11th Tony Awards
DateApril 21, 1957
LocationWaldorf-Astoria
New York City, New York
Hosted byBud Collyer
Television/radio coverage
Networknone
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The 11th Annual Tony Awards took place at the Waldorf-Astoria Grand Ballroom on April 21, 1957.[1] The Master of Ceremonies was Bud Collyer.

Ceremony

The presenters were Faye Emerson, Tom Ewell, Lillian Gish, Helen Hayes, Nancy Kelly, Bert Lahr, Beatrice Lillie, Nancy Olson, Elaine Perry, Cliff Robertson, and Cornelia Otis Skinner.[1]

Performers were George Gaines and Michael King. Music was by Meyer Davis and his Orchestra. Due to a union dispute, there was no television broadcast, which had been scheduled for WCBS-TV Channel 2.[2]

Winners and nominees

Winners are in bold

Best Play Best Musical
Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play
Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical
Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play
Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical
Best Director Best Choreography
Best Scenic Design Best Costume Design
Best Conductor and Musical Director Best Stage Technician

Multiple nominations and awards

References

  1. ^ a b Zolotow, Sam. " 'Fair Lady' Wins 6 'Tony' Awards: Winners of Annual 'Tony' Awards", The New York Times, April 22, 1957, p.29
  2. ^ "Ceremonies see 1957" Archived 2013-09-21 at the Wayback Machine tonyawards.com, accessed May 28, 2016