Tony Awards Determine Eligibility for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Mean Girls, More

Tony Awards   Tony Awards Determine Eligibility for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Mean Girls, More
 
The Administration Committee made rulings on ten shows from the 2017–2018 Broadway season.
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Harry Potter and the Cursed and Child and Mean Girls Manuel Harlan/Joan Marcus

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the fourth and final time to determine eligibility status for ten productions in the 2017–2018 Broadway season.

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Renée Fleming and Jessie Mueller Julieta Cervantes

Among the productions discussed were the final nine to open: Mean Girls, Children of a Lesser God, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel, Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, Travesties, Saint Joan, and Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh. The committee also made additional rulings on the previously discussed 1984.

The rulings come days before the reveal of the 2018 Tony Award nominations, to be announced the morning of May 1.

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The committee made the following determinations:

Erika Henningsen and Taylor Louderman will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical category for their respective performances in Mean Girls.

Scott Pask, Finn Ross & Adam Young will be considered jointly eligible in the Best Scenic Design of a Musical category for their work on Mean Girls.

Renée Fleming will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical category for her performance in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel.

Lauren Ambrose and Harry Hadden-Paton will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actress/Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical categories for their respective performances in My Fair Lady.

Jamie Parker will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play category for his performance in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two.

LaChanze will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical category for her performance in Summer: The Donna Summer Musical.

Robert Brill and Sean Nieuwenhuis will be considered jointly eligible in the Best Scenic Design of a Musical category for their work on Summer: The Donna Summer Musical.

Condola Rashad will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play category for her performance in Saint Joan.

Chloe Lamford and Tim Reid will be considered jointly eligible in the Best Scenic Design of a Play category for their work on 1984.

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

In addition, the Tony Administration Committee determined that in the 26 competitive categories for which there are at least nine candidates, there shall be five nominees in that category.

The committee had met earlier this month, in January, and in November last year to discuss the previous shows of the season.

The 72nd annual ceremony, hosted by Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban, will take place June 10 at Radio City Music Hall.

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