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Marvin Schlicting

2020 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

The Silver Ticket Award, inaugurated in 1980, is presented by TAPA to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the stage in the Toronto area. The distinguished panel of past Silver Ticket recipients considers individuals who have worked professionally in the performing arts industry and not only have excelled in their own careers, but also contributed to the development of Canadian theatre by helping and encouraging others. The recipient receives a lifetime of complimentary tickets to TAPA member company productions. The recipient will be chosen by the Selection Committee from nominations received from the TAPA membership, theatre community and public.

Recipients

Marvin Schlicting

2020 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Peggy Baker

2019 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

David Fox

2018 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Jane Marsland

2017 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Andy McKim

2016 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

fina macDonell

2015 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Diana Leblanc

2014 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Malcolm Black

2013 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Christopher House

2012 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Michael Hollingsworth

2011 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Philip Akin

2010 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Marlene Smith

2009 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

John Van Burek

2008 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Layne Coleman

2007 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

ahdri zhina mandiela

2006 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Sky Gilbert

2005 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Mallory Gilbert

2004 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Winston Morgan

2003 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Bill Glassco

2002 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Astrid Janson

2001 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

David Mirvish

2000 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Tomson Highway

1999 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Gerry Eldred

1998 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Ken Gass

1997 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Murray Laufer

1996 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Patricia Hamilton

1995 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Paul Thompson

1994 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

June Faulkner

1993 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Barbara Chilcott

1992 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Sandy Webster

1991 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Douglas Campbell

1990 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Mary Joliffe

1988 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Robert Christie

1987 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Araby Lockhart

1986 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Frances Hyland

1985 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Jean Roberts

1984 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Donald Davis

1983 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

George Luscombe

1982 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Herbert Whittaker

1981 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Louis Appelbaum

1980 Silver Ticket Award Recipient

Eligibility Criteria

Deadline for nominations: April 1, 2022, 5:00pm. Late submissions will not be accepted.

The deceased are not eligible for consideration.

In order to nominate an individual for the Silver Ticket Award, please supply the following information:

  • Nominator’s Name, Title, Company, Phone and Email
  • Nominee’s Name, Phone/ Email
  • Nominee’s Bio
  • Headshot or Photograph of the Nominee (if possible)
  • Cover Letter (Why you feel that the nominee should be awarded the Silver Ticket, up to 2 pages).
  • Optional: Letters/Paragraphs in support of the nominee (up to 3 pages)
  • Only individuals are eligible to be nominated

Nominations may be submitted for up to 3 years consecutively, after which the nominee may not be considered for 2 years.

TAPA Member Responsibilities

The Silver Ticket Award Recipient is selected by a committee composed of previous award recipients from a slate of nominees submitted by the TAPA Membership. The recipient is presented with an award, and is entitled to two (2) free tickets to any production by a member company of TAPA for life. As a member of TAPA, we thank you for your continued support in recognizing the achievements of these recipients.

Please take a moment to review the following guidelines:

  • As a Member of TAPA, companies must surrender two (2) tickets to any Silver Ticket Award Recipient who requests them
  • Tickets are based on availability. TAPA Member companies reserve the right to refuse tickets to Silver Ticket recipients based solely on ticket availability (i.e. the show requested is sold out)
  • Silver Ticket recipients are required to reserve 48 hours in advance of performance date requested

Please review the list of recipients, post it in your box office and inform your box office staff and publicist.

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