1972 - 26th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS® Sunday, April 23, 1972
Telecast live on the ABC Television Network
Executive Producer: Alexander H. Cohen Written by Hildy Parks; Directed by Clark Jones; Musical Director: Elliot Lawrence; Associate Producer: Roy A. Somlyo
Henry Fonda, Deborah Kerr and Peter Ustinov
Richard Benjamin, Ingrid Bergman, Claire Bloom, Arlene Dahl, Sandy Duncan, Peter Falk, Lee Grant, Joel Grey, Arthur Hill, Hal Holbrook, Jean Stapleton, Gwen Verdon
Desi Arnaz, Janet Blair, Larry Blyden, Alfred Drake, Helen Gallagher, Lisa Kirk, Hal Linden, Barbara McNair, Ethel Merman, Constance Towers
Special Tony Awards were presented to Ethel Merman and Richard Rodgers. A dual musical salute was the highlight of the evening's entertainment.