Tony Awards 1989

Actor (Featured Role–Musical) Winner – Scott Wise (Jerome Robbins’ Broadway)
Nominees: Bunny Briggs (Black and Blue)
Savion Glover (Black and Blue)
Scott Wentworth (Welcome to the Club)

Actor (Featured Role–Play) Winner – Boyd Gaines (The Heidi Chronicles)
Nominees: Peter Frechette (Eastern Standard)
Eric Stoltz (Our Town)
Gordon Joseph Weiss (Ghetto)

Actor (Musical) Winner – Jason Alexander (Jerome Robbins’ Broadway)
Nominees: Gabriel Barre (Starmites)
Brian Lane Green (Starmites)
Robert La Fosse (Jerome Robbins’ Broadway)

Actor (Play) Winner – Philip Bosco (Lend Me a Tenor)
Nominees: Mikhail Baryshnikov (Metamorphosis)
Victor Garber (Lend Me a Tenor)
Bill Irwin (Largely New York)

Actress (Featured Role–Musical) Winner – Debbie Shapiro (Jerome Robbins’ Broadway)
Nominees: Jane Lanier (Jerome Robbins’ Broadway)
Faith Prince (Jerome Robbins’ Broadway)
Julie Wilson (Legs Diamond)

Actress (Featured Role–Play) Winner – Christine Baranski (Rumors)
Nominees: Joanne Camp (The Heidi Chronicles)
Tovah Feldshuh (Lend Me a Tenor)
Penelope Ann Miller (Our Town)

Actress (Musical) Winner – Ruth Brown (Black and Blue)
Nominees: Charlotte d’Amboise (Jerome Robbins’ Broadway)
Linda Hopkins (Black and Blue)
Sharon McNight (Starmites)

Actress (Play) Winner – Pauline Collins (Shirley Valentine)
Nominees: Joan Allen (The Heidi Chronicles)
Madeline Kahn (Born Yesterday)
Kate Nelligan (Spoils of War)

Book (Musical) Winner – Category Eliminated

Choreographer Winner – Cholly Atkins, Henry LeTang, Frankie Manning, and Fayard Nicholas (Black and Blue)
Nominees: Michele Assaf (Starmites)
Bill Irwin, Kimi Okada (Largely New York)
Alan Johnson (Legs Diamond)

Costume Designer Winner – Claudio Segovio and Hector Orezzoli (Black and Blue)
Nominees: Jane Greenwood (Our Town)
Willa Kim (Legs Diamond)
William Ivey Long (Lend Me a Tenor)

Director (Musical) Winner – Jerome Robbins (Jerome Robbins’ Broadway)
Nominees: Larry Carpenter (Starmites)
Peter Mark Schifter (Welcome to the Club)
Claudio Segovia and Hector Orezzoli (Black and Blue)

Director (Play) Winner – Jerry Zaks (Lend Me a Tenor)
Nominees: Bill Irwin (Largely New York)
Gregory Mosher (Our Town)
Daniel Sullivan (The Heidi Chronicles)

Lighting Designer Winner – Jennifer Tipton (Jerome Robbins’ Broadway)
Nominees: Neil Peter Jampolis and Jane Reisman (Black and Blue)
Brian Nason (Metamorphosis)
Nancy Schertler (Largely New York)

Musical Winner – Jerome Robbins’ Broadway. Produced by The Shubert Organization, Roger Berlind, Suntory International Corp., Byron Goldman, and Emanuel Azenberg
Nominees: Black and Blue. Produced by Mel Howard and Donald K. Donald
Starmites. Produced by Hinks Shimberg, Mary Keil, and Steven Warnick

Play Winner – The Heidi Chronicles by Wendy Wasserstein. Produced by The Shubert Organization, Suntory International Corp., James Walsh, and Playwrights Horizons
Nominees: Largely New York by Bill Irwin. Produced by James Freydberg, Kenneth Feld, Jerry L. Cohen,Max Weitzenhoffer, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and the Walt Disney Studios.
Lend Me a Tenor by Ken Ludwig. Produced by Martin Stargar and The Really Useful Theatre Co., Inc.
Shirley Valentine by Willy Russell. Produced by The Really Useful Theater Co., Inc., and Bob Swash

Regional Theatre Award Winner – Hartford Stage Company, Hartford, Connecticut

Revival Winner – Our Town. Produced by Lincoln Center Theatre,Gregory Mosher, and Bernard Gersten
Nominees: Ah, Wilderness! Produced by Ken Marsolis, Alexander H. Cohen, The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The Yale Repertory Theater, Richard Norton, Irma Oestreicher, and Elizabeth D. White
Ain’t Misbehavin’. Produced by The Shubert Organization, Emanuel Azenberg, Dasha Epstein, and Roger Berlind
Cafe Crown. Produced by LeFrak Entertainment,James M. Nederlander, Francine LeFrak, James L. Nederlander, and Arthur Rubin

Scenic Designer Winner – Santo Loquasto (Cafe Crown)
Nominees: Thomas Lynch (The Heidi Chronicles)
Claudio Segovio and Hector Orezzoli (Black and Blue)
Tony Walton (Lend Me a Tenor )

Score (Musical) Winner – Category Eliminated

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