The 62nd Annual Obie Awards

by Michael Eddy
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Earlier this week the American Theatre Wing and The Village Voice announced the winners of the 62nd Annual Obie Awards®. Jennifer Kidwell & Scott R. Sheppard’s Underground Railroad Game, produced by Ars Nova, and J.T. Roger’s Oslo, produced by Lincoln Center Theater, shared the Obie Awards for Best New American Theatre Work, which is accompanied by a $500 prize each. Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel received a special Obie Award for Lifetime Achievement.

Further information from The Obie Awards (ObieAwards.com)

Design

Best New American Theatre Work ($500 prize each)

Playwriting

Musical Theater

Directing

Ensemble

Performance

Special Citations

Obie Grants ($4,000 prize each)

The Ross Wetzsteon Award ($3,000 prize)

Lifetime Achievement Award