Off-Broadway's Highest Honor

Please visit obies.villagevoice.com for full details about The Village Voice's 54th annual 2009 Obie Awards Ceremony with Creative Block.

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The Village Voice 53rd annual Obie awards.

Presenters include Jonathan Groff, Neil Patrick Harris, Priscilla Lopez, S. Epatha Merkerson, Marisa Tomei, Julie White, and Bradley Whitford, among others.

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2008 Hosts

2008 Presenters

2008 Award Winners

  • Special Citations
    • Nature Theater of Oklahoma, No Dice
    • David Greenspan, The Argument
  • Ross Wetzsteon Award
    • Cherry Lane Theatre Mentor Project,
      $2,000
  • Playwriting
    • Horton Foote, Dividing The Estate
    • David Henry Hwang, Yellow Face
  • Performance
    • LisaGay Hamilton, The Ohio State Murders
    • Kate Mulgrew, Iphigenia 2.0
    • Francis Jue, Yellow Face
    • Rebecca Wisocky, Amazons and Their Men
    • Joel Hatch, Adding Machine
    • Heidi Schreck, Drum Of The Waves Of Horikawa
    • Veanne Cox, Sustained Excellence of Performance
    • Sean McNall,
      Sustained Excellence of Performance
    • Ensemble, Passing Strange
      (De'Adre Aziza, Daniel Breaker, Eisa Davis, Colman Domingo, Chad Goodridge, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Stew)
  • Obie Grant
    • Keen Company,
      $5,000
    • Theater of a Two-Headed Calf,
      $5,000
  • Lifetime Achievement
    • Adrienne Kennedy,
  • Direction
    • Krzysztof Warlikowski, Krum
    • David Cromer, Adding Machine
  • Design
    • Takeshi Kata, Set - Keith Parham, Lighting Design, Adding Machine
    • Peter Ksander, Scenic Design, Untitled Mars (This Title May Change)
    • Ben Katchor, Drawings; John Findlay & Jeff Sugg, Set & Projection, The Slug Bearers Of Kayrol Island
    • Jane Greenwood,
      Sustained Excellence of Costume Design
    • David Zinn,
      Sustained Excellence of Costume and Set Design
  • Best New Theater Piece
    • Stew, Heidi Rodewald, Annie Dorsen, Passing Strange
      $1,000

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