Tony Award for Best Conductor and Musical Director

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Tony Award for
Best Conductor and
Musical Director
Awarded forBest Conductor and Musical Director
Location United States New York City
Presented by American Theatre Wing The Broadway League
Currently held byShepard Coleman for Hello, Dolly! (1964)

The Tony Award for Best Conductor and Musical Director was awarded to acknowledge the contributions of conductors and musical directors in both musicals and operas. The award was first presented in 1948, and later discontinued after 1964.


Winners and nominees

  indicates the winner


2nd Tony Awards
Milton Rosenstock Finian's Rainbow
3rd Tony Awards
Max Meth As the Girls Go


4th Tony Awards
Maurice Abravanel Regina
5th Tony Awards
Lehman Engel The Consul
6th Tony Awards
Max Meth Pal Joey
7th Tony Awards
Lehman Engel Gilbert and Sullivan Season and Wonderful Town
8th Tony Awards
Louis Adrian Kismet
9th Tony Awards
Thomas Schippers The Saint of Bleecker Street
10th Tony Awards
Hal Hastings Damn Yankees
Salvatore Dell'Isola Pipe Dream
Milton Rosenstock The Vamp
11th Tony Awards
Franz Allers My Fair Lady
Herbert Greene The Most Happy Fella
Samuel Krachmalnick Candide
12th Tony Awards
Herbert Greene The Music Man
Max Goberman West Side Story
13th Tony Awards
Salvatore Dell'Isola Flower Drum Song
Jay Blackton Redhead
Lehman Engel Goldilocks
Gershon Kingsley La Plume de Ma Tante


14th Tony Awards
Frederick Dvonch The Sound of Music
Abba Bogin Greenwillow
Lehman Engel Take Me Along
Hal Hastings Fiorello!
Milton Rosenstock Gypsy
15th Tony Awards
Franz Allers Camelot
Pembroke Davenport 13 Daughters
Elliot Lawrence Bye Bye Birdie
Stanley Lebowsky Irma La Douce
16th Tony Awards
Elliot Lawrence How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Pembroke Davenport Kean
Herbert Greene The Gay Life
Peter Matz No Strings
17th Tony Awards
Donald Pippin Oliver!
Jay Blackton Mr. President
Anton Coppola Bravo Giovanni
Julius Rudel Brigadoon
18th Tony Awards
Shepard Coleman Hello, Dolly!
Lehman Engel What Makes Sammy Run?
Charles Jaffe West Side Story
Fred Werner High Spirits

Award records

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2 Wins

Multiple nominations

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