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The 1996 Tony Awards
On June 2, 1996, stars descended on New York City’s Majestic Theatre for the 50th Annual Tony Awards. The night was led by Best Actress in a Musical Winner Donna Murphy (The King and I), Best Actor in a Musical Winner Nathan Lane (A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum), Best Actress in a Play Winner Zoe Caldwell (Master Class), and Best Actor in a Play winner George Grizzard (A Delicate Balance). With just days until the 2016 ceremony, see photos from 20 years prior, ahead.
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June 8 2016 — 8:35 AM EDT