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Alec Baldwin, Stockard Channing, Nathan Lane, Felicity Huffman, and Lea DeLaria were just a few performers who received the Obie Award in the 1990s.

The 1990s awarded several plays and musicals that would go on to world wide audiences including Prelude to a Kiss, Six Degrees of Separation, Hedwig and the Angry Inch and Rent.

Winners

Sustained Excellence of Set Design

  • Loy Arcenas

Sustained Excellence of Lighting Design

  • Howard Thies

Direction

  • Christopher Ashley

    Jeffrey

  • Michael Maggio

    Wings

  • Frederick Zollo

    Aven 'U Boys

Obie Committee

  • Ross Wetzsteon

    Chairman

  • Michael Feingold

  • Alisa Solomon

  • Mary Alice

  • Jeremy Gerard

Obie Grant

  • Nuyorican Poets Cafe

  • Pearl Theater

Performance

  • Jane Alexander

    The Sisters Rosensweig

  • Frances Conroy

    The Last Yankee

  • David Drake

    The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me

  • Giancarlo Esposito

    Distant Fires

  • Geoffrey C. Ewing

    Ali

  • Hallie Foote

    The Roads to Home

  • Edward Hibbert

    Jeffrey

  • Bill Irwin

    Texts for Nothing

  • John Cameron Mitchell

    The Destiny of Me

  • Linda Stephens

    Wings

Sustained Excellence of Performance

  • Miriam Colon

  • Ellen Parker

Playwriting

  • Harry Kondoleon

    The Houseguests

  • Larry Kramer

    The Destiny of Me

  • Jose Rivera

    Marisol

  • Paul Rudnick

    Jeffrey

Special Citations

  • Cirque Du Soleil

  • Betty Corwin

  • New York Public Library Archives

  • Ensemble Studio Theatre, One-Act Play Marathon

  • The International Festival of Puppet Theater

  • Ariane Mnouchkine, Les Atrides

  • Lincoln Center Serious Fun!

Sustained Achievement

  • JoAnne Akalaitis

Obie Performers

  • John Kelly

    as Joni Mitchell

  • Marga Gomez

Hosts & Presenters

Host

Nathan Lane

Photo of Nathan Lane

Host

Ann Magnuson

Photo of Ann Magnuson