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The 28th Annual Tony Awards

The 28th Annual Tony Awards [videorecording] / executive producer, Alexander H. Cohen ; written by Hildy Parks ; directed by Clark Jones.
New York, c1974.

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Additional Authors
  • Cohen, Alexander H., 1920-2000
  • Parks, Hildy, 1926-2004
  • Jones, Clark, 1920-2002
  • Lawrence, Elliot, 1925-2021
  • Somlyo, Roy A.
  • Falk, Peter, 1927-2011
  • Henderson, Florence
  • Preston, Robert, 1918-1987
  • Tyson, Cicely
  • Alda, Alan, 1936-
  • Asner, Edward
  • Black, Karen, 1939-2013
  • Carradine, David
  • Carson, Johnny, 1925-2005
  • Davis, Bette, 1908-1989
  • Fonda, Henry, 1905-1982
  • Gould, Elliott
  • Howard, Ken, 1944-2016
  • Johns, Glynis
  • Leachman, Cloris
  • Learned, Michael
  • Montgomery, Elizabeth, 1933-1995
  • O'Connor, Carroll
  • Pacino, Al, 1940-
  • Pleshette, Suzanne, 1937-2008
  • Powell, Jane, 1929-2021
  • Redgrave, Lynn, 1943-2010
  • Rolle, Esther
  • Thomas, Marlo
  • Warren, Lesley Ann
  • Andrews, Patty, 1918-2013
  • Andrews, Maxene
  • Capers, Virginia, 1925-2004
  • Carter, Ralph
  • Channing, Carol
  • Palmer, Peter, 1931-2021
  • Tucker, Ian, 1946-
  • Faye, Alice, 1915-1998
  • Payne, John, 1912-1989
  • Lee, Michele
  • Arthur, Beatrice
  • Geer, Will
  • Reilly, Charles Nelson
  • Grey, Joel, 1932-
  • Walker, Nancy, 1922-1992
  • Little, Cleavon
  • Wheeler, Hugh, 1912-1987
  • Loewe, Frederick, 1901-1988
  • Lerner, Alan Jay, 1918-1986
  • Bennett, Michael, 1943-1987
  • Quintero, José
  • Prince, Harold, 1928-2019
  • Fisher, Jules
  • Lee, Franne, 1941-2023
  • Lee, Eugene, 1939-
  • Moriarty, Michael, 1941-
  • Plummer, Christopher
  • Flanders, Ed, 1934-1995
  • Tune, Tommy
  • Dewhurst, Colleen
  • Sternhagen, Frances, 1930-2023
  • Sell, Janie
  • Mitchell, Ruth, 1919-2000
  • Bikel, Theodore
  • Osterman, Lester, 1914-2003
  • Martin, Elliot
  • Cook, Peter, 1937-1995
  • Moore, Dudley, 1935-2002
  • Minnelli, Liza
  • Midler, Bette
  • Krone, Gerald S
  • Garrett, Frederick P
  • Nemiroff, Robert
  • American Theatre Wing, producer.
  • ABC Television Network.
2 videodiscs (DVD) (180 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 4 3/4 in.
Gift of the American Theatre Wing.
Series Statement
Tony Awards
Alternative Title
1974 Tony Awards
  • Credits at end of tape.
  • Includes original television commercials and blackouts intended for commercials.
  • Not all awards presented included in the broadcast. For a complete list of recipients see
  • The concept for this year's Tony Awards was one of "Homecoming," in which stars from TV and film returned to their Broadway roots to help present the awards or perform.
  • Musicals represented (show, song / performer): Over here, Over here, Charlie's place / Patty and Maxene Andrews and Company -- Raisin, Whole lot of sunshine / Virginia Capers; Sidewalk tree / Ralph Carter -- Lorelei, Men / Carol Channing, Peter Palmer and Ian Tucker -- Good news, You're the cream in my coffee / Alice Faye and John Payne -- Seesaw, I'm way ahead; Seesaw / Michele Lee -- Fanny, Welcome home / Florence Henderson -- A mother's kisses, There goes my life / Beatrice Arthur -- The cradle will rock, Medley / Will Geer -- Medley of Songs from Broadway Shows / Charles Nelson Reilly -- George M!, Medley / Joel Grey -- Phoenix '55, Upper berth / Nancy Walker and Men -- Purlie, New fangled preacher man / Cleavon Little.
  • Special award winners: Liza Minnelli, for adding lustre to the Broadway season; Bette Midler, for adding lustre to the Broadway season; Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, co-stars and authors of Good evening; A moon for the misbegotten, Eugene O'Neill, playwright; an outstanding dramatic revival of an American classic, produced by Lester Osterman, Elliott Martin and Richard Hurner; the musical Candide, an outstanding contribution to the artistic development of the musical theatre, produced by Chelsea Theatre Group, Harold Prince and Ruth Mitchell; Actor's Equity Association, Theodore Bickel, president.
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 21, 1974.
  • Award recipients (performer, category / play title): Michael Moriarty, actor / Find your way home -- Christopher Plummer, actor / Cyrano -- Ed Flanders, featured actor / A moon for the misbegotten -- Tommy Tune, supporting actor / Seesaw -- Colleen Dewhurst, actress / A moon for the misbegotten -- Virginia Capers, actress / Raisin -- Frances Sternhagen, featured actress / The good doctor -- Janie Sell, featured actress / Over here!.
  • Award recipients (name, category / play title): Hugh Wheeler, book / Candide -- Michael Bennett, choreographer / Seesaw -- Franne Lee, costume designer / Candide -- José Quintero, director, play / A moon for the misbegotten -- Harold Prince, director, musical / Candide -- Jules Fisher, lighting designer / Ulysses in Nighttown -- Robert Nemiroff, producer, musical / Raisin -- Joseph A. Walker, playwright; Negro Ensemble Co., Inc., Gerald S. Krone, Frederick P. Garrett, artistic directors, producer / The River Niger -- Franne and Eugene Lee, scenic designers / Candide -- Frederick Loewe, music; Alan Jay Lerner, lyrics, score / Gigi.
Call Number
NCOX 288
The 28th Annual Tony Awards [videorecording] / executive producer, Alexander H. Cohen ; written by Hildy Parks ; directed by Clark Jones.
New York, c1974.
Tony Awards
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Musical director, Elliot Lawrence ; co-produced by Roy A. Somlyo.
Hosts: Peter Falk, Florence Henderson, Robert Preston and Cicely Tyson.
Presenters: Alan Alda, Ed Asner, Karen Black, David Carradine, Johnny Carson, Bette Davis, Peter Falk, Henry Fonda, Elliott Gould, Ken Howard, Glynis Johns, Cloris Leachman, Michael Learned, Elizabeth Montgomery, Carroll O'Connor, Al Pacino, Suzanne Pleshette, Jane Powell, Lynn Redgrave, Esther Rolle, Marlo Thomas, Lesley Ann Warren.
Performers: Beatrice Arthur, Carol Channing, Will Geer, Joel Grey, Florence Henderson, Cleavon Little, Charles Nelson Reilly, Nancy Walker.
Videotaped by the ABC Television Network at the Shubert Theatre, New York, N.Y., during a live broadcast April 21, 1974.
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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.
Falk, Peter, 1927-2011, host.
Henderson, Florence, host.
Preston, Robert, 1918-1987, host.
Tyson, Cicely, host.
Alda, Alan, 1936- presenter.
Asner, Edward, presenter.
Black, Karen, 1939-2013, presenter.
Carradine, David, presenter.
Carson, Johnny, 1925-2005, presenter.
Davis, Bette, 1908-1989, presenter.
Fonda, Henry, 1905-1982, presenter.
Gould, Elliott, presenter.
Howard, Ken, 1944-2016, presenter.
Johns, Glynis, presenter.
Leachman, Cloris, presenter.
Learned, Michael, presenter.
Montgomery, Elizabeth, 1933-1995, presenter.
O'Connor, Carroll, presenter.
Pacino, Al, 1940- presenter.
Pleshette, Suzanne, 1937-2008, presenter.
Powell, Jane, 1929-2021, presenter.
Redgrave, Lynn, 1943-2010, presenter.
Rolle, Esther, presenter.
Thomas, Marlo, presenter.
Warren, Lesley Ann, presenter.
Andrews, Patty, 1918-2013, performer.
Andrews, Maxene, performer.
Capers, Virginia, 1925-2004, performer.
Carter, Ralph, performer.
Channing, Carol, performer.
Palmer, Peter, 1931-2021, performer.
Tucker, Ian, 1946- performer.
Faye, Alice, 1915-1998, performer.
Payne, John, 1912-1989, performer.
Lee, Michele, performer.
Henderson, Florence, performer.
Arthur, Beatrice, performer.
Geer, Will, performer.
Reilly, Charles Nelson, performer.
Grey, Joel, 1932- performer.
Walker, Nancy, 1922-1992, performer.
Little, Cleavon, performer.
Wheeler, Hugh, 1912-1987, recipient.
Loewe, Frederick, 1901-1988, recipient.
Lerner, Alan Jay, 1918-1986, recipient.
Bennett, Michael, 1943-1987, recipient.
Quintero, José, recipient.
Prince, Harold, 1928-2019, recipient.
Fisher, Jules, recipient.
Lee, Franne, 1941-2023 recipient.
Lee, Eugene, 1939- recipient.
Moriarty, Michael, 1941- recipient.
Plummer, Christopher, recipient.
Flanders, Ed, 1934-1995, recipient.
Tune, Tommy, recipient.
Dewhurst, Colleen, recipient.
Capers, Virginia, 1925-2004, recipient.
Sternhagen, Frances, 1930-2023, recipient.
Sell, Janie, recipient.
Mitchell, Ruth, 1919-2000, recipient.
Bikel, Theodore, recipient.
Osterman, Lester, 1914-2003, recipient.
Martin, Elliot, recipient.
Cook, Peter, 1937-1995, recipient.
Moore, Dudley, 1935-2002, recipient.
Minnelli, Liza, recipient.
Midler, Bette, recipient.
Krone, Gerald S, recipient.
Garrett, Frederick P, recipient.
Nemiroff, Robert, recipient.
American Theatre Wing, producer.
ABC Television Network.
Research Call Number
NCOX 288
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