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The 60th Annual Tony Awards

The 60th Annual Tony Awards [videorecording] / executive producers, Ricky Kirshner, Glenn Weiss, White Cherry Entertainment ; director, Glenn Weiss ; writer, Dave Boone.
New York, c2006.

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Additional Authors
  • Weiss, Glenn, 1961-
  • Kirshner, Ricky
  • McCann, Elizabeth I. (Elizabeth Ireland), 1931-
  • Boone, David
  • Parnes, Joey
  • Lawrence, Elliot, 1925-2021
  • Ambrose, Lauren, 1978-
  • Andrews, Julie
  • Azaria, Hank, 1964-
  • Belafonte, Harry, 1927-2023
  • Bell, Kristen, 1980-
  • Butz, Norbert Leo
  • Close, Glenn, 1947-
  • Connick, Harry, Jr., 1967-
  • Cook, Barbara
  • Dale, Jim
  • Ebersole, Christine
  • Fierstein, Harvey, 1952-
  • Gasteyer, Ana, 1967-
  • Gleason, Joanna
  • Harden, Marcia Gay
  • Harris, Neil Patrick, 1973-
  • Holbrook, Hal
  • Irwin, Bill, 1950-
  • Jones, James Earl
  • Knight, T. R. (Theodore Raymond), 1973-
  • Langella, Frank
  • Lucas, Josh
  • Margulies, Julianna, 1966-
  • McDonald, Audra
  • McKean, Michael
  • Mitchell, Brian Stokes
  • Merkerson, S. Epatha, 1952-
  • Naughton, James, 1945-
  • Neal, Patricia, 1926-2010
  • Neuwirth, Bebe
  • Nixon, Cynthia
  • Paige, Janis
  • Paquin, Anna
  • Perez, Rosie
  • Pesci, Joe
  • Peters, Bernadette
  • Pierce, David Hyde
  • Platt, Oliver
  • Pryce, Jonathan
  • Ramirez, Sara
  • Ringwald, Molly
  • Rivera, Chita
  • Rudd, Paul
  • Ruffalo, Mark
  • Roberts, Julia, 1967-
  • Sedgwick, Kyra
  • Shaffer, Paul, 1949-
  • Skerritt, Tom
  • Sigler, Jamie-Lynn, 1981-
  • Tartaglia, John, 1978-
  • Thomas, Richard, 1951-
  • Tucci, Stanley
  • Wilson, Rita
  • Winfrey, Oprah
  • Woodard, Alfre, 1953-
  • Gaudio, Bob
  • Devito, Tommy
  • Valli, Frankie
  • Fields, Felicia P
  • Foster, Sutton
  • Martin, Bob, 1962-
  • Young, John Lloyd
  • Reichard, Daniel
  • Spencer, J. Robert
  • Hoff, Christian, 1968-
  • O'Hara, Kelli
  • Lawrence, Megan
  • Cerveris, Michael
  • LuPone, Patti
  • Felciano, Manoel
  • Lauper, Cyndi, 1953-
  • Cumming, Alan, 1965-
  • Lynch, Stephen, 1971-
  • McGillin, Howard
  • Broderick, Matthew, 1962-
  • Krakowski, Jane
  • Minnelli, Liza
  • Uggams, Leslie
  • Vereen, Ben
  • McDiarmid, Ian
  • De la Tour, Frances, 1944-
  • Marshall, Kathleen
  • Hytner, Nicholas
  • McKellar, Don, 1963-
  • Lambert, Lisa
  • Morrison, Greg, 1965-
  • Doyle, John (Stage director)
  • Sher, Bartlett
  • Bishop, André
  • Gersten, Bernard
  • Leavel, Beth, 1955-
  • Prince, Harold, 1928-2019
  • Griffiths, Richard, 1947-2013
  • Jones, Sarah, 1974-
  • Travis, Sarah (Musical director)
  • Binkley, Howell
  • Zuber, Catherine
  • Barnes, Gregg
  • Crowley, Bob
  • Gallo, David
  • Haimes, Todd
  • Bennett, Alan, 1934-
  • Boyett, Bob
  • LaChanze
  • David, Michael
  • White Cherry Entertainment, producer.
  • American Theatre Wing, producer.
  • CBS Television Network.
  • American Theatre Wing, donor.
1 videodisc (DVD) (132 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 4 3/4 in.
Gift of the American Theatre Wing.
Series Statement
Tony Awards
Alternative Title
2006 Tony Awards
  • Credits at end of disc.
  • The presentation of the first ten awards took place before the telecast began. This portion of the ceremony was webcast at
  • Opening number: Harry Connick Jr. leads all sixty presenters in a song-filled celebration of Broadway that includes Tonight (West Side story), Give my regards to Broadway (George M.!), and There's no business like show business (Annie get your gun).
  • In honor of Harold Prince's Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre, Howard McGillin appears as The Phantom and performs Music of the night from Phantom of the opera, Broadway's longest-running musical, directed by Mr. Prince.
  • Alfre Woodard introduces a segment celebrating members of the Broadway community who died during the 2005-2006 season, including playwrights Wendy Wasserstein and August Wilson. They are also represented in monologues performed by Cynthia Nixon (Wasserstein's The Heidi chronicles) and James Earl Jones (Wilson's Fences).
  • Musicals and plays represented (performer, song / show): Felicia P. Fields and female ensemble, Hell no!; LaChanze and company, The color purple / The color purple -- Sutton Foster and Bob Martin and company, Show off / The drowsy chaperone -- John Lloyd Young, Can't take my eyes off of you; Daniel Reichard, J. Robert Spencer, and Christian Hoff and the ensemble, Who loves you / Jersey Boys -- Harry Connick Jr., Kelli O'Hara and Megan Lawrence and company, medley of There once was a man and Hernando's hideaway / The pajama game -- Michael Cerveris, Patti LuPone and Manoel Feliciano and company, medley of The ballad of Sweeney Todd, The worst pies in London, and My friends / Sweeney Todd -- Cyndi Lauper and Alan Cumming and members of the ensemble, The ballad of the pimp / The threepenny opera -- Stephen Lynch and company, It's your wedding day /The wedding singer.
  • Regional Theatre Award winner: Intiman Theatre, Seattle, Wash. Bartlett Sher, artistic director.
  • Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre: Harold Prince.
  • Special Tony Award: Sarah Jones.
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits (note)
  • Musical director, Elliot Lawrence ; managing producer, Elizabeth I. McCann ; coordinating producer, Joey Parnes.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped by the CBS Television Network at Radio City Music Hall, New York, N.Y., during a live broadcast June 11, 2006.
  • Award recipients (performer, category / play title): Richard Griffiths, actor, play / The history boys -- Cynthia Nixon, actress, play / Rabbit hole -- John Lloyd Young, actor, musical / Jersey boys -- LaChanze, actress / The color purple -- Ian McDiarmid, featured actor / Faith healer -- Frances de la Tour, featured actress / The history boys -- Christian Hoff, featured actor / Jersey boys -- Beth Leavel, featured actress / The drowsy chaperone.
  • Award recipients (name, category / play title): Alan Bennett, playwright; Boyett Ostar Productions, Roger Berlind, et al. producers, play / The history boys -- Dodger Theatricals, Joseph J. Grano, et al. producers, musical / Jersey boys -- Bob Martin and Don McKellar, book / The drowsy chaperone -- Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison, score / The drowsy chaperone -- Lincoln Center Theater, André Bishop, Bernard Gersten, producers, play, revival / Awake and sing! -- Roundabout Theatre Company, Todd Haimes, et al. producer, musical, revival / The pajama game -- Bob Crowley, scenic design / The history boys -- David Gallo, scenic design / The drowsy chaperone -- Catherine Zuber, costume design / Awake and sing! -- Gregg Barnes, costume design / The drowsy chaperone -- Mark Henderson, lighting design / The history boys -- Howell Binkley, lighting design / Jersey boys -- Nicholas Hytner, director, play / The history boys -- John Doyle, director, musical / Sweeney Todd -- Kathleen Marshall, choreographer / The pajama game -- Sarah Travis, orchestrations / Sweeney Todd.
Call Number
NCOX 2268
The 60th Annual Tony Awards [videorecording] / executive producers, Ricky Kirshner, Glenn Weiss, White Cherry Entertainment ; director, Glenn Weiss ; writer, Dave Boone.
New York, c2006.
Tony Awards
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Musical director, Elliot Lawrence ; managing producer, Elizabeth I. McCann ; coordinating producer, Joey Parnes.
Presenters, performers, and special appearances: Lauren Ambrose, Julie Andrews, Hank Azaria, Harry Belafonte, Kristen Bell, Norbert Leo Butz, Victoria Clark, Glenn Close, Harry Connick, Jr., Barbara Cook, Jim Dale, Christine Ebersole, Harvey Fierstein, Ana Gasteyer, Joanna Gleason, Marcia Gay Harden, Neil Patrick Harris, Hal Holbrook, Bill Irwin, James Earl Jones, T. R. Knight, Frank Langella, Josh Lucas, Julianna Margulies, Audra McDonald, Michael McKean, S. Epatha Merkerson, Brian Stokes Mitchell, James Naughton, Patricia Neal, Bebe Neuwirth, Cynthia Nixon, Janis Paige, Anna Paquin, Rosie Perez, Joe Pesci, Bernadette Peters, David Hyde Pierce, Oliver Platt, Jonathan Pryce, Sara Ramirez, Molly Ringwald, Chita Rivera, Paul Rudd, Mark Ruffalo, Julia Roberts, Kyra Sedgwick, Paul Shaffer, Tom Skerritt, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, John Tartaglia, Richard Thomas, Stanley Tucci, Rita Wilson, Oprah Winfrey, and Alfre Woodard, along with the three surviving members of the original Four Seasons (Bob Gaudio, Tommy Devito, and Frankie Valli) and the cast of Monty Python's Spamalot.
Pre-recorded appearances: Matthew Broderick, Jane Krakowski, Liza Minnelli, Leslie Uggams, and Ben Vereen.
Videotaped by the CBS Television Network at Radio City Music Hall, New York, N.Y., during a live broadcast June 11, 2006.
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Acquired dub.
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Local Subject
Broadway theater -- Awards.
Added Author
Weiss, Glenn, 1961- producer.
Kirshner, Ricky, producer.
McCann, Elizabeth I. (Elizabeth Ireland), 1931- producer.
Boone, David, writer.
Weiss, Glenn, 1961- director.
Parnes, Joey, producer.
Lawrence, Elliot, 1925-2021, conductor.
Ambrose, Lauren, 1978- performer.
Andrews, Julie, presenter.
Azaria, Hank, 1964- presenter.
Belafonte, Harry, 1927-2023, presenter.
Bell, Kristen, 1980- presenter.
Butz, Norbert Leo, presenter.
Close, Glenn, 1947- presenter.
Connick, Harry, Jr., 1967- presenter.
Cook, Barbara, presenter.
Dale, Jim, presenter.
Ebersole, Christine, presenter.
Fierstein, Harvey, 1952- presenter.
Gasteyer, Ana, 1967- presenter.
Gleason, Joanna, presenter.
Harden, Marcia Gay, presenter.
Harris, Neil Patrick, 1973- presenter.
Holbrook, Hal, presenter.
Irwin, Bill, 1950- presenter.
Jones, James Earl, presenter.
Knight, T. R. (Theodore Raymond), 1973- presenter.
Langella, Frank, presenter.
Lucas, Josh, presenter.
Margulies, Julianna, 1966- presenter.
McDonald, Audra, presenter.
McKean, Michael, presenter.
Mitchell, Brian Stokes, presenter.
Merkerson, S. Epatha, 1952- presenter.
Naughton, James, 1945- presenter.
Neal, Patricia, 1926-2010, presenter.
Neuwirth, Bebe, presenter.
Nixon, Cynthia, presenter.
Paige, Janis, presenter.
Paquin, Anna, presenter.
Perez, Rosie, presenter.
Pesci, Joe, presenter.
Peters, Bernadette, presenter.
Pierce, David Hyde, presenter.
Platt, Oliver, presenter.
Pryce, Jonathan, presenter.
Ramirez, Sara, presenter.
Ringwald, Molly, presenter.
Rivera, Chita, presenter.
Rudd, Paul, presenter.
Ruffalo, Mark, presenter.
Roberts, Julia, 1967- presenter.
Sedgwick, Kyra, presenter.
Shaffer, Paul, 1949- presenter.
Skerritt, Tom, presenter.
Sigler, Jamie-Lynn, 1981- presenter.
Tartaglia, John, 1978- presenter.
Thomas, Richard, 1951- presenter.
Tucci, Stanley, presenter.
Wilson, Rita, presenter.
Winfrey, Oprah, presenter.
Woodard, Alfre, 1953- presenter.
Gaudio, Bob, presenter.
Devito, Tommy, presenter.
Valli, Frankie, presenter.
Fields, Felicia P, performer.
Foster, Sutton, performer.
Martin, Bob, 1962- performer.
Young, John Lloyd, performer.
Reichard, Daniel, performer.
Spencer, J. Robert, performer.
Hoff, Christian, 1968- performer.
O'Hara, Kelli, performer.
Lawrence, Megan, performer.
Cerveris, Michael, performer.
LuPone, Patti, performer.
Felciano, Manoel, performer.
Lauper, Cyndi, 1953- performer.
Cumming, Alan, 1965- performer.
Lynch, Stephen, 1971- performer.
Woodard, Alfre, 1953- performer.
McGillin, Howard, performer.
Broderick, Matthew, 1962- performer.
Krakowski, Jane, performer.
Minnelli, Liza, performer.
Uggams, Leslie, performer.
Vereen, Ben, performer.
McDiarmid, Ian, recipient.
De la Tour, Frances, 1944- recipient.
Marshall, Kathleen, recipient.
Hytner, Nicholas, recipient.
Martin, Bob, 1962- recipient.
McKellar, Don, 1963- recipient.
Lambert, Lisa, recipient.
Morrison, Greg, 1965- recipient.
Doyle, John (Stage director), recipient.
Sher, Bartlett, recipient.
Bishop, André, recipient.
Gersten, Bernard, recipient.
Leavel, Beth, 1955- recipient.
Hoff, Christian, 1968- recipient.
Prince, Harold, 1928-2019, recipient.
Nixon, Cynthia, recipient.
Griffiths, Richard, 1947-2013, recipient.
Jones, Sarah, 1974- recipient.
Travis, Sarah (Musical director), recipient.
Binkley, Howell, recipient.
Zuber, Catherine, recipient.
Barnes, Gregg, recipient.
Crowley, Bob, recipient.
Gallo, David, recipient.
Haimes, Todd, recipient.
Bennett, Alan, 1934- recipient.
Boyett, Bob, recipient.
Young, John Lloyd, recipient.
LaChanze, recipient.
David, Michael, recipient.
White Cherry Entertainment, producer.
American Theatre Wing, producer.
CBS Television Network.
American Theatre Wing, donor.
Research Call Number
NCOX 2268
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