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The 40th Annual Tony Awards

Title
The 40th Annual Tony Awards [videorecording] / written and produced by Hildy Parks ; directed by Clark Jones ; executive producer: Alexander H. Cohen.
Publication
New York, c1986.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS) (113 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 1/2 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the American Theatre Wing.
Series Statement
Tony Awards
Alternative Title
1986 Tony Awards.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Television.
Note
  • Credits at end of tape.
  • Not all awards presented are included in the broadcast. For complete list of recipients see tonyawards.com.
  • The evening's highlight was Forty Years of Broadway Show Music which included songs from Finian's rainbow; High button shoes; Kiss me, Kate; South Pacific; Guys & dolls; The king and I; Wonderful town; Kismet; Damn Yankees; My fair lady; West Side story; Flower drum song; Fiorello!; The sound of music; Gypsy; Bye, bye, Birdie; Camelot; How to succeed in business without really trying; A funny thing happened on the way to the forum; Hello, Dolly!; Fiddler on the roof; Man of La Mancha; Mame; On a clear day you can see forever; Sweet Charity; Cabaret; Hallelujah, baby!; Hair; Applause; Company; Two gentlemen of Verona; Follies; A little night music; Pippin; Seesaw; The Wiz; A chorus line; Annie; Ain't misbehavin'; Sweeney Todd; Evita; 42nd Street; Nine; Cats; La cage aux folles; Big river.
  • Musicals represented (show, song / performer): Big deal: Beat me Daddy eight to the bar / Company -- Song & dance: Unexpected song / Bernadette Peters -- Tango Argentino: Dance excepts / Company ; The mystery of Edwin Drood: There you are, Don't quit while you're ahead / George Rose and Company.
  • Special salute: Opening: Wanna sing a show tune. Finale: Give my regards to Broadway / Company.
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits (note)
  • Musical director: Elliot Lawrence.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped by the CBS Television Network at the Minskoff Theatre, New York, N.Y., during a live broadcast June 2, 1986.
Contents
  • Award recipients (performer, category / play title): Michael Rupert, featured actor / Sweet Charity -- John Mahoney, featured actor / The house of blue leaves -- George Rose, actor / The mystery of Edwin Drood -- Judd Hirsch, actor / I'm not Rappaport -- Bebe Neuwirth, featured actress / Sweet Charity -- Swoosie Kurtz, featured actress / The house of blue leaves -- Bernadette Peters, actress / Song & dance -- Lily Tomlin, actress / The search for signs of intelligent life in the universe.
  • Award recipients (name, category / play title): Rupert Holmes, book, musical / The mystery of Edwin Drood -- Bob Fosse, choreographer / Big deal -- Patricia Zipprodt, costume designer / Sweet Charity -- Wilford Leach, director, musical / The mystery of Edwin Drood -- Jerry Zaks, director, play / The house of blue leaves -- Pat Collins, lighting designer / I'm not Rappaport -- Joseph Papp, producer, musical / The mystery of Edwin Drood -- Herb Gardner, playwright; James Walsh, et al., producers / I'm not Rappaport -- Jerome Minskoff, et al., producers, revival, musical / Sweet Charity -- Tony Walton, scenic designer / The house of blue leaves -- Rupert Holmes, score / The mystery of Edwin Drood.
  • Regional Theater Award Winner: American Repertory Theater, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Robert Brustein, artistic director.
Call Number
NCOX 413
Title
The 40th Annual Tony Awards [videorecording] / written and produced by Hildy Parks ; directed by Clark Jones ; executive producer: Alexander H. Cohen.
Imprint
New York, c1986.
Series
Tony Awards
Credits
Musical director: Elliot Lawrence.
Performer
Presenters and performers: Debbie Allen, Susan Anton, Bea Arthur, Nell Carter, Agnes De Mille, Jose Ferrer, Sandy Duncan, Phyllis Frelich, Helen Hayes, Michael Kidd, Jack Lemmon, Cleo Laine, John V. Lindsay, Dorothy Loudon, Hal Linden, Bernadette Peters, Karen Morrow, Stefanie Powers, Juliet Prowse, Tony Randall, Ann Reinking, Lee Roy Reams, Lee Remick, Chita Rivera, Alfonso Ribeiro, Rex Smith, John Rubinstein, Marlo Thomas, Leslie Uggams, Lily Tomlin, Sam Waterson, Ben Vereen, Tom Wopat.
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Event
Videotaped by the CBS Television Network at the Minskoff Theatre, New York, N.Y., during a live broadcast June 2, 1986.
Added Author
Parks, Hildy, 1926-2004, producer.
Jones, Clark, 1920-2002, director.
Cohen, Alexander H., 1920-2000, producer.
Lawrence, Elliot, 1925-2021, conductor.
Allen, Debbie, 1950- performer.
Anton, Susan, performer.
Arthur, Beatrice, performer.
Carter, Nell, performer.
De Mille, Agnes, performer.
Ferrer, Jose, 1912-1992, performer.
Duncan, Sandy, 1946- performer.
Frelich, Phyllis, performer.
Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993, performer.
Kidd, Michael, 1915-2007, performer.
Lemmon, Jack, performer.
Laine, Cleo, performer.
Lindsay, John V. (John Vliet, performer.
Loudon, Dorothy, performer.
Linden, Hal, performer.
Peters, Bernadette, performer.
Morrow, Karen, performer.
Powers, Stefanie, performer.
Prowse, Juliet, 1936-1996, performer.
Randall, Tony, performer.
Reinking, Ann, performer.
Reams, Lee Roy, performer.
Remick, Lee, performer.
Rivera, Chita, performer.
Ribeiro, Alfonso, 1971- performer.
Smith, Rex, performer.
Rubinstein, John, 1946- performer.
Thomas, Marlo, performer.
Uggams, Leslie, performer.
Tomlin, Lily, performer.
Waterson, Sam, performer.
Vereen, Ben, performer.
Wopat, Tom, performer.
Brustein, Robert Sanford, 1927- recipient.
Rupert, Michael, recipient.
Mahoney, John, 1940-2018, recipient.
Rose, George, 1920-1988, recipient.
Hirsch, Judd, recipient.
Neuwirth, Bebe, recipient.
Kurtz, Swoosie, recipient.
Peters, Bernadette, recipient.
Tomlin, Lily, recipient.
Fosse, Bob, 1927-1987, recipient.
Zipprodt, Patricia, 1925-1999, recipient.
Walton, Tony, 1934-2022, recipient.
Leach, Wilford, 1929-1988, recipient.
Zaks, Jerry, 1946- recipient.
Collins, Pat (Lighting designer), recipient.
Papp, Joseph, recipient.
Holmes, Rupert, recipient.
Gardner, Herb, 1934-2003, recipient.
Walsh, James, recipient.
Minskoff, Jerome, recipient.
American Theatre Wing, producer.
CBS Television Network.
Added Title
1986 Tony Awards.
Gift of the American Theatre Wing.
Research Call Number
NCOX 413
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