Tony Awards 1976

Actor (Featured Role–Musical) Winner – Sammy Williams (A Chorus Line)
Nominees: Robert LuPone (A Chorus Line)
Charles Repole (Very Good Eddie)
Isao Sato (Pacific Overtures)

Actor (Featured Role–Play) Winner – Edward Herrmann (Mrs. Warren’s Profession)
Nominees: Barry Bostwick (They Knew What They Wanted)
Gabriel Dell (Lamppost Reunion)
Daniel Seltzer (Knock Knock)

Actor (Musical) Winner – George Rose (My Fair Lady)
Nominees: Mako (Pacific Overtures)
Jerry Orbach (Chicago)
Ian Richardson (My Fair Lady)

Actor (Play) Winner – John Wood (Travesties)
Nominees: Moses Gunn (The Poison Tree)
George C. Scott (Death of a Salesman)
Donald Sinden (Habeas Corpus)

Actress (Featured Role–Musical) Winner – Carole Bishop (A Chorus Line)
Nominees: Priscilla Lopez (A Chorus Line)
Patti Lupone (The Robber Bridegroom)
Virginia Seidel (Very Good Eddie)

Actress (Featured Role–Play) Winner – Shirley Knight (Kennedy’s Children)
Nominees: Mary Beth Hurt (Trelawny of the ‘Wells’)
Lois Nettleton (They Knew What They Wanted)
Meryl Streep (27 Wagons Full of Cotton)

Actress (Musical) Winner – Donna McKechnie (A Chorus Line)
Nominees: Vivian Reed (Bubbling Brown Sugar)
Chita Rivera (Chicago)
Gwen Verdon (Chicago)

Actress (Play) Winner – Irene Worth (Sweet Bird of Youth)
Nominees: Tovah Feldshuh (Yentl)
Rosemary Harris (The Royal Family)
Lynn Redgrave (Mrs. Warren’s Profession)

Book (Musical) Winner – A Chorus Line by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante
Nominees: Chicago by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse
Pacific Overtures by John Weidman
The Robber Bridegroom by Alfred Uhry

Choreographer Winner – Michael Bennet and Bob Avian (A Chorus Line)
Nominees: Patricia Birch (Pacific Overtures)
Bob Fosse (Chicago)
Billy Wilson (Bubbling Brown Sugar)

Costume Designer Winner – Florence Klotz (Pacific Overtures)
Nominees: Theoni V. Aldredge (A Chorus Line)
Ann Roth (The Royal Family)
Patricia Zipprodt (Chicago)

Director (Musical) Winner – Michael Bennett (A Chorus Line)
Nominees: Bob Fosse (Chicago)
Bill Gile (Very Good Eddie)
Harold Prince (Pacific Overtures)

Director (Play) Winner – Ellis Rabb (The Royal Family)
Nominees: Arvin Brown (Ah Wilderness)
Marshall W. Mason (Knock Knock)
Peter Wood (Travesties)

Lawrence Langner Award Winner – George Abbott

Lighting Designer Winner – Tharon Musser (A Chorus Line)
Nominees: Ian Calderon (Trelawny of the ‘Wells’)
Jules Fisher (Chicago)
Tharon Musser (Pacific Overtures)

Musical Winner – A Chorus Line. Produced by Joseph Papp, New York Shakespeare Festival
Nominees: Bubbling Brown Sugar. Produced by J. Lloyd Grant, Richard Bell, Robert M. Cooper, and Ashton Springer in association with Moe Septee, Inc.
Chicago. Produced by Robert Fryer and James Cresson
Pacific Overtures. Produced by Harold Prince in association with Ruth Mitchell

Play Winner – Travesties by Tom Stoppard. Produced by David Merrick, Doris Cole Abrahams, and Burry Fredrik in association with S. Spencer Davids and Eddie Kulukundis
Nominees: The First Breeze of Summer by Leslie Lee. Produced by Negro Ensemble Co., Inc.
Knock Knock by Jules Feiffer. Produced by Harry Rigby and Terry Allen Kramer
Lamppost Reunion by Louis La Russo II. Produced by Joe Garofalo

Regional Theatre Award Winner – The Arena Stage, Washington, D.C. This award takes note of the company’s balanced program of distinguished revivals and a broad spectrum of new works and American premieres of important foreign plays.

Scenic Designer Winner – Boris Aronson (Pacific Overtures)
Nominees: Ben Edwards (A Matter of Gravity)
David Mitchell (Trelawny of the ‘Wells’)
Tony Walton (Chicago)

Score (Musical) Winner – A Chorus Line. Music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics byEdward Kleban
Nominees: Chicago. Music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb
Pacific Overtures. Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Treemonisha. Music and lyrics by Scott Joplin

Special Awards Winners – Mathilde Pincus, for outstanding service to the Broadway musical theatre
Thomas H. Fitzgerald, to the gifted lighting technician of countless Broadway shows and many Tony telecasts. (Posthumous)
Circle in the Square, for twenty-five continuous years of quality productions.
Richard Burton

👤 📅1 January 2009
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