1990s Featured Image

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

Best Play

  • Naomi Wallace

    One Flea Spare

Best Production

  • Peter and Wendy

Obie Judges

  • Ross Wetzsteon

    Chariman

  • Karen Kandel

  • Craig Lukas

  • Robert Marx

  • Eugene Nesmith

  • Michael Feingold

  • Alisa Solomon

Sustained Excellence of Set Design

  • Derek McLane

Sustained Excellence of Lightning Design

  • Shirley Prendergast

Sustained Excellence of Costume Design

  • Catherine Zuber

Direction

  • Mark Brokaw

    How I Learned to Drive

Obie Grant

  • St.Paul's Community Baptist Church Drama Ministry

  • Great Small Works

Performance

  • Andre Braugher

    Henry V

  • Tsai Chin

    Golden Child

  • Jennifer Dundas

    Good as New

  • David Greenspan

    The Boys in the Band

  • Karen Kandel

    Peter and Wendy

  • Albert Macklin

    June Moon

  • David Morse

    How I Learned to Drive

  • Mary-Louise Parker

    How I Learned to Drive

  • Sharon Shruggs

    The Trojan Woman

  • Ray Anthony Thomas

    Volunteer Man

  • Ching Valdes-Aran

    Flipzoids

Playwriting

  • Eve Ensler

    The Vagina Monologues

  • David Henry Hwang

    Golden Child

  • Paula Vogel

    How I Learned to Drive

  • Lanford Wilson

    Sympathetic Magic

Special Citations: Sustained Excellence of Performance

  • Joanne Camp

  • Arthur French

Special Citations

  • Roger Guenveur Smith & Mark Anthony Thompson

    A Huey P. Newton Story

  • Howard Crabtree & Creators of When Pigs Fly

  • James Hatch & Camille Billops

  • Dona Ann McAdams

  • Tap Dogs

  • Jeanine Tesori

    Violet

Sustained Achievement

  • Woodie King Jr.

Hosts & Presenters

Presenter

Fyvush Finkel

Photo of Fyvush Finkel

Presenter

Kathleen Chalfant

Photo of Kathleen Chalfant

Presenter

Lisa Gay Hamilton

Photo of Lisa Gay Hamilton

Presenter

Peter Francis James

Photo of Peter Francis James

Presenter

Shirley Knight

Photo of Shirley Knight

Presenter

Camryn Manheim

Photo of Camryn Manheim

Presenter

Mary Louise Parker

Photo of Mary Louise Parker

Presenter

Roger Guenveur Smith

Photo of Roger Guenveur Smith

Presenter

Julie Taymor

Photo of Julie Taymor

Presenter

Marisa Tomei

Photo of Marisa Tomei

Presenter

Rip Torn

Photo of Rip Torn

Presenter

Ming Cho Lee

Photo of Ming Cho Lee

Presenter

Karin Coonrod

Photo of Karin Coonrod

Presenter

Scott Elliot

Photo of Scott Elliot