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The 6th Annual Tony Awards, presented by the American Theatre Wing, took place at the Waldorf-Astoria Grand Ballroom, on March 30, 1952.[1] It was broadcast on radio station WOR and the Mutual Network. The Antoinette Perry Awards for Excellence in Theatre, more commonly known as the Tony Awards, recognize achievement in Broadway theatre.

6th Tony Awards
DateMarch 30, 1952
LocationWaldorf-Astoria Hotel
New York City, New York
Hosted byDean Martin
Television/radio coverage
Mutual Network


The presenter was Helen Hayes.

Performers were Odette Myrtil with her son[2] Roger Adams; and Victor Borge.

Music was by Meyer Davis and his Orchestra.

Award winnersEdit

Special awardsEdit

  • Edward Kook, for his contributing to and encouraging the development of stage lighting and electronics
  • Judy Garland, for an important contribution to the revival of vaudeville through her recent stint at the Palace Theatre
  • Charles Boyer, for distinguished performance in Don Juan in Hell, thereby assisting in a new theatre trend

Multiple nominations and awardsEdit

The following productions received multiple awards.


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