October 17, 2021

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Soulpepper’s The Brothers Dimensions racks up five wins at Dora Awards

Soulpepper's The Brothers Size racks up five wins at Dora Awards

The Soulpepper Theatre Company’s The Brothers Sizing took house five trophies at this year’s Dora Mavor Moore Awards.

The enjoy about the reunion of two African American brothers, penned by Moonlight co-screenwriter Tarell Alvin McCraney, led the common theatre group at Monday night’s digital ceremony.

The demonstrate been given honours which includes very best manufacturing and best course by Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu.

In the musical category, David Mirvish’s Piaf/Dietrich won the prize for ideal creation, although R&B singer Jully Black won ideal lead overall performance for her star switch in Caroline, or Modify.

Also among the big winners was The Mush Gap, from Kaha:wi Dance Theatre and introduced by Young People’s Theatre, which swept the youthful audiences division with five awards.

Coal Mine Theatre’s Marjorie Primary racked up three awards in the independent theatre class, which include best generation.

Rusalka, presented by Opera Canada, gained a leading four wins in the opera classification. The Indigenous opera Shanawdithit, co-made by Tapestry Opera and Opera on the Avalon, also acquired a trophy for most effective new opera.

In the dance division, Rock Bottom Movement’s hollow mountain and the Nationwide Ballet of Canada’s Angels’ Atlas — part of a triple monthly bill with Chroma and Marguerite and Armand — took household two awards apiece.

Whilst the 2019-2020 period was truncated by the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers say 160 productions were suitable for the awards recognizing excellence in Toronto theatre, dance and opera.
 

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