For 2009 Tonys, Lansbury, Cerveris, Sparks and Stormare Are "Featured," You're Welcome Is "Special"
02 Apr 2009
Angela Lansbury in Blithe Spirit
Photo by Robert J. Saferstein
The Tony Awards Administration Committee met April 2 for the fourth time this season to decide the eligibility of five Broadway productions for the 2009 American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards, presented by The Broadway League and The American Theatre Wing.
The rulings were as follows:
Michael Cerveris, Paul Sparks and Peter Stormare will all be considered eligible in the Featured Actor in a Play category for their performances in Hedda Gabler.
You're Welcome America. A Final Night with George W Bush will be considered eligible in the Special Theatrical Event category.
Featuring the Broadway classics “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Sunrise Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition,” Fiddler on the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!