2017 OBA Awards

Check out highlights from the 2017 OBA Awards!

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Best New Musical
The Band’s Visit
*Ernest Shackleton Loves Me
Othello: The Remix
The View UpStairs

Best New Play
Church and State
Daniel’s Husband
Skeleton Crew
Small Mouth Sounds
The Wolves

Best Musical Revival
Finian’s Rainbow
The Golden Bride
Pacific Overtures
*Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Sweet Charity

Best Play Revival
The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World AKA The Negro Book of the Dead
*The Emperor Jones
The Hairy Ape

Best Unique Theatrical Experience
Her Opponent
Taylor Mac – A 24-Decade History of Popular Music
Vanity Fair

Best Solo Performance
Chris Gethard, Career Suicide
Marin Ireland, On the Exhale
Sarah Jones, Sell/Buy/Date
*Joe Morton, Turn Me Loose
Anna Deaveare Smith, Notes From the Field

Best Family Show
1001 Nights: A Love Story About Loving Stories
*The Commedia Cinderella
Love That Dog
Pip’s Island
Wonderland: Alice’s Rock & Roll Adventure

Legend of Off Broadway Honorees
Harvey Fierstein
Athol Fugard
Israel Horowitz
Charlotte Moore
Estelle Parsons
Paula Vogel

Hall of Fame Award
James Houghton