18th Tony Awards
|18th Tony Awards|
|Date||May 24, 1964|
|Location||New York Hilton
New York City, New York
|Hosted by||Sidney Blackmer|
The 18th Annual Tony Awards took place on May 24, 1964, in the New York Hilton in New York City. The ceremony was broadcast on local television station WWOR-TV (Channel 9) in New York City. The host was Sidney Blackmer and the Masters of Ceremonies were Steve Lawrence and Robert Preston.
Presenters: George Abbott, Lauren Bacall, Anne Bancroft, Harry Belafonte, Constance Bennett, Georgia Brown, David Burns, Richard Burton, Mindy Carson, Peggy Cass, Barbara Cook, Sammy Davis Jr., Paul Ford, Robert Goulet, Arthur Hill, Robert Horton, Shirley Knight, Carol Lawrence, Hal March, Mercedes McCambridge, Roddy McDowall, Molly Picon, Lee Remick, Cyril Ritchard, Paul Scofield, Martha Scott, Zachary Scott, Rip Torn, Gwen Verdon.
Music was by Meyer Davis and his Orchestra.
Winners and nominees
Winners are in bold
- Eva Le Gallienne, celebrating her 50th year as an actress, honored for her work with the National Repertory Theatre.
- Zolotow, Sam. " 'Hello, Dolly!' Wins Half of Theater Wing's 20 Tonys: Osborne's 'Luther' Is Named Season's Best Drama" The New York Times (abstract, requires subscription), May 25, 1964, p. 42