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Tony Awards Deem Patti Murin and Cassie Levy Leading Ladies of Frozen

The Tony Awards administration committee has announced its latest set of eligibility decisions.

Caissie Levy and Patti Murin in the Broadway production of Frozen.
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The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced its third set of eligibility decisions for Broadway productions.

The productions discussed were John Lithgow: Stories by Heart; Escape to Margaritaville; Frozen; Angels in America; Lobby Hero; Edward Albee's Three Tall Women; and 1984.

The following determinations were made:

John Lithgow: Stories by Heart will be considered eligible in the Best Play category.

Paul Alexander Nolan and Alison Luff 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 Escape to Margaritaville.

The score of Frozen (music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez) will be considered eligible in the category of Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre.

Caissie Levy and Patti Murin will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role category for their performances in Frozen.

Christopher Oram and Finn Ross will be considered eligible in the Best Scenic Design of a Musical category for their work on Frozen.

Andrew Garfield will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play category for his performance in Angels in America.

Ian MacNeil and Edward Pierce will be considered jointly eligible in the Best Scenic Design of a Play category for their work on Angels in America.

Finn Caldwell, Steven Hoggett and Robby Graham will be considered jointly eligible in the Best Choreography category for their work on Angels in America.

Laurie Metcalf and Alison Pill will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play category for their respective performances in Edward Albee's Three Tall Women.

Additionally, in a reversal of a past decision, 1984 will be considered eligible in the Best Play category, with Tom Sturridge considered eligible in the Best Performance by a Leading Actor in Play category for his performance in 1984.

Unless the committee has determined otherwise, performers listed above the title on the show's opening-night billing are normally eligible in the Leading Actor/Actress categories. If a performer is listed below the title, as in the case of Frozen, he or she is considered a "Featured" performer.

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