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2012
SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2012
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Tony Eligibility Rulings Made for Newsies, Evita, Death of a Salesman and More

Tony Eligibility Rulings Made for Newsies, Evita, Death of a Salesman and More
Ricky Martin in 'Evita'
Tony eligibility has been ruled on 18 productions.

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the fourth and final time this season on April 27 to determine eligibility for 18 Broadway productions.

The shows discussed included Death of a Salesman, Once, Jesus Christ Superstar, Newsies, 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 Lyons, Nice Work If You Can Get It, The Columnist, Don’t Dress for Dinner and Leap of Faith. The Tony nominations will be announced May 1. The following decisions were made at the meeting:

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 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 Death of a Salesman. The revival's scenic design, which is a re-creation of Jo Mielziner's Tony-winning work, is also not eligible for a nomination.

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.

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 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). Also eligible in the category are the scores of Newsies, One Man, Two Guvnors, A Streetcar Named Desire and The Best Man.

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

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

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.

One Man, Two Guvnors, which is inspired by the 1743 comedy A Servant of Two Masters, will be eligible for Best Play and not Best Revival of a Play. While the production of Don't Dress for Dinner marks the show's Broadway debut, it will be eligible for Best Revival of a Play.


All other eligibility is consistent with the opening night credits.