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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

Best Production

  • The Wooster Group

  • House/Lights

Sustained Excellence of Set Design

  • Thomas Lynch

Sustained Excellence of Lighting Design

  • Michael Chybowski

Design

  • Martin Pakledinaz

    Costume Design for The Misanthrope

  • Diedre Murray

    Score for Running Man

Direction

  • Jim Simpson

    Benten Kozo

  • Melia Bensussen

    The Turn of the Screw

  • Nicholas Martin

    Betty's Summer Vacation

  • Declan Donnellan

    Le Cid

Obie Grant

  • The Point, CDC

  • National Asian American Theater

  • Mia Katigbak, Artistic/Producing Director

Performance

  • Liev Schreiber

    Cymbeline

  • Kathleen Chalfant

    Wit

  • Matthew Maher

    The Race of the Ark Tattoo

  • Darius de Haas

    Running Man

  • Viola Davis

    Everybody's Ruby

  • Kristine Nielson

    Betty's Summer Vacation

  • Swoosie Kurtz

    The Mineola Twins

Sustained Excellence of Performance

  • Daniel Gerroll

  • Randall Duk Kim

  • Mina Bern

Playwrighting

  • W. David Hancock

    The Race of the Ark Tattoo

  • Dare Clubb

    Oedipus

  • Christopher Durang

    Betty's Summer Vacation

Ross Wetzsteon Award

  • Ellie Covan

  • Dixon Place

Special Citations

  • Peggy Shaw

    Menopausal Gentleman

  • Richard Maxwell

    House

  • Carmelita Tropicana

  • David Cale

    Lillian

  • Kim Hughes

    Sakina's Restaurant

  • Aasif Mandvi

    Sakina's Restaurant

  • Ronnie Burkett

    Tinka's New Dress

  • Lisa Kron

    2.5 Minute Ride

  • Basil Twist

    Symphonie Fantastique

Sustained Achievement

  • Wynn Handman

Obie Committee

  • Liz Diamond

  • Eileen Phelan

  • Dael Orlandersmith

  • Mark Russell

  • Una Chaudhuri

  • Michael Feingold

  • Alisa Solomon

  • Brian Parks

  • Charles McNulty

Hosts & Presenters

Host

Lea Delaria

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Host

Paul Rudnick

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Presenter

Betty Buckley

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Kathleen Chalfant

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Stephen DeRosa

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David Henry Hwang

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Swoosie Kurtz

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Elizabeth Marvel

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John Cameron Mitchell

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Everett Quinton

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Phylicia Rashad

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Roger Rees

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