Tony Awards Administration Committee Rules on Eligibility HERE LIES LOVE, GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL & More

The Tony Awards eligibility cut-off date for the 2023-2024 season is Thursday, April 25, 2024 for all Broadway productions which meet all other eligibility requirements.

By: Nov. 30, 2023
Tony Awards Administration Committee Rules on Eligibility HERE LIES LOVE, GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL & More
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The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today to confirm the eligibility status of ten Broadway productions for the 2023-2024 season. This was the first time this season that the Tony Awards Administration Committee met to decide the eligibility for the 77th Annual Tony Awards. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. 

The Tony Awards eligibility cut-off date for the 2023-2024 season is Thursday, April 25, 2024 for all Broadway productions which meet all other eligibility requirements. Nominations for the 2024 Tony Awards will be announced on Tuesday, April 30, 2024.   

The productions discussed today were:  Grey House, Once Upon a One More Time, Here Lies Love, The Cottage, Back to the Future: The Musical, The Shark is Broken, Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch, Jaja’s African Hair Braiding, Merrily We Roll Along and Gutenberg! The Musical!  

The committee made the following determinations: 

-Briga Heelan and Justin Guarini 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 Once Upon a One More Time.  

-Anna Fleischle and Sven Ortel will be considered jointly eligible in the Best Scenic Design of a Musical category for their work on Once Upon a One More Time.  

-Arielle Jacobs will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical category for her performance in Here Lies Love.  

-Eric McCormack and Laura Bell Bundy will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor/Actress in a Leading Role in a Play categories for their respective performances in The Cottage.  

-0Casey Likes will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical category for his performance in Back to the Future: The Musical.  

-Tim Hatley and Finn Ross will be considered jointly eligible in the Best Scenic Design of a Musical category for their work on Back to the Future: The Musical.   

-Duncan Henderson and Nina Dunn for PixelLux will be considered jointly eligible in the Best Scenic Design of a Play category for their work on The Shark is Broken.  

-Justin Ellington and Stefania Bulbarella will be considered jointly eligible in the Best Sound Design of a Play category for their work on Jaja’s African Hair Braiding.  

-Daniel Radcliffe and Lindsay Mendez will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by Actor/Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical categories for their respective performances in Merrily We Roll Along. 

-Here Lies Love will be eligible in the Best Musical category and Gutenberg! The Musical! will be eligible in the Best Revival of a Musical category.

All other eligibility will be consistent with the opening night credits. 

The American Theatre Wing’s 77th Annual Tony Awards, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, will broadcast live from The David H. Koch Theatre at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, June 16, 2024.  

About the Tony Awards 

The American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. At The Broadway League, Lauren Reid is Chair and Charlotte St. Martin is President. At the American Theatre Wing, Emilio Sosa is Chair and Heather A. Hitchens is President & CEO. 

Sponsors for The Tony Awards include: Carnegie Mellon University – the first-ever, exclusive higher education partner; City National Bank – official bank of the Tony Awards; Playbill;  Sofitel New York – the official hotel of the Tony Awards; and United Airlines – the official airline of the Tony Awards for over 20 years. 




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