2006-2007 Obie Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

The 2006–2007 Obie Awards, honoring distinguished achievement in Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway productions, were presented on May 21, 2007, at New York University's Skirball Center.

Direction: Lou Bellamy, Two Trains Running;
Anne Kauffman, The Thugs;
Matthew Maguire, Abandon;
Eirik Stubo, The Wild Duck;
Chay Yew, Durango
Performance: Betsy Aidem, sustained excellence of performance;
Andre De Shields, sustained excellence of performance;
Ron Cephas Jones, sustained excellence of performance;
Donna Lynne Champlin, The Dark at the Top of the Stairs;
Ain Gordon, Stories Left to Tell;
David Greenspan, Faust and Some Men
Nina Hellman, Trouble in Paradise;
Nancy Opel, My Deah;
Roslyn Ruff, Seven Guitars;
James Saito, Durango;
Michael Stuhlbarg, The Voysey Inheritance;
Nilaja Sun, No Child;
Harris Yulin, Frank's Home;
Ensemble, Tale of 2Cities (Winsome Brown, Michael Ray Escamilla, Tracey A. Leigh, Leo Marks, Diane Rodriguez, Ed Vassallo, Heather Woodbury)
Design: Beowulf Boritt, sustained excellence of set design;
Robert Kaplowitz, sustained excellence of sound design;
Rae Smith, Set and Costume Design, Oliver Twist
Playwriting: Adam Bock, The Thugs
Special Citations: Daniel Beaty, writing and performance Emergence-SEE;
Tim Crouch, An Oak Tree;
Edward Hall & Propeller, Taming of the Shrew;
The Living Theatre, ensemble and director Judith Malina, The Brig (Ensemble: Johnson Anthony, Gene Ardor, Kesh Baggan, Steven Scot Bono, Gary Brackett, Brent Bradley, Brad Burgess, John Kohan, Albert Lamont, Peter Lester, Jeff Nash, Josh Roberts, Bradford Rosenbloom, Jade Rothman, Isaac Scranton, Morteza Tavakoli, Evan True, Antwan Ward, Louis Williams; Steve Ben Israel, ensemble director)
Lifetime Achievement: Alvin Epstein
Theater Grants: Peculiar Works Project;
The Play Company;
Synapse Productions;
Transport Group
Emerging Playwright Grants: Young Jean Lee ($1,000)
Ross Wetzsteon Award: Rattlestick Theatre

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