Mani Soleymanlou will host the virtual Siminovitch Prize gala
The virtual Siminovitch Prize ceremony will be hosted by Mani Soleymanlou on November 26th.
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Yves Bergeras Le Droit Mani Soleymanlou has been chosen to host the next Siminovitch Prize ceremony, considered the most prestigious award in the Canadian theatrical world. Due to the pandemic, the 2020 Prize will be presented digitally, said the National Arts Center (NAC), which unveiled details of the event on Thursday, November 12.
Due to the pandemic, the award ceremony will take place digitally, recalls the CNA. The ceremony will be held Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. EST.
The public is invited to view it online, on the NAC website.
The Siminovitch Prize is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.
“Inclusive and interactive”, the evening will bring together Canadian creators and theater lovers. A tribute will be paid to the five finalists, all playwrights, promises the performing arts broadcaster.
Two Quebecers, Martin Bellemare and Annick Lefebvre, are among the list of the five finalists, which also includes Carmen Aguirre (Vancouver), Tara Beagan (Mohkintsis / Calgary), Karen Hines (Calgary / Toronto).