1973 - 27th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS® Sunday, March 25, 1973
Imperial Theatre

Telecast live on the ABC Television Network
Executive Producer: Alexander H. Cohen
Written by Hildy Parks
Directed by Clark Jones
Musical Director: Elliot Lawrence
Associate Producer: Roy A. Somlyo

Rex Harrison, Celeste Holm

Sandy Duncan, Jerry Orbach

Helen Gallagher, Paula Kelly, Donna McKechnie, Gwen Verdon

The theme focused on the global reach of Broadway material. The Wide World of Broadway featured narrations by Rex Harrison, Walter Slezak, Rossano Brazzi, Yul Brynner, and Peter Ustinov, who brought the viewers to - Vienna: West Side Story; Tokyo: The King and I; Milan: Ciao, Rudy; Paris: Hello, Dolly!; London: Show Boat; Zagreb, Yugoslavia: Man of La Mancha; Witchita Falls, Texas: My Fair Lady

Musicals Represented
Pippin ("Magic To Do"- Ben Vereen and Company)