Add your voice to the Drammy Committee!

Now accepting nominations till January 21st, 2017 Nominations will be voted on by the theatre community! You may nominate yourself or someone else in the community. The nominees must submit a short bio (150 words or less) and answers to the following questions: Why do you want to be on Drammy Committee? (150 words or less)…

Season Changes

As of October 5th, both Artists Repertory Theatre and Portland Center Stage have withdrawn their 16-17 seasons from Drammy consideration.  No additional information was provided.    For the 16-17 season, the Drammy Committee has launched a pilot project involving Bag and Baggage and Clackamas Repertory Theatre; we have added them to the list of theatres considered…

Winners of the 38th Drammy Awards

  We congratulate the following winners of the 2016 Drammy Awards: BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL Cassi Q. Kohl H.M.S. Pinafore Mock’s Crest Productions BEST SOUND DESIGN Rodolfo Ortega Blue Door Profile Theatre BEST YOUNG PERFORMER Kai Tomizawa Junie B. Jones: The Musical Oregon Children’s Theatre OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT: PROPERTIES DESIGN Kaye Blankenship In the…

Tonight’s the Night!

We are thrilled that in just a few hours the Portland’5 Newmark Theatre will be buzzing with preparations for this year’s Drammy Ceremony! Please join us for a cocktail before the 7pm ceremony. No tickets are required–there will be plenty of seating in the back of the Orchestra level and in the First Balcony. If you…

Important Notes for all Drammy Award Finalists

We are all so very excited for this year’s Drammy Ceremony coming up on Monday, June 27th at the Portland’5 Newmark Theatre. The house opens at 6:30pm, the bar opens well before that, and the ceremony begins at 7pm. If you are a finalist, read on for some important instructions. Please CHECK IN between 6:15-6:45pm…

Drammy Ceremony Seat Reservations Still Available!

The Drammy Committee invites you to purchase reserved seats for the 2016 Drammy Awards Ceremony on Monday, June 27th, at the Newmark Theatre. If you have previously purchased one row, now is the time to purchase additional rows. Reserved seats are available on the Orchestra level in rows of 8 for $75 or 10 for…

2016-2017 Drammy Committee Members

We are pleased to announce the membership of the 2016-2017 Drammy Committee. While we are sorry to lose Nicole Gladwin and Jennifer Keltner, we are so pleased that Tamara Carroll and Tal Sanders will be joining us! Theatre companies: Please share the names below with your box office staff and/or your designated Drammy contact. (Please let us know if your designated Drammy contact has…

2015-2016 Productions Considered

Here is a list of all 117 productions considered during the 2015-2016 Drammy season. We are so honored to have been a part of these exciting works of art. We hope see you all on June 27th at this year’s Drammy Awards ceremony! A Doll’s House / Shaking the Tree A Taffeta Christmas / Broadway…

And the Drammy Ceremony Emcee is…

The Drammy Committee is delighted to announce this year’s emcee: The 3rd Floor! The renowned sketch comedy group will take us through this year’s awards in a whirlwind of activity that may or may not include an 8-foot-tall sasquatch named Steve. We’re thrilled to be able to feature The 3rd Floor in their 20th, and ultimate,…

A Reflection by Brenda Hubbard

June 2016 It is almost to the end of my first year of service on the Drammy Committee and I wanted to take a moment to share what I have learned. First, let me be blunt in saying that as I approached this assignment last summer I was very skeptical about the committee and the…

Drammy Awards – Awarding Process

Given the recent social media explosion about how the Drammy Committee works, we thought we’d offer a little primer.  The awarding process is incredibly democratic and numeric.  Sometimes the scoring (calculated by computer) is so close: 4.08 vs 4.09; the nod goes to math every time. If you are interested, take a look at our Awarding Process document. Download,…