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The 29th Annual Tony Awards ceremony was held on April 20, 1975, at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York City, and broadcast by ABC television. Hosts/Performers/Presenters were Larry Blyden, George S. Irving, Larry Kert, Carol Lawrence, Michele Lee, Bernadette Peters and Bobby Van.

29th Tony Awards
DateApril 20, 1975
LocationWinter Garden Theatre, New York City, New York
Hosted byLarry Blyden, George S. Irving, Larry Kert, Carol Lawrence, Michele Lee, Bernadette Peters and Bobby Van
Television/radio coverage
NetworkABC

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The ceremonyEdit

The theme centered on the Winter Garden Theatre, where many of the greatest stars in theatrical history began their careers.

Presenters: Jack Albertson, Eve Arden, Fred Astaire, Milton Berle, Ray Bolger, Carol Channing, Clifton Davis, Buddy Ebsen, Jack Haley Sr., Angela Lansbury, Jack Lemmon, John V. Lindsay, Cleavon Little, Walter Matthau, Vincente Minnelli, Carl Reiner, Rosalind Russell, Joe Smith, Jean Stapleton.

Performers: Clive Baldwin, Joey Faye, Angela Lansbury, Alexis Smith.

Musicals represented:

  • Mame ("Mame" - Angela Lansbury and Men)
  • Follies ("The Story of Lucy and Jessie" - Alexis Smith and Dancers)
  • Gypsy ("Everything's Coming up Roses" - Angela Lansbury and Company)

Winners and nomineesEdit

Winners are in bold

Best Play Best Musical
Best Book of a Musical Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
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 Scenic Design
Best Costume Design Best Lighting Design

Theatre Award '75 WinnerEdit

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