Off-Broadway's Highest Honor

1971 Hosts

1971 Presenters

1971 Award Winners

  • Special Citations
    • Orlando Furioso,
  • Obie Committee
    • Harold Clurman, John Lahr, Edith Oliver,
  • Music
    • No award given,
  • Distinguished Production
    • The Trial of the Catonsville 9,
  • Distinguished Plays
    • Ed Bullins, "The Fabulous Miss Maria," "In New England Winter"
    • David Rabe,
  • Distinguished Performances
    • Susan Batson,
    • Margaret Braidwood,
    • Hector Elizondo,
    • Donald Ewer,
    • Sonny Jim (Gaines),
    • Stacy Keach,
    • Harris Laskawy,
    • Joan MacIntosh,
    • William Schallert,
    • James Woods,
    • Kirk Kirksey,
  • Distinguished Direction
    • John Berry, Boesman and Lona
    • John Hirsch, AC/DC
    • Gordon Davidson, The Trial of the Catonsville 9
    • Jeff Bleckner, Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel
    • Larry Kornfeld, Dracula Sabbat
  • Costumes
    • No award given,
  • Best Performance By An Actress
    • Ruby Dee, Boesman and Lena
  • Best Performance By An Actor
    • Jack MacGowan, Beckett
  • Best Foreign Play
    • Athol Fugard, Boesman and Lena
    • Heathcote Williams, AC/DC
    • Derek Walcott, Dream on Monkey Mountain
  • Best American Play
    • John Guare, House of Blue Leaves

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