2011 OBIES Theater Award Winners: The Complete List
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LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD René Buch and Repertorio Español
BEST NEW AMERICAN PLAY Kristoffer Diaz, The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity (includes $1,000 prize)
PERFORMANCE F. Murray Abraham, sustained excellence of performance Andre Braugher, The Whipping Man Michael Chernus, In the Wake Ethan Hawke, Blood From a Stone Hamish Linklater, The School for Lies Laurie Metcalf, The Other Place Thomas Sadoski, Other Desert Cities Scott Shepherd, Gatz Brenda Wehle, The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism With a Key to the Scriptures Charlayne Woodard, The Witch of Edmonton
PLAYWRITING Samuel D. Hunter, A Bright New Boise Jonas Hassen Khemiri, Invasion!
DIRECTING Austin Pendleton, Three Sisters Roger Rees and Alex Timbers, Peter and the Starcatcher Leigh Silverman, In the Wake and Go Back to Where You Are
DESIGN Jill BC Du Boff, sustained excellence of sound design Donyale Werle, sustained excellence of set design
SPECIAL CITATIONS Sleep No More, design and choreography: Felix Barrett, Livi Vaughan, and Beatrice Minns (design); Maxine Doyle (choreography); Stephen Dobbie (sound); Euan Maybank (lighting); David Israel Reynoso (costumes) Young Jean Lee, We're Gonna Die debbie tucker green (playwright) and Leah C. Gardiner (director), Born Bad
OBIE GRANTS Metropolitan Playhouse Wakka Wakka
THE ROSS WETZSTEON AWARD Belarus Free Theatre (includes $1,000 prize)
CEREMONY HOSTS S. Epatha Merkerson David Hyde Pierce
AWARD PRESENTERS Nina Arianda Alec Baldwin Margaret Colin Mamie Gummer Rose Hemingway John Larroquette Patina Miller Lin-Manuel Miranda Arian Moayed Jim Parsons Andrew Rannells Liev Schreiber Frank Wood
OBIE AWARD JUDGES Michael Feingold, chairman Andy Propst, secretary Hilton Als David Henry Hwang Alexis Soloski Evan Yionoulis
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