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The 00s brought the Obies to Webster Hall and the then new Skirball Center. The Obies featured hosts like Cynthia Nixon, Raul Esparza, Bill Irwin, and Marian Seldes and celebrated shows such as Caroline or Change and Doubt.

Winners

Ross Wetzsteon Award

  • Soho Think Tank's Ice Factory series at the Ohio Theatre

Lifetime Achievement

  • Mac Wellman

Performance

  • Valerie Mahaffey

    Talking Heads

  • Ty Jones

    The Blacks: A Clown Show

  • Stephen Mellor

    Bitter Bierce or, The Friction We Call Grief

  • Simon Russell Beale

    Uncle Vanya

  • Rosemary Harris

    All Over

  • Mos Def

    Fucking A

  • Lynn Redgrave

    Talking Heads

  • Kathleen Chalfant

    Talking Heads

  • Jim Norton

    Dublin Carol

  • Jason Petty

    Hank Williams: Lost Highway

  • J. Kyle Manzay

    The Blacks: A Clown Show

  • Fiona Shaw

    Medea

  • Edward Norton

    Burn This

  • Denis O'Hare

    Take Me Out

  • Daniel Davis

    Talking Heads

  • Christine Ebersole

    Talking Heads

  • Brenda Wehle

    Talking Heads

  • Barry Del Sherman

    The Mystery of Attraction

Obie Grant

  • The Immigrant Theatre Project

  • Galapagos

  • Collapsable Hole

Design

  • Kimberly Glennon, costumes

    The Blacks: A Clown Show

  • Kenneth Posner

    sustained excellence of lighting design

  • Anthony Ward, sets

    Uncle Vanya

  • Anne Lommel, masks

    The Blacks: A Clown Show

Direction

  • Deborah Warner

    Medea

  • Emily Mann

    All Over

Special Citations

  • Tina Shepard

    Talking Band's Painted Snake in a Painted Chair

  • Steven Rattazzi

    Talking Band's Painted Snake in a Painted Chair

  • Ron Domingo

    The Romance of Magno Rubio

  • Randolph Curtis Rand

    Talking Band's Painted Snake in a Painted Chair

  • Ramon de Ocampo

    The Romance of Magno Rubio

  • Ralph B. Pena

    The Romance of Mag

  • Paul Zimet

    Talking Band's Painted Snake in a Painted Chair

  • Orlando Pabotoy

    The Romance of Magno Rubio

  • Nic Ularu

    Talking Band's Painted Snake in a Painted Chair

  • Morgan Jenness

    Longtime Support of Playwrights

  • Loy Arcenas

    The Romance of Magno Rubio

  • Louise Smith

    Talking Band's Painted Snake in a Painted Chair

  • Lonnie Carter

    The Romance of Magno Rubio

  • Lisa D'Amour

    Nita and Zita

  • Kiki Smith

    Talking Band's Painted Snake in a Painted Chair

  • Katie Pearl

    Nita and Zita

  • Kathy Randels

    Nita and Zita

  • Karinne Keithley

    Talking Band's Painted Snake in a Painted Chair

  • Jojo Gonzalez

    The Romance of Magno Rubio

  • John Kani and Winston Ntshona

    The Island

  • Gary Brownlee

    Talking Band's Painted Snake in a Painted Chair

  • Erika Munk

    Editorship of Theater

  • Ellen Maddow

    Talking Band's Painted Snake in a Painted Chair

  • Diane Beckett

    Talking Band's Painted Snake in a Painted Chair

  • David Greenspan

    She Stoops to Comedy

  • Carol Mullins

    Talking Band's Painted Snake in a Painted Chair

  • Art Acuna

    The Romance of Magno Rubio

  • "Blue" Gene Tyranny

    Talking Band's Painted Snake in a Painted Chair

  • Brooklyn Academy of Music International Programming

Hosts & Presenters

Host

Bill Irwin

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Host

Charlayne Woodard

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Presenter

Edward Albee

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Presenter

Linda Emond

Presenter

Juliana Francis

Presenter

Martha Plimpton

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Presenter

Jackie Hoffman

Presenter

Eddie Izzard

Presenter

John Ortiz

Presenter

Liev Schreiber

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