Obie Award

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Obie Awards
Awarded forExcellence in Off-Broadway theatre
LocationNew York City, New York
CountryUnited States
Presented byAmerican Theatre Wing and The Village Voice
First awarded1956; 66 years ago (1956)
Websitehttp://www.obieawards.com/ Edit this on Wikidata

The Obie Awards or Off-Broadway Theater Awards are annual awards originally given by Village Voice newspaper to theatre artists and groups in New York City

Ceremony history[change | change source]

Obie Award ceremonies have been held at Webster Hall in Manhattan's East Village since the 2010-2011 season.

Year Host Venue Presenters
1956 Shelley Winters unknown venue
1957 Geraldine Page The Limelight
1958 Maureen Stapleton
1959 Kim Stanley Village Gate
1960 Anne Bancroft
1961 Julie Harris
1962 Lotte Lenya
1963 Uta Hagen
1964 Colleen Dewhurst
1965 Gloria Foster
1966 Anne Jackson
1967 Barbara Harris
1968 Estelle Parsons
1969 Julie Bovasso
1970 Dustin Hoffman
1971 Elaine May
1972 Groucho Marx
1973 Sylvia Miles unknown venue
1974 Madeleine Le Roux unknown venue
1975 Godfrey Cambridge Village Gate
1976 no formal host Lincoln Center
1977 Paul Sorvino, Gilda Radner, Marilyn Sokol The Bottom Line
1978 Dustin Hoffman
1979 Ron Leibman
1980 no formal host Roxy NYC
1981 Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver
1982 Swoosie Kurtz, Tommy Tune Savoy
1983 Harvey Fierstein, Julie Bovasso First City Cabaret
1984 no formal host Cat Club
1985 Ellen Stewart, Harvey Fierstein Puck Building
1986 Christopher Durang, Swoozie Kurtz unknown venue
1987 Morgan Freeman, Christine Lahti unknown venue
1988 Morgan Freeman, Lee Breuer unknown venue
1989 no formal host unknown venue
1990 Julie Bovasso, Olympia Dukakis unknown venue
1991 Stockard Channing, Alan Arkin Palladium Ballroom
1992 Jerry Zaks, Kate Nelligan
1993 no formal host unknown venue
1994 Mary McDonnell, James McDaniel unknown venue
1995 Hector Elizondo, Anne Meara unknown venue
1996 Nicky Silver unknown venue
1997 no formal host unknown venue Fyvush Finkel, Kathleen Chalfant, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Peter Francis James, Shirley Knight, Camryn Manheim, Mary Louise Parker, Roger Guenveur Smith, Julie Taymor, Marisa Tomei, Rip Torn, Ming Cho Lee, Karin Coonrod, and Scott Elliot[1]
1998 Eric Bogosian, Kristen Johnson[2] Webster Hall Danny Hoch, Woodie King Jr., Mac Wellman, Mary Louise Wilson, Lea DeLaria, Ellie Covan, Tsai Chin, Greg Germann, and Liz Diamond[3]
1999 Lea DeLaria, Paul Rudnick[4] Betty Buckley, Kathleen Chalfant, Stephen DeRosa, David Henry Hwang, Swoosie Kurtz, Elizabeth Marvel, John Cameron Mitchell, Everett Quinton, Phylicia Rashad, and Roger Rees[5]
2000 Claudia Shear, Mary Testa[6] Ping Chong, Felicity Huffman, William H. Macy, Cynthia Nixon, Frances Sternhagen, Mary Testa, Carmelita Tropicana, James Urbaniak[7]
2001 Brian Murray, Marian Seldes[8] Darius De Haas, David Gallo, Linda Lavin, Marion McClinton, Debra Monk, Mark Russell, J. Smith-Cameron, and Daphne Rubin-Vega[9]
2002 Karen Evans Kandel, Ruben Santiago-Hudson[10] Elizabeth Franz, Mary Louise Parker, Ellen McLaughlin, Rinde Eckert, Richard Maxwell, Suzan-Lori Parks, and George C. Wolfe[11]
2003 Bill Irwin, Charlayne Woodard[12] Edward Albee, Linda Emond, Juliana Francis, Martha Plimpton, Jackie Hoffman, Eddie Izzard, John Ortiz, and Liev Schreiber[13]
2004 Swoosie Kurtz, Raul Esparza[14] Viola Davis, Idina Menzel, Taye Diggs, and Denis O'Hare[15]
2005 Stockard Channing, Brian F. O'Byrne Elaine Stritch and Frances Sternhagen[16]
2006 Lili Taylor, Eric Bogosian[17] Skirball Center for the Performing Arts Christine Lahti, Christine Ebersole, Edward Hibbert, Douglas Carter Beane, Phylicia Rashad, and Oskar Eustis[18]
2007 Cynthia Nixon, T.R. Knight[19] Michael Cerveris, Angela Lansbury, William Ivey Long, Camryn Manheim, Stephanie March, Terrence McNally, Liev Schreiber, and Anika Noni Rose[20]
2008 Elizabeth Marvel, Bill Camp[21] Webster Hall Jonathan Groff, Priscilla Lopez, S. Epatha Merkerson, Marisa Tomei, Julie White and Bradley Whitford[22]
2009 Daniel Breaker, Martha Plimpton[23] Anne Hathaway, Brian d’Arcy James, Gavin Creel, John Shea, Karen Olivo, Kate Mulgrew, Marc Kudisch, and Nilaja Sun[24]
2010 Anika Noni-Rose and Michael Cerveris[25] J. Smith-Cameron, Marin Ireland, Linda Lavin, Hamish Linklater, Michael Shannon and Jennifer Westfeldt[26]
2011 S. Epatha Merkerson and David Hyde Pierce[27] Nina Arianda, Alec Baldwin, Margaret Colin, Mamie Gummer, Rose Hemingway, John Larroquette, Patina Miller, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Arian Moayed, Jim Parsons, Andrew Rannells, Liev Schreiber, and Frank Wood[28]
2012 no formal host Eric McCormack, Grace Gummer, Hugh Dancy, Jonathan Pryce, Justin Bartha, Leslie Odom Jr., Lily Rabe, Michael McKean, Tonya Pinkins, Topher Grace, and Tracee Chimo[29]
2013 Jessica Hecht and Jeremy Shamos[30] Bobby Cannavale, Tracee Chimo, Cyndi Lauper, Judith Light, Krysta Rodriguez, Duncan Sheik, Meryl Streep, and Courtney B. Vance[31]
2014 Tamara Tunie and Hamish Linklater[32] Betsy Aidem, Harvey Fierstein, Lena Hall, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Andy Karl, David Bar Katz, Cristin Milioti, Kelli O'Hara, Lily Rabe, and Stephen Trask[33]
2015 Lea DeLaria[34] Sting, Jessie Eisenberg, Stockard Channing, Billy Crudup, Tony Kushner, Lisa Kron, and William Ivey Long[35]
2016 Lea DeLaria[36] Savion Glover, Elizabeth Marvel, Colman Domingo, Danai Gurira, Tovah Feldshuh, Lisa Kron, Maura Tierney, Kate Burton, Carrie Preston, Norm Lewis, and Marlo Thomas[37]
2017 Lea DeLaria[38] Chris Cooper, Rose Byrne, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, Jayne Houdyshell, Lena Hall, Jefferson Mays, LaChanze, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Taylor Mac, Darius de Haas, Mike Faist, J. Smith-Cameron, David Henry Hwang, Derek McLane, William Ivey Long, Emilio Sosa, Peter Barbey[39]
2018 John Leguizamo[40] Terminal 5 Andrew Garfield, Lucy Liu, Matthew Broderick, Oliver Platt, Laura Benanti, Laura Osnes, Beth Malone, David Morse, Itamar Moses, Arian Moayed, Stephen Trask, Gideon Glick, Rebecca Taichman, William Ivey Long, Natasha Katz, David Henry Hwang, David Zinn, Emilio Sosa, Lilli Cooper, Pixie Aventura, Heather Hitchens, Peter Barbey, Michael Feingold[41]
2019 Rachel Bloom[42] Terminal 5 Eric Bogosian, Julie White, Kristine Nielsen, Beowulf Boritt, Patti LuPone, Lily Rabe, Hamish Linklater, Heather Hitchens, David Henry Hwang, Billy Crudup, Margo Seibert, Michael John LaChiusa, Liesl Tommy, Damon Daunno, Rachel Chavkin, Rebecca Taichman, Luke Cresswell, Riccardo Hernandez, Mimi Lien, Marc Kudisch[43]
2020 Cole Escola[44] YouTube Clint Ramos, Craig Lucas, Cynthia Erivo, Dominique Morisseau, Eisa Davis, Emilio Sosa, Heather Hitchens, Heidi Schreck, Katrina Lenk, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Liesl Tommy, Malcolm Gets, Rachel Chavkin, Rachel Hauck, Sahr Ngaujah, Sam Pinkleton, Saycon Sengbloh,[45]

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