1970s Featured Image

A Chorus Line was a big hit in the mid 70s and Ain't Misbehavin' received a Special Citation and acclaim for Nell Carter.

Groucho Marx hosted at the Village Gate in 1972.

Rue McClanahan, Ruby Dee, James Woods, Nell Carter, Judd Hirsch were all winners, just to name a few.

Winners

Special Citations

  • Charles Ludlam, The Ridiculous Theatrical Company

  • John Vaccaro, Theatre of the Ridiculous

  • Richard Foreman, Stanley Silverman

    Richard Foreman, Stanley Silverman

  • Gardner Compton, Emile Ardolino

    projected media for "Oh! Calcutta!"

  • Andre Gregory

    Alice in Wonderland

Distinguished Production

  • Chelsea Theatre Center

  • Andre Gregory

    Alice in Wonderland

Distinguished Plays

  • Murray Mednick

    The Deer Kill

  • Vaclav Havel

    The Increased Difficulty of Concentration

Distinguished Performances

  • Beeson Carroll

    The Unseen Hand

  • Vincent Gardenia

    Passing Through Exotic Places

  • Harold Gould

    The Increased Difficulty of Concentration

  • Anthony Holland

    The White House Murder Case

  • Lee Kissman

    The Unseen Hand

  • Ron Leibman

    Transfers

  • Rue McClanahan

    Who's Happy Now?

  • Roberta Maxwell

    Whistle in the Dark

  • Austin Pendleton

    The Last Sweet Days of Isaac

  • Fredericka Weber

    The Last Sweet Days of Isaac

  • Pamela Payton-Wright

    The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds

Distinguished Direction

  • Alan Arkin

    The White House Murder Case

  • Melvin Bernhardt

    The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds

  • Maxine Klein

    Approaching Simone

  • Gilbert Moses

    Slave Ship

Best Performance

  • Sada Thompson

    The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds

Best Musical

  • Gretchen Cryer, Nancy Ford

    The Last Sweet Days of Isaac

  • Robert Livingston, Gary William Friedman, Will Holt

    The Me Nobody Knows

Best Foreign Play

  • Joe Orton

    What the Butler Saw

Best American Play

  • Paul Zindel

    The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds

  • Megan Terry

    Approaching Simone

Obie Committee

  • Jack Kroll

  • John Lahr

  • John Simon

Hosts & Presenters

Host

Dustin Hoffman

Photo of Dustin Hoffman