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Category
Nominee
Show
Actor (Play) Derek Jacobi Much Ado About Nothing
Actor (Play) Jim Dale Joe Egg
Actor (Play) Jonathan Hogan As Is
Actor (Play) John Lithgow Requiem for a Heavyweight
Actress (Play) Stockard Channing Joe Egg
Actress (Play) Sinead Cusack Much Ado About Nothing
Actress (Play) Rosemary Harris Pack of Lies
Actress (Play) Glenda Jackson Strange Interlude
Book (Musical) William Hauptmann Big River
Book (Musical) Fay Kanin Grind
Book (Musical) Michael Stewart Harrigan 'n Hart
Book (Musical) Molly Newman and Barbara Damashek Quilters
Costume Designer Florence Klotz Grind
Costume Designer Patricia McGourty Big River
Costume Designer Alexander Reid Cyrano de Bergerac
Costume Designer Alexander Reid Much Ado About Nothing
Director (Musical) Des McAnuff Big River
Director (Musical) Barbara Damashek Quilters
Director (Musical) Mitch Leigh The King and I
Director (Musical) Harold Prince Grind
Director (Play) Gene Saks Biloxi Blues
Director (Play) Keith Hack Strange Interlude
Director (Play) Terry Hands Much Ado About Nothing
Director (Play) Marshall W. Mason As Is
Featured Actor (Musical) Ron Richardson Big River
Featured Actor (Musical) René Auberjonois Big River
Featured Actor (Musical) Daniel H. Jenkins Big River
Featured Actor (Musical) Kurt Knudson Take Me Along
Featured Actor (Play) Barry Miller Biloxi Blues
Featured Actor (Play) Charles S. Dutton Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Featured Actor (Play) William Hurt Hurlyburly
Featured Actor (Play) Edward Petherbridge Strange Interlude
Featured Actress (Musical) Leilani Jones Grind
Featured Actress (Musical) Evalyn Baron Quilters
Featured Actress (Musical) Mary Beth Peil The King and I
Featured Actress (Musical) Lenka Peterson Quilters
Featured Actress (Play) Judith Ivey Hurlyburly
Featured Actress (Play) Joanna Gleason Joe Egg
Featured Actress (Play) Theresa Merritt Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Featured Actress (Play) Sigourney Weaver Hurlyburly
Lighting Designer Richard Riddell Big River
Lighting Designer Terry Hands Cyrano de Bergerac
Lighting Designer Terry Hands Much Ado About Nothing
Lighting Designer Allen Lee Hughes Strange Interlude
Musical Big River

Produced by Rocco Landesman, Heidi Landesman, Rick Steiner, M. Anthony Fisher, and Dodger Productions

Musical Grind

Produced by Kenneth D. Greenblatt, John J. Pomerantz, Mary Lea Johnson, Martin Richards, James M. Nederlander, Harold Prince, Michael Frazier, Susan Madden Samson, and Jonathan Farkas

Musical Leader of the Pack

Produced by Elizabeth I. McCann, Nelle Nugent, Francine LeFrak, Clive Davis, John Hart Associates, Inc., Rodger Hess, and Richard Kagan

Musical Quilters

Produced by The Denver Center for the Performing Arts, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The American National Theatre and Academy, and Brockman Seawel

Play Biloxi Blues

By Neil Simon. Produced by Emanuel Azenberg, and the Center Theater Group/Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles.

Play As Is

By William M. Hoffman. Produced by John Glines/Lawrence Lane, Lucille Lortel, and The Shubert Organization.

Play Hurlyburly

By David Rabe. Produced by Icarus Productions, Frederick M. Zollo, Ivan Bloch and ERB Productions.

Play Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

By August Wilson. Produced by Ivan Bloch, Robert Cole, and Frederick M. Zollo.

Regional Theatre Award Steppenwolf Theater Company, Chicago, Illinois
Revival (Play) Joe Egg

Category name was Best Reproduction until 1986, then Best Revival, split into Play/Musical categories in 1994; Produced by The Shubert Organization, Emanuel Azenberg, Roger Berlind, Ivan Bloch and MTM Enterprises, Inc.

Revival (Play) Cyrano de Bergerac

Category name was Best Reproduction until 1986, then Best Revival, split into Play/Musical categories in 1994; Produced by James M. Nederlander, Elizabeth I. McCann, Nelle Nugent, Cynthia Wood, Dale Duffy, and Allan Carr

Revival (Play) Much Ado About Nothing

Category name was Best Reproduction until 1986, then Best Revival, split into Play/Musical categories in 1994; Produced by James M. Nederlander, Elizabeth I. McCann, Nelle Nugent, Cynthia Wood, Dale Duffy and Allan Carr

Revival (Play) Strange Interlude

Category name was Best Reproduction until 1986, then Best Revival, split into Play/Musical categories in 1994; Produced by Robert Michael Geisler, John Roberdeau, Douglas Urbanski, James M. Nederlander, Duncan C. Weldon, Paul Gregg, Lionel Becker and Jerome Minskoff

Scenic Designer Heidi Landesman Big River
Scenic Designer Clarke Dunham Grind
Scenic Designer Ralph Koltai Much Ado About Nothing
Scenic Designer Voytek and Michael Levine Strange Interlude
Score Music and lyrics by Roger Miller Big River
Score Music by Larry Grossman, and lyrics by Ellen Fitzhugh Grind
Score Music and lyrics by Barbara Damashek Quilters
Special Tony Awards Yul Brynner

Honoring his 4,525 performances in The King and I

Special Tony Awards New York State Council on the Arts