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Playbill Celebrates The Tonys

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"Dance on Broadway" ... plus MASTER THEATRE QUIZ with a first prize of a lifetime of theatregoing

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Balanchine and de Mille and Robbins brought ballet to Broadway and made choreography an essential element of a musical production. Micheal Kidd, Gower Champion and Bob Fosse contributed their own unique and electrifying styles. Michael Bennett gave us A Chorus Line, the consummate dance musical, which closed on April 28 after a record-breaking 15-year run. In this special Tony Awards issue of PLAYBILL you will read about them, as well as many other titans of "Dance on Broadway."

What was Michael Bennett's first show as director/choreographer? (a) Seesaw (b) A Chorus Line (c) Promises, Promises

On pages 12, 20, 24, 28, 38, 68, 70, 78 and 94 are questions like the one which appears in the box on this page. The answers to all ten of these questions can be found somewhere in the articles and features in this edition PLAYBILL, so you don't have to be a theatre buff to be a winner. First prize is a playgo-er's dream- two tickets for the B'way show of your choice each year for the rest of your life! See page 67 for more information.

Be sure to watch the Tony Awards which will be presented on Sunday, June 3 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre and televised live on CBS at 9 p.m. (E.S.T.)

The Antoinette Perry Tony Award for distinguished achievement in the theatre is a registered service mark owned by The American Theatre Wing


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