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Off-Broadway's Highest Honor

1973 Award Winners

  • Special Citations
    • Richard Foreman (Ontological-Hysteric Theatre)
    • The San Francisco Mime Troupe, "The Dragon Lady's Revenge"
    • City Center Acting Company
    • Workshop of the Player's Art (WPA)
  • Set Design
    • No award given
  • Obie Committee
    • Mel Gussow, Marilyn Stasio, and Michael Smith
  • Music
    • No award given
  • Distinguished Plays
    • Sam Shepard, The Tooth of Crime
    • Ronald Tavel, Bigfoot
    • J.E. Gaines, What if it Had Turned Up Heads?
  • Distinguished Performances
    • Hume Cronyn, Krapp's Last Tape
    • Mari Gorman, The Hot l Baltimore
    • James Hilbrandt, A Boy Named Dog
    • Stacy Keach, Hamlet
    • Christopher Lloyd, Kaspar
    • Charles Ludlam, "Corn" and "Camille"
    • Lola Pashalinski, Corn
    • Alice Playten, Lemmings
    • Roxie Roker, The River Niger
    • Jessica Tandy, Not I
    • Douglas Turner Ward, The River Niger
    • Sam Waterston, Much Ado About Nothing
  • Distinguished Direction
    • Jack Gelber, The Kid
    • William E. Lathan, What if it Had Turned Up Heads?
    • Marshall W. Mason, The Hot l Baltimore
  • Costumes
    • No award given
  • Best Foreign Play
    • Samuel Beckett, Not I
    • Peter Handke, Kaspar
  • Best American Play
    • Lanford Wilson, The Hot l Baltimore
    • Joseph A. Walker, The River Niger


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