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    June 29, 2020 at 7:00pm

    Ancillary Award Recipients

    Silver Ticket Award: Marvin Schlicting

    Marvin Schlichting has spent 45 years in the pursuit of quality tailoring and costuming in the performing arts. As a result of his demonstrated breadth and depth of achievement, he is one of the most sought-after tailors in the business. His contributions in his field have been unparalleled. He has built costumes for countless theatrical productions – from Mirvish Productions and Soulpepper Theatre Company to the Shaw and Stratford Festivals and more. The stockrooms and archives of this country are full with creations that have come from his imaginative mind and skilled hands.

    Pauline McGibbon Award

    Toronto-based sound designer Deanna H. Choi is the recipient of the 2020 Pauline McGibbon Award. The announcement was made this morning during the news conference revealing the nominations for the Dora Mavor Moore Awards, which was held online through the Dora Awards YouTube channel.

    Leonard McHardy & John Harvey Award

    This year’s recipient of the LMJH Award is the visionary arts manager Monica Esteves, one of the country’s most accomplished and respected artistic leaders, a consummate professional with over 20 years of experience and whose passion for the theatre and exceptional skills in strategic, business and financial planning have elevated the entire theatre community.

    Victor C. Polley Protégé Award

    The recipient of the Victor C. Polley Protégé Award, selected by the LMJH Award laureate, receives a $500 prize. The recipient, Beth Wong, worked primarily as a stage manager and front of house manager before transitioning into administration. She is currently the Company Manager at Canadian Stage.

    Jon Kaplan Audience Choice Award

    TAPA’s Jon Kaplan Audience Choice Award for Outstanding Production, co-sponsored by NOW Magazine was also presented. The public was invited to vote online from a list of Outstanding Production nominees in all divisions, or choose their own favourite. Presented with a commemorative plaque, the Jon Kaplan Audience Choice Award winner is Pass Over, produced by Obsidian Theatre Company.


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    Pauline McGibbon Award

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    Jon Kaplan Audience Choice Award

    Leonard McHardy and John Harvey Award for Outstanding Leadership in Administration

    The Estate of Elizabeth Comper

    The Silver Ticket Award

    The Silver Ticket Troupe

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    Nominee Toast

    Press Conference


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    2020 Dora Awards Nominees Toast

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    2020 Dora Awards Press Conference

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    Registered Productions

    General Theatre Division

    A Streetcar Named Desire
    Almightly Voice and His Wife
    August: Osage County
    Beautiful Man
    Broken Tailbone
    Brothers Size
    Copy That
    Every Day She Rose
    Fool For Love
    Forget Me Not
    Four Sisters
    Here Are the Fragments
    Hilot Means Healer
    How To Fail as a Popstar
    If I Could #Throwback Time
    Jesus Hopped The ‘A’ Train
    La Cantatrice chauve (The Bald Soprano)
    Lady Sunrise
    LESSON IN FORGETTING (Exercice de l’oubli)
    Lilies; Or, the Revival of a Romantic Drama
    Measure for Measure
    Monday Nights
    Much Ado About Nothing
    Pass Over
    Sexual Misconduct of the Middle Classes
    STARS: Together
    The Book of Life
    The Election
    The Events
    The Flick
    The Jungle
    The Negroes are Congregating
    This Was the World
    Trout Stanley
    Walking on Bombshells

    Independent Theatre Division

    A Christmas Carol
    A Midsummer Night’s Dream
    A Midsummer Night’s Dream
    Bella Donna
    Between Riverside and Crazy
    Box 4901
    Brain Storm
    Broken Branches
    Casimir and Caroline
    Drink of Choice
    False Claims
    Girl in the Machine
    Knives in Hens
    Let’s Run Away
    Living with Olivia Cadence Donovan
    Marjorie Prime
    No Foreigners
    Prophecy Fog
    Remembering the Winnipeg General
    Swim Team
    The Bathtub Girls
    The Doll Play: A Miniature Revolution
    The Ends of the Earth
    The Nonna Monologues
    The Solitudes
    The Stranger 2.0 (Above & Below)
    The Wager
    The Winter’s Tale
    This Is How We Got Here
    Toronto Circus Riot
    Watching Glory Die

    Musical Theatre Division

    Bend It Like Beckham: The Musical
    Caroline, or Change
    Every Silver Lining
    Ghost Quartet
    Girl From the North Country
    Knishes ‘n Grits
    Life in a Box
    Obeah Opera
    Something For The Buoys
    Sunday in the Park with George
    The Adventures of Pinocchio
    The Cave

    Opera Division

    Carmen #YesAllWomen
    Figaro’s Wedding
    Hansel & Gretel
    Hell’s Fury, The Hollywood Songbook
    La Bohème
    Mozart Don Giovanni
    Singing Only Softly / The Diary of Anne Frank: Operas From the Secret Annex
    Two Odysseys: Pimooteewin / Gállábártnit

    Theatre for Young Audiences Division

    A Billion Nights On Earth
    A Million Billion Pieces
    Jillian Jiggs
    Jungle Book
    La Maleta (The Suitcase)
    Rendez-Vous With Home
    The Mush Hole
    The Really Real Adventures of Scott Free & Will Do
    You and I

    Dance Division

    8 minutes 17 seconds
    A Hidden Princess
    Angels’ Atlas: Angels’ Atlas
    Angels’ Atlas: Chroma
    Angels’ Atlas: Marguerite and Armand
    B-Side: Looking In
    Citadel Dance Mix 2019: Black Ballerina
    Citadel Dance Mix 2019: close encounters in the fifth dimension
    Citadel Dance Mix 2019: Red & Yellow
    dance: made in canada/fait au canada – Cruz Series: Janus is a god
    dance: made in canada/fait au canada – Cruz Series: Logarian Rhapsody
    dance: made in canada/fait au canada – Morrison Series: Kismet: Opposing Destiny
    dance: made in canada/fait au canada – Morrison Series: La vie attend
    dance: made in canada/fait au canada – Mrozewski Series: Leftovers
    Eating bones and Licking bread
    Eden Planted
    Etudes with Piano Concerto #1 & Petite Mort
    hollow mountain
    House Mix: Encarnado
    House Mix: Martingales
    House Mix: Vena Cava
    In the Abyss
    KIRA, The Path | La Voie
    LOT X
    Orpheus Alive with Chaconne: Chaconne
    Orpheus Alive with Chaconne: Orpheus Alive
    Physical Thinking: Approximate Sonata
    Physical Thinking: Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude
    Tales Of A Cocktail
    this happened…
    Thread Bound


    Adrenaline (Suitcase / Adrenaline)
    Between Breaths
    By Heart
    Flesh and Spokes / Spasticus
    Flowers for Kazuo Ohno (and Leonard Cohen)
    Is This a Dagger? The Story of Macbeth
    Mixed Repertory Program
    Poly Queer Love Ballad
    Radical Vitality solos and duets
    Rite of Spring
    Suitcase (Suitcase / Adrenaline)
    The Band’s Visit
    The Full Light of Day
    The Man Who Planted Trees
    Un Poyo Rojo

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