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January 9, 2014
   
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Tony Awards Administration Committee Meets for Second Time During the 2013-2014 Season to Determine Eligibility

New York, New York (January 9, 2014) – The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the second time this season to determine the eligibility of 14 Broadway productions for the 2014 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 2013-2014 season to decide the eligibility for the 68th Annual Tony Awards.  

The fourteen productions discussed include: The Glass Menagerie; Big Fish; A Night with Janis Joplin; The Winslow Boy; A Time to Kill; The Snow Geese; Betrayal; After Midnight; Twelfth Night; Richard III; A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder; Macbeth; No Man’s Land and Waiting for Godot. 

The committee made the following determinations:

  • Celia Keenan-Bolger and Brian J. Smith will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by a Actress/Actor in a Featured Role in a Play categories respectively for their performances in The Glass Menagerie.
  • Norbert Leo Butz will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical category for his performance in Big Fish.
  • Mary Bridget Davies will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical category for her performance in A Night with Janis Joplin.
  • Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Cumpsty and Alessandro Nivola will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actress/Actor in a Featured Role in a Play categories respectively for their performances in The Winslow Boy.
  • Sebastian Arcelus will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play category for his performance in A Time to Kill. 
  • Mary-Louise Parker will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play category for her performance in The Snow Geese. 
  • Samuel Barnett will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play category for his performance in Twelfth Night.
  • Mark Rylance will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play category for his performance in Richard III.
  • Anne-Marie Duff and Ethan Hawke will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actress/Actor in a Leading Role in a Play categories respectively for their performance in Macbeth.
  • Billy Crudup and Shuler Hensley will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play category for their performances in No Man’s Land. 
  • Billy Crudup and Shuler Hensley will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play category for their performances in Waiting for Godot. 

All other eligibility determinations were consistent with the show’s opening night credits.

The 2014 Tony Awards will be broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, on Sunday, June 8th, (8:00 – 11:00 p.m. ET/PT time delay) on the CBS Television Network.   

For more information on the 68th 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.

 



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