Huge thanks to Melinda E. Pittman for sharing these photos of her wonderful Willy Award puppet from 1981. We have added them to our collection of award photographs. We would love to have a photo from each year if possible…and of every puppet and mask, no matter WHAT the year, as each one […]Read More Drammy Awards: Celebrating The Wonderful Willies Again!
‘“90 minutes, no intermission,” my favorite words in the English language.’ Thus spake The Portland Mercury’s Alison Hallett today on her Twitter feed. We Drammarians have certainly noticed how many productions run without interval these days. Right now in Portland I’d probably need both hands to count the shows that range in length from 60 […]Read More Drammy Awards: the Long and the Short of it!
We just can’t keep up with our Drammy Awards Rogue pre-show snack nominations! We have tons (well, three or four more) already on file. And we don’t want to publish posts too often in case, Dear Readers (all three of you), you tire of us. Seems there are almost as many wonderful theater nibbles […]Read More Drammy Awards Trifles with Truffles
We have been stupendously busy at Drammy Towers seeing a bunch of extraordinarily good theatrical productions of all kinds here in Portland (not to mention catching up on the final episodes of Dexter, Breaking Bad, Broadchurch, and The Newsroom…wow, wow, and double wow!). Then, of course, we have given a fair amount of time to […]Read More A quick Drammy catch up, and the Rogue Awards continue
Yikes! I can’t believe we forgot the MASKS ON STICKS in our list of Drammy Award forms yesterday. Here is Drammy committee member Tim Stapleton’s award from 1992-1993 (for set design for Snake in the Vein). I can’t decide whether I think these masks are cool, or merely scary. You? I still like the […]Read More Drammys unmasked!