Karimloo is nominated in the category for Ourstanding Male Performance in a Musical.
The Toronto production of LES MISERABLES was a commercial and critical success - playing to packed houses and earning great notices from all of the city's critics.
Karimloo is currently making his Broadway debut in the 25th Anniversary production of LES MISERABLES at the Imperial Theater and is also nominated for a Tony Award for his performance. Karimloo also recently won the Toronto Theatre Critic's Association Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical. Could his wins and nominations for the Toronto production be indicative of his chances of winning a Tony Award on Sunday, June 8th?
LES MISERABLES received a total of 11 nominations. The show was also nominated for Outstanding Production, Aiden Glenn (Gavroche) for Outstanding Male Performance, Mark Uhre for Outstanding Male Performance, Melissa O'Neil for Outstanding Female Performance, Laurence Connor and James Powell for Outstanding Direction, Matt Kinley for Outstanding Scenic Design, Andreane Neofitou and Christine Rowland for Outstanding Costume Design, Paule Constable for Outstanding Lighting Design, James Dodgson for Outstanding Choreography, and the entire Ensemble is nominated for Outstanding Ensemble.
The Dora Awards are named for Dora Mavor Moore (1888-1979), a well-loved teacher and director who helped establish Canadian professional theatre in the 1930s and 1940s. Recognizing the outstanding achievements in Toronto's performing arts industry, The Dora Awards honour the creators of over 200 theatre, dance and opera productions annually in the following Divisions: General Theatre, Independent Theatre, Musical Theatre, Dance, Opera and Theatre for Young Audiences.
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