At 8:50 PM ET, Lauren Bacall presented the Best Direction of a Musical Award to Walter Bobbie for his work in Chicago.
Here is Mr. Bobbie's bio:
WALTER BOBBIE (Director). After directing City Center's Encores! concert of Fiorello!, Mr. Bobbie was named series' artistic director and also directed Chicago. Other productions include For Whom The Southern Belle Tolls at EST, Durang Durang at MTC, Andrea Martin's Nude Nude Totally Nude at NYSF and A Grand Night for Singing at Rainbow & Stars and Roundabout Theater, where it received two Tony nominations including Best Musical. Mr. Bobbie is also an actor whose appearances on B'way and Off-B'way span from the original cast of Grease through the recent Guys and Dolls. Films, frequent radio appearances on Garrison Keillor's "A Prairie Home Companion," and an extensive list of TV credits includes "Hill St. Blues," "L.A. Law," "The Equalizer," "Law & Order" and "NYPD Blue."