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The 48th Annual Tony Awards was broadcast by CBS from the Gershwin Theatre on June 12, 1994. The hosts were Sir Anthony Hopkins and Amy Irving.

48th Tony Awards
48th Tony Awards.jpg
Official poster for the 48th annual Tony Awards
DateJune 12, 1994
LocationGershwin Theatre, New York City, New York
Hosted bySir Anthony Hopkins,
Amy Irving
Television/radio coverage
NetworkCBS

PresentersEdit

Musical SequenceEdit

Victor Garber introduced scenes from the 1994 nominees for Best Revival of a Musical:

  • Grease ("We Go Together" – Company);
  • She Loves Me ("I Don't Know His Name"/"She Loves Me" – Diane Fratantoni, Sally Mayes and Boyd Gaines);
  • Damn Yankees ("Shoeless Joe From Hannibal, Mo." – Vicki Lewis and Company);
  • Carousel ("You'll Never Walk Alone"- Shirley Verrett and Company).
  • Vanessa L. Williams on live remote from Toronto introduced Show Boat ("Ol' Man River" – Michel Bell and Company).

Musicals representedEdit

This was the first year for several awards: the award for Best Revival was given separately for plays and musicals, and the "Lifetime Achievement Award". The first Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to husband-and-wife Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronyn by another husband-and-wife, Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee.[1]

Award winners and nomineesEdit

Winners are in bold

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

Special Tony AwardsEdit

Multiple nominations and awardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pennsylvania), Christopher Rawson, p. D4, June 14, 1994

External linksEdit