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1993 Tony Awards
Minnelli, Liza (Host)
Minnelli, Liza (Performer)
Bostwick, Barry (Performer)
Irwin, Bill, 1950- (Performer)
Shiner, David, 1953- (Performer)
Peters, Bernadette (Performer)
Short, Martin, 1950- (Performer)
Rivera, Chita (Performer)
Miller, Walter C (Director)
Painter, Walter (Choreographer)
Lawrence, Elliot, 1925- (Conductor)
Christopher, Roy (American production designer, contemporary) (Designer)
League of American Theatres and Producers (Presenter)
American Theatre Wing (Presenter)
CBS Television Network (Associated name)

Agnes de Mille Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1993
Place: U.S.
Publisher: CBS Television
Table of Contents
Performances: "Celebrate Broadway" [opening number] / performed by Barry Bostwick, Liza Minnelli, Bill Irwin, David Shiner, and dancers and singers from various Broadway shows -- The Who's Tommy [excerpt] -- The goodbye girl [excerpt] / performed by Bernadette Peters and Martin Short -- Blood brothers [excerpt] -- Kiss of the spider woman [excerpt] / performed by Chita Rivera and others. (ca. 121 min.) -- Other Television recordings (ca. 140 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9019
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5086 (former)
Tony Awards
De Mille, Agnes
Television programs
Televised performances
Televised dance
Creation/production credits: CBS Television ; directed by Walter C. Miller ; executive producer, Gary Smith.
Content: Includes commercials.
Creation/production credits: Written by Buz Kohan and Gary Smith ; choreography, Walter Painter ; musical direction, Elliot Lawrence ; production design, Roy Christopher ; costumes, David Toser ; lighting, Bill Klages.
Performers: Host: Liza Minnelli.
Performers: Presenters of awards: Beatrice Arthur, Diahann Carroll, Marvin Hamlisch, Tommy Tune, Matthew Broderick, Julie Harris, Gregory Hines, Tom Bosley, Mercedes Ruehl, Ron Silver, Tammy Grimes, Amanda Plummer, Ellen Burstyn, James Earl Jones, Lily Tomlin, Ben Vereen, Tyne Daly, Jonathan Pryce, and Michael Crawford.
Venue: Telecast live from New York on June 6, 1993.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (261 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Live telecast of the 1993 Tony Awards, presented by the League of American Theatres and Producers, and the American Theatre Wing. A special award in honor of the fiftieth anniversary of the musical Oklahoma! is accepted by choreographer Agnes de Mille.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12539335
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 50457300-8cd9-0135-d3ad-02d771b1ce50
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "1993 Tony Awards" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1993.

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1993 Tony Awards