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The 55th Annual Tony Awards

The 55th Annual Tony Awards [videorecording] / produced by Ricky Kirshner ; executive producer, Gary Smith ; directed by Glenn Weiss ; written by Thomas Meehan and Matthew Roberts ; originally broadcast on the CBS Television Network.
New York, c2001.

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Additional Authors
  • Lane, Nathan, 1956-
  • Broderick, Matthew, 1962-
  • Kirshner, Ricky
  • Smith, Gary
  • Weiss, Glenn, 1961-
  • Meehan, Thomas
  • Roberts, Matthew
  • Lawrence, Elliot, 1925-2021
  • Stoppard, Tom
  • Easton, Richard, 1933-2019
  • Wilson, August
  • Davis, Viola, 1965-
  • Mitchell, Brian Stokes
  • Allen, Joan, 1956-
  • Sinise, Gary
  • Morton, Amy
  • Sampson, Tim
  • McCarty, Bruce
  • Morick, Jeanine
  • Parson, Ron OJ
  • Auburn, David, 1969-
  • Parker, Mary-Louise
  • Shenkman, Ben
  • Busch, Charles
  • Lavin, Linda, 1937-
  • Roberts, Tony, 1939-
  • Lee, Michele
  • Anderson, Nancy (Actor)
  • Blumenkrantz, Jeff
  • Bullock, Donna
  • Graff, Randy
  • Hibbard, David
  • Price, Lonny
  • Quinn, Patrick, 1950-2006
  • Ramirez, Sara
  • Prince, Faith
  • Elder, David (Vocalist)
  • Levering, Kate
  • Bergen, Polly, 1930-2014
  • Zorich, Louis, 1924-2018
  • Brown, Jessica Leigh
  • Dunn, Colleen
  • Heggins, Amy
  • Waring, Wendy
  • Conlee, John Ellison
  • Danieley, Jason
  • De Shields, André, 1946-
  • Freeman, Kathleen, 1919-2001
  • Frugé, Romain, 1959-
  • Neville, Marcus
  • Wilson, Patrick, 1973-
  • Schaffel, Marla
  • Barbour, James
  • Bart, Roger
  • Beach, Gary
  • Huffman, Cady
  • Oscar, Brad
  • Cavett, Dick
  • DeLaria, Lea
  • Emick, Jarrod
  • Kelly, Kristen Lee
  • Ripley, Alice
  • Rubin-Vega, Daphne
  • Hewitt, Tom, 1958-
  • Esparza, Raúl, 1970-
  • LaCause, Sebastian
  • Peters, Bernadette
  • Gershon, Gina
  • Roberts, Doris, 1925-2016
  • Falco, Edie
  • McKechnie, Donna
  • Jones, Cherry, 1956-
  • Parker, Sarah Jessica
  • Grammer, Kelsey, 1955-
  • Paltrow, Gwyneth, 1972-
  • McEntire, Reba
  • McDonald, Audra
  • Humphries, Barry, 1934-2023
  • Richardson, Natasha
  • Close, Glenn, 1947-
  • David, Michael
  • Leonard, Robert Sean, 1969-
  • Ebersole, Christine
  • Meadow, Lynne, 1946-
  • Grove, Barry
  • Brooks, Mel, 1926-
  • American Theatre Wing, producer.
  • CBS Television Network.
1 videocassette (VHS) (89 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Gift of the American Theatre Wing.
Series Statement
Tony Awards
Alternative Title
2001 Tony Awards
  • Credits at end of tape.
  • The earlier portion of this Tony Awards broadcast, during which awards for design, direction, and other achievements were presented, is available on NCOX 1726.
  • Not all awards presented included in broadcast. For a complete list of recipients see
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits (note)
  • Musical director, Elliot Lawrence.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped by the CBS Television Network at Radio City Music Hall, New York, N.Y. during a live broadcast, June 3, 2001.
  • Plays represented (play / performer): The invention of love, introduced by Tom Stoppard. Montage with voice-over by Richard Easton -- King Hedley II, introduced by August Wilson. Excerpt performed by Viola Davis and Brian Stokes Mitchell -- One flew over the cuckoo's nest (revival), introduced by Joan Allen. Excerpt performed by Gary Sinise, Amy Morton, Tim Sampson, Bruce McCarty, Jeanine Morick, and Ron OJ Parson -- Proof, introduced by David Auburn. Scene with Mary-Louise Parker and Ben Shenkman -- The tale of the allergist's wife, introduced by Charles Busch. Scene with Linda Lavin, Tony Roberts, and Michele Lee.
  • Musicals represented (show, song / performer): A class act: Follow your star, Better, Self portrait / Nancy Anderson, Jeff Blumenkrantz, Donna Bullock, Randy Graff, David Hibbard, Lonny Price, Patrick Quinn, Sara Ramirez -- Bells are ringing: I'm going back / Faith Prince -- 42nd Street: 42nd Street / David Elder, Kate Levering and company -- Follies: I'm still here / Polly Bergen with Louis Zorich, Jessica Leigh Brown, Colleen Dunn, Amy Heggins, and Wendy Waring -- The full monty: Let it go / John Ellison Conlee, Jason Danieley, André De Shields, Kathleen Freeman, Romain Fruge, Marcus Neville, Patrick Wilson, and company -- Jane Eyre: Sirens / Marla Schaffel and James Barbour -- The producers: Along came Bialy / Roger Bart, Gary Beach, Matthew Broderick, Cady Huffman, Nathan Lane, Brad Oscar, and company -- The rocky horror show: Time warp / Dick Cavett, Leah Delaria, Jarrod Emick, Kristen Lee Kelly, Alice Ripley, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Tom Hewitt, Raul Esparza, Sebastian LaCause, and company.
  • Award recipients (performer, category / show): Gary Beach, featured actor / The producers -- Robert Sean Leonard, featured actor / The invention of love -- Nathan Lane, actor / The producers -- Richard Easton, actor / The invention of love -- Cady Huffman, featured actress / The producers -- Viola Davis, featured actress / King Hedley II -- Christine Ebersole, actress / 42nd Street -- Mary-Louise Parker, actress / Proof.
  • Award recipients (name, category / show): Rocco Landesman, Mel Brooks, et al., producers, musical / The producers -- David Auburn, playwright; Manhattan Theatre Club, Lynne Meadow, Barry Grove, el al., producers, play / Proof -- Dodger Theatricals (Michael David, et al.) producers, revival, musical / 42nd Street -- Dale Wasserman, playwright; Michael Leavitt, et al., producers, play, revival / One flew over the cuckoo's nest.
Call Number
NCOX 1813
The 55th Annual Tony Awards [videorecording] / produced by Ricky Kirshner ; executive producer, Gary Smith ; directed by Glenn Weiss ; written by Thomas Meehan and Matthew Roberts ; originally broadcast on the CBS Television Network.
New York, c2001.
Tony Awards
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Musical director, Elliot Lawrence.
Hosts: Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick.
Presenters: Bernadette Peters, Gina Gershon, Doris Roberts, Edie Falco, Joan Allen, Donna McKechnie, Cherry Jones, Dick Cavett, Sarah Jessica Parker, Gwynneth Paltrow, Reba McEntire, Audra McDonald, Dame Edna (i.e. Barry Humphries), Natasha Richardson, Glenn Close.
Videotaped by the CBS Television Network at Radio City Music Hall, New York, N.Y. during a live broadcast, June 3, 2001.
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Added Author
Lane, Nathan, 1956- host.
Broderick, Matthew, 1962- host.
Kirshner, Ricky, producer.
Smith, Gary, producer.
Weiss, Glenn, 1961- director.
Meehan, Thomas, writer.
Roberts, Matthew, writer.
Lawrence, Elliot, 1925-2021, conductor.
Stoppard, Tom, speaker.
Easton, Richard, 1933-2019, recipient.
Wilson, August, speaker.
Davis, Viola, 1965- actor.
Mitchell, Brian Stokes, actor.
Allen, Joan, 1956- speaker.
Sinise, Gary, actor.
Morton, Amy, actor.
Sampson, Tim, actor.
McCarty, Bruce, actor.
Morick, Jeanine, actor.
Parson, Ron OJ, performer.
Auburn, David, 1969- speaker.
Parker, Mary-Louise, actor.
Shenkman, Ben, actor.
Busch, Charles, speaker.
Lavin, Linda, 1937- actor.
Roberts, Tony, 1939- actor.
Lee, Michele, actor.
Anderson, Nancy (Actor), performer.
Blumenkrantz, Jeff, performer.
Bullock, Donna, performer.
Graff, Randy, performer.
Hibbard, David, performer.
Price, Lonny, performer.
Quinn, Patrick, 1950-2006, performer.
Ramirez, Sara, performer.
Prince, Faith, performer.
Elder, David (Vocalist), performer.
Levering, Kate, performer.
Bergen, Polly, 1930-2014, performer.
Zorich, Louis, 1924-2018, performer.
Brown, Jessica Leigh, performer.
Dunn, Colleen, performer.
Heggins, Amy, performer.
Waring, Wendy, performer.
Conlee, John Ellison, performer.
Danieley, Jason, performer.
De Shields, André, 1946- performer.
Freeman, Kathleen, 1919-2001, performer.
Frugé, Romain, 1959- performer.
Neville, Marcus, performer.
Wilson, Patrick, 1973- performer.
Schaffel, Marla, performer.
Barbour, James, performer.
Bart, Roger, performer.
Beach, Gary, performer.
Broderick, Matthew, 1962- performer.
Huffman, Cady, performer.
Lane, Nathan, 1956- performer.
Oscar, Brad, performer.
Cavett, Dick, performer.
DeLaria, Lea, performer.
Emick, Jarrod, performer.
Kelly, Kristen Lee, performer.
Ripley, Alice, performer.
Rubin-Vega, Daphne, performer.
Hewitt, Tom, 1958- performer.
Esparza, Raúl, 1970- performer.
LaCause, Sebastian, performer.
Peters, Bernadette, presenter.
Gershon, Gina, presenter.
Roberts, Doris, 1925-2016, presenter.
Falco, Edie, presenter.
McKechnie, Donna, presenter.
Jones, Cherry, 1956- presenter.
Parker, Sarah Jessica, presenter.
Grammer, Kelsey, 1955- presenter.
Paltrow, Gwyneth, 1972- presenter.
McEntire, Reba, presenter.
McDonald, Audra, presenter.
Humphries, Barry, 1934-2023, presenter.
Richardson, Natasha, presenter.
Close, Glenn, 1947- presenter.
David, Michael, recipient.
Beach, Gary, recipient.
Huffman, Cady, recipient.
Leonard, Robert Sean, 1969- recipient.
Davis, Viola, 1965- recipient.
Parker, Mary-Louise, recipient.
Ebersole, Christine, recipient.
Lane, Nathan, 1956- recipient.
Auburn, David, 1969- recipient.
Meadow, Lynne, 1946- recipient.
Grove, Barry, recipient.
Brooks, Mel, 1926- recipient.
American Theatre Wing, producer.
CBS Television Network.
Research Call Number
NCOX 1813
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