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The Village Voice presented its 59th annual Obie Awards, celebrating achievement in the Off-Broadway and off-off Broadway theater, at a ceremony Monday, May 19 at Webster Hall in Greenwich Village.

Winners

Sustained Excellence of Performance

  • Marylouise Burke

Sustained Excellence of Lighting Design

  • Justin Townsend

Special Citation, Projections

  • Hannah Wasileski

    The World Is Round

Special Citation, Music

  • Heather Christian

    The World Is Round

Special Citation, Lighting

  • Jiyoun Chang

    The World Is Round

Special Citation

  • Mallory Catlett

    This Was The End

  • Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and Lucy Thurber

    The Hill Town Plays

Ross Wetzsteon Award

  • Abrons Arts Center

Projections, Design

  • Ben Rubin

    Arguendo

Playwrighting

  • Will Eno

    The Open House

Performance

  • Larry Pine

    A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney

  • Mia Katigbak

    Awake and Sing

  • Sydney Lucas

    Fun Home

  • John Ellison Conlee

    The (Curious Case of the) Watson Intelligence

  • K. Todd Freeman

    Fetch Clay, Make Man

  • John Earl Jelks

    Sunset Baby

  • Johanna Day

    Appropriate

Obie Grants

  • 600 Highwaymen

  • 48 Hours in Harlem

Lighting Design, Design/Music

  • Eric Southern

    The Correspondent

Lifetime Achievement

  • Estelle Parsons

Fight Direction, Design/Music

  • Emmanuel Brown

    Kung Fu

Director, Musical Theater

  • Sam Gold

    Fun Home

Direction

  • James MacDonald

    Love and Information

  • Oliver Butler

    The Open House

  • Liesl Tommy

    Appropriate

Composer

  • Jeanine Tesori

    Fun Home

Choreography, Design/Music

  • Sonya Tayeh

    Kung Fu

Best New American Play (tie)

  • Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

    Appropriate

  • Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

    An Octoroon

Author, Musical Theater

  • Lisa Kron

    Fun Home

  • Chris Myers

    An Octoroon

Obie Committee

  • Michael Feingold, Kirsten Childs, Nicky Paraiso, Tonya Pinkins, Michael Sommers, Rick Sordelet

Hosts & Presenters

Host

Hamish Linklater

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Host

Tamara Tunie

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Presenter

Betsy Aidem

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Andy Karl

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Cristin Milioti

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David Bar Katz

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Harvey Fierstein

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Kelli O'Hara

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Lena Hall

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Presenter

Stephen Trask

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