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Tony Awards Eligibility Announced for Broadway's Allegiance, On Your Feet!, and More

The Tony Awards Administration Committee details their determinations regarding several new productions from the 2015-16 season.

Josh Segarra and Ana Villafañe have officially been named the leading players of Broadway's On Your Feet!
(© Matthew Murphy)

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has met to determine the eligibility for the 2015 Broadway productions of King Charles III, On Your Feet!, Allegiance, A View From the Bridge, Misery, and China Doll.

The committee made the following determinations:

Tim Pigott-Smith will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play category for his performance in King Charles III.

Ana Villafañe and Josh Segarra 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 On Your Feet!

Telly Leung and Lea Salonga 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 Allegiance.

Donyale Werle and Darrel Maloney will be considered jointly eligible in the Best Scenic Design of a Musical category for their work in Allegiance.

Phoebe Fox, Russell Tovey, Michael Zegen, Michael Gould and Richard Hansell will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor/Actress in a Featured Role in a Play categories for their respective performances in A View From the Bridge.

All other eligibility rulings were consistent with opening night billing.

The American Theatre Wing's 70th Annual Tony Awards will air on CBS on Sunday, June 12, 2016 (live from the Beacon Theatre in New York City.

Telly Leung has been deemed Leading Actor in a Musical for his work in Allegiance.
(© Matthew Murphy)
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