12th Tony Awards
DateApril 13, 1958
LocationWaldorf-Astoria
New York City
Hosted byBud Collyer
Television/radio coverage
Networknone
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The 12th Annual Tony Awards took place at the Waldorf-Astoria Grand Ballroom on April 13, 1958. Bud Collyer was the Master of Ceremonies. For the second year the program was not telecast, due to a strike against WCBS-TV.[1][2]

The ceremony

Presenters: Sydney Chaplin, Greer Garson, Judy Holliday, Celeste Holm, Nancy Kelly, Mary Martin, Elsa Maxwell, Laurence Olivier, Tyrone Power, Martha Scott, Phil Silvers, Walter Slezak. Performers were Mindy Carson and Bill Hayes. Music was by Meyer Davis and his Orchestra.[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

Special awards

Multiple nominations and awards

References

  1. ^ Zolotow, Sam. The New York Times, "The Music Man Wins Five of 18 Tony Awards", April 14, 1958, p.21
  2. ^ a b "Ceremonies 1958" Archived 2018-01-21 at the Wayback Machine tonyawards.com, accessed May 28, 2016