The Village Voice Obies Winners

2008–2009 SEASON

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Earle Hyman

BEST NEW AMERICAN PLAY
Ruined, by Lynn Nottage

Lynn Nottage wins the Best New American Play award for Ruined, produced by Manhattan Theatre club
Gray Hamner
Lynn Nottage wins the Best New American Play award for Ruined, produced by Manhattan Theatre club

PERFORMANCE
Francois Battiste, The Good Negro
Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Ruined
Kevin T. Carroll, sustained
excellence of performance
Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Ruined
Jonathan Groff, Prayer for My
Enemy and The Singing Forest
Birgit Huppuch, Telephone
Russell Gebert Jones, Ruined
Aaron Monaghan, The Cripple of Inishmaan
Sahr Ngaujah, Fela!
Lorenzo Pisoni, Humor Abuse
James Sugg, Chekhov Lizardbrain
John Douglas Thompson, Othello

MUSIC & LYRICS
Stephen Sondheim, Road Show

DIRECTING
David Cromer, Our Town
Katie Mitchell, The Waves
Ken Rus Schmoll, Telephone

DESIGN
Toni-Leslie James, sustained excellence of costume design
David Korins, sustained excellence of set design

SPECIAL CITATIONS
Sarah Benson (director) and Louisa Thompson (set designer), Blasted
David Esbjornson (director) and Christian Camargo (actor), Hamlet

The ROSS WETZSTEON AWARD ($2,000 prize)
HERE Arts Center

OBIE GRANTS ($10,000 divided equally)
The Chocolate Factory
The Classical Theatre of Harlem
Lark Play Development Center

CEREMONY HOSTS
Daniel Breaker
Martha Plimpton

AWARD PRESENTERS
Gavin Creel
Brian d'Arcy James
Anne Hathaway
Marc Kudisch
Kate Mulgrew
Karen Olivo
John Shea
Nilaja Sun

OBIE AWARD JUDGES
Michael Feingold, Chairman
Andy Propst, Secretary
Eisa Davis
Eric Grode
Ty Jones
Moisés Kaufman
Alexis Soloski
Chay Yew

OBIE AWARDS CEREMONY PRODUCER
Eileen Phelan

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