History

1994 - 48th Annual Tony Awards® Sunday, June 12, 1994
Gershwin Theatre
Broadcast live on the CBS Television Network
Executive Producer: Gary Smith
Produced and Directed by Walter C. Miller; Written by Buz Kohan; Musical Director: Elliot Lawrence; Managing Producer: Roy A. Somlyo

Hosts
Sir Anthony Hopkins, Amy Irving

Presenters
George Abbott, Alan Alda, Jane Alexander, Carol Burnett, Nell Carter, Glenn Close, Tony Danza, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Peter Falk, Melanie Griffith, Madeline Kahn, Harvey Keitel, Jack Klugman, Swoosie Kurtz, Linda Lavin, Michael Learned, Steve Martin, Bebe Neuwirth, Rosie O'Donnell, Bernadette Peters, Tony Randall, Tony Roberts, Martin Short, Paul Sorvino, Jean Stapleton, Marlo Thomas, Gwen Verdon, Vanessa Williams.

Musical Sequence
Victor Garber introduced scenes from the 1994 nominees for Best Revival of a Musical - Grease! ("We Go Together" - Company); She Loves Me ("I Don't Know His Name"/"She Loves Me" - Diane Fratantoni, Sally Mayes and Boyd Gaines); Damn Yankees ("Shoeless Joe From Hannibal, Mo." - Vicki Lewis and Company); Carousel ("You'll Never Walk Alone"- Shirley Verrett and Company). Vanessa Williams on live remote from Toronto introduced Show Boat ("Ol' Man River" - Michel Bell and Company).

Musicals Represented

  • A Grand Night for Singing ("People Will Say We're in Love"/"Some Enchanted Evening"/"It's a Grand Night for Singing" - Company)
  • Beauty and the Beast ("Me"/"Be Our Guest"/"If I Can't Love Her"/"Beauty and the Beast" - Company)
  • Cyrano-The Musical (Company)
  • Passion ("Happiness"/"Drums and Music"/"Finale" - Company)
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