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Friday, 27 April 2012 14:12

Tony Awards Administration Committee Meets for Fourth Time During the 2011-12 Season to Consider Eligibility

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TONY AWARDS ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE MEETS
FOR FOURTH TIME DURING THE 2011-2012 SEASON
TO CONSIDER ELIGIBILITY

New York, New York (April 27, 2012) – The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the fourth and final time this season to decide the eligibility of 18 Broadway productions for the 2012 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards®, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.   The Tony Awards Administration Committee met a total of four times throughout the 2011-2012 season to decide the eligibility for the 2012 Tony Awards.  

{module ad_left_body}The 18 productions discussed include: Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman; Once; Jesus Christ Superstar; Newsies; Gore Vidal’s The Best Man; End of the Rainbow; Evita; Magic/Bird; Peter and the Starcatcher; One Man, Two Guvnors; Clybourne Park; A Streetcar Named Desire; Ghost the Musical; The Lyons; Nice Work If You Can Get It; The Columnist; Don’t Dress for Dinner and Leap of Faith. 

Linda Emond and Andrew Garfield will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by a Featured Actress/Actor in a Play categories for their respective performances in Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman.

Alex North will not be eligible in the category of Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics Written for the Theatre) for the score of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman.

Steve Kazee and Cristin Milioti will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by a Leading Actor/Actress in a Musical categories for their respective performances in Once.

Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová will not be eligible in the category of Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics Written for the Theatre) for the score of Once (Music & Lyrics:  Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová). 

Paul Nolan will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical category for his performance in Jesus Christ Superstar.

Ben Fankhauser, Jeremy Jordan and Kara Lindsay will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by a Leading Actor/Actress in a Musical categories for their respective performances in Newsies.

Tobin Ost and Sven Ortel will be considered jointly eligible in the category of Best Scenic Design of a Musical for Newsies.

Candice Bergen, Kerry Butler, Angela Lansbury, Jefferson Mays and Michael McKean will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by a Featured Actress/Actor in a Play categories for their respective performances in Gore Vidal’s The Best Man.

Ricky Martin and Michael Cerveris will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical category for their respective performances in Evita.

Kevin Daniels and Tug Coker will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play category for their respective performances in Magic/Bird.

David Korins and Jeff Sugg will be considered jointly eligible in the Best Scenic Design of a Play category for Magic/Bird.

Rick Elice will be considered eligible in the category of Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics Written for the Theatre) for Peter and the Starcatcher (Music: Wayne Barker; Lyrics: Rick Elice).

Wood Harris and Daphne Rubin-Vega will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by a Featured Actor/Actress in a Play categories for their respective performances in A Streetcar Named Desire. 

Richard Fleeshman and Caissie Levy will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by a Leading Actor/Actress in a Musical categories for their respective performances in Ghost the Musical. 

Rob Howell and John Driscoll will be considered jointly eligible in the category of Best Scenic Design of a Musical for Ghost the Musical. 

John Lithgow will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play category for his performance in The Columnist.

Ben Daniels, Adam James, Patricia Kalember and Jennifer Tilly will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by a Featured Actor/Actress in a Play categories for their respective performances in Don’t Dress for Dinner.

All other eligibility is consistent with the opening night credits.

The 2012 Tony Award Nominations will be announced live on Tuesday, May 1st at 8:30 AM on www.TonyAwards.com.   The event will take place at The New York Public Library for Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, in New York City.

For more information on the 66th Annual Tony Awards, please visit www.TonyAwards.com.

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About the Tony Awards

The American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. At The Broadway League, Nick Scandalios is Chairman and Charlotte St. Martin is Executive Director. At the American Theatre Wing, Theodore S. Chapin is Chairman and Heather Hitchens is Executive Director. For Tony Award Productions, Alan Wasser and Allan Williams of Alan Wasser Associates are the General Managers. Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment are the Executive Producers of the 2012 Tony Awards. Mr. Weiss will also serve as Director of the 2012 Tony Awards.

IBM, an official information technology partner of the Tony Awards, develops, designs, and hosts the official Tony Awards website, www.TonyAwards.com.  Audemars Piguet is the presenting sponsor of the Tony Awards Red Carpet and Green Room.  United Airlines is the official airline of the Tony Awards.  Avis is the official rental car of the Tony Awards. InterContinental Hotels & Resorts is the official Hotel Partner of the Tony Awards, sponsor of the Creative Arts Awards and host of the Tony Nominee Luncheon, and Tony Eve Cocktail Party presenting the Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre.  The New York Times is the official and exclusive print media partner of the Tony Awards.

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