Stephanie J. Block will be eligible in the Tony Awards category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for her performance in “The Cher Show.”
The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the second time Thursday and made determinations on “The Lifespan of a Fact,” “The Ferryman,” “The Waverly Gallery,” “Torch Song,” “American Son,” “The New One,” “The Prom,” “The Cher Show,” “Network” and “To Kill a Mockingbird.”
In “The Prom,” Brooks Ashmanskas, Beth Leavel and Caitlin Kinnunen will be considered eligible for Best Performance by an Actor/Actress in a Leading Role.
Paddy Considine and Laura Donnelly will be considered eligible in the Best Performance by an Actor/Actress in a Leading Role in a Play categories for their performances in “The Ferryman.”
In “The Waverly Gallery,” Joan Allen, Michael Cera and David Cromer will be eligible in the the Best Performance by an Actress/Actor in a Featured Role category.
Mercedes Ruehl will also be eligible in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role category for “Torch Song.”
If not specified, the other actresses and actors billed above a show’s title are considered eligible for the leading acting categories and those below the title are eligible for featured categories.
On the creative side, Larry Hochman and John Clancy will be jointly eligible in the Best Orchestrations category for “The Prom.”
Christine Jones, Brett J. Banakis and Darrel Maloney will be considered jointly eligible in the Best Scenic Design of a Musical category for “The Cher Show.”
For their work on “Network,” Jan Versweyveld and Tal Yarden will also be considered jointly eligible in the Best Lighting Design of a Play category.
The official eligibility cut-off date for the Tony Awards is April 25, 2019. Nominations will be announced April 30.