1990 - 44th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS® Sunday, June 3, 1990
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

Telecast on live CBS Television Network
Executive Producer: Joseph Cates
Written by Peter Stone
Co-Produced and Directed by Walter C. Miller
Musical Director: Elliot Lawrence
Event Producer: Roy A. Somlyo

Kathleen Turner

Presenters and Performers
Philip Bosco, Matthew Broderick, Len Cariou, Dixie Carter, Michael Crawford, Sandy Duncan, Morgan Freeman, Helen Hayes, Dustin Hoffman, James Earl Jones, Kevin Kline, Linda Lavin, Bernadette Peters, Christopher Reeve, Joan Rivers, Ron Silver, Jessica Tandy, Lily Tomlin

Musicals and Plays Represented

  • Aspects of Love ("Love Changes Everything" - Company)
  • City of Angels ("What You Don't Know About Women" - Kay McClelland and Randy Graff /"You're Nothing Without Me"- Gregg Edelman and James Naughton)
  • Grand Hotel-The Musical ("We'll Take A Glass Together" - Michael Jeter, Brent Barrett and Company)
  • The Grapes of Wrath (Scene with Gary Sinise, Lois Smith and Company)
  • Lettice & Lovage (Scene with Maggie Smith and Margaret Tyzack)
  • Meet Me in St. Louis ("Banjos"/"The Boy Next Door"/"The Trolley Song"/"Meet Me in St. Louis"- Company)
  • The Piano Lesson (Scene with the Company)
  • Prelude To a Kiss (Scene with Timothy Hutton, Mary Louise Parker, Barnard Hughes and Company)

This year's theme, "The Year of the Actor," featured classic monologues from As You Like It (Morgan Freeman); Hamlet (Kevin Kline); Long Day's Journey Into Night (Len Cariou); The Royal Family (Geraldine Fitzgerald); The Tempest (Philip Bosco).