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The 7th Annual Tony Awards, presented by the American Theatre Wing, took place at the Waldorf-Astoria Starlight Ballroom, on March 29, 1953. The Antoinette Perry Awards for Excellence in Theatre, more commonly known as the Tony Awards, recognize achievement in Broadway theatre. The event was broadcast on radio by the National Broadcasting Company. The presenter was Faye Emerson. Music was by Meyer Davis and his Orchestra.

7th Tony Awards
DateMarch 29, 1953
LocationWaldorf-Astoria Hotel
New York City, New York
Hosted byFaye Emerson
Television/radio coverage
NetworkNational Broadcasting Company radio

Award winnersEdit

Special awardsEdit

  • Beatrice Lillie, for An Evening with Beatrice Lillie.
  • Danny Kaye, for heading a variety bill at the Palace Theatre.
  • Equity Community Theatre.

Multiple nominations and awardsEdit

The following productions received multiple awards.


  1. ^ "1953 Tony Awards", accessed June 21, 2012

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