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

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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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?

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 ...

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

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Oscar's official name is the Academy Award of Merit, which sounds like a really lame boyscout badge for acting. But the origin of the award's nickname has much  ...

Antoinette Perry | American actress and director | Britannica.com

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... actress and director in whose honour the American theatre's Tony Awards are named. ... In 1947, a year after Perry's death, the ATW established the annual ...

Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony - Neology - Kith

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Sep 16, 2013 ... One might think, given this trend, that the Tony awards were maybe named after the Microtone, a clip-on microphone (that I just made up) first ...

Hamilton Tops Tony Awards With 11 Wins | Playbill

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Jun 12, 2016 ... Color Purple and A View From the Bridge are named Best Revivals. ... Only eight of the 39 shows that opened on Broadway won Tonys June ...

'Hamilton' wins 11 Tony Awards, missing record but making ...

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Jun 12, 2016 ... How many Tony Awards did "Hamilton" win, and was anyone able ... Liz-Manuel Miranda is shown after winning the Tony for original score for "Hamilton. .... Andrew Lloyd Webber and nearly every other three-named person ...

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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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Named for Antoinette Perry, an actress, director, producer, and the dynamic wartime ... After the ceremony, each award is numbered for tracking purposes and ...

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Jason Robards Jr. received more Tony Award nominations than any other male ... After the Fall (1964), Hughie (1965), The Country Girl (1972), A Moon for the ..... Tony Awards for Best Actress in a Play: for A Streetcar Named Desire (1948),  ...

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 ... TIME called Tony Perry ' the wartime guiding spirit of the American Theatre Wing'.