11th Tony Awards

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11th Tony Awards
Date April 21, 1957
Location Waldorf-Astoria
New York City, New York
Hosted by Bud Collyer
Television/Radio coverage
Network ABC

The 11th Annual Tony Awards took place at the Waldorf-Astoria Grand Ballroom on April 21, 1957.[1] The Master of Ceremonies was Bud Collyer.

Ceremony[edit]

The presenters were Faye Emerson, Tom Ewell, Lillian Gish, Helen Hayes, Nancy Kelly, Bert Lahr, Beatrice Lillie, Nancy Olson, Elaine Perry, Cliff Robertson, and Cornelia Otis Skinner.[1]

Performers were George Gaines and Michael King. Music was by Meyer Davis and his Orchestra. Due to a union dispute, there was no television broadcast, which had been scheduled for WCBS-TV Channel 2.[2]

Winners and nominees[edit]

Winners are in bold

Production[edit]

Performance[edit]

Craft[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Zolotow, Sam. " 'Fair Lady' Wins 6 'Tony' Awards: Winners of Annual 'Tony' Awards", The New York Times, April 22, 1957, p.29
  2. ^ "Ceremonies see 1957" tonyawards.com, accessed May 28, 2016

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