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,…

2015-2016 Drammy Award Finalists

  We are thrilled to announce the following FINALISTS for the 38th Drammy Awards, to be held on Monday, June 27, 2016, at the Newmark Theatre. The ceremony starts at 7 pm, and the bar and lobby will be open beforehand. In addition to the Drammy awards themselves, PATA will as usual be presenting Spotlight Awards, and…

Make Your Seat Reservations for the June 27th Drammy Ceremony

The Drammy Committee invites you to purchase reserved seats for the 2016 Drammy Awards Ceremony on Monday, June 27th, at the Newmark Theatre. Reserved seats are available on the Orchestra level in rows of 8 for $75 or 10 for $100. So if you and/or your theatre company wish to purchase seating and guarantee togetherness,…

Reminder: Production Photos for Drammy Ceremony Slideshow

Hello theatre friends, The Drammy Committee is planning to include one production photo from each of the fantastic 2015-2016 productions in our pre-ceremony slideshow on June 27th. If you produced or were associated with one of the 2015-2016 Drammy eligible shows, please help us by sending one hi-res production photo (with photographer credit) to drammyawards@gmail.com as…

Fifth Period Plays of the 2015-2016 Drammy Season

At our meeting on Monday, May 16th we discussed the following fifth period plays for this season: A Doll’s House / Shaking the Tree Blue Door / Profile Theatre Bullshot Crummond in The Evil Eye of Jabar and The Invisible Bride of Death / Lakewood Theatre Company Chrysalis / Oregon Children’s Theatre (Young Professionals) Church…

Calling Portland Playwrights–Portland Civic Theatre Guild New Play Award

The Drammys are happy to help publicize our parent organization’s call for new works. The Portland Civic Theatre Guild works year-round to serve and support the Portland theater community. Please read on below for their submission announcement for new plays for next year’s Fertile Ground Festival–the deadline for submissions is August 1st. Portland Area Playwrights! Do…

Fourth Period Plays of the 2015-2016 Drammy Season

Spring is definitely underway here in Portland, and your Drammy committee has been scurrying all over town to see many wonderful productions. We met on Monday, March 28th to discuss the fourth period plays for this season. To be considered at this meeting, shows must have finished their runs by 3/27/16. If you are associated…

A Request for 2015-2016 Drammy-Eligible Production Photos

Artistic Directors! Executive Directors! Company managers! Marketing Directors! Keepers of theatre archives! Friends of all of the above! We have already begun work on this year’s Drammy Awards ceremony and to that end we are asking all of you who manage, run, own, or are otherwise directly or indirectly involved with a Portland theatre company…

The Date You’ve Been Waiting For!

We are pleased to announce that the 2015-2016 Drammy Awards Celebration will be held at the Newmark Theatre on: MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2016 We are grateful to Portland’5 for sponsoring this wonderful event. We couldn’t do it without their partnership. Details will follow over the next few months, but we are already beginning to plan for all the…

Guild Awards – A Quick Reminder

Hello friends, The award application deadlines for the Portland Civic Theatre Guild awards are fast approaching. In fact, the application deadline for the Mary Brand Award is March 11th (see below for more information), while two other awards have application deadlines of April 15th. We encourage interested theaters and artists to apply, and then attend the 2016…

2016 Portland Civic Theatre Guild Award Applications

Hello friends, As you all know, the Portland Civic Theatre Guild is the “parent company” of the Drammy Awards. So each year we like to help them promote their annual award applications period. The awards will be presented at the 2016 Drammy Ceremony in the Newmark Theatre in June. We encourage interested theaters and artists to apply as soon as…