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Year Category Nominee Show Nom
1961 Best Choreography Gower Champion Bye Bye Birdie Production took place the previous year. Award winner
1961 Best Choreography Onna White Irma La Douce
1961 Best Conductor and Musical Director Franz Allers Camelot Production took place the previous year. Award winner
1961 Best Conductor and Musical Director Pembrode Davenport 13 Daughters
1961 Best Conductor and Musical Director Stanley Lebowsky Irma La Douce
1961 Best Conductor and Musical Director Elliot Lawrence Bye Bye Birdie
1961 Best Costume Design of a Musical Tony Duquette Camelot Production took place the previous year. Award winner
1961 Best Costume Design of a Musical Rolf Gerard Irma La Douce
1961 Best Costume Design of a Musical Cecil Beaton Tenderloin
1961 Best Costume Design of a Play Motley Becket Award winner
1961 Best Costume Design of a Play Theoni V. Aldredge The Devil's Advocate
1961 Best Costume Design of a Play Raymond Sovey All the Way Home
1961 Best Direction of a Musical Peter Brook Irma La Douce
1961 Best Direction of a Musical Garson Kanin Do Re Mi
1961 Best Direction of a Musical Gower Champion Bye Bye Birdie Production took place the previous year. Award winner
1961 Best Direction of a Play Sir John Gielgud Big Fish, Little Fish Award winner
1961 Best Direction of a Play Joseph Anthony Rhinoceros
1961 Best Direction of a Play Joan Littlewood The Hostage
1961 Best Direction of a Play Arthur Penn All the Way Home
1961 Best Musical Charles Strouse Bye Bye Birdie Award winner
1961 Best Musical Jules Styne Do Re Mi
1961 Best Musical Marguerite Monnot Irma La Douce Production took place the previous year.
1961 Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Martin Gable Big Fish, Little Fish Award winner
1961 Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Eduardo Ciannelli The Devil's Advocate
1961 Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play George Grizzard Big Fish, Little Fish
1961 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Richard Burton Camelot Production took place the previous year. Award winner
1961 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Phil Silvers Do Re Mi
1961 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Maurice Evans Tenderloin
1961 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Dick Van Dyke Bye Bye Birdie Production took place the previous year. Award winner
1961 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Clive Revill Irma La Douce
1961 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Dick Gautier Bye Bye Birdie
1961 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Ron Husmann Tenderloin
1961 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Zero Mostel Rhinoceros Award winner
1961 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Hume Cronyn Big Fish, Little Fish
1961 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Sam Levene The Devil's Advocate
1961 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Anthony Quinn Becket
1961 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Tammy Grimes The Unsinkable Molly Brown Production took place the previous year. Award winner
1961 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Nancy Dussault Do Re Mi
1961 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Chita Rivera Bye Bye Birdie
1961 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Philip Bosco The Rape of the Belt
1961 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Colleen Dewhurst All the Way Home Production took place the previous year. Award winner
1961 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Eileen Heckart Invitation to a March
1961 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Tresa Hughes The Devil's Advocate
1961 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Rosemary Murphy Period of Adjustment
1961 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Elizabeth Seal Irma La Douce Production took place the previous year. Award winner
1961 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Julie Andrews Camelot
1961 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Carol Channing Show Girl
1961 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Nancy Walker Do Re Mi
1961 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Joan Plowright A Taste of Honey Production took place the previous year. Award winner
1961 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Tallulah Bankhead Midgie Purvis
1961 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Barbara Baxley Period of Adjustment
1961 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Barbara Bel Geddes Mary, Mary
1961 Best Play Jean Anouilh Becket Translated by Lucienne Hill. Produced by David Merrick. Award winner
1961 Best Play Fred Coe All the Way Home
1961 Best Play Dore Schary The Devil's Advocate
1961 Best Play Brendan Behan The Hostage Production took place the previous year.
1961 Best Scenic Design of a Musical Oliver Smith Camelot Production took place the previous year. Award winner
1961 Best Scenic Design of a Musical George Jenkins 13 Daughters
1961 Best Scenic Design of a Musical Robert Randolph Bye Bye Birdie
1961 Best Scenic Design of a Play Oliver Smith Becket Award winner
1961 Best Scenic Design of a Play Roger Furse Duel of Angels
1961 Best Scenic Design of a Play David Hays All the Way Home
1961 Best Scenic Design of a Play Jo Mielziner The Devil's Advocate
1961 Best Scenic Design of a Play Rouben Ter-Arutunian Advise and Consent
1961 Best Stage Technician Teddy Van Bemmel Becket Award winner
1961 Special Tony Award David Merrick 0 In recognition of a fabulous production record over the last seven years. Award winner
1961 Special Tony Award The Theatre Guild 0 Winner for organizing the first repertory to go abroad for the State Department. Award winner