|53rd Tony Awards
|June 6, 1999
|Gershwin Theatre, New York City, New York
The 53rd Annual Tony Awards was broadcast by CBS from the Gershwin Theatre on June 6, 1999. "The First Ten" awards ceremony was telecast on PBS television. The show did not have a formal host.
Shows that opened on Broadway during the 1998–1999 season before April 30, 1999 are eligible.
The opening number was "There's No Business Like Show Business", sung by Bernadette Peters and Tom Wopat.
The musicals represented were:
The telecast included a special presentation (a "collage of moments") featuring performers from several of the productions nominated as Best Play and Best Revival of a Play.
Winners are in bold
|Best Revival of a Play
|Best Revival of a 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 Book of a Musical
|Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
|Best Scenic Design
|Best Costume Design
|Best Lighting Design
|Best Direction of a Play
|Best Direction of a Musical
The following non-completive awards were presented:
These productions had multiple nominations:
The following productions received multiple awards.