Appeared in the 1980 revival of Alan Jay Lerner
and Frederick Loewe
's "Camelot," which opened at the New York State Theatre on July 8, 1980 and closed on August 23, 1980 after 56 total performances. The production then went on the road, where Burton was replaced by Richard Harris
, who played King Arthur in the movie version (
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My father considered that anyone who went to chapel and didn't drink alcohol was not to be tolerated. I grew up in that belief.
In addition to being honored with a Special Tony Award in 1976 for his triumphant return to Broadway after 12 years in Equus
(1977), he was nominated three times for a Tony, winning once, in 1961 for Best Actor in a Musical for "Camelot". His other nominations were in 1958 (for Best Actor in Play) for "Time Remembered" and in 1964 (for Best Actor in Play) for Hamlet