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5th Tony Awards
Date March 25, 1951
Venue Waldorf-Astoria Hotel
New York City, New York
Host James Sauter
TV in the United States
Network WOR,
Mutual Network
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The 5th Annual Tony Awards were held on March 25, 1951 at the Waldorf-Astoria Grand Ballroom and broadcast on radio station WOR and the Mutual Network.

The Master of Ceremonies was James Sauter and the presenters were Mrs. Martin Beck and Ilka Chase.

Performers: Barbara Ashley, Arthur Blake, Eugene Conley, Nancy Donovan, Joan Edwards, Dorothy Greener, Juanita Hall, Celeste Holm, Lois Hunt, Anne Jeffreys, Lucy Monroe, Herb Shriner.

Music was by Meyer Davis and his Orchestra.


Award winners

Nominees are not shown



Best Play

Tony Award for Best Musical






Tony Award for Actor, Supporting or Featured—Play

Tony Award for Actor, Supporting or Featured—Musical

Tony Award for Actress, Supporting or Featured—Play

Tony Award for Actress, Supporting or Featured—Musical


Tony Award for Best Director


Costume Designer

Tony Award for Best Scenic Designer

  • Boris Aronson (The Rose Tattoo / The Country Girl / Season In The Sun)

Tony Award for Outstanding Musical Score

Conductor and Musical Director

Tony Award for Stage Technician

Special Award

  • Ruth Green, for her services as a volunteer in arranging reservation and seating for the five Tony Awards.

See also

External links


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