History

1967 - 21st ANNUAL TONY AWARDS® Sunday, March 26, 1967
Shubert Theatre

First nationwide Tony Award telecast
Broadcast live on the ABC Television Network
Sponsored by American Airlines
Executive Producer: Alexander H. Cohen
Written by Hildy Parks; Directed by Clark Jones; Musical Director: Elliot Lawrence; Production Associate: Roy A. Somlyo

Hosts
Mary Martin, Robert Preston

Presenters
Lauren Bacall, Harry Belafonte, Carol Burnett, Marge and Gower Champion, Kirk Douglas, John Forsythe, Jill Haworth, Angela Lansbury, Mayor John V. Lindsay, David Merrick, Zero Mostel, Lynn Redgrave, Lee Remick, Barbra Streisand

This year's theme promoted the current Broadway season. Each nominated musical was represented by a number.

Musicals Represented

  • Cabaret ("Wilkommen"- Joel Grey and Company)
  • The Apple Tree ("Movie Star"/"Gorgeous"- Barbara Harris and Larry Blyden)
  • I Do! I Do! ("Nobody's Perfect"-Mary Martin and Robert Preston)
  • Walking Happy ("Walking Happy"- Norman Wisdom and Company)
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