|42nd Tony Awards|
|Date||June 5, 1988|
|Location||Minskoff Theatre, New York City, New York|
|Hosted by||Angela Lansbury|
Musicals represented were:
Plays represented were:M. Butterfly, Scene with John Lithgow and BD Wong; Joe Turner's Come and Gone, Scene with Mel Winkler, Ed Hall and Delroy Lindo; A Walk in the Woods, Scene with Sam Waterston and Robert Prosky; and Speed-the-Plow, Scene with Joe Mantegna and Ron Silver.
At these Tony Awards, the longest-running musical on Broadway, Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom of the Opera, competed for awards and received the season's Best Musical award.
Winners are in bold
|Best Play||Best Musical|
|Best Revival||Best Book of a Musical|
|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 Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre||Best Choreography|
|Best Direction of a Play||Best Direction of a Musical|
|Best Scenic Design||Best Costume Design|
|Best Lighting Design|
These productions had multiple nominations:
The following productions received multiple awards.