9th Tony Awards
The 9th Annual Tony Awards, presented by the American Theatre Wing, took place at the Plaza Hotel Grand Ballroom on March 27, 1955.  It was broadcast on radio by the National Broadcasting Company. The presenter was Helen Hayes  and music was composed and presented by Meyer Davis and his Orchestra.
|9th Tony Awards|
|Date||March 27, 1955|
New York City, New York
|Hosted by||Frank Sinatra|
|Network||NBC Radio Network|
|Best Play||The Desperate Hours by Joseph Hayes and Jack Loveday. Produced by Howard Erskine and Joseph Hayes.|
|Best Musical||The Pajama Game. Book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell, music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. Produced by Frederick Brisson, Robert Griffith, and Harold Prince.|
- Proscenium Productions, an Off-Broadway company at the Cherry Lane Theatre, for generally high quality and viewpoint shown in The Way of the World and Thieves Carnival. Presented to Warren Enters, Robert Merriman and Sybil Trubin.