Bacall wins new laurels for work on Broadway
New York — Lauren Bacall won her second Tony Award and Gower Champion won a posthumous award for choreographing "42nd Street," named best musical in the 35th annual salute to excellence in the Broadway theater.
"Amadeus," based on the life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, won best play in the 1980-81 Tony Awards.
Miss Bacall won as outstanding actress in a musical, "Woman of the Year." She won her first Tony for "Applause" in 1970.
Lena Horne won a special Tony for her one-woman show "Lena Horne: The Lady And Her Music."
The highest number of awards was five, for "Amadeus," by Peter Shaffer. Besides best play, it won outstanding director for Peter Hall, outstanding actor for Ian McKellen, and outstanding set design and lighting design for John Bury.