History

1987 - 41st ANNUAL TONY AWARDS®

Sunday, June 7, 1987
Mark Hellinger Theatre

Telecast live on CBS Television Network
Executive Producer: Don Mischer
Written by Jeffrey Lane; Directed by Walter C. Miller; Musical Director: Elliot Lawrence; Produced by David J. Goldberg; Executive Producer for the League and Wing: Roy A. Somlyo.

Host
Angela Lansbury

Presenters and Performers
Jane Alexander, Beatrice Arthur, Richard Chamberlain, Glenn Close, Charles "Honi" Coles, Barbara Cook, Hume Cronyn, Bob Fosse, Mark Hamill, Helen Hayes, William Hurt, Bill Irwin, Judy Kuhn, Swoosie Kurtz, Dick Latessa, John Lithgow, Mary Martin, Walter Matthau, Andrea McArdle, Mary Tyler Moore, Bernadette Peters, Lynn Redgrave Chita Rivera, George Rose, Jessica Tandy, Tommy Tune, Kathleen Turner

Musicals and Plays Represented

  • Broadway Bound (scene with Linda Lavin and Jonathan Silverman)
  • Coastal Disturbances (scene with Annette Bening and Timothy Daly)
  • Fences (scene with James Earl Jones and Courtney B. Vance)
  • Les Liaisons Dangereuses (scene with Lindsay Duncan and Alan Rickman)
  • Rags ("Rags" - Judy Kuhn and Dick Latessa)
  • Les Misérables ("At the End of the Day"/" One Day More" - Company)
  • Me and My Girl ("The Lambeth Walk" - Robert Lindsay and Company)
  • Starlight Express ("Starlight Express"/"Light at the End of the Tunnel"- Company) 


Musical Sequence
"Bosom Buddies" from Mame (with Angela Lansbury and Bea Arthur)

Tribute to George Abbott
Songs from Flora, the Red Menace; A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum; The Boys from Syracuse; Damn Yankees; Where's Charley?; The Pajama Game

Special Salute to Robert Preston
Mack and Mabel (with Bernadette Peters); The Music Man (with Barbara Cook); I Do! I Do! (with Mary Martin)


Emmy Award

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Program - 1987
David J. Goldberg, Producer; Don Mischer, Executive Producer

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