1996–1997 Obie Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
Best Play: Naomi Wallace, One Flea Spare
Best Production: Peter and Wendy
Playwriting: Eve Ensler, The Vagina Monologues;
David Henry Hwang, Golden Child;
Paula Vogel, How I Learned to Drive;
Lanford Wilson, Sympathetic Magic
Direction: Mark Brokaw, How I Learned to Drive
Performance: Andre Braugher, Henry V;
Tsai Chin, Golden Child;
Jennifer Dundas, Good As New;
David Greenspan, The Boys in the Band;
Karen Kandel, Peter and Wendy;
Albert Macklin, June Moon;
David Morse, How I Learned to Drive;
Mary Louise Parker, How I Learned to Drive;
Sharon Scruggs, The Trojan Women;
Ray Anthony Thomas, Volunteer Man;
Ching Valdes-Aran, Flipzoids
Design: Derek McLane, sustained excellence of set design;
Shirley Prendergast, sustained excellence of lighting design;
Catherine Zuber, sustained excellence of costume design
Special Citations: Joanne Camp, sustained excellence of performance;
Arthur French, sustained excellence of performance;
Roger Guenveur Smith and Mark Anthony Thompson, A Huey P. Newton Story;
Howard Crabtree and the creators of When Pigs Fly;
James Hatch and Camille Billops;
Dona Ann McAdams;
Tap Dogs;
Jeanine Tesori, music for Violet

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