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Final Tony Award Eligibility Rulings: Lady Day Is a Play Revival, Plus Decisions for Les Miz, Act One & More

Final Tony Award Eligibility Rulings: Lady Day Is a Play Revival, Plus Decisions for Les Miz, Act One & More
Audra McDonald as Billie Holiday in 'Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill'
Tony nominations will be announced on April 29.

Let the countdown begin! The Tony Awards Administration committee has met for the fourth and final time this 2013-14 season and made eligibility rulings on 18 productions, including: All the Way, Rocky, Aladdin, Les Miserables, Mothers and Sons, If/Then, A Raisin in the Sun, The Realistic Joneses, Bullets Over Broadway, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, Of Mice and Men, Act One, The Cripple of Inishmaan, Violet, The Velocity of Autumn, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Casa Valentina and Cabaret.

Check out the decisions below.

Andy Karl will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical category for his performance in Rocky.

Adam Jacobs and Courtney Reed will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor/Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical categories for their respective performances in Aladdin.

Ramin Karimloo and Will Swenson will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical category for their respective performances in Les Misérables.

Tyne Daly and Frederick Weller will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actress/Actor in a Leading Role in a Play categories for their respective performances in Mothers and Sons.

LaTanya Richardson Jackson will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play category for her performance in A Raisin in the Sun.

Zach Braff will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical category for his performance in Bullets Over Broadway.

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill will be considered eligible in the Best Revival of a Play category.

Santino Fontana and Tony Shalhoub will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play category for their respective performances in Act One.

The Cripple of Inishmaan will be considered eligible in the Best Revival of a Play category.

Violet will be considered eligible in the Best Revival of a Musical category.

Colin Donnell, Alexander Gemignani and Joshua Henry will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical category for their respective performances in Violet.

Hedwig and the Angry Inch will be considered eligible in the Best Revival of a Musical category.

The Roundabout revival of its 1998 production of Cabaret is eligible as Best Revival of a Musical, however the creative team is ineligible. Alan Cumming, who won a Tony for the role in 1998, is ineligible. The rest of the cast is eligible.

All other decisions were consistent with the shows' opening night credits. The committee previously discussed eligibility for 22 productions this season.

The 2014 Tony Awards are just weeks away! The nominations will be announced by Jonathan Groff and Lucy Liu on April 29 at the Paramount Hotel's Diamond Horseshoe and the winners announced in a live telecast on June 8 on CBS, hosted by Hugh Jackman.

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