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21st Tony Awards

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Date  March 26, 1967
Network  ABC
Location  Shubert Theatre, New York City, New York
Hosted by  Mary Martin and Robert Preston

The 21st Annual Tony Awards ceremony was broadcast on March 26, 1967, from the Shubert Theatre in New York City on the ABC Television network. This was the Awards ceremony's inaugural broadcast on U.S. network television. The hosts were Mary Martin and Robert Preston. This year marked the first joint presentation of the awards by the American Theatre Wing with The Broadway League (formerly The League of American Theatres and Producers).


The ceremony

Presenters were: Lauren Bacall, Harry Belafonte, Carol Burnett, Marge and Gower Champion, Kirk Douglas, John Forsythe, Jill Haworth, Angela Lansbury, Mayor John V. Lindsay, David Merrick, Zero Mostel, Lynn Redgrave, Lee Remick, and Barbra Streisand.

The ceremony featured performances from the following musicals:

  • Cabaret ("Wilkommen" – Joel Grey and Company)
  • The Apple Tree ("Movie Star"/"Gorgeous" – Barbara Harris and Larry Blyden)
  • I Do! I Do! ("Nobody's Perfect" – Mary Martin and Robert Preston)
  • Walking Happy ("Walking Happy" – Norman Wisdom and Company)
  • Award winners and nominees

    Winners are in bold


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