3 wins & 8 nominations.
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A Gala Tribute to Joshua Logan.
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[As a perfectionist who strove for naturalism among his actors] When people tell me the direction was wonderful, I know I've failed. The audience should be entranced, hypnotized, transported like children listening to a fairy tale. The individual actor, playwright, or director who breaks the spell by drawing attention to himself and crowing 'See how clever I am!' is a crook.
Won seven Tony Awards: two in 1948 for "Mister Roberts," with collaborator Thomas Heggen
as Best Authors and as writers of the Best Play winner; four in 1950 for "South Pacific," as Best Director, Best Authors (Musical) with Oscar Hammerstein II
, Best Producers (Musical) wirh Richard Rodgers
, Hammerstein and Leland Hayward
, and as writers, along with Rodgers and Hammerstein, of the Best Musical ...