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The Tony Awards are named after actress, director and co-founder of the American Theatre Wing Antoinette "Tony" Perry.

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The Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre, more commonly known as the Tony ... The awards are named after Antoinette "Tony" Perry, co-founder of the American Theatre Wing. The r...

Antoinette Perry - History from the Tony Awards - TonyAwards.com ...

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Named for Antoinette Perry, an actress, director, producer, and the dynamic wartime ... During and after the war, she underwrote auditions for 7,000 hopefuls.

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Named for Antoinette Perry, an actress, director, producer, and the dynamic ... The following year the Tony ceremony was once again a gala affair, but with a key ...

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The Regional Theatre Tony Award is accompanied by a grant of $25,000. ... The Tony Awards are named for Antoinette Perry (1888-1946), an actress, stage ...

How Did the Tony Awards Get Their Name? | Mental Floss

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Jun 6, 2014 ... This Sunday, Broadway will gather to award 2013's best actors, plays, and ... Who is the Tony guy these awards are named after, anyway?

This Is the Woman the Tony Awards Are Named After | TIME

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Jun 7, 2015 ... This Is the Woman the Tony Awards Are Named After ... When the first Tony Awards were given in 1947, it wasn't quite the polished production ...

Oscar, Tony, Emmy and Razzie: the origins of award names - A ...

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Oscar, Tony, Emmy and Razzie: the origins of award names ... But the origin of the award's nickname has much more dubious underpinnings — a truth that has  ...

The top five most decorated Tony Award winners - AXS

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The American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards, or just simply the Tonys, was named after Antoinette Perry. She was a Broadway actress, director and producer of ...

Where do awards names come from? | OxfordWords blog

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Jun 5, 2015 ... Perhaps surprisingly, the 'Tony' of the Tony Award does not refer to a ... After all, in an era when turntables have mostly been supplanted by ...