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New York, New York (March 21, 2013) – The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the third time this season to determine the eligibility of two Broadway productions for the 2013 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards®, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The Tony Awards Administration Committee will meet a total of four times throughout the 2012-2013 season to decide the eligibility for the 2013 Tony Awards.
The two productions discussed include: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella. The committee has made the following determinations:
Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by a Leading Actress/Actor in a Musical categories for their respective performances in Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella.
The new book of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella by Douglas Carter Beane will be considered eligible in the category of Best Book of a Musical.
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella will be considered eligible in the category of Best Revival of a Musical.
All other eligibility determinations were consistent with the opening night credits.
The 2013 Tony Awards will be broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, on Sunday, June 9th, (8:00 – 11:00 p.m. ET/PT time delay) on the CBS Television Network.
The 2013 Tony Award Nominations will be announced live on Tuesday, April 30th at 8:30 a.m. on www.TonyAwards.com. The event will take place at The New York Public Library for Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, in New York City.
For more information on the 67th Annual Tony Awards, please visit www.TonyAwards.com. #TonyAwards
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About the Tony Awards
The American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. At The Broadway League, Nick Scandalios is Chairman and Charlotte St. Martin is Executive Director. At the American Theatre Wing, William Ivey Long is Chairman and Heather Hitchens is Executive Director. Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment are the Executive Producers of the 2013 Tony Awards. Mr. Weiss will also serve as Director of the 2013 Tony Awards.
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