July 02

The 38th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards@The Elgin Theatre-Mon.,June26th,2017

The 38th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, the awards show and party that celebrates extraordinary Toronto talent in the performing arts.

For the very first time, the event was held at the elegant Elgin Theatre and the host for the evening was-actor and musician Raoul Bhaneja.

The winners of the evening were:
Soulpepper won five Dora Awards in the General Theatre division. Other big winners were the Theatre Centre, with six wins in Independent Theatre and Dance, and Tapestry Opera, with five in the Opera and Musical Theatre divisions.

Mirvish-presented Come From Away, the biggest name at the 2017 Doras and fresh off a Tony Award for its Broadway run, won three awards.

Soulpepper, which begins a residency off-Broadway July 1 at the Signature Theatre, won the evening’s top Dora, Outstanding Production, for Suzan-Lori Parks’ Father Comes Home From the Wars Parts I, II & III.

It also won Outstanding Costume Design for A Doll’s House (Victoria Wallace); Best Ensemble for Incident at Vichy; and Outstanding Scenic Design (Yannick Larivée) for Kate Hennig’s The Last Wife, which also won Outstanding Female Performance for Maev Beaty.
We would like to thank Dianne Weinrib of DW Communications Inc. for the invitation to this event.