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03/06/2001 Mel Brooks' "The Producers" wins a record 12 Tony Awards

The 55th Annual Tony Awards was held at Radio City Music Hall in June 2001 and broadcast by CBS. "The First Ten" awards ceremony was telecast on PBS television. The Producers won a record breaking 12 awards. Mel Brooks's win made him the eighth person to become an EGOT.


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  • The ceremony 

  • Winners and nominees 

  • Special awards