Could Toronto Theatre Award Nominations and Results Translate to Wins at the Tony Awards?

Could Toronto Theatre Award Nominations and Results Translate to Wins at the Tony Awards? Ramin Karimloo has been nominated for a Dora Award for his triumphant turn in the Toronto production of LES MISERABLES presented by Mirvish Productions with Cameron Mackintosh.

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.

Tonight, Karimloo will lead the cast of LES MISERABLES in a performance of "One Day More" on the live broadcast.

Could his wins and nominations for the Toronto production be indicative of his chances of winning a Tony Award tonight?

James Monroe Iglehart is also nominated at The Tony Awards this evening for a performance seen previously in Toronto. He is currently performing on Broadway in ALADDIN as the Genie. Tonight, he will lead the cast of ALADDIN in a performance of "Friend Like Me" on the live broadcast.

BroadwayWorld Toronto will be tweeting live during the show @BWW_Toronto and on Senior Editor Alan Henry's account @alanhenryTO.

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Alan Henry

Alan is a third year undergraduate student at York University, in Toronto. He has had a passion for the performing arts ever since he saw the original production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast at the Princess of Wales Theatre. Alan has eleven years of intensive dance training under his belt, and in 2006 was the Canadian National Ballroom Champion in his age category. As a performer, Alan has been seen on stage at the Bathurst Street Theatre (now the Randolph Theatre), The FLATO Markham Theatre, The Leah Posluns Theatre, The Toronto Centre for the Performing Arts, and many more.

Alan first started blogging about theatre in 2011 with his now defunct blog, Broadway Toronto. In March 2013, Alan joined the team at BroadwayWorld Toronto and continued his foray into arts journalism. In February of 2014, Alan became the Senior Editor for the Toronto division of BroadwayWorld.com – and since then has expanded the regional coverage to include much of Southern Ontario, as well as many of the smaller professional theatre companies in the city.

A long term theatre fan, Alan is grateful to be a part of the Toronto arts community in any capacity.

“I’m incredibly fortunate that I’ve found a way to be involved with our arts community in the position that I have. The Toronto theatre community is made up of some of the kindest and friendliest people I know – and I look forward to serving the community by continuing the high standard of coverage expected of BroadwayWorld.”

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