Now Reading: Obies


Off-Broadway's Highest Honor

1960 Award Winners

  • Special Citations
    • Brooks Atkinson
      New York Times
  • Sets
    • David Hays, The Balcony
  • Obie Committee
    • Richard Watts Jr., Robert Brustein, Jerry Tallmer
  • Music
    • No award given
  • Distinguished Plays
    • Samuel Beckett, Krapp's Last Tape
    • Edward Albee, The Zoo Story
    • Jack Richardson, The Prodigal
  • Distinguished Performances (actresses)
    • Patricia Falkenheim, "Peer Gynt," "Henry IV"
    • Elisa Loti, Come Share My House
    • Nancy Marchand, The Balcony
  • Distinguished Performances (actors)
    • William Daniels, The Zoo Story
    • Donald Davis, Krapp's Last Tape
    • Vincent Gardenia, Machinal
    • John Heffernan, Henry IV, Part 2
    • Jock Livingston, The Balcony
  • Distinguished Direction
    • No award given
  • Costumes
    • No award given
  • Best New Play
    • Jack Gelber, The Connection
  • Best Foreign Play
    • Jean Genet, The Balcony
  • Best Director
    • Gene Frankel, Machinal
  • Best American Play
    • No award given
  • Best All--around Production
    • Julian Beck and Judith Malina, The Connection
  • Best Actress
    • Eileen Brennan, Little Mary Sunshine
  • Best Actor
    • Warren Finnerty, The Connection


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