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Tony Awards

Eligible Shows for the 2020 Tony Awards

After the Broadway season was cut short on March 12 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing have finally announced that the 74th Annual Tony Awards ceremony will take place online this fall 2020.

Productions that have opened prior to February 19, 2020 will be eligible for this year’s digital awards. The original opening cut-off date was April 23, 2020, and there were many shows that had planned their opening night between when Broadway closed, and the original cut-off date.

Keep reading for a list of all the eligible shows that could be nominated for a Tony Award this year.


Best Musical

Moulin Rouge! The Musical
Opened on July 25, 2019

The Lightning Thief
Opened on October 16, 2019

Tina – The Tina Turner Musical
Opened on November 7, 2019

Jagged Little Pill
Opened on December 5, 2019

New musicals scheduled for the season that did not open prior to the February 19, 2020 deadline: Girl From the North Country, SIX, Diana, Mrs. Doubtfire, Flying Over Sunset, Sing Street


Best Play

Sea Wall/A Life
Opened on August 8, 2019

The Height of the Storm
Opened on September 24, 2019

The Great Society
Opened on October 1, 2019

Slave Play
Opened on September 6, 2019

Linda Vista
Opened on October 10, 2019

The Sound Inside
Opened on October 17, 2019

The Inheritance
Opened on November 17, 2019

A Christmas Carol
Opened on November 20, 2019

My Name is Lucy Barton
Opened on January 15, 2020

Grand Horizons
Opened on January 23, 2020

New plays scheduled for the season that did not open prior to the February 19, 2020 deadline: The Minutes, Hangmen, The Lehman Trilogy, Birthday Candles


Best Revival of a Musical

There were no musical revivals that were scheduled for the season and opened prior to the February 19, 2020 deadline.

Musical revivals scheduled for the season that did not open prior to the February 19, 2020 deadline: West Side Story, Company, Caroline, or Change


Best Revival of a Play

Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune
Opened on May 30, 2019

Betrayal
Opened on September 5, 2019

The Rose Tattoo
Opened on October 15, 2019

A Soldier’s Play
Opened on January 21, 2020

Play revivals scheduled for the season that did not open prior to the February 19, 2020 deadline: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Plaza Suite, American Buffalo, How I Learned to Drive, Take Me Out