49th Tony Awards

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49th Tony Awards
Date June 4, 1995
Location Minskoff Theatre, New York City, New York
Host Nathan Lane, Glenn Close, Gregory Hines
Television/Radio coverage
Network CBS
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The 49th Annual Tony Awards was held at the Minskoff Theatre on June 4, 1995 and broadcast by CBS. Hosts were Glenn Close, Gregory Hines, and Nathan Lane.

The ceremony[edit]

The musical sequence was "Broadway Songs We've Never Done, and Never Will" with Gregory Hines and Nathan Lane.

Presenters were: Maria Conchita Alonso, Lauren Bacall, Alec Baldwin, Carol Burnett, Red Buttons, Walter Cronkite, Jim Dale, Laurence Fishburne, Gloria Foster, Michele Lee, Lonette McKee, Robert Morse, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jon Secada, Patrick Stewart, Elaine Stritch, Marlo Thomas, Kathleen Turner, Joan Van Ark.[1]

Musicals represented:[1]

A special segment,"Broadway Across America" featured: Buskers in San Francisco ("Busker Alley" - Tommy Tune and Company); Master Class in Los Angeles (Scene with Zoe Caldwell and Audra McDonald); Grease in Boston ("We Go Together" - Company); Hello, Dolly! in San Diego.

Award winners and nominees[edit]

Winners are in bold

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

Special awards[edit]

Regional Theatre Tony Award

Goodspeed Opera House

Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre
Special Tony Award
  • Carol Channing — Lifetime Achievement
  • Harvey Sabinson — Lifetime Achievement

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1995 Tony Awards" tonyawards.com, accessed April 29, 2011
  2. ^ a b McNeil, Donald G, Jr.'Sunset' Leads The Race For Tony Awards" New York Times, May 9, 1995

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