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|Named Person:||Richard Burton; George Abbott; Sammy Williams; Edward Herrmann; George Rose; John Wood; Carole Bishop; Shirley Knight; Donna McKechnie; Irene Worth; James Kirkwood; Nicholas Dante; Michael Bennett; Bob Avian; Florence Klotz; Ellis Rabb; Tharon Musser; Boris Aronson; Marvin Hamlisch; Edward Kleban; Marvin Hamlisch; Tom Stoppard|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Alexander H Cohen; Hildy Parks; Clark Jones; Elliot Lawrence; Roy A Somlyo; Sammy Williams; Edward Herrmann; George Rose; John Wood; Carole Bishop; Shirley Knight; Donna McKechnie; Irene Worth; James Kirkwood; Nicholas Dante; Michael Bennett; Bob Avian; Florence Klotz; Ellis Rabb; Tharon Musser; Boris Aronson; Marvin Hamlisch; Edward Kleban; George Abbott; Richard Burton; Eddie Albert; Jane Fonda; Diana Rigg; George C Scott; Trish Van Devere; Vivian Reed; Lonnie McNeil; Newton Winters; Jerry Orbach; Mako; Alan Arkin; Clifton Davis; Bonnie Franklin; Cloris Leachman; Michele Lee; Jerry Lewis; Hal Linden; Mary Martin; Mike Nichols; Christopher Plummer; Vanessa Redgrave; Marlo Thomas; Leslie Uggams; American Theatre Wing.; ABC Television Network.
|Notes:||Special Tony Award winner Richard Burton performed a scene from Hamlet. The centerpiece of the evening was "The Ones That Got Away," a medley of memorable songs from past musicals that did not win a Tony.
Includes original television commercials.
Program features excerpts from previously broadcast Tony Awards.
Credits at end of tape.
Not all awards presented included in the broadcast. For a complete list of recipients see tonyawards.com.
Musicals and plays represented (show, song / performer): A chorus line, I hope I get it, One / company -- Bubbling brown sugar, Sweet Georgia Brown / Vivian Reed, Lonnie McNeil, Newton Winters -- Chicago, All I care about / Jerry Orbach and company -- Pacific overtures, Advantages of floating in the middle of the sea / Mako and company.
Regional Theatre Award winner: The Arena Stage, Washington, D.C.
Lawrence Langner Award winner: George Abbott.
Special Award winner: Circle in the Square, New York, N.Y.
Actor's medal: Richard Burton.
|Credits:||Musical director, Elliot Lawrence ; co-produced by Roy A. Somlyo.|
|Performer(s):||Hosts: George C. Scott, Eddie Albert, Richard Burton, Jane Fonda, Diana Rigg, Trish Van Devere.
Presenters: Alan Arkin, Clifton Davis, Bonnie Franklin, Celeste Holm, Cloris Leachman, Michele Lee, Jerry Lewis, Hal Linden, Mary Martin, Mike Nichols, Christopher Plummer, Vanessa Redgrave, Marlo Thomas, Leslie Uggams.
|Event notes:||Videotaped by the ABC Television Network at the Shubert Theatre, New York, N.Y., during a live broadcast April 18, 1976.|
|Description:||1 videocassette (VHS) (120 min.) : bsd., col. NTSC ; 1/2 in.|
|Contents:||Award recipients (performer, category / play title): Sammy Williams, featured actor / A chorus line --
Edward Herrmann, featured actor / Mrs. Warren's profession --
George Rose, actor / My fair lady --
John Wood, actor / Travesties --
Carole Bishop, featured actress / A chorus line --
Shirley Knight, featured actress / Kennedy's children --
Donna McKechnie, actress / A chorus line --
Irene Worth, actress / Sweet bird of youth. Award recipients (name, category / play title): James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, book / A chorus line --
Michael Bennett and Bob Avian, choreographers / A chorus line --
Florence Klotz, costume designer / Pacific overtures --
Michael Bennett, director, musical / A chorus line --
Ellis Rabb, director, play --
The royal family --
Tharon Musser, lighting designer / A chorus line --
Joseph Papp, New York Shakespeare Festival, producers, musical / A chorus line --
Tom Stoppard, playwright; David Merrick, et al. producers / Travesties --
Boris Aronson, scenic designer / Pacific overtures --
Marvin Hamlisch, music; Edward Kleban, lyrics; score / A chorus line.
|Series Title:||Tony Awards|
|Other Titles:||1976 Tony Awards
History copy 1976 Tony Awards, April 18, 1976
|Responsibility:||executive producer, Alexander H. Cohen ; written and produced by Hildy Parks ; directed by Clark Jones.|
- Burton, Richard, -- 1925-1984 -- Awards.
- Abbott, George, -- 1887-1995 -- Awards.
- Williams, Sammy -- Awards.
- Herrmann, Edward -- Awards.
- Rose, George, -- 1920-1988 -- Awards.
- Wood, John, -- 1930-2011 -- Awards.
- Bishop, Carole -- Awards.
- Knight, Shirley, -- 1937- -- Awards.
- McKechnie, Donna -- Awards.
- Worth, Irene -- Awards.
- Kirkwood, James -- Awards.
- Dante, Nicholas -- Awards.
- Bennett, Michael, -- 1943 April 8-1987 -- Awards.
- Avian, Bob -- Awards.
- Klotz, Florence -- Awards.
- Rabb, Ellis -- Awards.
- Musser, Tharon -- Awards.
- Aronson, Boris, -- 1900-1980 -- Awards.
- Hamlisch, Marvin -- Awards.
- Kleban, Edward -- Awards.
- Hamlisch, Marvin. -- Chorus line.
- Stoppard, Tom. -- Travesties.
- Circle in the Square (Organization : New York, N.Y.)
- Arena Stage (Organization : Washington, D.C.)
- Tony Awards.
- Theater -- New York (State) -- New York.
- Awards -- 1971-1980.