11th Tony Awards

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11th Tony Awards
Date April 21, 1957
Location Waldorf-Astoria
New York City, New York
Hosted by Bud Collyer
Television/radio coverage
Network ABC

The 11th Annual Tony Awards took place at the Waldorf-Astoria Grand Ballroom on April 21, 1957.[1] The Master of Ceremonies was Bud Collyer.


The presenters were Faye Emerson, Tom Ewell, Lillian Gish, Helen Hayes, Nancy Kelly, Bert Lahr, Beatrice Lillie, Nancy Olson, Elaine Perry, Cliff Robertson, and Cornelia Otis Skinner.[1]

Performers were George Gaines and Michael King. Music was by Meyer Davis and his Orchestra. Due to a union dispute, there was no television broadcast, which had been scheduled for WCBS-TV Channel 2.[2]

Winners and nominees[edit]

Winners are in bold





  1. ^ a b Zolotow, Sam. " 'Fair Lady' Wins 6 'Tony' Awards: Winners of Annual 'Tony' Awards", The New York Times, April 22, 1957, p.29
  2. ^ "Ceremonies see 1957" tonyawards.com, accessed May 28, 2016

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