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Off-Broadway's Highest Honor

1958 Award Winners

  • Special Citations
    • The Phoenix Theatre
    • The Theatre Club
    • Lucille Lortel
  • Sets
    • No award given
  • Obie Committee
    • Joseph Anthony, George Freedley, Jerry Tallmer
  • Distinguished Performances (actresses)
    • Tammy Grimes, Clerambard
    • Grania O'Malley, Guests of the Nation
    • Nydia Westman, Endgame
  • Distinguished Performances (actors)
    • Leonardo Cimino, The Brothers Karamazov
    • Michael Higgins, The Crucible
    • J.D. (Jack) Cannon, Children of Darkness
      New York Shakespeare Festival
    • Robert Gerringer, Guests of the Nation
      New York Shakespeare Festival
  • Costumes
    • No award given
  • Best Revival
    • Arthur Miller, Directed by Word Baker, The Crucible
  • Best Play (adaptation)
    • Boris Tumarin and Jack Sydow, The Brothers Karamazov
  • Best One--act Play
    • Neil McKenzie, Guests of the Nation
  • Best New Play
    • No award given
  • Best Music
    • No award given
  • Best Foreign Play
    • Samuel Beckett, Endgame
  • Best Director
    • Stuart Vaughan
      New York Shakespeare Festival
  • Best Comedy
    • George Panetta, Comic Strip
  • Best American Play
    • No award given
  • Best All--around Production
    • No award given
  • Best Actress
    • Anne Meacham, Garden District
  • Best Actor
    • George C. Scott, "Richard III," "As You Like It," "Children of Darkness"


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