Tony Awards 1965

Actor (Dramatic) Winner – Walter Matthau (The Odd Couple)
Nominees: John Gielgud (Tiny Alice)
Donald Pleasence (Poor Bitos)
Jason Robards (Hughie)

Actor (Musical) Winner – Zero Mostel (Fiddler on the Roof)
Nominees: Sammy Davis (Golden Boy)
Cyril Ritchard (The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd)
Tommy Steele (Half a Sixpence)

Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic) Winner – Jack Albertson (The Subject was Roses)
Nominees: Murray Hamilton (Absence of a Cello)
Martin Sheen (The Subject Was Roses)
Clarence Williams, III (Slow Dance on the Killing Ground)

Actor, Supporting or Featured (Musical) Winner – Victor Spinetti (Oh, What a Lovely War)
Nominees: Jack Cassidy (Fade Out – Fade In)
James Grout (Half a Sixpence)
Jerry Orbach (Guys and Dolls)

Actress (Dramatic) Winner – Irene Worth (Tiny Alice)
Nominees: Marjorie Rhodes (All in Good Time)
Beah Richards (The Amen Corner)
Diana Sands (The Owl and the Pussycat)

Actress (Musical) Winner – Liza Minnelli (Flora, the Red Menace)
Nominees: Elizabeth Allen (Do I Hear a Waltz?)
Nancy Dussault (Bajour)
Inga Swenson (Baker Street)

Actress, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic) Winner – Alice Ghostley (The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window)
Nominees: Rae Allen (Traveller Without Luggage)
Alexandra Berlin (All in Good Time)
Carolan Daniels (Slow Dance on the Killing Ground)

Actress, Supporting or Featured (Musical) Winner – Maria Karnilova (Fiddler on the Roof)
Nominees: Luba Lisa (I Had a Ball)
Carrie Nye (Half a Sixpence)
Barbara Windsor (Oh, What a Lovely War)

Author (Dramatic) Winner – Neil Simon (The Odd Couple)
Nominees: Edward Albee (Tiny Alice)
Frank Gilroy (The Subject Was Roses)
Murray Schisgal (Luv)

Author (Musical) Winner – Joseph Stein (Fiddler on the Roof)
Nominees: Jerome Coopersmith (Baker Street)
Beverly Cross (Half a Sixpence)
Sidney Michaels (Ben Franklin in Paris)

Choreographer Winner – Jerome Robbins (Fiddler on the Roof)
Nominees: Peter Gennaro (Bajour)
Donald McKayle (Golden Boy)
Onna White (Half a Sixpence)

Composer and Lyricist Winner – Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick (Fiddler on the Roof)
Nominees: Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley (The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd)
David Heneker (Half a Sixpence)
Richard Rodgers and Stephen Sondheim (Do I Hear a Waltz?)

Costume Designer Winner – Patricia Zipprodt (Fiddler on the Roof)
Nominees: Jane Greenwood (Tartuffe)
Motely (Baker Street)
Freddy Wittop (The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd)

Director (Dramatic) Winner – Mike Nichols (Luv and The Odd Couple)
Nominees: William Ball (Tartuffe)
Ulu Grosbard (The Subject Was Roses)
Alan Schneider (Tiny Alice)

Director (Musical) Winner – Jerome Robbins (Fiddler on the Roof)
Nominees: Joan Littlewood (Oh, What a Lovely War)
Anthony Newley (The Roar of the Greasepaint -The Smell of the Crowd)
Gene Saks (Half a Sixpence)

Musical Winner – Fiddler on the Roof. Book by Joseph Stein, music byJerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. Produced by Harold Prince
Nominees: Golden Boy. Book by Clifford Odets and William Gibson, music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Lee Adams. Produced by Hillard Elkins.
Half a Sixpence. Book by Beverly Cross, music and lyrics by David Heneker. Produced by Allen Hodgdon, Stevens Productions, and Harold Fielding
Oh, What a Lovely War. Devised by Joan Littlewood for Theatre Workshop, Charles Chilton and Members of the Cast. Produced by David Merrick and Gerry Raffles

Play Winner – The Subject Was Roses by Frank Gilroy. Produced by Edgar Lansbury
Nominees: Luv by Murray Schisgal. Produced by Clair Nichtern
The Odd Couple by Neil Simon. Produced bySaint-Subber)
Tiny Alice by Edward Albee. Produced by Theatre 1965, Richard Barr, and Clinton Wilder

Producer (Dramatic) Winner – Claire Nichtern (Luv)
Nominees: Hume Cronyn, Allen Hogdon Inc., Stevens Productions Inc., and Bonfils-Seawell Enterprises (Slow Dance on the Killing Ground)
Theatre 1965, Richard Barr, and Clinton Wilder(Tiny Alice)
Robert Whitehead (Tartuffe)

Producer (Musical) Winner – Harold Prince (Fiddler on the Roof)
Nominees: Allen-Hodgdon, Stevens Productions and Harold Fielding (Half a Sixpence)
Hillard Elkins (Golden Boy)
David Merrick (The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd)

Scenic Designer Winner – Oliver Smith (Baker Street, Luv and The Odd Couple)
Nominees: Boris Aronson (Fiddler on the Roof and Incident at Vichy)
Sean Kenny (The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd)
Beni Montresor (Do I Hear a Waltz?)

Special Awards Winners – Gilbert Miller, for having produced 88 plays and musicals and for his perseverance which has helped to keep New York and theatre alive.
Oliver Smith

👤 📅1 January 2009
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