Finalists for the 2015 Drammy Awards Announced


Arts & Books
The kids are more than all right, according to Portland's theater connoisseurs. On May 28, Portland Civic Theatre Guild announced the nominees for its 37th annual Drammy Awards, which will be awarded at the notoriously flamboyant awards celebration June 29 at the Newmark Theatre. Northwest Children's Theater won the most nominations, and its complete opposite, Live on Stage's The ...   More
Friday, May 29, 2015 by Enid Spitz

Portland Playhouse, Oregon Children's Theatre Win Big at Drammy Awards


Arts & Books
Portland Playhouse won big at Monday’s Drammy Awards, Portland’s answer to the Tonys. The seven-year-old theater company, which operates out of a converted church in Northeast Portland, picked up eight awards, including best musical (The Light in the Piazza) and best play (A Christmas Carol).The next most lauded company was Oregon Children’s Theatre, which won six Drammys, four of them for ...   More
Monday, June 9, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

Nominations Announced for the Drammys, Portland's Theater Awards

For the first time since 1999, the Drammys have announced their nominees in advance of the ceremony.


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Broadway has the Tony Awards; Portland has the Drammys. But for the last 15 years, not only did we lack Neil Patrick Harris and $275 tickets (the ceremony is free), we didn’t have nominees—the Drammy committee would just dole out awards, sometimes up to four in a category, at the annual Crystal Ballroom ceremony. That’s changed this year, presumably to gin up interest, and the Drammy nominees ...   More
Thursday, May 29, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON


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