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Final Tony Eligibility Rulings Are Announced

On the Twentieth Century, Doctor Zhivago, and The King and I were among the final group of productions to be debated.

The Tony Awards Administration Committee determined the eligibility of On the Twentieth Century, along with that of 17 other Broadway productions.
(© Joan Marcus)

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced its fourth and final set of rulings for the 2014-15 Broadway season.

The 18 productions discussed during today's meeting were Fish in the Dark, The Audience, On the Twentieth Century, The Heidi Chronicles, Skylight, Hand to God, Gigi, Wolf Hall: Parts One & Two, An American in Paris, It Shoulda Been You, Finding Neverland, The King and I, Fun Home, Living on Love, Doctor Zhivago, Something Rotten!, Airline Highway, and The Visit.

Performers who are listed as above the title in their opening-night billing are automatically considering for the leading acting categories. Performers listed below the title are automatically considered for the featured acting categories. The below determinations are for those performers decided otherwise by the Tony Awards administration committee.

The committee made the following determinations:

Andy Karl, Mark Linn-Baker, and Michael McGrath will be considered eligible in the Best Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical category for their respective performances in On the Twentieth Century.

Jason Biggs and Bryce Pinkham will be considered eligible in the Best Actor in a Featured Role in a Play category for their respective performances in The Heidi Chronicles.

Steven Boyer and Geneva Carr will be considered eligible in the Best Actor/Actress in a Leading Role in a Play categories for their respective performances in Hand to God.

Victoria Clark, Dee Hoty and Howard McGillin will be considered eligible in the Best Actor/Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical categories for their respective performances in Gigi.

Hilary Mantel and Mike Poulton will be considered co-authors and jointly eligible in the Best Play category for Wolf Hall: Parts One & Two.

Ben Miles will be considered eligible in the Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Play category for his performance in Wolf Hall: Parts One & Two.

Paule Constable and David Plater will be considered jointly eligible in the Best Lighting Design of a Play category for Wolf Hall: Parts One & Two.

Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope will be considered eligible in the Best Actor/Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical categories for their respective performances in An American in Paris.

Bob Crowley and 59 Productions will be considered jointly eligible in the Best Scenic Design of a Musical category for An American in Paris.

Christopher Austin, Don Sebesky and Bill Elliott will be considered jointly eligible in the Best Orchestrations category for An American in Paris.

Tyne Daly, Harriet Harris and Sierra Boggess will be considered eligible in the Best Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical category for their respective performances in It Shoulda Been You.

Matthew Morrison and Laura Michelle Kelly will be considered eligible in the Best Actor/Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical category for their respective performances in Finding Neverland.

Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe will be considered eligible in the Best Actor/Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical categories for their respective performances in The King and I.

Christopher Gattelli will be considered eligible in the Best Choreography category for The King and I.

Judy Kuhn will be considered eligible in the Best Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical category for her performance in Fun Home.

Beth Malone will be considered eligible in the Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical category for her performance in Fun Home.

Anna Chlumsky and Jerry O'Connell will be considered eligible in the Best Actor/Actress in a Featured Role in a Play categories for their respective performances in Living on Love.

Tam Mutu and Kelli Barrett will be considered eligible in the Best Actor/Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical categories for their respective performances in Doctor Zhivago.

Michael Scott-Mitchell and Sean Nieuwenhuis will be considered jointly eligible in the Best Scenic Design of a Musical category for Doctor Zhivago.

Brian d'Arcy James and John Cariani will be considered eligible in the Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical category for their respective performances in Something Rotten!

Bruce Willis and Mary-Louise Parker will announce the 2015 Tony Award Nominations on Tuesday, April 28 from the Paramount Hotel's Diamond Horseshoe in New York City. The announcements can be viewed live on CBS This Morning and at www.TonyAwards.com.

The Tony Awards ceremony will take place on Sunday, June 7 at Radio City Music Hall, broadcast live on CBS.

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