Drammy Awards: First Period Plays of the 2014/2015 Drammy Season

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Can you believe we are at the end of the First Period of shows in our 2014-2015 Drammy season already? We had a highly informative and fascinating  meeting last Monday night, 22 September,  once again in the comfortable offices of Tonkon Torp (thank you, TT! We are so grateful). I know I seem to say this every year, but only because it is true: Portland theatre gets better, and better, and BETTER! And we Drammarians are honored to play a tiny role in celebrating that fact.

Here, as always, is the list of shows that were discussed and considered by the Drammy Committee,  this time on Monday, 22 September, 2014, marking the end of the First Period of this year’s Drammy Season. Remember that a show must have CLOSED before we can consider it (so those of you who are still running will be considered NEXT time, on November 17, 2014). Do let us know if you think something is missing.

FIRST PERIOD PLAYS: 2014-2015 DRAMMY SEASON

A Midsummer Night’s Dream/Portland Actors Ensemble

After the Revolution/ Portland Playhouse

Ain’t Misbehavin’/Stumptown Stages

Antony & Cleopatra/Portland Actors Ensemble

Betty’s Summer Vacation/Defunkt Theatre

Buried Child/Profile Theatre

Fancy Nancy: The Musical/Oregon Children’s Theatre

Fewer Emergencies/Defunkt Theatre

*Hamlet/Anon It Moves/String House Theatre

Learn to be Latina/Milagro

Little Red “Riding Hood”/nw children’s theater and school

Lizzie/Portland Center Stage

Love’s Labour’s Lost/Post Five Theatre

Macbeth/Northwest Classical Theatre Company

Maple and Vine/CoHo Productions

Relatively Speaking/North End Players Theater Company

*Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead/Anon It Moves/String House Theatre

Show Boat/Lakewood Theatre Company

The 39 Steps/Lakewood Theatre Company

The Beauty Queen of Leenane/Third Rail Repertory Theatre

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas/Broadway Rose Theatre Company

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare [abridged] REVISED/Post Five Theatre

The Hen Night Epiphany/Corrib Theatre

The Jim Pepper Project/Triangle Productions!

The Last Five Years/Portland Center Stage

The Music Man/Broadway Rose Theatre Company

The Playboy of the Western World/Artists Repertory Theatre

The Sweatermakers/Playwrights West in association with CoHo Productions

The Tempest/Portland Shakespeare Project

The Three Sisters/Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble (PETE)               

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*NOTE THAT Hamlet and R&G played in repertory, but were each eligible, individually, for Drammy consideration. For more on eligibility, please visit our “About” page.

What a great list! And there is much more terrific stuff to come. This is going to be an outstanding year.

See you in the theatre!

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