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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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2017 Obie Winners and Performances

OBIE AWARDS 2017   ***LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD*** Paula Vogel   ***BEST NEW AMERICAN THEATRE WORK*** Jennifer Kidwell and Scott R. Sheppard, Underground Railroad Game (Ars Nova) J. T. Rogers, Oslo (Lincoln Center Theater)   **PLAYWRITING** Christopher Chen, Caught (The Play Company at La MaMa) Lynn Nottage, Sweat (Public Theater)   **MUSICAL THEATRE** Itamar Moses (book) and David Yazbek (music &…

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Presenters and Performers Announced For Tonight’s 62nd Annual Obie Awards®

New York, NY (May 22, 2017) – The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, Owner) are thrilled to announce that the star-studded line-up of presenters at tonight’s 62nd Annual Obie Awards® will include Academy Award® winner Chris Cooper, Rose Byrne, Edie Falco, Academy Award and Obie Award winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, two-time…

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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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