21st Tony Awards

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21st Tony Awards
Date March 26, 1967
Location Shubert Theatre, New York City, New York
Host Mary Martin and Robert Preston
Television/Radio coverage
Network ABC
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The 21st Annual Tony Awards ceremony was broadcast on March 26, 1967, from the Shubert Theatre in New York City on the ABC Television network. This was the Awards ceremony's inaugural broadcast on U.S. network television. The hosts were Mary Martin and Robert Preston. This year also marked the first joint presentation of the awards by the American Theatre Wing with The Broadway League (formerly The League of American Theatres and Producers).

The ceremony[edit]

Presenters were: Lauren Bacall, Harry Belafonte, Carol Burnett, Marge and Gower Champion, Kirk Douglas, John Forsythe, Jill Haworth, Angela Lansbury, Mayor John V. Lindsay, David Merrick, Zero Mostel, Lynn Redgrave, Lee Remick, and Barbra Streisand.

The ceremony featured performances from the following musicals:

Award 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 Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Best Choreography
Best Scenic Design Best Costume Design

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