Opera 5 has received its first Dora Nomination ever for Opera Division: Outstanding Performance – Ensemble. This is for the entire cast of Suffragette.
We couldn’t be prouder of the cast of Suffragette: Alexandra Smither, Elizabeth Polese, Eugenia Dermentzis, Asitha Tennekoon, Kevin Myers, Jonathan MacArthur, Jeremy Ludwig, Alan MacDonald and Jean Philippe-McClish on their nomination as the ensemble of Suffragette.
Thank you to everyone involved who helped the cast shine and thank you to our fabulous cast for giving all they had to this unique offering of Ethel Smyth’s operas.
Congratulations as well to our colleagues in Indie Opera T.O at Tapestry Opera, Against the Grain Theatre for their nominations. 31 out of the 42 opera nominations this year are going to independent opera companies, which are thriving in Toronto.
The Dora Mavor Moore Awards, named for Dora Mavor Moore and presented by TAPA, were founded on December 13, 1978 by a committee who decided to institute an award to recognize outstanding achievements in Toronto theatre.
See the complete list of nominees here.