1961 Tony Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
PlayBecket, Jean Anouilh
MusicalBye, Bye Birdie
Actor—PlayZero Mostel, Rhinoceros
Actress—PlayJoan Plowright, A Taste of Honey
Supporting or Featured Actor—PlayMartin Gabel, Big Fish, Little Fish
Supporting or Featured Actress—PlayColleen Dewhurst, All the Way Home

Richard Burton, Camelot
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Richard Burton, Camelot
Actress—MusicalElizabeth Seal, Irma la Douce
Supporting or Featured Actor—MusicalDick Van Dyke, Bye, Bye Birdie
Supporting or Featured Actress—MusicalTammy Grimes, The Unsinkable Molly Brown
Author—PlayJean Anouilh, Becket
Author—MusicalMichael Stewart, Bye, Bye Birdie
Director—PlaySir John Gielgud, Big Fish, Little Fish
Director—MusicalGower Champion, Bye, Bye Birdie
Producer—PlayDavid Merrick, Becket
Producer—MusicalEdward Padula, Bye, Bye Birdie
Scenic Designer—PlayOliver Smith, Becket
Scenic Designer—MusicalOliver Smith, Camelot
Costume Designer—PlayMotley, Becket
Costume Designers—MusicalAdrian and Tony Duquette, Camelot
ChoreographerGower Champion, Bye, Bye Birdie
Conductor and Musical DirectorFranz Allers, Camelot
Stage TechnicianTeddy Van Bemmel, Becket
Special AwardsDavid Merrick
The Theatre Guild

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