1978–1979 Obie Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
Best New American PlayMichael McClure, Josephine
PlaywritingRosalyn Drexler, The Writer's Opera
Susan Miller, Nasty Rumors and Final Remarks
Richard Nelson, Vienna Notes
Bernard Pomerance, The Elephant Man
Sam Shepard, Buried Child
DirectionMaria Irene Fornes, Eyes on the Harem
Jack Holssiss, The Elephant Man
PerformancesMary Alice, Nongogo and Julius Caesar
Philip Anglim, The Elephant Man
Joseph Buloff, The Price
Constance Cummings, Wings
Fred Gwynne, Grand Magic
Judd Hirsch, Talley's Folly
Marcell Rosenblatt, Vienna Notes
Elizabeth Wilson, Taken in Marriage
DesignTheatre X, set design and lighting design, A Fierce Longing
Jennifer Tipton, Public Theatre, set design and lighting design
Sustained AchievementAl Carmines

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