1983–1984 Obie Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
Best New American PlaySam Shepard, Fool for Love
Best MusicalLee Bruer and Bob Telson, Gospel at Colonus
PlaywritingSamuel Beckett, Ohio Impromptu, What Where, Catastrophe and Pocket
Maria Irene Fornes, The Danube, Sarita and Mud
Vaclav Havel, A Private View
Len Jenkin, Five of Us
Franz Xaver Kroetz, Through the Leaves and Mensch Meier
Ted Tally, Terra Nova
DirectionJoAnne Akalaitis, Through the Leaves
Maria Irene Fornes, The Danube, Sarita and Mud
Lawrence Sacharow, Five of Us
Sam Shepard, Fool for Love
PerformancesF. Murray Abraham, Uncle Vanya
Kathy Baker, Fool for Love
Sheila Dabney, Sarita
Morgan Freeman, Gospel at Colonus
George Guidall, Cinders
Ed Harris, Fool for Love
Frederick Haumann, Through the Leaves
Richard Jordan, A Private View
Ruth Maleczech, Through the Leaves
Stephen McHattie, Mensch Meier
Will Patton, Fool for Love
Pamela Reed, sustained excellence of performance
Dianne Wiest, Serenading Louie and Other Places
DesignAdrianne Lobel, set design, The Vampires and All Night Long
Anne Militello, sustained excellence of lighting design
Bill Stabile, set design, Spookhouse, Damnee Hanon and Sacree Sandre
Douglas Stein, set design, Through the Leaves
Sustained AchievementMusic-Theatre Group/Lenox Arts Center

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