Boyd Gaines, Rob McClure Recognized as Lead Actors for Tony Award Eligibility
They are recognizing Rob McClure in the category of Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for playing the title role in Chaplin, and Boyd Gaines is being considered in the lead category for the revival of An Enemy of the People.
Meanwhile, both Taylor Louderman and Adrienne Warren will each be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical category for their performances in Bring It On: The Musical.
For anyone who has seen the plays and musicals in question, these may seem like very obvious decisions. But the Tony Awards default to looking at how an actor is billed in a production which might not match up with the size of their role.
All other eligibility determinations for these four shows are consistent with the opening night credits.
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