Off-Broadway's Highest Honor
1968 Award Winners
El Teatro Campesino for creating a workers' theatre to demonstrate the politics of survival
The Fortune Society for expanding public awareness of the problems of the ex-convict and the prison system in America
The Negro Ensemble Company for Sustained Excellence in Repertory Theatre and the development of new theatrical talent
San Francisco Mime Troupe for uniting theatre and revolution and grooving in the park
- El Teatro Campesino
Clive Barnes, John Lahr, Michael Smith
- Israel Horovitz, The Indian Wants the Bronx
- John Guare, Muzzeka
- Sam Shepard, "Forensic and the Navigator" and "Melodrama Play"
- John Cazale, "Line" and "The Indian Wants the Bronx"
- James Coco, Fragments
- Jean David, Istanboul
- Cliff Gorman, The Boys in the Band
- Mari Gorman, "The Memorandum" and "Walking to Waldheim"
- Moses Gunn, The Negro Ensemble Company repertory
- Peggy Pope, Mama
- Roy R. Scheider, Stephen D.
- John Hancock, A Midsummer Night's Dream
- Rip Torn, The Beard
- Gertrude Stein and Al Carmines, In Circles
Best Foreign Play
- Vaclav Havel, The Memorandum
- Michael A. Schultz, Song of the Lusitanian Bogey
- Robert LaVigne, "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and "Endecott and the Red Cross"
Best American Play
- No award given
- Billie Dixon, The Beard
- Al Pacino, The Indian Wants the Bronx