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Nominations / 1961

1961 / Actor (Musical)

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Richard Burton, Camelot

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Phil Silvers, Do Re Mi

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Maurice Evans, Tenderloin

1961 / Actor (Play)

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Zero Mostel, Rhinoceros

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Hume Cronyn, Big Fish, Little Fish

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Sam Levene, The Devil's Advocate

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Anthony Quinn, Becket

1961 / Actress (Musical)

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Elizabeth Seal, Irma La Douce

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Julie Andrews, Camelot

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Carol Channing, Show Girl

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Nancy Walker, Do Re Mi

1961 / Actress (Play)

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Joan Plowright, A Taste of Honey

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Tallulah Bankhead, Midgie Purvis

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Barbara Baxley, Period of Adjustment

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Barbara Bel Geddes, Mary, Mary

1961 / Actor (Featured Role – Musical)

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Dick Van Dyke, Bye, Bye Birdie

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Clive Revill, Irma La Douce

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Dick Gautier, Bye Bye Birdie

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Ron Husmann, Tenderloin

1961 / Actor (Featured Role – Play)

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Martin Gable, Big Fish, Little Fish

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Philip Bosco, The Rape of the Belt

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Eduardo Ciannelli, The Devil's Advocate

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George Grizzard, Big Fish, Little Fish

1961 / Actress (Featured Role – Musical)

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Tammy Grimes, The Unsinkable Molly Brown

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Nancy Dussault, Do Re Mi

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Chita Rivera, Bye, Bye Birdie

1961 / Actress (Featured Role – Play)

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Colleen Dewhurst, All the Way Home

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Eileen Heckart, Invitation to a March

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Tresa Hughes, The Devil's Advocate

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Rosemary Murphy, Period of Adjustment

1961 / Choreographer

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Gower Champion, Bye, Bye Birdie

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Onna White, Irma La Douce

1961 / Conductor and Musical Director

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Franz Allers, Camelot

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Pembroke Davenport, 13 Daughters

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Stanley Lebowsky, Irma La Douce

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Elliot Lawrence, Bye, Bye Birdie

1961 / Costume Design (Musical)

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Adrian and Tony Duquette, Camelot

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Rolf Gerard, Irma La Douce

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Cecil Beaton, Tenderloin

1961 / Costume Design (Play)

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Motley, Becket

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Theoni V. Aldredge, The Devil's Advocate

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Raymond Sovey, All the Way Home

1961 / Director (Musical)

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Gower Champion, Bye, Bye Birdie

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Peter Brook, Irma La Douce

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Garson Kanin, Do Re Mi

1961 / Director (Play)

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Sir John Gielgud, Big Fish, Little Fish

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Joseph Anthony, Rhinoceros

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Joan Littlewood, The Hostage

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Arthur Penn, All the Way Home

1961 / Musical

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Bye, Bye Birdie. Book by Michael Stewart, music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Lee Adams. Produced by Edward Padula in association with L. Slade Brown.

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Do Re Mi. Book by Garson Kanin, music by Jules Styne, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. Produced by David Merrick.

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Irma La Douce. Book and lyrics by Alexandre Breffort, music by Marguerite Monnot. English book and lyrics by Julian More, David Heneker, and Monty Norman. Produced by David Merrick in association with Donald Albery and H. M. Tennent, Ltd.

1961 / Play

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Becket by Jean Anouilh, translated by Lucienne Hill. Produced by David Merrick.

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All the Way Home by Tad Mosel. Produced by Fred Coe in association with Arthur Cantor.

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The Devil's Advocate by Dore Schary. Produced by Dore Schary.

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The Hostage by Brendan Behan. Produced by Leonard S. Field and Caroline Burke Swann.

1961 / Producer (Musical)

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Edward Padula, Bye, Bye Birdie

1961 / Producer (Play)

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David Merrick, Becket

1961 / Scenic Design (Musical)

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Oliver Smith, Camelot

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George Jenkins, 13 Daughters

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Robert Randolph, Bye, Bye Birdie

1961 / Scenic Design (Play)

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Oliver Smith, Becket

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Roger Furse, Duel of Angels

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David Hays, All the Way Home

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Jo Mielziner, The Devils' Advocate

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Rouben Ter-Arutunian, Advise and Consent

1961 / Stage Technician

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Teddy Van Bemmel, Becket