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The 8th Annual Tony Awards, presented by the American Theatre Wing, took place at the Plaza Hotel Grand Ballroom on March 28, 1954. It was broadcast on radio by the NBC Radio Network. The Master of Ceremonies was James Sauter and the presenter was Helen Hayes. Performers were Frances Greer, Lucy Monroe, Russell Nype, Joseph Scandur, and Jean Swetland. Music was by Meyer Davis and his Orchestra.[1]

8th Tony Awards
DateMarch 28, 1954
LocationPlaza Hotel
New York City, New York
Hosted byJames Sauter
Television/radio coverage
NetworkNBC Radio Network

Award winnersEdit


  1. ^ "Audrey Hepburn Wins Stage 'Tony': Gets Perry Award as Best Dramatic Actress". The New York Times, March 29, 1954, p.23
  2. ^ "1954 Tony Awards (Winners)", accessed June 22, 2012

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