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Off-Broadway's Highest Honor

1964 Award Winners

  • Special Citations
    • Judson Memorial Church
      for its sponsorship of experiment and experimenters in the performing arts, through the Judson Poets' Theatre and the Judson Dance Theatre
  • Obie Committee
    • Richard Gilman, Gordon Rogoff, Michael Smith
  • Distinguished Plays
    • Rosalyn Drexler, Home Movies
    • Adrienne Kennedy, Funnyhouse of a Negro
  • Distinguished Performances
    • Philip Bruns, Mr. Simian
    • Estelle Parsons, "Next Time I'll Sing to You" and "In the Summer House"
    • Joyce Ebert, The Trojan Women
    • Diana Sands, The Living Premise
    • Lee Grant, The Maids
    • Marian Seldes, The Ginger Man
    • David Hurst, A Month in the Country
    • Jack Warden, Epiphany
    • Taylor Mead, The General Returns from One Place to Another
    • Ronald Weyand, The Lesson
  • Distinguished Direction
    • Lawrence Kornfeld, What Happened
  • Costumes
    • No award given
  • Best Production (play)
    • Living Theatre, The Brig
  • Best Production (musical)
    • Judson Poets Theatre, What Happened
  • Best Play
    • Samuel Beckett, Play
  • Best Performance
    • Gloria Foster, In White America
  • Best Music
    • Al Carmines, "Home Movies" and "What Happened"
  • Best Foreign Play
    • No award given
  • Best Direction
    • Judith Malina, The Brig
  • Best Design
    • Julian Beck, The Brig
  • Best American Play
    • LeRoi Jones, Dutchman


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