Tony Award for Best Revival

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Tony Award for
Best Revival
Awarded forBest Revival
Location United States New York City
Presented by American Theatre Wing The Broadway League
Website TonyAwards.com

The Tony Award for Best Revival was given to the best play, musical or non-musical, which had already appeared on Broadway in a previous production. It was presented from 1977, where it was called Most Innovative Production of a Revival and later Reproduction (Play or Musical) in 1980, until 1994, when it was split into the Best Revival of a Musical and the Best Revival of a Play.

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If there are not enough revivals, it is possible under the current Tony rules for this category to return. Any time there are three play revivals and three musical revivals, the categories are automatically separated; if there are fewer, the Tony Awards Administration Committee may still choose to split up the categories.

Winners and nominees

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1970s

YearProductionBookMusicLyrics
1977
31st Tony Awards
Porgy and Bess Ira Gershwin and DuBose Heyward George Gershwin Ira Gershwin
Guys and Dolls Abe Burrows and Jo Swerling Frank Loesser
The Cherry Orchard Anton Chekhov N/A
The Threepenny Opera Bertolt Brecht and
Elisabeth Hauptmann
Kurt Weill Bertolt Brecht and
Elisabeth Hauptmann
1978
32nd Tony Awards
Dracula John L. Balderston and
Hamilton Deane
N/A
Tartuffe Molière N/A
Timbuktu! Luther Davis George Forrest and Robert Wright
A Touch of the Poet Eugene O'Neill N/A
1979
33rd Tony Awards
N/A

1980s

YearProductionBookMusicLyrics
1980
34th Tony Awards
Morning's at Seven Paul Osborn N/A
Major Barbara George Bernard Shaw N/A
Peter Pan J. M. Barrie Mark Charlap and Jule Styne Betty Comden, Adolph Green and Carolyn Leigh
West Side Story Arthur Laurents Leonard Bernstein Stephen Sondheim
1981
35th Tony Awards
The Pirates of Penzance W. S. Gilbert Arthur Sullivan W. S. Gilbert
Brigadoon Alan Jay Lerner Frederick Loewe Alan Jay Lerner
Camelot Alan Jay Lerner Frederick Loewe Alan Jay Lerner
The Little Foxes Lillian Hellman N/A
1982
36th Tony Awards
Othello William Shakespeare N/A
A Taste of Honey Shelagh Delaney N/A
My Fair Lady Alan Jay Lerner Frederick Loewe Alan Jay Lerner
1983
37th Tony Awards
On Your Toes George Abbott, Lorenz Hart and Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers Lorenz Hart
All's Well That Ends Well William Shakespeare N/A
A View from the Bridge Arthur Miller N/A
The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Herman Wouk N/A
1984
38th Tony Awards
Death of a Salesman Arthur Miller N/A
American Buffalo David Mamet N/A
Heartbreak House George Bernard Shaw N/A
A Moon for the Misbegotten Eugene O'Neill N/A
1985
39th Tony Awards
A Day in the Death of Joe Egg Peter Nichols N/A
Cyrano de Bergerac Edmond Rostand N/A
Much Ado about Nothing William Shakespeare N/A
Strange Interlude Eugene O'Neill N/A
1986
40th Tony Awards
Sweet Charity Neil Simon Cy Coleman Dorothy Fields
Hay Fever Noël Coward N/A
The Iceman Cometh Eugene O'Neill N/A
Loot Joe Orton N/A
1987
41st Tony Awards
All My Sons Arthur Miller N/A
The Front Page Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur N/A
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby David Edgar N/A
Pygmalion George Bernard Shaw N/A
1988
42nd Tony Awards
Anything Goes Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse Cole Porter
A Streetcar Named Desire Tennessee Williams N/A
Cabaret Joe Masteroff John Kander Fred Ebb
Dreamgirls Tom Eyen Henry Krieger Tom Eyen
1989
43rd Tony Awards
Our Town Thornton Wilder N/A
Ah, Wilderness! Eugene O'Neill N/A
Ain't Misbehavin' Murray Horwitz and
Richard Maltby, Jr.
Fats Waller Various
Cafe Crown Hy Kraft N/A

1990s

YearProductionBookMusicLyrics
1990
44th Tony Awards
Gypsy Arthur Laurents Jule Styne Stephen Sondheim
Sweeney Todd Hugh Wheeler Stephen Sondheim
The Circle W. Somerset Maugham N/A
The Merchant of Venice William Shakespeare N/A
1991
45th Tony Awards
Fiddler on the Roof Joseph Stein Jerry Bock Sheldon Harnick
The Miser Molière N/A
Peter Pan J. M. Barrie Mark Charlap and Jule Styne Betty Comden, Adolph Green and Carolyn Leigh
1992
46th Tony Awards
Guys and Dolls Abe Burrows and Jo Swerling Frank Loesser
The Most Happy Fella Frank Loesser
On Borrowed Time Paul Osborn N/A
The Visit Friedrich Dürrenmatt N/A
1993
47th Tony Awards
Anna Christie Eugene O'Neill N/A
Saint Joan George Bernard Shaw N/A
The Price Arthur Miller N/A
Wilder, Wilder, Wilder Thornton Wilder N/A

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