47th Tony Awards

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47th Tony Awards
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Official poster for the 47th annual Tony Awards
Date June 6, 1993
Location Gershwin Theatre, New York City, New York
Host Liza Minnelli
Television/Radio coverage
Network CBS
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The 47th Annual Tony Awards was broadcast by CBS from the Gershwin Theatre in New York City on June 6, 1993. The host was Liza Minnelli.

The ceremony[edit]

The theme of the ceremony was to commemorate the 100th anniversary of theatre in Times Square, and the telecast opened with a new song, "Celebrate Broadway." The musical presentation was a "Sisters Medley" with sisters Liza Minnelli and Lorna Luft. The finale was Oklahoma!, with 1993 Tony Award winners and Company.

Presenters: Bea Arthur, Tom Bosley, Matthew Broderick, Ellen Burstyn, Diahann Carroll, Michael Crawford, Tyne Daly, Tammy Grimes, Marvin Hamlisch, Julie Harris, Gregory Hines, James Earl Jones, Agnes de Mille, Amanda Plummer, Jonathan Pryce, Mercedes Ruehl, Ron Silver, Lily Tomlin, Tommy Tune, Ben Vereen.

Performers: Barry Bostwick, Liza Minnelli, Bill Irwin, David Shiner, and cast members from Cats; Crazy For You; Falsettos, Guys and Dolls; Jelly's Last Jam; The Will Rogers Follies.

Musicals and Plays represented:

Award winners and nominees[edit]

Winners are in bold

Best Play Best Musical
Best Revival of a Play Best Book of a 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 Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Best Choreography
Best Direction of a Play Best Direction of a Musical
Best Scenic Design Best Costume Design
Best Lighting Design

Special awards[edit]

IATSE (International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees)
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

External links[edit]