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2019 Obie Award Winners

Best New American Play Heidi Schreck, What the Constitution Means to Me (New York Theatre Workshop) Playwriting Marcus Gardley, The House That Will Not Stand (New York Theatre Workshop) Madeleine George, Hurricane Diane (New York Theatre Workshop) Suzan-Lori Parks, White Noise (The Public Theater) Directing Jo Bonney, Sustained Excellence in Directing Leigh Silverman, Sustained Excellence in Directing Stevie Walker Webb,…

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Performers and Presenters Announced

The American TheatreWing (Heather Hitchens, President and CEO) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, President and CEO) are thrilled to announce the star-studded line-up of performers and presenters for the 64th Annual Obie Awards, being held on Monday, May 20, 2019 at Terminal 5 (610 West 56th Street). This year’s performers and presenters will include two-time Obie Award winner Eric Bogosian, Tony Award and Obie…

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James C. Nicola and Jeffrey Horowitz to Receive Lifetime Achievement

The American TheatreWing (Heather Hitchens, President and CEO) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, President and CEO) are thrilled to announce that Artistic Director of New York Theatre Workshop, James C. Nicola, and Artistic Director and founder of Theatre For A New Audience, Jeffrey Horowitz, will receive a special Obie Award®for Lifetime Achievement at the 64th Annual Obie Awards, which will be held…

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Rachel Bloom to Host the 2019 Obie Awards

American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President and CEO) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, CEO) are thrilled to announce that Golden Globe® winning “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” creator and star Rachel Bloom will host the 64th Annual Obie Awards. Audible, the world’s leading producer and provider of audiobooks and other spoken-word entertainment, will be the Presenting Sponsor. As previously announced, the 64th…

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2019 Obie Awards Judges and Date Announced

The American Theatre Wing and The Village Voice are pleased to announce that the 64th Annual Obie Awards will be held on Monday, May 20, 2019 at Terminal 5 (610 West 56th Street). Additional information will be announced shortly. The judges' panel for the 64th Annual Obie Awards: Chaired as in previous years by longtime Village Voice critic Michael Feingold…

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2018 Obies Winners and Performances

The American Theatre Wing and The Village Voice are thrilled to announce the winners of the 63rd Annual Obie Awards®. Emmy and Obie-winning actor John Leguizamo hosted this year’s ceremony, which was held at Terminal 5 (610 West 56th Street). A complete list of the awards is listed below.   Best New American Play ($1,000 prize) Rajiv Joseph, Describe the…

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Presenters Announced For the 63rd Annual Obie Awards®

The American Theatre Wing and The Village Voice are thrilled to announce the star-studded line-up of presenters at the 63rd Annual Obie Awards, being held on Monday, May 21, 2018 at Terminal 5 (610 West 56th Street). Presenters will include Academy Award® and two-time Tony Award® nominee Andrew Garfield, Emmy Award nominee Lucy Liu, two-time Tony Award and Obie Award…

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Kathleen Chalfant to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at the 63rd Annual Obie Awards

The American Theatre Wing and the Village Voice are thrilled to announce that Tony Award-nominated and three-time Obie-winning actress Kathleen Chalfant will receive a special Obie Award® for Lifetime Achievement at the 63rd Annual Obie Awards, which will be held on Monday, May 21, 2018 at Terminal 5 (610 West 56th Street). Tickets to the 2018 Obie Awards are now available via…

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Tickets for the 63rd Obies – Now on Sale

TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE Tony® Nominee and Obie and Emmy® Winner John Leguizamo hosts the 63rd Annual Obie Awards, Off-Broadway’s highest honor. Come celebrate with a night of great presenters, performances, and more as the American Theatre Wing and the Village Voice award the most adventurous and groundbreaking artists. Monday, May 21st 7pm at Terminal 5 (610 West 56th Street). Buy tickets…

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John Leguizamo to host Obie Awards on May 21, 2018 at Terminal5

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President and CEO) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, CEO; Stephen Mooallem, Editor-in-Chief) are pleased to announce that the 63rd Annual Obie Awards will be held on Monday, May 21, 2018, and will move to a new venue, Terminal 5 (610 West 56th Street). Emmy and Obie-winning actor John Leguizamo will host. Tickets to…

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2018 Obie Judges Panel Announced

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, CEO; Stephen Mooallem, Editor in Chief) are pleased to announce the judges for the 63rd Annual Obie Awards®. Longtime Chair of the Obie Judges Panel Michael Feingold will be joined by Entertainment Weekly theater critic Melissa Rose Bernardo, Obie-winning projection designer Wendall K. Harrington, Broadway News theater…

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Paula Vogel to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at the 62nd Annual Obie Awards

We are thrilled to announce that Pulitzer Prize-wining playwright Paula Vogel will receive a special Obie Award® for Lifetime Achievement at the 62nd Annual Obie Awards, which will be held on Monday, May 22, 2016 at Webster Hall.   As was previously announced, Obie and Screen Actors Guild® Award-winning actress Lea DeLaria will again return as the host of this year’s…

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American Theatre Wing and The Village Voice to Hold the 62nd Annual Obie Awards

AMERICAN THEATRE WING AND THE VILLAGE VOICE TO HOLD THE  6 2 N D   A N N U A L   O B I E   A W A R D S ON MONDAY, MAY 22 AT WEBSTER HALL LEA DELARIA TO RETURN AS HOST   New York, NY (April 7, 2017)—The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, Owner & CEO) are pleased to announce that…

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American Theatre Wing and The Village Voice Announce Judges for for the 62nd Annual Obie Awards®

New York, NY (August 31, 2016) – The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, CEO; Suzan Gursoy, Publisher) are pleased to announce the judges for the 62nd Annual Obie Awards®. Longtime Chair of the Obie Judges, Michael Feingold will be joined by Obie and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar, Entertainment Weekly theater critic Melissa…

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