58th Tony Awards
Official poster for the 58th annual Tony Awards
DateJune 6, 2004
LocationRadio City Music Hall, New York City, New York
Hosted byHugh Jackman
Most awardsAssassins (5)
Most nominationsWicked (10)
Television/radio coverage
Viewership6.4 million[1]
Produced byRicky Kirshner
Glenn Weiss
Directed byGlenn Weiss
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The 58th Annual Tony Awards were held June 6, 2004 at Radio City Music Hall and broadcast on CBS television. Hugh Jackman was the host.

The Awards telecast won the Creative Arts Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special, and Jackman won the Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program.[2][3]

Wicked had the most nominations of the ceremony with 10, winning 3 of them, tying with Avenue Q, which won Best Musical, while the revival of Assassins won the most awards of the night with 5, including Best Revival of a Musical.


Shows that opened on Broadway during the 2003–04 season before May 6, 2004 are eligible.

The ceremony

Hugh Jackman performed the opening number, "One Night Only" with the "Dynamites" from Hairspray, the "Radio" from Caroline, or Change, and the "Urchins" from Little Shop of Horrors, along with members of the casts of Avenue Q, The Boy from Oz, Fiddler on the Roof, Wonderful Town, and Wicked, and the Radio City Music Hall Rockettes.[4] Tony Bennett performed "Lullaby of Broadway" and Mary J. Blige sang "What I Did for Love" from the Tony Awards Songbook.[5]

Presenters were: Carol Channing, Sean Combs, Taye Diggs, Edie Falco, Jimmy Fallon, Harvey Fierstein, Victor Garber, Joel Grey, Ethan Hawke, Anne Heche, Billy Joel, Scarlett Johansson, Nicole Kidman, Jane Krakowski, Peter Krause, Swoosie Kurtz, LL Cool J, Nathan Lane, Laura Linney, John Lithgow, Rob Marshall, Anne Meara, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Dame Helen Mirren, Sarah Jessica Parker, Anna Paquin, Bernadette Peters, Phylicia Rashad, Chita Rivera, John Rubenstein, Carole Bayer Sager, Martin Short, Patrick Stewart, Jerry Stiller, Sigourney Weaver, Marissa Jaret Winokur, and Renée Zellweger.

Shows that performed were:[4]

New Musicals


Winners and nominations

Winners are in bold

Best Play Best Musical
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 Orchestrations
Best Direction of a Play Best Direction of a Musical
Best Choreography

Special awards

Source: Playbill[6]

Multiple nominations and awards

See also


  1. ^ Porter, Rick (June 13, 2010). "Tony Awards Ratings History". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on April 16, 2017. Retrieved April 14, 2017.
  2. ^ Gans, Andrew and Hernandez, Ernio. "Tony Host Jackman Nabs an Emmy; Danner, Newman and Alexander Win, Too" playbill.com, September 19, 2005
  3. ^ "Neil Patrick Harris in Encore of Emmy Winning Gig as Tony Awards Host" goldderby.com
  4. ^ a b Gans, Andrew. "DIVA TALK: A Terrific Tonys, Chatting with Broadway Bares' Moccia Plus Forbidden News" playbill.com, June 11, 2004
  5. ^ Gans, Andrew. 2004 Tony Presenters Are a Diverse Group; Musical Numbers Announced" Archived 2010-03-16 at the Wayback Machine playbill.com, May 26, 2004
  6. ^ Hernandez, Ernio. " Big River Cast Among Tony Honorees; Design Awards to Double for 2005" Playbill, September 23, 2004