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Year Category Nominee Show Nom
1956 Best Choreography Bob Fosse getAwards.Damn Yankees Award winner
1956 Best Choreography Robert Alton getAwards.The Vamp
1956 Best Choreography Boris Runanin getAwards.Phoenix '55
1956 Best Choreography Anna Sokolow getAwards.Red Roses for Me
1956 Best Choreography Boris Runanin getAwards.Pipe Dream
1956 Best Conductor and Musical Director Hal Hastings getAwards.Damn Yankees Award winner
1956 Best Conductor and Musical Director Salvatore Dell'Isola getAwards.Pipe Dream
1956 Best Conductor and Musical Director Milton Rosenstock getAwards.The Vamp
1956 Best Costume Design Mainbocher getAwards.The Great Sebastians
1956 Best Costume Design Alvin Colt getAwards.Pipe Dream
1956 Best Costume Design Helene Pons getAwards.The Diary of Anne Frank
1956 Best Costume Design Alvin Colt getAwards.The Lark
1956 Best Costume Design Alvin Colt getAwards.Phoenix '55
1956 Best Costume Design Helene Pons getAwards.Heavenly Twins
1956 Best Costume Design Helene Pons getAwards.A View from the Bridge
1956 Best Direction Tyrone Guthrie getAwards.The Matchmaker
1956 Best Direction Joseph Anthony getAwards.The Lark
1956 Best Direction Harold Clurman getAwards.Bus Stop
1956 Best Direction Tyrone Guthrie getAwards. Tamburlaine the Great
1956 Best Direction Garson Kanin getAwards.The Diary of Anne Frank
1956 Best Direction Elia Kazan getAwards.Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
1956 Best Direction Albert Marre getAwards.The Chalk Garden
1956 Best Direction Herman Shumlin getAwards.Inherit the Wind
1956 Best Direction Harold Clurman getAwards.Pipe Dream
1956 Best Direction Harold Clurman getAwards.Tiger at the Gates
1956 Best Musical George Abbott getAwards.Damn Yankees Award winner
1956 Best Musical Douglass Wallop getAwards.Damn Yankees Music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. Produced by Frederick Brisson, Robert Griffith, and Harold S. Prince in association with Albert B. Taylor. Award winner
1956 Best Musical Richard Rodgers getAwards.Pipe Dream Book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II.Produced by Rodgers and Hammerstein.
1956 Best Musical Richard Adler getAwards.Damn Yankees Award winner
1956 Best Musical Jerry Ross getAwards.Damn Yankees Award winner
1956 Best Musical Frederick Brisson getAwards.Damn Yankees Award winner
1956 Best Musical Robert Griffith getAwards.Damn Yankees Award winner
1956 Best Musical Harold S. Prince getAwards.Damn Yankees Award winner
1956 Best Musical Albert B. Taylor getAwards.Damn Yankees Award winner
1956 Best Musical Oscar Hammerstein II getAwards.Pipe Dream
1956 Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Fritz Weaver getAwards.The Chalk Garden Production took place the previous year
1956 Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Ed Begley getAwards.Inherit the Wind Production took place the previous year Award winner
1956 Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Anthony Franciosa getAwards.A Hatful of Rain
1956 Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Andy Griffith getAwards.No Time for Sergeants
1956 Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Anthony Quayle getAwards.Tamburlaine the Great
1956 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Russ Brown getAwards.Damn Yankees Award winner
1956 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Mike Kellin getAwards.Pipe Dream
1956 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Will Mahoney getAwards.Finian's Rainbow
1956 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Scott Merrill getAwards.The Threepenny Opera
1956 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Ray Walston getAwards.Damn Yankees Production took place the previous year Award winner
1956 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Stephen Douglass getAwards.Damn Yankees
1956 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical William Johnson getAwards.Pipe Dream
1956 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Paul Muni getAwards.Inherit the Wind Production took place previous year Award winner
1956 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Ben Gazzara getAwards.A Hatful of Rain
1956 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Boris Karloff getAwards.The Lark
1956 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Michael Redgrave getAwards.Tiger at the Gates
1956 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Edward G. Robinson getAwards.Middle of the Night
1956 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Lotte Lenya getAwards.The Threepenny Opera Award winner
1956 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Rae Allen getAwards.Damn Yankees
1956 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Pat Carroll getAwards.Catch a Star
1956 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Judy Tyler getAwards.Pipe Dream
1956 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Una Merkel getAwards.The Ponder Heart Award winner
1956 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Diane Cilento getAwards.Tiger at the Gates
1956 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Anne Jackson getAwards.Middle of the Night
1956 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Elaine Stritch getAwards.Bus Stop
1956 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Gwen Verdon getAwards.Damn Yankees Award winner
1956 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Carol Channing getAwards.The Vamp
1956 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Nancy Walker getAwards.Phoenix '55
1956 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Julie Harris getAwards.The Lark Award winner
1956 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Barbara Bel Geddes getAwards.Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Production took place the previous year
1956 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Gladys Cooper getAwards.The Chalk Garden
1956 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Ruth Gordon getAwards.The Matchmaker
1956 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Siobhan McKenna getAwards.The Chalk Garden
1956 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Susan Strasberg getAwards.The Diary of Anne Frank
1956 Best Play Frances Goodrich getAwards.The Diary of Anne Frank Produced by Kermit Bloomgarden. Award winner
1956 Best Play Albert Hackett getAwards.The Diary of Anne Frank Produced by Kermit Bloomgarden. Award winner
1956 Best Play William Inge getAwards.Bus Stop Produced by Robert Whitehead and Roger L. Stevens.
1956 Best Play Tennessee Williams getAwards.Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Produced by The Playwrights' Company
1956 Best Play Jean Giraudoux getAwards.Tiger at the Gates Adapted by Christopher Fry. Produced by Robert L. Joseph, The Playwrights' Company, and Henry M. Margolis.
1956 Best Play Enid Bagnold getAwards.The Chalk Garden Produced by Irene Mayer Selznick.
1956 Best Play Kermit Bloomgarden getAwards.The Diary of Anne Frank Award winner
1956 Best Play Robert Whitehead getAwards.Bus Stop
1956 Best Play Roger L. Stevens getAwards.Bus Stop
1956 Best Play The Playwrights' Company getAwards.Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
1956 Best Play Christopher Fry getAwards.Tiger at the Gates
1956 Best Play Robert L. Joseph getAwards.Tiger at the Gates
1956 Best Play The Playwrights' Company getAwards.Tiger at the Gates
1956 Best Play Henry M. Margolis getAwards.Tiger at the Gates
1956 Best Play Irene Mayer Selznick getAwards.The Chalk Garden
1956 Best Scenic Design Peter Larkin getAwards.Inherit the Wind Award winner
1956 Best Scenic Design Boris Aronson getAwards.The Diary of Anne Frank
1956 Best Scenic Design Ben Edwards getAwards.The Ponder Heart
1956 Best Scenic Design Ben Edwards getAwards. Someone Waiting
1956 Best Scenic Design Ben Edwards getAwards.The Honeys
1956 Best Scenic Design Jo Mielziner getAwards.Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
1956 Best Scenic Design Jo Mielziner getAwards.Middle of the Night
1956 Best Scenic Design Raymond Sovey getAwards.The Great Sebastians
1956 Best Scenic Design Peter Larkin getAwards.No Time for Sergeants Award winner
1956 Best Scenic Design Boris Aronson getAwards.Bus Stop
1956 Best Scenic Design Boris Aronson getAwards.Once Upon a Tailor
1956 Best Scenic Design Boris Aronson getAwards.A View from the Bridge
1956 Best Scenic Design Jo Mielziner getAwards.The Lark
1956 Best Stage Technician Harry Green getAwards.Middle of the Night Award winner
1956 Best Stage Technician Harry Green getAwards.Damn Yankees Award winner
1956 Best Stage Technician Larry Bland getAwards.Middle of the Night