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Tony Awards (1974)

Tony Awards (1974)

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The 28th Annual Tony Awards ceremony was held on April 21, 1974 at the Shubert Theatre in New York City, and broadcast by ABC television. Hosts were Peter Falk, Florence Henderson, Robert Preston and Cicely Tyson. The theme was "Homecoming", where stars from TV and film returned to Broadway to help present the awards or perform.

Presenters: Alan Alda, Ed Asner, Karen Black, David Carradine, Johnny Carson, Bette Davis, Peter Falk, Henry Fonda, Elliott Gould, Ken Howard, Glynis Johns, Cloris Leachman, Michael Learned, Elizabeth Montgomery, Carroll O'Connor, Al Pacino, Suzanne Pleshette, Jane Powell, Lynn Redgrave, Esther Rolle, Marlo Thomas, Lesley Ann Warren.

Performers: Beatrice Arthur, Carol Channing, Will Geer, Joel Grey, Florence Henderson, Cleavon Little, Charles Nelson Reilly, Nancy Walker.

Musicals represented:

Over Here! ("Over Here"/"Charlie's Place" - Patty and Maxene Andrews and Company)

Raisin ("Whole Lot of Sunshine" - Virginia Capers/"Sidewalk Tree" - Ralph Carter)

Lorelei ("Men" - Carol Channing, Peter Palmer and Ian Tucker)

Good News ("You're the Cream in My Coffee" - Alice Faye and John Payne)

Seesaw ("I'm Way ahead"/"Seesaw" - Michele Lee)

Fanny ("Welcome Home" - Florence Henderson)

A Mother's Kisses ("There Goes My Life" - Bea Arthur)

Medley of Songs from Broadway Shows - Charles Nelson Reilly

The Cradle Will Rock (Medley - Will Geer)

George M! (Medley - Joel Grey)

Phoenix '55 ("Upper Berth" - Nancy Walker and Men)

Purlie ("New Fangled Preacher Man" - Cleavon Little)