Tony Awards 1977

Actor (Featured Role–Musical) Winner – Lenny Baker (I Love My Wife)
Nominees: David Kernan (Side by Side by Sondheim)
Larry Marshall (Porgy and Bess)
Ned Sherrin (Side by Side by Sondheim)

Actor (Featured Role–Play) Winner – Jonathan Pryce (Comedians)
Nominees: Bob Dishy (Sly Fox)
Joe Fields (The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel)
Laurence Luckinbill (The Shadow Box)

Actor (Musical) Winner – Barry Bostwick (The Robber Bridegroom)
Nominees: Robert Guillaume (Guys and Dolls)
Raul Julia (Threepenny Opera)
Reid Shelton (Annie)

Actor (Play) Winner – Al Pacino (The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel)
Nominees: Tom Courtenay (Otherwise Engaged)
Ben Gazzara (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?)
Ralph Richardson (No Man’s Land)

Actress (Featured Role–Musical) Winner – Delores Hall (Your Arm’s Too Short to Box With God)
Nominees: Ellen Green (Threepenny Opera)
Millicent Martin (Side by Side by Sondheim)
Julie N. McKenzie (Side by Side by Sondheim)

Actress (Featured Role–Play) Winner – Trazana Beverley (For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf)
Nominees: Patricia Elliott (The Shadow Box)
Rose Gregorio (The Shadow Box)
Mary McCarty (Anna Christie)

Actress (Musical) Winner – Dorothy Loudon (Annie)
Nominees: Clamma Dale (Porgy and Bess)
Ernestine Jackson (Guys and Dolls)
Andrea McArdle (Annie)

Actress (Play) Winner – Julie Harris (The Belle of Amherst)
Nominees: Colleen Dewhurst (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?)
Liv Ullmann (Anna Christie)
Irene Worth (The Cherry Orchard)

Book (Musical) Winner – Annie by Thomas Meehan
Nominees: Happy End by Elisabeth Hauptmann. Adaptation by Michael Feingold
I Love My Wife by Michael Stewart
Your Arm’s Too Short To Box With God byVinnette Carroll

Choreographer Winner – Peter Gennaro (Annie)
Nominees: Talley Beatty (Your Arm’s Too Short to Box With God)
Patricia Birch (Music Is)
Onna White (I Love My Wife)

Costume Designer Winners (tie) – Theoni V. Aldredge (Annie)
Santo Loquasto (The Cherry Orchard)
Nominees: Theoni V. Aldredge (Annie)
Theoni V. Aldredge (Threepenny Opera)
Santo Loquasto (The Cherry Orchard)
Nancy Potts (Porgy and Bess)

Director (Musical) Winner – Gene Saks (I Love My Wife)
Nominees: Vinnette Carroll (Your Arm’s too Short to Box With God)
Martin Charnin (Annie)
Jack O’Brien (Porgy and Bess)

Director (Play) Winner – Gordon Davidson (The Shadow Box)
Nominees: Ulu Grosbard (American Buffalo)
Mike Nichols (Comedians)
Mike Nichols (Streamers)

Lawrence Langner Award Winner – Cheryl Crawford

Lighting Designer Winner – Jennifer Tipton (The Cherry Orchard)
Nominees: John Bury (No Man’s Land)
Pat Collins (Threepenny Opera)
Neil Peter Jampolis (The Innocents)

Most Innovative Production of a Revival Winner – Porgy and Bess. Produced by Sherwin M. Goldman and Houston Grand Opera
Nominees: Guys and Dolls. Produced by Moe Septee in association with Victor H. Potamkin, Carmen F. Zollo, and Ashton Springer
The Cherry Orchard. Produced by Joseph Papp
Threepenny Opera. Produced by Joseph Papp

Musical Winner – Annie. Produced by Lewis Allen, Mike Nichols, Irwin Meyer, and Stephen R. Friedman
Nominees: Happy End. Produced by Michael Harvey and The Chelsea Theatre Center
I Love My Wife. Produced by Terry Allen Kramerand Harry Rigby in association with Joseph Kipness
Side by Side by Sondheim. Produced by Harold Prince in association with Ruth Mitchell

Play Winner – The Shadow Box by Michael Cristofer. Produced by Allan Francis, Ken Marsolais, Lester Osterman, and Leonard Soloway
Nominees: For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf by Ntozake Shange. Produced by Joseph Papp
Otherwise Engaged by Simon Gray. Produced byMichael Codron, Frank Milton, and James M. Nederlander
Streamers by David Rabe. Produced by Joseph Papp

Regional Theatre Award Winner – Mark Taper Forum

Scenic Designer Winner – David Mitchell (Annie)
Nominees: Santo Loquasto (American Buffalo)
Santo Loquasto (The Cherry Orchard)
Robert Randolph (Porgy and Bess)

Score Winner – Annie. Music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin.
Nominees: Godspell. Music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz.
I Love My Wife. Music by Cy Coleman, lyrics byMichael Stewart.
Happy End. Music by Kurt Weil, lyrics by Bertolt Brecht. Adapted by Michael Feingold.

Special Awards Winners – Lily Tomlin
Barry Manilow
Diana Ross
National Theatre For the Deaf
Equity Library Theatre

👤 📅1 January 2009
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