53rd Tony Awards

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53rd Tony Awards
Date June 6, 1999
Location United States Gershwin Theatre, New York City, New York
Television/Radio coverage
Network CBS
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The 53rd Annual Tony Awards was broadcast by CBS from the Gershwin Theatre on June 6, 1999; "The First Ten" awards ceremony was telecast on PBS television.[1] The show did not have a formal host.

The ceremony[edit]

The opening number was "There's No Business Like Show Business", sung by Bernadette Peters and Tom Wopat.[1]

The telecast included a special presentation (a "collage of moments") featuring performers from several of the productions nominated as Best Play and Best Revival of a Play.[1]

Winners and nominees[edit]

Source: Playbill[1]

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 Orchestrations
Best Direction of a Play Best Direction of a Musical
Best Choreography

Special awards[edit]

  • Regional Theater Tony Award
    • Crossroads Theatre Company (New Brunswick, New Jersey)
  • Special Lifetime Achievement Tony Award
    • Isabelle Stevenson
  • Special Lifetime Achievement Tony Award
  • Special Tony Award For a Live Theatrical Presentation
    • Fool Moon

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Lefkowitz, David and Simonson, Robert. " 'Fosse', 'Annie', 'Salesman' & 'Side Man' Win Top Tonys" playbill.com, June 7, 1999

External links[edit]