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Tony Committee Weighs in On Eligibility for On Your Feet! & More

January 7th, 2016 | By Ryan McPhee

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the second time this season to determine the eligibility of six Broadway productions for the 2016 Tony Awards. The committee will meet a total of four times (twice more) throughout the 2015-2016 season to decide the eligibility for the 70th Annual Tony Awards, which will take place on June 12, 2016 at the Beacon Theatre.

The productions discussed were King Charles IIIOn Your Feet!, Allegiance, A View from the Bridge, Misery and China Doll.

The committee made the following determinations:

Tim Pigott-Smith will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play category for his performance in King Charles III.

Ana Villafañe and Josh Segarra will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actress/Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical categories for their respective performances in On Your Feet!.

Telly Leung and Lea Salonga 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 Allegiance.

Donyale Werle and Darrel Maloney will be considered jointly eligible in the Best Scenic Design of a Musical category for their work in Allegiance.

Phoebe Fox, Russell Tovey, Michael Zegen, Michael Gould and Richard Hansell will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor/Actress in a Featured Role in a Play categories for their respective performances in A View from the Bridge.

All other eligibility rulings were consistent with opening night billing.

The committee met previously in November to determine the eligbility rules for 10 shows, including Hamilton and Spring Awakening.

 

Read original article on broadway.com