|44th Tony Awards|
Official poster for the 44th annual Tony Awards
|Date||June 3, 1990|
|Location||Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York City, New York|
|Hosted by||Kathleen Turner|
The theme, "The Year of the Actor," featured classic monologues from As You Like It (Morgan Freeman); Hamlet (Kevin Kline); Long Day's Journey Into Night (Len Cariou); The Royal Family (Geraldine Fitzgerald); The Tempest (Philip Bosco).
Presenters and Performers: Philip Bosco, Matthew Broderick, Len Cariou, Dixie Carter, Michael Crawford, Sandy Duncan, Morgan Freeman, Helen Hayes, Dustin Hoffman, James Earl Jones, Kevin Kline, Linda Lavin, Bernadette Peters, Christopher Reeve, Joan Rivers, Ron Silver, Jessica Tandy, Lily Tomlin.
Musicals and Plays represented:
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.