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Year Category Nominee Show Nom
1981 Best Book of a Musical Peter Stone getAwards.Woman of the Year Award winner
1981 Best Book of a Musical Michael Stewart getAwards.42nd Street Production took place the previous year.
1981 Best Book of a Musical Mark Bramble getAwards.42nd Street production took place the previous year.
1981 Best Book of a Musical Monty Norman getAwards.The Moony Shapiro Songbook
1981 Best Book of a Musical Julian More getAwards.The Moony Shapiro Songbook
1981 Best Book of a Musical Mary Kyte getAwards.Tintypes
1981 Best Choreography Gower Champion getAwards.42nd Street production took place the previous year. Award winner
1981 Best Choreography Graciela Daniele getAwards.The Pirates of Penzance
1981 Best Choreography Henry le Tan getAwards.Sophisticated Ladies
1981 Best Choreography Donald McKayle getAwards.Sophisticated Ladies
1981 Best Choreography Michael Smuin getAwards.Sophisticated Ladies
1981 Best Choreography Roland Petit getAwards.Can-Can
1981 Best Costume Design Willa Kim getAwards.Sophisticated Ladies Award winner
1981 Best Costume Design Theoni V. Aldredge getAwards.42nd Street production took place the previous year.
1981 Best Costume Design John Bury getAwards.Amadeus production took place the previous year.
1981 Best Costume Design Franca Squarciapino getAwards.Can-Can
1981 Best Direction of a Musical Wilford Leach getAwards.The Pirates of Penzance Award winner
1981 Best Direction of a Musical Gower Champion getAwards.42nd Street Production took place the previous year.
1981 Best Direction of a Musical Robert Moore getAwards.Woman of the Year
1981 Best Direction of a Musical Michael Smuin getAwards.Sophisticated Ladies
1981 Best Direction of a Play Peter Hall getAwards.Amadeus Production took place the previous year. Award winner
1981 Best Direction of a Play Peter Coe getAwards.A Life production took place the previous year.
1981 Best Direction of a Play Marshall W. Mason getAwards.Fifth of July production took place the previous year
1981 Best Direction of a Play Austin Pendleton getAwards.The Little Foxes
1981 Best Lighting Design John Bury getAwards.Amadeus production took place the previous year Award winner
1981 Best Lighting Design Tharon Musser getAwards.42nd Street production took place the previous year
1981 Best Lighting Design Dennis Parichy getAwards.Fifth of July production took place the previous year
1981 Best Lighting Design Jennifer Tipton getAwards.Sophisticated Ladies
1981 Best Musical David Merrick getAwards.42nd Street production took place the previous year Award winner
1981 Best Musical Roger S. Berlind getAwards.Sophisticated Ladies
1981 Best Musical Manheim Fox getAwards.Sophisticated Ladies
1981 Best Musical Sondra Gilman getAwards.Sophisticated Ladies
1981 Best Musical Burton L. Litwin getAwards.Sophisticated Ladies
1981 Best Musical Louise Westergaard getAwards.Sophisticated Ladies
1981 Best Musical Richmond Crinkley getAwards.Tintypes
1981 Best Musical Larry J. Silva getAwards.Tintypes
1981 Best Musical Eve Skina getAwards.Tintypes
1981 Best Musical Joan F. Tobin getAwards.Tintypes
1981 Best Musical Lawrence Kasha getAwards.Woman of the Year
1981 Best Musical David S. Landay getAwards.Woman of the Year
1981 Best Musical James M. Nederlander getAwards.Woman of the Year
1981 Best Musical Claire Nichtern getAwards.Woman of the Year
1981 Best Musical Carole J. Shorenstein getAwards.Woman of the Year
1981 Best Musical Stewart F. Lane getAwards.Woman of the Year
1981 Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre John Kander getAwards.Woman of the Year Award winner
1981 Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Fred Ebb getAwards.Woman of the Year Award winner
1981 Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Charles Strouse getAwards.Charlie and Algernon producer, production took place the previous year.
1981 Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre David Rogers getAwards.Charlie and Algernon producer, production took place the previous year.
1981 Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Al Kasha getAwards.Copperfield
1981 Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Joel Hirschhorn getAwards.Copperfield
1981 Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Lance Mulcahy getAwards.Shakespeare's Cabaret
1981 Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical Hinton Battle getAwards.Sophisticated Ladies Award winner
1981 Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical Tony Azito getAwards.The Pirates of Penzance production took place the previous year.
1981 Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical Paxton Whitehead getAwards.Camelot
1981 Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Brian Backer getAwards.The Floating Light Bulb Award winner
1981 Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Tom Aldredge getAwards.The Little Foxes
1981 Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Adam Redfield getAwards.A Life production took place the previous year.
1981 Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Shepperd Strudwick getAwards.To Grandmother's House We Go
1981 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Kevin Kline getAwards.The Pirates of Penzance Award winner
1981 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Gregory Hines getAwards.Sophisticated Ladies
1981 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical George Rose getAwards.The Pirates of Penzance
1981 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Martin Vidnovic getAwards.Brigadoon
1981 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Ian McKellen getAwards.Amadeus production took place the previous year. Award winner
1981 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Tim Curry getAwards.Amadeus production took place the previous year
1981 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Roy Dotrice getAwards.A Life production took place the previous year
1981 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Jack Weston getAwards.The Floating Light Bulb
1981 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Marilyn Cooper getAwards.Woman of the Year Award winner
1981 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Phyllis Hyman getAwards.Sophisticated Ladies
1981 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Wanda Richert getAwards.42nd Street production took place the previous year
1981 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Lynne Thigpen getAwards.Tintypes
1981 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Swoosie Kurtz getAwards.Fifth of July production took place the previous year Award winner
1981 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Maureen Stapleton getAwards.The Little Foxes
1981 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Jessica Tandy getAwards.Rose
1981 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Zoe Wanamaker getAwards.Piaf
1981 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Lauren Bacall getAwards.Woman of the Year Award winner
1981 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Meg Bussert getAwards.Brigadoon
1981 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Chita Rivera getAwards.Bring Back Birdie
1981 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Linda Ronstadt getAwards.The Pirates of Penzance
1981 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Jane Lapotaire getAwards.Piaf Award winner
1981 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Glenda Jackson getAwards.Rose
1981 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Eva Le Gallienne getAwards.To Grandmother's House We Go
1981 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Elizabeth Taylor getAwards.The Little Foxes
1981 Best Play The Shubert Organization getAwards.Amadeus production took place the previous year Award winner
1981 Best Play Elizabeth I. McCann getAwards.Amadeus production took place the previous year Award winner
1981 Best Play Nelle Nugent getAwards.Amadeus production took place the previous year Award winner
1981 Best Play Roger S. Berlind getAwards.Amadeus production took place the previous year Award winner
1981 Best Play Athol Fugard getAwards.A Lesson From Aloes
1981 Best Play Jay J. Cohen getAwards.A Lesson From Aloes producer, production took place the previous year
1981 Best Play Richard Press getAwards.A Lesson From Aloes producer, production took place the previous year
1981 Best Play Louis Bush Hager Associates getAwards.A Lesson From Aloes producer, production took place the previous year
1981 Best Play Yale Repertory Theater getAwards.A Lesson From Aloes producer, production took place the previous year
1981 Best Play Hugh Leonard getAwards.A Life producer, production took place the previous year
1981 Best Play Lester Osterman getAwards.A Life producer, production took place the previous year
1981 Best Play Richard Horner getAwards.A Life
1981 Best Play Hinks Shimberg getAwards.A Life producer, production took place the previous year
1981 Best Play Freydberg-Cutler-Diamond Productions getAwards.A Life producer, production took place the previous year
1981 Best Play Lanford Wilson getAwards.Fifth of July producer, production took place the previous year
1981 Best Play Jerry Arrow getAwards.Fifth of July producer, production took place the previous year
1981 Best Play Robert Lussier getAwards.Fifth of July producer, production took place the previous year
1981 Best Play Freydberg-Cutler-Diamond Productions getAwards.A Life producer, production took place the previous year