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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 Projection

  • Wendall K. Harrington

Sustained Excellence of Costume Design

  • Jennifer von Mayrhauser

Design

  • David Mamet

    Cryptogram

Direction

  • Robert Falls

    SubUrbia

  • Don Scardino

    A Cheever Evening

  • Susan Schulman

    Merrily We Roll Along

Obie Committee

  • Ross Wetzsteon

    Chairman

  • Laura Ross

  • Michael Feingold

  • Lisa Kennedy

  • JoAnne Akalaitis

  • Lynne Thigpen

  • Michael Sommers

Obie Grant

  • Archives at LaMama

  • Blueprint Series at Ontologic-Hysteric Theatre

  • Nada

Performance

  • Joanna Adler

    The Boys In The Basement

  • Eileen Atkins & Vanessa Redgrave

    Vita And Virginia

  • Paul Calderon

    Blade To The Heat

  • Malcolm Gets

    Merrily We Roll Along & Two Gentlemen Of Verona

  • Felicity Huffman

    Cryptogram

  • Linda Lavin

    Death Defying Acts

  • Ron Liebman

    The Merchant Of Venice

  • Camryn Manheim

    Missing Persons

  • Kristine Nielsen

    Dog Opera

  • Mary Beth Peil

    The Naked Truth, Missing Persons & A Cheever Evening

  • Barbara Eda Young

    Slavs

  • The Cast, Love! Valour! Compassion!

Playwriting

  • David Hancock

    The Convention Of Cartography

  • Tony Kushner

    Slavs!

  • Terrence McNally

    Love! Valor! Compassion!

  • Susan Miller

    My Left Breast

Special Citations

  • Dael Orlandersmith

    Beauty's Daughter

  • Amy & David Sedaris

    One Woman Shoe

  • Vernel Bagneris & Morten Gunnar Larsen

    Jelly Roll

  • The Five Lesbian Brothers

    The Secretaries

  • The New Group

    Ecstasy

Sustained Achievement

  • Ming Cho Lee

Hosts & Presenters

Host

Hector Elizondo

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Host

Anne Meara

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