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Tony Awards announce first round of eligibility rulings for the 2018-2019 Season: ‘The Boys in the Band,’ Pretty Woman,’ and more

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the first time in the 2018-2019 Broadway season, and announced the first round of Tony Awards eligibility rulings. Seven productions were discussed at this meeting: “The Boys in the Band,” “Straight White Men,” “Head Over Heels,” “Gettin’ the Band Back Together,” “Pretty Woman,” “Bernhardt/Hamlet,” and “The Nap.”

The Tonys committee made the following determinations:

The Boys in the Band” will be considered a revival per the “classic” rule and eligible for Best Play Revival.

Jim Parsons will be eligible for Lead Actor in a Play for “The Boys in the Band.”

Julian Crouch (scenic designer) and Andrew Lazarow (projection designer) will be considered jointly eligible for Best Scenic Design of a Musical for “Head Over Heels.”

Mitchell Jarvis will be eligible for Lead Actor in a Musical for “Gettin’ the Band Back Together.”

Samantha Barks and Andy Karl will be eligible for

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