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The 37th Annual Tony Awards

Title
The 37th Annual Tony Awards [videorecording] / written and produced by Hildy Parks; directed by Clark Jones; executive producer, Alexander H. Cohen.
Publication
New York, c1983.

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Description
2 videodiscs (DVD) (140 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the American Theatre Wing.
Series Statement
Tony Awards.
Alternative Title
1983 Tony Awards
Subjects
Note
  • Credits at end of video.
  • Not all awards presented are included in the broadcast. For a complete list of recipients see tonyawards.com.
  • Special Salute: A medley of Gershwin songs served as a backdrop for the 1983 Tony Awards telecast. At the end of the ceremony the Uris was renamed the Gershwin Theatre. Songs included (song / performer): The real American folk song / Diahann Carroll -- Stairway to paradise / Ben Vereen -- Somebody loves me / Jack Lemmon and Ginger Rogers -- Lady be good / Hal Linden and Ginger Rogers -- Someone to watch over me / Melissa Manchester -- How long has this been going on / Bonnie Franklin -- Vodka / Dorothy Loudon -- I've got rhythm / Michele Lee -- There's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York / Robert Guillaume.
  • Musicals represented (show, song / performer): Cats, Jellicle songs for Jellicle cats / Company; Memory / Betty Buckley -- Merlin, It's about magic / Doug Henning and Company -- My one and only, Kicking the clouds away / Tommy Tune and Company.
  • Finale: Strike up the band / 1983 Tony Award winners and Company.
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits (note)
  • Musical director: Elliot Lawrence; co-produced by Roy A. Somlyo.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped by the CBS Television Network at the Gershwin Theatre, New York, N.Y., during a live broadcast June 5, 1983.
Contents
  • Award recipients (performer, category / play title): Charles Honi Coles, featured actor / My one and only -- Matthew Broderick, featured actor / Brighton Beach memoirs -- Tommy Tune, actor / My one and only -- Harvey Fierstein, actor / Torch song trilogy -- Betty Buckley, featured actress / Cats -- Judith Ivey, featured actress / Steaming -- Natalia Makarova, actress / On your toes -- Jessica Tandy, actress / Foxfire.
  • Award recipients (name, category / play title): T. S. Eliot, book (award accepted by Mrs. T. S. Eliot) / Cats -- Tommy Tune and Thommie Walsh, choreographers / My one and only -- John Napier, costume designer / Cats -- Trevor Nunn, director, musical / Cats -- Gene Saks, director, play / Brighton Beach memoirs -- David Hersey, lighting designer / Cats -- Bernard Jacobs, et al. producer, musical / Cats -- Harvey Fierstein, playwright; Kenneth Waissman, John Glines, producers, play / Torch song trilogy -- Alfred de Liagre, Jr., John Mauceri, producers, revival / On your toes -- Ming Cho Lee, scenic designer / K2 -- Andrew Lloyd Webber, score / Cats.
Call Number
NCOX 297
Title
The 37th Annual Tony Awards [videorecording] / written and produced by Hildy Parks; directed by Clark Jones; executive producer, Alexander H. Cohen.
Imprint
New York, c1983.
Series
Tony Awards.
Event
Videotaped by the CBS Television Network at the Gershwin Theatre, New York, N.Y., during a live broadcast June 5, 1983.
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits
Musical director: Elliot Lawrence; co-produced by Roy A. Somlyo.
Performer
Hosts: Richard Burton, Lena Horne, Jack Lemmon.
Presenters: George Abbott, Diahann Carroll, David Cassidy, James Coco, Cleavant Derricks, Colleen Dewhurst, Sergio Franchi, Bonnie Franklin, Peter Michael Goetz, Mark Hamill, Cheryl Hartley, Florence Lacey, Frank Langella, Court Miller, Liliane Montevecchi, Jerry Orbach, Jay Patterson, John Rubinstein, Pamela Sousa.
Performers: Diahann Carroll, Bonnie Franklin, Robert Guillaume, Marvin Hamlisch, Michele Lee, Jack Lemmon, Hal Linden, Dorothy Loudon, Melissa Manchester, Peter Nero, Ginger Rogers, Ben Vereen.
Added Author
Parks, Hildy, 1926-2004, producer.
Jones, Clark, 1920-2002, director.
Cohen, Alexander H., 1920-2000, producer.
Lawrence, Elliot, 1925-2021, conductor.
Somlyo, Roy A, producer.
Burton, Richard, 1925-1984, host.
Horne, Lena, host.
Lemmon, Jack, host.
Abbott, George, 1887-1995, presenter.
Carroll, Diahann, presenter.
Cassidy, David, 1950-2017, presenter.
Coco, James, presenter.
Derricks, Cleavant, presenter.
Dewhurst, Colleen, presenter.
Franchi, Sergio, presenter.
Franklin, Bonnie, presenter.
Goetz, Peter Michael, presenter.
Hamill, Mark, presenter.
Hartley, Cheryl, presenter.
Lacey, Florence, presenter.
Langella, Frank, presenter.
Miller, Court, presenter.
Montevecchi, Liliane, presenter.
Orbach, Jerry, presenter.
Patterson, Jay, presenter.
Rubinstein, John, 1946- presenter.
Sousa, Pamela, presenter.
Carroll, Diahann, performer.
Franklin, Bonnie, performer.
Guillaume, Robert, performer.
Hamlisch, Marvin, performer.
Lee, Michele, performer.
Lemmon, Jack, performer.
Linden, Hal, performer.
Loudon, Dorothy, performer.
Manchester, Melissa, performer.
Nero, Peter, 1934- performer.
Rogers, Ginger, 1911-1995, performer.
Vereen, Ben, performer.
Henning, Doug, performer.
Tune, Tommy, performer.
Coles, Honi, 1911-1992, recipient.
Broderick, Matthew, 1962- recipient.
Ivey, Judith, 1951- recipient.
Buckley, Betty, recipient.
Makarova, Natalia, 1940- recipient.
Tune, Tommy, recipient.
Walsh, Thommie, recipient.
Napier, John, 1944- recipient.
Nunn, Trevor, recipient.
Saks, Gene, 1921-2015, recipient.
Hersey, David, recipient.
Lloyd Webber, Andrew, 1948- recipient.
Fierstein, Harvey, 1952- recipient.
Lee, Ming Cho, recipient.
Waissman, Kenneth, recipient.
Glines, John, recipient.
De Liagre, Alfred, 1904-1987, recipient.
Eliot, Valerie, recipient.
Tandy, Jessica, recipient.
Mauceri, John, recipient.
Jacobs, Bernard B., 1916-1996, recipient.
American Theatre Wing, producer.
CBS Television Network.
Added Title
1983 Tony Awards
Gift of the American Theatre Wing.
Research Call Number
NCOX 297
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