|14th Tony Awards|
|Date||April 24, 1960|
New York City, New York
|Hosted by||Eddie Albert|
The 14th Annual Tony Awards took place at the Astor Hotel Grand Ballroom on April 24, 1960, and was broadcast on local television station WCBS-TV in New York City. The Master of Ceremonies was Eddie Albert.
Presenters: Jean Pierre Aumont, Lauren Bacall, Ray Bolger, Peggy Cass, Jo Van Fleet, Helen Hayes, Celeste Holm, Edward Albert Kenny, Sally Koriyo, Carol Lawrence, Vivien Leigh, Darren McGavin, Helen Menken, Robert Morse, Elliott Nugent, Laurie Peters, Christopher Plummer, Jason Robards. Music was by Meyer Davis and his Orchestra.
The ceremony was attended by 1,200 at the Astor Hotel. Michael Kidd received his fifth Tony Award for choreography, Mary Martin won her third award as actress in a musical, and two musicals tied as best musical — Fiorello! and The Sound of Music.
For the first time, several award categories (director, scenic designer) had separate awards for plays and musicals.
Winners are in bold
|Best Play||Best Musical|
|Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play||Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical|
|Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play||Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical|
|Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play||Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical|
|Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play||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 Scenic Design (Dramatic)||Best Scenic Design (Musical)|
|Best Costume Design||Best Stage Technician|