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The 43rd Annual Tony Awards, which honor achievement in the Broadway theatre was held on June 4, 1989, at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre and broadcast by CBS television. The hostess was Angela Lansbury. Lansbury has hosted or co-hosted more Tony telecasts than any other individual, with five telecasts: 1968, 1971, 1987, 1988, and 1989.

43rd Tony Awards
DateJune 4, 1989
LocationLunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York City, New York
Hosted byAngela Lansbury
Television/radio coverage
NetworkCBS

There were no nominations for Best Book of a Musical as well as Best Score of a Musical.

Contents

The ceremonyEdit

Presenters and Performers: Barry Bostwick, Betty Buckley, Zoe Caldwell, Nell Carter, Carol Channing, Colleen Dewhurst, Jerry Herman, James Earl Jones, Larry Kert, Swoosie Kurtz, John Lithgow, Steve Martin, Richard Thomas, Tommy Tune, Leslie Uggams, Gwen Verdon, August Wilson, B.D. Wong.

Musicals and Plays represented:

Special Salute:

Winners and nomineesEdit

Winners are in bold

Best Play Best Musical
Best Revival Best Choreography
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 Scenic Design Best Costume Design
Best Lighting Design

Regional Theatre Tony AwardEdit

  • Hartford Stage Company, Hartford, Connecticut

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