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Encyclopedia > Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play

The Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play is awarded to the actress who was voted as the best actress in a play, whether a new production or a revival. The award has been announced since 1947, but the nominees who did not win have only been announced since 1956. This article does not cite its references or sources. ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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