2012 Tony Eligibility Decided for PORGY & BESS, WIT & MECCA
The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the third time this season to decide the eligibility of 3 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 will meet a total of four times throughout the 2011-2012 season to decide the eligibility for the 2012 Tony Awards.
The three productions discussed include: The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, Wit and The Road to Mecca.
David Alan Grier will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical category for his performance in The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess.
Cynthia Nixon will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play category for her performance in Wit.
All other eligibility is consistent with the opening night credits.