Tony Awards Committee Determines Eligibility for Network, The Cher Show, and More

Tony Awards   Tony Awards Committee Determines Eligibility for Network, The Cher Show, and More
 
The 73rd annual ceremony will take place June 9.
<i>Network </i>and <i>The Cher Show</i>
Network and The Cher Show

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the second time in the 2018–2019 Broadway season January 24 to discuss the eligibility of ten recently opened productions.

The shows discussed were The Lifespan of a Fact, The Ferryman, The Waverly Gallery, Torch Song, American Son, The New One, The Prom, The Cher Show, Network, and To Kill a Mockingbird.

The Committee made the following rulings:

Paddy Considine and Laura Donnelly will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor/Actress in a Leading Role in a Play categories for their respective performances in The Ferryman.

Joan Allen, Michael Cera, and David Cromer will each be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actress/Actor in a Featured Role in a Play categories for their performances in The Waverly Gallery.

Mercedes Ruehl will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play category for her performance in Torch Song.

Brooks Ashmanskas, Beth Leavel, and Caitlin Kinnunen will each be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor/Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical categories for their respective performances in The Prom.

Larry Hochman and John Clancy will be considered jointly eligible in the Best Orchestrations category for their work on The Prom.

Stephanie J. Block will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical category for her performance in The Cher Show.

Christine Jones, Brett J. Banakis, and Darrel Maloney will be considered jointly eligible in the Best Scenic Design of a Musical category for their work on The Cher Show.

Jan Versweyveld and Tal Yarden will be considered jointly eligible in the Best Lighting Design of a Play category for their work on Network.

All other eligibility rulings were consistent with the productions’ opening-night billing.

The Committee had previously met in October to discuss the first seven productions of the season and will meet twice more before nominations are announced April 30.

As previously announced, the 2019 Tony Awards will take place June 9 at Radio City Music Hall.

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