1980 - 34th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS®
Sunday, June 8, 1980
Mark Hellinger Theatre
Telecast live on the CBS Television Network
Executive Producer: Alexander H. Cohen
Produced and Written by Hildy Parks; Directed by Clark Jones; Musical Director: Elliot Lawrence; Co-Produced by Roy A. Somlyo.
Mary Tyler Moore, Jason Robards
Eve Arden, Carol Channing, Hume Cronyn, Faye Dunaway, Mia Farrow, James Earl Jones, Elia Kazan, Richard Kiley, James MacArthur, Nancy Marchand, Dudley Moore, Anthony Perkins, Gilda Radner, Lynn Redgrave, Tony Roberts, Jessica Tandy, Cicely Tyson, Dick Van Dyke
This year's theme focused on "understudies." The evening's hosts and presenters at one time or another had been understudies and offered amusing and poignant anecdotes of that humble but honorable beginning.
Outstanding Program Achievement-Special Events - 1980
Alexander H. Cohen, Executive Producer; Hildy Parks, Producer; Roy A. Somlyo, Co-Producer