The Tony Awards Administration Committee members met today for the third time this season to determine the eligibility of five Broadway productions for this year's Tonys. The five productions discussed in terms of eligibility: Beautiful — The Carole King Musical, Machinal, Outside Mullingar, Bronx Bombers, and The Bridges of Madison County.
The following decisions were made:
Jessie Mueller, below the title in Beautiful, will be considered eligible in the category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for her performances as Carole King.
Debra Messing and Brían F. O'Byrne, below the title in Outside Mullingar, will be eligible in the categories of Best Performance by an Actress/Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for their performances as Rosemary Muldoon and Tony Reilly.
All other determinations were consistent with the show's opening-night credits.
The Tony Awards will be held June 8 at Radio City Music Hall.