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Tony Awards Decide Eligibility for FROZEN, ANGELS IN AMERICA, 1984, THREE TALL WOMEN & More

Tony Awards Decide Eligibility for FROZEN, ANGELS IN AMERICA, 1984, THREE TALL WOMEN & More

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the third time this season and confirmed the eligibility status of seven Broadway productions for the 2018 American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards®. The Tony Awards Administration Committee will meet a total of four times throughout the 2017-2018 season to decide the eligibility for the 72nd Annual Tony Awards.

The productions discussed were John Lithgow: Stories by Heart; Escape to Margaritaville; Frozen; Angels in America; Lobby Hero; Edward Albee's Three Tall Women and 1984. Reversing an earlier decision due to a nominators recusal, 1984 has now been deemed eligible.

The committee made the following determinations:

John Lithgow: Stories by Heart will be considered eligible in the Best Play category.

Paul Alexander Nolan and Alison Luff 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 Escape to Margaritaville.

The score of Frozen (music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez) will be considered eligible in the category of Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre.

Caissie Levy and Patti Murin will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role category for their performances in Frozen.

Christopher Oram and Finn Ross will be considered eligible in the Best Scenic Design of a Musical category for their work on Frozen.

Andrew Garfield will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play category for his performance in Angels in America.

Ian MacNeil and Edward Pierce will be considered jointly eligible in the Best Scenic Design of a Play category for their work on Angels in America.

Finn Caldwell, Steven Hoggett and Robby Graham will be considered jointly eligible in the Best Choreography category for their work on Angels in America.

Laurie Metcalf and Alison Pill will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play category for their respective performances in Edward Albee's Three Tall Women.

1984 will be considered eligible in the Best Play category.

Tom Sturridge will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by a Leading Actor in Play category for his performance in 1984.



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