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Tony Awards

TONY AWARDSAntoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre

Bryan Cranston

- began on April 6, 1947- founded by the American Theatre Wing - first held at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York City, USA- named after Antoinette Perry, an actress, director, producer and co-founder of the American Theatre Wing- Tony Award is a disk with mask of tragicomedy on one side, and Antoinette Perry on the other- The Tony "award" used to be a money clip for men and a compact for women

distinguishes achievements in Broadway theatre

- considered the American theatre equivalent to the Academy Award- Is focused on Broadway performances, and thus has a mainly American audience

Neil Patrick Harris

Idina Menzel

Idina Menzel performing at Tony Awards 2014

- The Coast of Utopia (2007) earned seven Tony Awards. - The Producers (2001), won the most Tonys for a musical production- The longest-running musical that has won a Tony for the Best Musical is The Phantom of the Opera (1988-)

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Antoinette Perry


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