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The 30th Annual Tony Awards

Title
The 30th Annual Tony Awards [videorecording] / executive producer, Alexander H. Cohen ; written and produced by Hildy Parks ; directed by Clark Jones.
Publication
New York, c1976.

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Videodiscs 1 and 2Moving imageRestricted use NCOX 290 Videodiscs 1 and 2Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT

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Description
2 videodiscs (DVD) (152 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the American Theatre Wing.
Series Statement
Tony Awards
Alternative Title
  • 1976 Tony Awards
  • History copy 1976 Tony Awards, April 18, 1976
Subjects
Genre/Form
Television.
Note
  • Special Tony Award winner Richard Burton performs a scene from Hamlet. The centerpiece of the evening is "The Ones That Got Away," a medley of memorable songs from past musicals that did not win a Tony.
  • Includes original television commercials.
  • Program features excerpts from previously broadcast Tony Awards.
  • Credits at end of tape.
  • Not all awards presented included in the broadcast. For a complete list of recipients see tonyawards.com.
  • Videodisc one: 121 min. Videodisc two: 31 min.
  • Musicals and plays represented (show, song / performer): A chorus line, I hope I get it, One / company -- Bubbling brown sugar, Sweet Georgia Brown / Vivian Reed, Lonnie McNeil, Newton Winters -- Chicago, All I care about / Jerry Orbach and company -- Pacific overtures, Advantages of floating in the middle of the sea / Mako and company.
  • Regional Theatre Award winner: The Arena Stage, Washington, D.C.
  • Lawrence Langner Award winner: George Abbott.
  • Special Award winner: Circle in the Square, New York, N.Y.
  • Actor's medal: Richard Burton.
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits (note)
  • Musical director, Elliot Lawrence ; co-produced by Roy A. Somlyo.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped by the ABC Television Network at the Shubert Theatre, New York, N.Y., during a live broadcast April 18, 1976.
Contents
  • Award recipients (performer, category / play title): Sammy Williams, featured actor / A chorus line -- Edward Herrmann, featured actor / Mrs. Warren's profession -- George Rose, actor / My fair lady -- John Wood, actor / Travesties -- Carole Bishop, featured actress / A chorus line -- Shirley Knight, featured actress / Kennedy's children -- Donna McKechnie, actress / A chorus line -- Irene Worth, actress / Sweet bird of youth.
  • Award recipients (name, category / play title): James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, book / A chorus line -- Michael Bennett and Bob Avian, choreographers / A chorus line -- Florence Klotz, costume designer / Pacific overtures -- Michael Bennett, director, musical / A chorus line -- Ellis Rabb, director, play -- The royal family -- Tharon Musser, lighting designer / A chorus line -- Joseph Papp, New York Shakespeare Festival, producers, musical / A chorus line -- Tom Stoppard, playwright; David Merrick, et al. producers / Travesties -- Boris Aronson, scenic designer / Pacific overtures -- Marvin Hamlisch, music; Edward Kleban, lyrics; score / A chorus line.
Call Number
NCOX 290
OCLC
78593645
Title
The 30th Annual Tony Awards [videorecording] / executive producer, Alexander H. Cohen ; written and produced by Hildy Parks ; directed by Clark Jones.
Imprint
New York, c1976.
Series
Tony Awards
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits
Musical director, Elliot Lawrence ; co-produced by Roy A. Somlyo.
Performer
Hosts: George C. Scott, Eddie Albert, Richard Burton, Jane Fonda, Diana Rigg, Trish Van Devere.
Presenters: Alan Arkin, Clifton Davis, Bonnie Franklin, Celeste Holm, Cloris Leachman, Michele Lee, Jerry Lewis, Hal Linden, Mary Martin, Mike Nichols, Christopher Plummer, Vanessa Redgrave, Marlo Thomas, Leslie Uggams.
Event
Videotaped by the ABC Television Network at the Shubert Theatre, New York, N.Y., during a live broadcast April 18, 1976.
Local Subject
Broadway theater -- Awards.
Added Author
Cohen, Alexander H., 1920-2000, producer.
Parks, Hildy, 1926-2004, writer.
Jones, Clark, 1920-2002, director.
Lawrence, Elliot, 1925-2021, conductor.
Somlyo, Roy A, producer.
Williams, Sammy, recipient.
Herrmann, Edward, 1943-2014, recipient.
Rose, George, 1920-1988, recipient.
Wood, John, 1931- recipient.
Bishop, Kelly, recipient.
Knight, Shirley, 1936-2020, recipient.
McKechnie, Donna, recipient.
Worth, Irene, recipient.
Kirkwood, James, 1924-1989, recipient.
Dante, Nicholas, recipient.
Bennett, Michael, 1943-1987, recipient.
Avian, Bob, recipient.
Klotz, Florence, recipient.
Rabb, Ellis, 1930-1998, recipient.
Musser, Tharon, recipient.
Aronson, Boris, 1900-1980, recipient.
Hamlisch, Marvin, recipient.
Kleban, Edward, recipient.
Abbott, George, 1887-1995, recipient.
Burton, Richard, 1925-1984, recipient.
Albert, Eddie, host.
Burton, Richard, 1925-1984, host.
Fonda, Jane, 1937- host.
Rigg, Diana, host.
Scott, George C., 1927-1999, host.
Van Devere, Trish, host.
Reed, Vivian, performer.
McNeil, Lonnie, performer.
Winters, Newton, performer.
Orbach, Jerry, performer.
Mako, 1933-2006, performer.
Arkin, Alan, presenter.
Davis, Clifton, presenter.
Franklin, Bonnie, presenter.
Holm, Celeste, 1917-2012, presenter.
Leachman, Cloris, presenter.
Lee, Michele, presenter.
Lewis, Jerry, 1926-2017, presenter.
Linden, Hal, presenter.
Martin, Mary, 1913-1990, presenter.
Nichols, Mike, presenter.
Plummer, Christopher, presenter.
Redgrave, Vanessa, 1937- presenter.
Thomas, Marlo, presenter.
Uggams, Leslie, presenter.
American Theatre Wing, producer.
ABC Television Network.
Added Title
1976 Tony Awards
Added Title
Gift of the American Theatre Wing.
Research Call Number
NCOX 290
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