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Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts Announces Nominations for 42nd Annual Dora Awards
31.08.2022

By Logan Martell
On August 29, 2022, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts announced the nominations for the 42 Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, which recognize excellence in theatre, dance, and opera in Toronto.

Leading the opera category with nine nominations is “R.U.R. A Torrent of Light” by Tapestry Opera in partnership with OCAD University. They are nominated for Outstanding Production, Outstanding Performance by an Individual, Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble, Outstanding New Opera, Outstanding Musical Direction, Outstanding Direction, and Outstanding Achievement in Design.

Next is Canadian Opera Company’s production of “The Magic Flute” with eight nominations, including Outstanding Production, Performance by an Individual and Ensemble, Musical Direction, Direction, and Achievement in Design.

With seven nominations is “Gould’s Wall,” A Tapestry Opera and Maniac Star’s production, presented by The Royal Conservatory of Music in association with The Glenn Gould School. They are nominated for Outstanding Production, Performance by an Individual and Ensemble, New Opera, Musical Direction, and Direction.

Following this is COC’s co-production of “La Traviata” with Houston Grand Opera and Lyric Opera of Chicago, nominated for six awards including Outstanding Production, Performance by an Individual and Ensemble, Musical Direction, Direction, and Achievement in Design,

Finally is COC’s co-production of “The Queen in Me” with Amplified Opera, Nightwood Theatre, and Theatre Gargantua, with five nominations for Outstanding Production, Performance by an Individual, New Opera, Musical Direction, and Direction.

The winner will be announced at the award ceremony on September 19, 2022, at the Elgin Theatre.

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