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Tony Awards Eligibility Determined for Mean Girls, Harry Potter, and More

Find out who can be nominated in which categories.

Ashley Park, Taylor Louderman, Kate Rockwell, and Erika Henningsen in Mean Girls.
(© Joan Marcus)

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced the eligibility status of 10 Broadway productions to round out the 2017-18 season.

The productions discussed were Mean Girls, Children of a Lesser God, Carousel, My Fair Lady, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, Travesties, Saint Joan, The Iceman Cometh, and 1984.

The committee made the following determinations:

Erika Henningsen and Taylor Louderman will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical category for their respective performances in Mean Girls.

Scott Pask, Finn Ross, and Adam Young will be considered jointly eligible in the Best Scenic Design of a Musical category for their work on Mean Girls.

Renée Fleming will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical category for her performance in Carousel.

Lauren Ambrose and Harry Hadden-Paton 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 My Fair Lady.

Jamie Parker will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play category for his performance in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

LaChanze will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical category for her performance in Summer: The Donna Summer Musical.

Robert Brill and Sean Nieuwenhuis will be considered jointly eligible in the Best Scenic Design of a Musical category for their work on Summer: The Donna Summer Musical.

Condola Rashad will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play category for her performance in Saint Joan.

Chloe Lamford and Tim Reid will be considered jointly eligible in the Best Scenic Design of a Play category for their work on 1984.

In addition, the Tony Administration Committee determined that in the 26 competitive categories for which there are at least nine candidates, there shall be five nominees in that category.

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

The American Theatre Wing's 72nd Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban, will air on the CBS Television Network on Sunday, June 10.

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