Off-Broadway's Highest Honor

1996 Hosts

1996 Presenters

1996 Award Winners

  • Sustained Achievement
    • Uta Hagen,
  • Special Citations
    • Ingmar Bergman,
      Sustained Excellence of Direction
    • Kathleen Chalfant,
      Sustained Excellence of Performance
    • Henry Stram,
      Sustained Excellence of Performance
    • Scott Elliott, Curtains
      and The Acting Ensemble
    • Savion Glover, Bring in 'da Noise/Bring in 'da Funk
      Choreography and Dance
    • Marty Pottenger, City Water Tunnel #3
    • Jonathan Larson, Rent
    • Michael Greif, Rent
    • The Acting Ensemble, Rent
    • New Voices at Repertorio Espanol,
  • Playwriting
    • Ain Gordon, Wally's Ghost
    • Donald Margulies, The Model Apartment
    • Suzan-Lori Parks, Venus
    • Doug Wright, Quills
  • Performance
    • Gerry Bamman, Nixon's Nixon
    • Lisa Gay Hamilton, Valley Song
    • Terri Klausner, Bed And Sofa
    • Tom McGowan, The Food Chain
    • Mark Nelson, Picasso At The Lapin Agile
    • Adina Porter, Venus
    • Virginia Rambal, Troya De America and La Dama Duende
    • Rose The Dog (Julie Archer and Barbara Pollitt), Epidog
    • Rocco Sisto, Quills
    • Steven Skybell, Antigone In New York
    • Derek Smith, The Green Bird
    • James Urbaniak, The Universe
    • Mary Louise Wilson, Full Gallop
  • Obie Grant
    • New Georges,
    • The TEBA Group,
  • Obie Committee
    • ,
      Village Voice: Michael Feingold, Alisa Solomon
    • ,
      Guests: Holly Hill, Karen Kandel, Alberto Minero, Jim O'Quinn
    • ,
      Assistant: Charles McNulty
    • ,
      Chairman: Ross Wetzsteon
  • Music
    • Bruce Coughlin and Adam Guettel, Floyd Collins
    • Polly Pen, Bed And Sofa
    • David Van Tieghem,
      Sustained Excellence of Music
  • Direction
    • Doug Hughes, The Grey Zone
  • Design
    • Jeffrey S. Koger,
      Sustained Excellence of Lighting Design
    • Neil Patel,
      Sustained Excellence of Set Design
  • Best New American Play
    • Adrienne Kennedy, Adrienne Kennedy
    • June And Jean In Concert, June And Jean In Concert
    • Sleep Deprivation Chamber, Sleep Deprivation Chamber
      with Adam Kennedy

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