|17th Tony Awards|
|Date||April 28, 1963|
New York City
|Hosted by||Abe Burrows|
The 17th Annual Tony Awards took place on April 28, 1963, in the Hotel Americana Imperial Ballroom in New York City. The ceremony was broadcast on local television station WWOR-TV (Channel 9) in New York City. The Masters of Ceremonies were Abe Burrows and Robert Morse.
Presenters: Elizabeth Ashley, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Orson Bean, Vivian Blaine, Diahann Carroll, Dane Clark, Betty Field, Martin Gabel, Anita Gillette, June Havoc, Helen Hayes, Van Heflin, Pat Hingle, Celeste Holm, Nancy Kelly, Sam Levene, Walter Matthau, Helen Menken, Phyllis Newman, Maureen O'Sullivan, Charles Nelson Reilly, William Prince, Rosalind Russell, David Wayne. Music was by Meyer Davis and his Orchestra.
Winners are in bold
|Best Play||Best Musical|
|Best Producer (Dramatic)||Best Producer (Musical)|
|Best Author (Musical)||Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre|
|Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play||Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play|
|Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical||Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical|
|Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play||Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play|
|Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical||Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical|
|Best Direction of a Play||Best Direction of a Musical|
|Best Choreography||Best Conductor and Musical Director|
|Best Stage Technician||Best Scenic Design|
|Best Costume Design|
These productions had multiple nominations:
The following productions received multiple awards.