Flashcards in Tony Awards Deck (131):
1949 Best Musical
Kiss Me, Kate – Music and lyrics by Cole Porter, book by Samuel and Bella Spewack. Based on the play The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare.
1950 Best Musical
South Pacific – Music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan. Based on the book Tales of the South Pacific by James A. Michener.
1951 Best Musical
Guys and Dolls – Music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows. Based on the stories "The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown" and "Blood Pressure" by Damon Runyon.
1952 Best Musical
The King and I – Music by Richard Rodgers, book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Based on the novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon.
1953 Best Musical
Wonderful Town – Music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, book by Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov. Based on the book My Sister Eileen by Ruth McKenney and the play by Fields and Chodorov.
1954 Best Musical
Kismet – Music by Alexander Borodin, adapted and with lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest, book by Charles Lederer and Luther Davis. Based on the play of the same title by Edward Knoblock.
1955 Best Musical
The Pajama Game – Music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell. Based on the novel 7½ Cents by Bissell.
1956 Best Musical
Damn Yankees – Book by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop, music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. Based on the novel The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant by Wallop.
1957 Best Musical
My Fair Lady – Book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, music by Frederick Loewe. Based on the play Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw.
1958 Best Musical
Book by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey, music and lyrics by Meredith Willson.
1959 Best Musical
Redhead – Book by Herbert and Dorothy Fields, Sidney Sheldon and David Shaw, music by Albert Hague, lyrics by Dorothy Fields.
1960 Best Musical
The Sound of Music – Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, music by Richard Rodgers. Based on the memoir The Story of the Trapp Family Singers by Maria von Trapp;
Fiorello! – Book by Jerome Weidman and George Abbott, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, music by Jerry Bock. Based on the life of New York City mayor Fiorello La Guardia.
1961 Best Musical
Bye Bye Birdie – Book by Michael Stewart, music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Lee Adams.
1962 Best Musical
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying – Book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert, music and lyrics by Frank Loesser. Based on the book of the same title by Shepherd Mead.
1963 Best Musical
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum – Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Based on the farces of Plautus.
1964 Best Musical
Hello, Dolly! – Book by Michael Stewart, music and lyrics by Jerry Herman. Based on the play The Matchmaker by Thornton Wilder.
1965 Best Musical
Fiddler on the Roof – Book by Joseph Stein, music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. Based on the Tevye stories by Scholem Aleichem.
1966 Best Musical
Man of La Mancha – Book by Dale Wasserman, music by Mitch Leigh, lyrics by Joe Darion. Based on the teleplay I, Don Quixote by Dale Wasserman, which is based on the novel Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes.
1967 Best Musical
Cabaret – Book by Joe Masteroff, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb. Based on the play I Am a Camera by John Van Druten.
1968 Best Musical
Hallelujah, Baby! - Book by Arthur Laurents, music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green.
1969 Best Musical
1776 – Book by Peter Stone, music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards
1970 Best Musical
Applause – Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Lee Adams. Based on the film All About Eve.
1971 Best Musical
Company – Book by George Furth, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
1972 Best Musical
Two Gentlemen of Verona – Music by Galt MacDermot, lyrics by John Guare. Based on the play The Two Gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare.
1973 Best Musical
A Little Night Music – Book by Hugh Wheeler, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Based on the Swedish film Smiles of a Summer Night.
1974 Best Musical
Raisin – Book by Robert Nemiroff and Charlotte Zaltzberg, music by Judd Woldin, lyrics by Robert Brittan. Based on the play A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry.
1975 Best Musical
The Wiz – Book by William F. Brown, music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls. Based on the novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum.
1976 Best Musical
A Chorus Line – Book by James Kirkwood, music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban.
1977 Best Musical
Annie – Book by Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin. Based on the comic strip Little Orphan Annie by Harold Gray
1978 Best Musical
Ain't Misbehavin' – Music by Thomas "Fats" Waller.
1979 Best Musical
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street – Book by Hugh Wheeler, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Based on the play of the same title by Christopher Bond, which is based on the story The String of Pearls.
1980 Best Musical
Evita – Book and lyrics by Tim Rice, music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Based on the life of Eva Perón.
1981 Best Musical
42nd Street – Book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, music by Harry Warren, lyrics by Al Dubin. Based on the film of the same title, which is based on the novel by Bradford Ropes.
1982 Best Musical
Nine – Book by Arthur Kopit, music and lyrics by Maury Yeston. Based on the Italian film 8½.
1983 Best Musical
Cats – Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics from the poems of T. S. Eliot with additional lyrics by Trevor Nunn. Based on the collection of poems Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot.
1984 Best Musical
La Cage aux Folles – Book by Harvey Fierstein, music and lyrics by Jerry Herman. Based on the play of the same title by Jean Poiret.
1985 Best Musical
Big River – Book by William Hauptman, music and lyrics by Roger Miller. Based on the novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain.
1986 Best Musical
The Mystery of Edwin Drood – Book, music and lyrics by Rupert Holmes. Based on the novel The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens.
1987 Best Musical
Les Misérables – Book by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil, music by Claude-Michel Schönberg, lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer. Based on the novel of the same title by Victor Hugo.
1988 Best Musical
The Phantom of the Opera – Book by Richard Stilgoe and Andrew Lloyd Webber, music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Charles Hart. Based on the novel of the same title by Gaston Leroux.
1989 Best Musical
Jerome Robbins' Broadway – No credited authors, directed by Jerome Robbins.
1990 Best Musical
City of Angels – Book by Larry Gelbart, lyrics by David Zippel, music by Cy Coleman.
1991 Best Musical
The Will Rogers Follies – Book by Peter Stone, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, music by Cy Coleman.
1992 Best Musical
Crazy for You – Book by Ken Ludwig, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, music by George Gershwin. Based on the musical Girl Crazy.
1993 Best Musical
Kiss of the Spider Woman – Book by Terrence McNally, lyrics by Fred Ebb, music by John Kander. Based on the novel of the same title by Manuel Puig.
1994 Best Musical
Passion – Book by James Lapine, music/lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Based on the French film Passione d'Amore.
1995 Best Musical
Sunset Boulevard – Book by Christopher Hampton and Don Black, lyrics by Don Black, music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Based on the film of the same title.
1996 Best Musical
Rent – Book, music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Based on the opera La bohème by Giacomo Puccini.
1997 Best Musical
Titanic – Book by Peter Stone, music/lyrics by Maury Yeston.
1998 Best Musical
The Lion King – Book by Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi; lyrics by Tim Rice; music by Elton John; additional music/lyrics by Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin, Julie Taymor and Hans Zimmer. Based on the film of the same title.
1999 Best Musical
Fosse – Conceived by Richard Maltby, Jr., Chet Walker and Ann Reinking, music/lyrics by various composers.
2000 Best Musical
Contact – Conceived by Susan Stroman and John Weidman, book by John Weidman, music/lyrics by various composers.
2001 Best Musical
The Producers – Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, music/lyrics by Mel Brooks. Based on the film of the same title.
2002 Best Musical
Thoroughly Modern Millie – Book by Richard Morris and Dick Scanlan, new lyrics by Dick Scanlan, new music by Jeanine Tesori. Based on the film of the same title.
2003 Best Musical
Hairspray – Book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan, music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman. Based on the film of the same title.
2004 Best Musical
Avenue Q – Book by Jeff Whitty, music/lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx.
2005 Best Musical
Monty Python's Spamalot – Book by Eric Idle, music by John Du Prez and Eric Idle, lyrics by Eric Idle. Based on the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
2006 Best Musical
Jersey Boys – Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, music and lyrics by Bob Gaudio and Bob Crewe. Based on the lives of The Four Seasons.
2007 Best Musical
Spring Awakening – Book by Steven Sater, music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics by Steven Sater. Based on the play of the same title by Frank Wedekind.
2008 Best Musical
In the Heights – Book by Quiara Alegría Hudes, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda.
2009 Best Musical
Billy Elliot the Musical – Book and lyrics by Lee Hall, music by Elton John. Based on the film Billy Elliot.
2010 Best Musical
Memphis – Book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro, music and lyrics by David Bryan.
2011 Best Musical
The Book of Mormon – Story, music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone.
2012 Best Musical
Once – Book by Enda Walsh, music and lyrics by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová. Based on the film of the same name.
2013 Best Musical
Kinky Boots – Book by Harvey Fierstein, music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper. Based on the film of the same name.
1948 Best Play
Mister Roberts by Thomas Heggen and Joshua Logan
1949 Best Play
Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
1950 Best Play
The Cocktail Party by T.S. Eliot
1951 Best Play
The Rose Tattoo by Tennessee Williams
1952 Best Play
The Fourposter by Jan de Hartog
1953 Best Play
The Crucible by Arthur Miller
1954 Best Play
The Teahouse of the August Moon by John Patrick
1955 Best Play
The Desperate Hours by Joseph Hayes
1956 Best Play
The Diary of Anne Frank by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett
1957 Best Play
Long Day's Journey Into Night by Eugene O'Neill
1958 Best Play
Sunrise at Campobello by Dore Schary
1959 Best Play
J.B. by Archibald MacLeish
1960 Best Play
The Miracle Worker by William Gibson
1961 Best Play
Becket by Jean Anouilh
1962 Best Play
A Man for All Seasons by Robert Bolt
1963 Best Play
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee
1964 Best Play
Luther by John Osborne
1965 Best Play
The Subject Was Roses by Frank D. Gilroy
1966 Best Play
Marat/Sade by Peter Weiss
1967 Best Play
The Homecoming by Harold Pinter
1968 Best Play
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard
1969 Best Play
The Great White Hope by Howard Sackler
1970 Best Play
Borstal Boy by Frank McMahon
1971 Best Play
Sleuth by Anthony Shaffer
1972 Best Play
Sticks and Bones by David Rabe
1973 Best Play
That Championship Season by Jason Miller
1974 Best Play
The River Niger by Joseph A. Walker
1975 Best Play
Equus by Peter Shaffer
1976 Best Play
Travesties by Tom Stoppard
1977 Best Play
The Shadow Box by Michael Cristofer
1978 Best Play
Da by Hugh Leonard
1979 Best Play
The Elephant Man by Bernard Pomerance
1980 Best Play
Children of a Lesser God by Mark Medoff
1981 Best Play
Amadeus by Peter Shaffer
1982 Best Play
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby by David Edgar
1983 Best Play
Torch Song Trilogy by Harvey Fierstein
1984 Best Play
The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard
1985 Best Play
Biloxi Blues by Neil Simon
1986 Best Play
I'm Not Rappaport by Herb Gardner
1987 Best Play
Fences by August Wilson
1988 Best Play
M. Butterfly by David Henry Hwang
1989 Best Play
The Heidi Chronicles by Wendy Wasserstein
1990 Best Play
The Grapes of Wrath by Frank Galati
1991 Best Play
Lost in Yonkers by Neil Simon
1992 Best Play
Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel
1993 Best Play
Angels in America: Millennium Approaches by Tony Kushner
1994 Best Play
Angels in America: Perestroika by Tony Kushner
1995 Best Play
Love! Valour! Compassion! by Terrence McNally
1996 Best Play
Master Class by Terrence McNally
1997 Best Play
The Last Night of Ballyhoo by Alfred Uhry
1998 Best Play
'Art' by Yasmina Reza
1999 Best Play
Side Man by Warren Leight
2000 Best Play
Copenhagen by Michael Frayn
2001 Best Play
Proof by David Auburn
2002 Best Play
The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? by Edward Albee
2003 Best Play
Take Me Out by Richard Greenberg
2004 Best Play
I Am My Own Wife by Doug Wright
2005 Best Play
Doubt by John Patrick Shanley
2006 Best Play
The History Boys by Alan Bennett
2007 Best Play
The Coast of Utopia by Tom Stoppard
2008 Best Play
August: Osage County by Tracy Letts
2009 Best Play
God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza
2010 Best Play
Red by John Logan
2011 Best Play
War Horse by Nick Stafford
2012 Best Play
Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris