Now Reading: Obies


Off-Broadway's Highest Honor

1975 Award Winners

  • Special Citations
    • Andrei Serban, Trilogy
    • The Royal Shakespeare Company, Summerfolk
    • Charles Ludlam, Professor Bedlam's Punch and Judy Show
    • The Henry Street Settlement
    • Charles Pierce
    • Mabou Mines
  • Special 20--year Obies
    • Judith Malina and Julian Beck
    • Ted Mann and the Circle in the Square
    • Joseph Papp
    • Ellen Stewart, "The Fantasticks"
  • Playwriting
    • Ed Bullins, The Taking of Miss Janie
    • Lanford Wilson, The Mound Builders
    • Wallace Shawn, Our Late Night
    • Sam Shepard, Action
  • Performance
    • Reyno, The First Breeze of Summer
    • Moses Gunn, The First Breeze of Summer
    • Dick Latessa, Philemon
    • Kevin McCarthy, Harry Outside
    • Stephen D. Newman, Polly
    • Christopher Walken, Kid Champion
    • Ian Trigger, The True History of Squire Jonathan
    • Cara Duff-MacCormick, Craig's Wife
    • Priscilla Smith, Trilogy
    • Tanya Berezin, The Mound Builders
    • Tovah Feldshuh, Yentl the Yeshiva Boy
  • Obie Grant
    • No award given
  • Obie Committee:
    • Clive Barnes, Mel Gussow, Jack Kroll, Michael Feingold, Julius Novick
  • Direction
    • Lawrence Konrfeld, Listen to Me
    • Marshall W. Mason, "Battle of Angels," "The Mound Builders"
    • Gilbert Moses, The Talking of Miss Janie
  • Design
    • Robert U. Taylor, Polly
      distinguished set design
    • John Lee Beatty, Down By River... Battle of Angels,The Mound Builders
      distinguished set design
  • Best New American Play
    • Leslie Lee, The First Breeze of Summer


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