Mary-Louise Parker (Reckless), Boyd Gaines and Philip Bosco (Twelve Angry Men) will be eligible for nomination in the Leading Actress or Actor in a Play categories. Robert Prosky and Michael Cumpsty (Democracy), Ruben Santiago-Hudson and LisaGay Hamilton (Gem of the Ocean), will be eligible for the awards for Best Performance by a Featured Actor or Actress in a Play.
According to the press release announcing the committee's rulings, "all other eligibility decisions are consistent with the productions' opening night credits." The committee is scheduled to meet twice more before the Tony nominees are announced in May. This year's Tony Awards will be telecast live in a three-hour ceremony to be held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 5.