1981–1982 Obie Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
Best New American PlaysMetamorphosis in Miniature
Mr. Dead and Mrs. Free
Best Theater PieceTadeusz Kantor, Wielopole, Wielopole
PlaywritingRobert Auletta, Stops and Virgins
Caryl Churchill, Cloud 9
DirectionTommy Tune, Cloud 9
PerformancesKevin Bacon, Forty Deuce and Poor Little Lambs
James Barbosa, Soon Jack November
Ray Dooley, Peer Gynt
Christine Estabrook, Pastorale
Michael Gross, No End of Blame
E. Katherine Karr, Cloud 9
Kenneth McMillan, Weekends Like Other People
Kevin O'Connor, Chucky's Hunch, Birdbath and Crossing the Crab Nebula
Carole Shelley, Twelve Dreams
Josef Sommer, Lydie Breeze
Irene Worth, The Chalk Garden
Distinguished Ensemble PerformancesLisa Banes, Brenda Currin, Elizabeth McGovern and Beverly May, My Sister in This House
Adolph Caesar, Larry Riley and Denzel Washington, A Soldier's Play
DesignJim Clayburgh, sustained excellence in set design
Arden Fingerhut, sustained excellence in lighting design
Sustained AchievementMaria Irene Fornes

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