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The 22nd Annual Tony Awards was held on April 21, 1968, at the Shubert Theatre and broadcast on television by NBC. Hosts were Angela Lansbury and Peter Ustinov, assisted by Jack Benny and with Alfred Drake doing narration.

22nd Tony Awards
DateApril 21, 1968
LocationShubert Theatre, New York City, New York
Hosted byAngela Lansbury and Peter Ustinov
Television/radio coverage
NetworkNBC

The ceremonyEdit

The theme of this year's awards ceremony was to salute previous Tony Award-winning musicals.

Presenters: Anne Bancroft, Shirley Booth, Art Carney, Trudy Carson, Diahann Carroll, Carol Cole, Sandy Dennis, Audrey Hepburn, Jerry Herman, Anne Jackson, Alan King, Groucho Marx, Liza Minnelli, Paul Newman, Gregory Peck, Harold Prince, Tony Randall, Eli Wallach, Joanne Woodward.

Musicals represented:

Award 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 Producer (Dramatic) Best Producer (Musical)
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Best Choreography
Best Scenic Design Best Costume Design

Special awardsEdit

Multiple nominations and awardsEdit

External linksEdit