1982–1983 Obie Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
Best New American PlayTina Howe, Harry Kondoleon and David Mamet shared the $1,000 prize.
PlaywritingCaryl Churchill, Top Girls
Tina Howe, distinguished playwriting
Harry Kondoleon, most promising young playwright
David Mamet, Edmond
DirectionGregory Mosher, Edmond
Gary Sinise, True West
PerformancesErnest Abuba, Yellow Fever
Christine Baranski, A Midsummer Night's Dream
Glenn Close, The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs
Jeff Daniels, Johnny Got His Gun
Ruth Maleczech, Haff
John Malkovich, True West
Donald Moffat, Painting Churches
Harry Wise, The Tooth of Crime
Ensemble PerformancesKenneth Frankel, director; cast, Quartermaine's Terms
Max Sufford-Clark, director; Royal Court cast, Top Girls
The New York Shakespeare Festival cast, Top Girls
DesignHeidi Landesman, A Midsummer Night's Dream and Painting Churches
Sustained AchievementLanford Wilson, Marshall Mason and the Circle Repertory Company

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