1955–1956 Obie Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
Best New PlayLionel Abel, Absalom
Best All-Around ProductionUncle Vanya
Best MusicalThe Threepenny Opera
Best DirectorJosé Quintero, The Iceman Cometh
Best Actor (Tie)Jason Robards, Jr., The Iceman Cometh
George Voskevec, Uncle Vanya
Best ActressJulie Bovasso, The Maids
Best Supporting ActorGerald Hiken, The Cherry Orchard and Uncle Vanya
Best Supporting ActressPeggy McCay, Uncle Vanya
Distinguished Performances (Actors)Alan Ansara, The Private Life of the Master Race
Roberts Blossom, A Village Wooing
Addison Powell, The Iceman Cometh
Distinguished Performances (Actresses)Shirlee Emmons, The Mother of Us All
Frances Sternhagen, The Admirable Basheville
Nancy Wickwire, The Cherry Orchard
For High Technical Accomplishment in Sets, Lighting and CostumesKlaus Holm and Alvin Cold (Phoenix Theatre)

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