2001 Tony (Antoinette Perry) Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

The Tony Awards, honoring distinguished achievement in Broadway theater, were presented on June 3, 2001.

Play: Proof
Musical: The Producers
Revival—Play: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Revival—Musical: 42nd Street
Actor—Play: Richard Easton, The Invention of Love
Actress—Play: Mary-Louise Parker, Proof
Actor—Musical: Nathan Lane, The Producers
Actress—Musical: Christine Ebersol, 42nd Street
Featured Actor—Play: Robert Sean Leonard, The Invention of Love
Featured Actress—Play: Viola Davis, King Hedley II
Featured Actor—Musical: Gary Beach, The Producers
Featured Actress—Musical: Cady Huffman, The Producers
Director—Play: Daniel Sullivan, Proof
Director—Musical: Susan Stroman, The Producers
Book—Musical: Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, The Producers
Score—Musical: Mel Brooks, The Producers
Orchestration: Douglas Besterman, The Producers
Scenic Designer: Robin Wagner, The Producers
Costume Designer: William Ivey Long, The Producers
Choreographer: Susan Stroman, The Producers
Lighting Designer: Peter Kaczorowski, The Producers
Regional Theater: Victory Gardens Theater, Chicago, Illinois
Special Awards: Musical director Paul Gemignani, for lifetime achievement
Blast!, special Tony Award for a special theatrical event
Excellence in Theatre:Betty Corwin and the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center
The playwright workshop New Dramatists
Theatre World, the annual statistics and photography book

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