History

1993 - 47th Annual Tony Awards Sunday, June 6, 1993
Gershwin Theatre

Broadcast live on the CBS Television Network
Executive Producer: Gary Smith
Directed by Walter C. Miller, Written by Buz Kohan; Musical Director: Elliot Lawrence; Managing Producer: Roy A. Somlyo

Host
Liza Minnelli

Presenters
Bea Arthur, Tom Bosley, Matthew Broderick, Ellen Burstyn, Diahann Carroll, Michael Crawford, Tyne Daly, Tammy Grimes, Marvin Hamlisch, Julie Harris, Gregory Hines, James Earl Jones, Agnes de Mille, Amanda Plummer, Jonathan Pryce, Mercedes Ruehl, Ron Silver, Lily Tomlin, Tommy Tune, Ben Vereen

Performers
Barry Bostwick, Liza Minnelli, Bill Irwin, David Shiner, and cast members from Cats; Crazy For You; Falsettos, Guys & Dolls; Jelly's Last Jam; The Will Rogers Follies.

Musical Sequence
"Sisters Medley" (with Liza Minnelli and Lorna Luft)

Musicals and Plays Represented

  • Angels in America: Millennium Approaches (Scene with Ron Leibman and Kathleen Chalfant)
  • Blood Brothers (Medley - Company)
  • The Goodbye Girl ("Paula" - Bernadette Peters and Martin Short)
  • Kiss of the Spider Woman - The Musical ("Where You Are" - Brent Carver, Chita Rivera and Company)
  • The Sisters Rosensweig (Scene with Jane Alexander, Madeline Kahn and Robert Klein)
  • Someone Who'll Watch Over Me (Scene with Michael York and David Dukes)
  • The Song of Jacob Zulu (Scene with K. Todd Freeman)
  • The Who's Tommy (Medley - Company)


The theme of this year's telecast opened with a new song, "Celebrate Broadway," commemorating the 100th anniversary of theatre in Times Square.

Finale
Oklahoma! - 1993 Tony Award winners and Company

Emmy Award 

Outstanding Individual Achievement In Directing In A Variety Or Music Program - 1994
Walter C. Miller, Director

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