1989 - 43rd ANNUAL TONY AWARDS® Sunday, June 4, 1989
Telecast live on CBS Television Network
Executive Producer: Don Mischer
Produced by David J. Goldberg; Written by Sara Lukinson; Directed by Walter C. Miller; Musical Director: Elliot Lawrence; Event Producer: Roy A. Somlyo.
Host: Angela Lansbury
Presenters and Performers: Barry Bostwick, Betty Buckley, Zoe Caldwell, Nell Carter, Carol Channing, Colleen Dewhurst, Jerry Herman, James Earl Jones, Larry Kert, Swoosie Kurtz, John Lithgow, Steve Martin, Richard Thomas, Tommy Tune, Leslie Uggams, Gwen Verdon, August Wilson, B.D. Wong.
Musicals and Plays represented: Black and Blue ("Tain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do"/"That Rhythm Man" - Company); The Heidi Chronicles (Scene with Joan Allen and Peter Friedman); Jerome Robbins' Broadway ("Dance at the Gym" from West Side Story Company); Largely/New York (with Bill Irwin and ensemble); Lend Me a Tenor (Scene with Philip Bosco and Victor Garber); Shirley Valentine (Scene with Pauline Collins); Starmites ("Starmites"/"Hard to Be the Diva"- Company).
Special Salute: "The Eleven O'clock Number" with Angela Lansbury - "Send in the Clowns" from A Little Night Music; Betty Buckley - "Memory" from Cats; Larry Kert - "Being Alive" from Company.