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The 15th Annual Tony Awards took place on April 16, 1961, in the Waldorf-Astoria Grand Ballroom in New York City. The ceremony was broadcast on local television station WCBS-TV (Channel 2) in New York City. The Master of Ceremonies was Phil Silvers.

15th Tony Awards
DateApril 16, 1961
LocationWaldorf-Astoria
New York City, New York
Hosted byPhil Silvers
Television/radio coverage
NetworkWCBS-TV

Contents

The ceremonyEdit

Winners and nomineesEdit

Winners are in bold

Best Play Best 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 Direction of a Play Best Direction of a Musical
Best Choreography Best Conductor and Musical Director
Best Scenic Design in a Play Best Scenic Design in a Musical
Best Costume Design in a Play Best Costume Design in a Musical
Best Stage Technician

Special awardsEdit

  • David Merrick, in recognition of a fabulous production record over the last seven years.
  • Theatre Guild, for organizing the first repertory to go abroad for the State Department.

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