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Tony Awards Announces Eligibility for The Boys in the Band, Gettin' the Band, and More

The first round of eligibility decisions have been made.

Jim Parsons and Matt Bomer in The Boys in the Band.
(© Joan Marcus)

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the first time this season to discuss the eligibility status of seven Broadway productions that have already opened: The Boys in the Band, Straight White Men, Head Over Heels, Gettin' the Band Back Together, Pretty Woman: The Musical, Bernhardt/Hamlet, and The Nap.

The committee made the following determinations:

The Boys in the Band will be considered eligible in the Best Revival of a Play category.

Jim Parsons will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play category for his performance in The Boys in the Band.

Julian Crouch and Andrew Lazarow will be considered jointly eligible in the category of Best Scenic Design of a Musical for their work on Head Over Heels.

Mitchell Jarvis will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical category for his performance in Gettin' the Band Back Together.

Samantha Barks and Andy Karl 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 Pretty Woman: The Musical.

Dylan Baker and Jason Butler Harner will each be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play category for their performances in Bernhardt/Hamlet.

The 2019 Tony Awards will take place on June 9.

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