Stage Door News
Toronto; Mirvish shows have received 24 Dora Award nominations
Monday, August 29, 2022
The nominations for the 2021/22 Dora Mavor Moore Awards were announced earlier today. Mirvish Productions leads with 24 nominations. Of these, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and & Juliet each received eight nominations, Boy Falls From the Sky received six nominations and Room received two nominations.
Also, it’s worth noting that one of the upcoming shows in 2022/23 Off-Mirvish season, The Land Acknowledgement (As You Like It) received 3 nominations.
Congratulations to all the nominees!
The Dora Awards will be handed out on September 19, 2022 at the Elgin Theatre.
GENERAL THEATRE DIVISION
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child earned 8 nominations including Outstanding Production, Outstanding Direction to John Tiffany, Outstanding Performance in a Featured Role to each of Gregory Prest (Ron Weasley) and Sarah Afful (Hermione Granger), Outstanding Scenic/Projection Design to the team including Christine Jones (scenic), Finn Ross and Ash J. Woodward (video), Outstanding Costume Design to Katrina Lindsay, Outstanding Lighting Design to Neil Austin and Outstanding Sound Design/Composition to Gareth Fry (sound design) with Imogen Heap (composer & arranger).
ROOM garnered 2 nominations including Outstanding Performance in a Leading Role to Alexis Gordon (Ma), and Outstanding Lighting Design to Bonnie Beecher.
MUSICAL THEATRE DIVISION
& Juliet earned 8 nominations including Outstanding Production, Outstanding Performance in a Featured Role to Melanie La Barrie (Nurse), Outstanding Performance in a Leading Role to each of Betsy Wolfe (Anne) and Lorna Courtney (Juliet), Outstanding Musical Direction to Dominic Fallacaro, Outstanding Direction to Luke Sheppard, Outstanding Achievement in Design to Soutra Gilmour (scenic) and Outstanding Original Choreography for Jennifer Weber.
Boy Falls From the Sky tapped 6 nominations for Outstanding Production, Outstanding Performance in a Leading Role to Jake Epstein, Outstanding New Musical to Jake Epstein, Outstanding Musical Direction to David Atkinson, Outstanding Direction to Robert McQueen and Outstanding Achievement in Design for Brandon Kleiman (scenic).
Nominations Announced for 42nd Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards: tapa.ca.