24th Tony Awards

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24th Tony Awards
Date April 19, 1970
Location Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, New York
Host Julie Andrews, Shirley MacLaine and Walter Matthau
Television/Radio coverage
Network NBC
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The 24th Annual Tony Awards was broadcast by NBC television on April 19, 1970 from the Mark Hellinger Theatre in New York City. Hosts were Julie Andrews, Shirley MacLaine and Walter Matthau.

The ceremony[edit]

Presenters: Clive Barnes, Claire Bloom, Michael Caine, Jack Cassidy, David Frost, Cary Grant, Patricia Neal, George C. Scott, James Stewart, Maggie Smith, Robert Stephens.

Musicals represented:

  • Applause ("Applause"/"Welcome to the Theatre" - Bonnie Franklin, Lauren Bacall and Company)
  • Coco ("Always Mademoiselle" - Katharine Hepburn and Company)
  • Purlie ("I Got Love" - Melba Moore/"Walk Him up the Stairs" - Cleavon Little and Company)

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 Scenic Design
Best Costume Design Best Lighting Design

Special awards[edit]

External links[edit]