, 1963 in the Hotel Americana Imperial Ballroom in New York City. The ceremony was broadcast on local television station WWOR-TV (Channel 9) in New York City. The Masters of Ceremonies were Abe Burrows and Robert Morse.

The ceremony[edit]

Presenters: Elizabeth Ashley, Jean Pierre Aumont, Orson Bean, Vivian Blaine, Diahann Carroll, Dane Clark, Betty Field, Martin Gabel, Anita Gillette, June Havoc, Helen Hayes, Van Heflin, Pat Hingle, Celeste Holm, Nancy Kelly, Sam Levene, Walter Matthau, Helen Menken, Phyllis Newman, Maureen O'Sullivan, Charles Nelson Reilly, William Prince, Rosalind Russell, David Wayne.

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 Stage Technician Best Scenic Design
Best Costume Design

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