Tony Awards Administration Committee Confirms Final 2020 Eligibility


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The Tony Awards Administration Committee met yesterday for the final time to confirm the eligibility status of three Broadway productions for the 2020 Tony Awards. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.  

The official eligibility cutoff date was Thursday, February 19, 2020, for all Broadway productions opening in the 2019-2020 season. The following productions will be considered eligible for 2020 Tony Award nominations (in opening night order):  

Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune 

Moulin Rouge! The Musical 

Sea Wall/A Life 

Betrayal 

The Height of the Storm 

The Great Society

Slave Play  

Linda Vista 

The Rose Tattoo 

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical 

The Sound Inside 

Tina – The Tina Turner Musical 

The Inheritance 

A Christmas Carol 

Jagged Little Pill 

My Name is Lucy Barton 

A Soldier’s Play  

Grand Horizons

The productions discussed today were My Name is Lucy Barton, A Soldier’s Play, and Grand Horizons.    

According to the press release, the committee made the following determinations:  

Elizabeth Strout and Rona Munro will be considered jointly eligible in the Best Play category for their work as co-authors on My Name is Lucy Barton.  

Laura Linney will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play category for her performance in My Name is Lucy Barton.  

Bob Crowley and Luke Hall will be considered jointly eligible in the Best Scenic Design of a Play category for their work on My Name is Lucy Barton.

David Alan Grier will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play category for his performance in A Soldier’s Play. 

The American Theatre Wing’s 74th Annual Tony Awards will take place virtually this year, with a date, time and platform to be announced. Nominations for the 2020 Tony Awards will be announced soon.   

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