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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

  • Ain't Misbehavin'

  • Eric Bentley

  • Joseph Dun and Irja Koljonen

    Preface

  • James Lapine

    Photograph

  • Jerry Mayer

    Taud Show

  • Stuart Serman

  • Squat

  • Winston Tong

Performance

  • Richard Bauer

    "Landscape of the Body" and "The Dybbuk"

  • Nell Carter

    Ain't Misbehavin'

  • Alma Cuervo

    Uncommon Women

  • Swoosie Kurtz

    Uncommon Women

  • Kaiulani Lee

    Safe House

  • Bruce Myers

    The Dybbuk

  • Lee S. Wilkof

    The Present Tense

Obies Committee

  • Michael Feingold, Terry Curtis Fox, Erika Munk, Julius Novick, Arthur Sainer, Ross Wetzsteon, Richard Eder, Gordon Rogoff

Lifetime Achievement

  • Peter Schumann's Bread & Puppet Theatre,

Direction

  • Robert Allan Ackerman

    Prayer for My Daughter

  • Thomas Bullard

    Statements After an Arrest Under the Immorality Act

  • Elizabeth Swados

    Runaways

Design

  • Garland Wright and John Arnone

    K

  • Robert Yodice

    Museum

Best New American Play

  • Lee Breuer

    Shaggy Dog Animation

Hosts & Presenters

Host

Dustin Hoffman

Photo of Dustin Hoffman