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Tony Eligibility Announced for Be More Chill, King Kong, Ain't Too Proud, and More

Find out who can get nominated in which category.

Will Roland in Be More Chill on Broadway.
(© Maria Baranova)

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has released eligibility decisions for the Broadway productions of King Kong, Choir Boy, True West, Be More Chill, Kiss Me, Kate, Ain't Too Proud — The Life and Times of the Temptations, and What the Constitution Means to Me.

The committee made the following determinations:

Christiani Pitts and Eric William Morris 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 King Kong.

Peter England's projection design will be considered eligible along with his scenic design in the Best Scenic Design of a Musical category, for his work on King Kong.

Jeremy Pope will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play category for his performance in Choir Boy.

Will Roland will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical category for his performance in Be More Chill.

Beowulf Boritt and Alex Basco Koch will be considered jointly eligible in the Best Scenic Design of a Musical category for their work on Be More Chill.

Corbin Bleu will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical category for his performance in Kiss Me, Kate.

Derrick Baskin will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical category for his performance in Ain't Too Proud — The Life and Times of the Temptations

Robert Brill and Peter Nigrini will be considered jointly eligible in the Best Scenic Design of a Musical category for their work on Ain't Too Proud — The Life and Times of the Temptations.

Heidi Schreck will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play category for her performance in What the Constitution Means to Me.

Additionally, the Tony Awards Administration Committee has established the following new rules pertaining to revivals of plays and musicals. If a revival of a play or musical that was not previously presented in an eligible Broadway theater is nominated, the living author/composers will be considered eligible along with the producers. This determination will make The Boys in the Band playwright Mart Crowley and The Waverly Gallery playwright Kenneth Lonergan eligible this season.

Additionally, if a revival of a play or musical has been substantially reworked by its authors, those writers will be considered eligible along with producers, regardless of whether or not they had won previously. This determination will make Harvey Fierstein eligible for his reworking of Torch Song.

All other determinations were consistent with opening-night billing.

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