THE FIRST TONYS

Take a close look: Supper $5. Not bad.
​Antoinette Perry as a youthful ingenue in the 1920s.
Not much, but Ethel Merman sure would have appreciated getting it for “Gypsy” this same season.
This money clip (with no one’s name engraved upon it) is from the first Tony ceremony.

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Author, playwright, director, actor, theatre critic and historian, his book, “Up in the Cheap Seats,” is available at Amazon.com.

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