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2011
SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2011
Live at the Beacon Theatre

Tony Administrators Make Final Eligibility Decisions for 2010-2011 Season

Tony Administrators Make Final Eligibility Decisions for 2010-2011 Season
Will Swenson & Tony Sheldon in 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert' and Andrew Rannells & Josh Gad in 'Book of Mormon'
Tony Sheldon and co-star Will Swenson will compete in the leading actor category for this year's Tonys.

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on April 29 for the fourth and final time this season to decide the eligibility of 19 Broadway productions for the 2011 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards. The 19 productions discussed include Elling; Priscilla Queen of the Desert; Ghetto Klown; The Book of Mormon; How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying; Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo; Anything Goes; Catch Me If You Can; The Motherf**ker with the Hat; War Horse; Wonderland; High; Sister Act; Jerusalem; Born Yesterday; The House of Blue Leaves; Baby It’s You; The Normal Heart and The People in the Picture.

Will Swenson and Tony Sheldon will both be considered eligible in the category of Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for their performances in Priscilla Queen of the Desert.

John Leguizamo will be considered eligible in the category of Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for his performance in Ghetto Klown.

Josh Gad and Andrew Rannells will both be considered eligible in the category of Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for their performances in The Book of Mormon.

John Larroquette will be considered eligible in the category of Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for his performance in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.

Joel Grey will be considered eligible in the category of Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for his performance in Anything Goes.

Colin Donnell will be considered eligible in the category of Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for his performance in Anything Goes.

Bobby Cannavale will be considered eligible in the category of Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for his performance in The Motherf**ker with the Hat.

Seth Numrich will be considered eligible in the category of Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for his performance in War Horse.

Janet Dacal will be considered eligible in the category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for her performance in Wonderland.

Douglas Carter Beane will be considered eligible jointly with Cheri Steinkellner and Bill Steinkellner in the category of Best Book of a Musical for Sister Act.

Patina Miller will be considered eligible in the category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for her performance in Sister Act.

Robert Sean Leonard will be considered eligible in the category of Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for his performance in Born Yesterday.

Edie Falco and Jennifer Jason Leigh will both be considered eligible in the category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play for their performances in The House of Blue Leaves.

Beth Leavel will be considered eligible in the category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for her performance in Baby It’s You.

Jason H. Thompson will be considered eligible jointly with Anna Louizos in the category of Best Scenic Design of a Musical for Baby It’s You.

Joe Mantello will be considered eligible in the category of Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in The Normal Heart.

All other decisions were consistent with the opening night credits.

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