19th Tony Awards

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19th Tony Awards
Date June 13, 1965
Location Astor Hotel
New York City, New York
Host Tom Bosley
Jose Ferrer
Van Johnson
Television/Radio coverage
Network WWOR-TV
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The 19th Annual Tony Awards was broadcast on June 13, 1965 from The Astor Hotel in New York City on local television station WWOR-TV (Channel 9). The Masters of Ceremonies were Tom Bosley, Jose Ferrer, and Van Johnson.

The ceremony[edit]

Presenters: George Abbott, Alan Alda, Robert Alda, Alan Arkin, Jean Pierre Aumont, Sidney Blackmer, Herschel Bernardi, Victor Borge, Gower Champion, Carol Channing, Barbara Cook, Farley Granger, George Grizzard, Sally Ann Howes, Anne Jeffreys, Bert Lahr, Piper Laurie, Bethel Leslie, Ethel Merman, Barry Nelson, Molly Picon, Maureen Stapleton, Jule Styne, Eli Wallach.

Performer: Lucine Amara

Music was by Meyer Davis and his Orchestra.

Award winners and nominees[edit]

Winners are in bold

Best Play Best Musical
Best Producer (Dramatic) Best Producer (Musical)
Best Author (Dramatic) 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 Scenic Design
Best Costume Design

Special awards[edit]

  • Gilbert Miller, for having produced 88 plays and musicals and for his perseverance which has helped to keep New York and theatre alive.
  • Oliver Smith

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