2017 OBA Awards – Video

OBA President Peter Breger welcomes the audience to the 2017 OBA Awards:

Charlotte Moore, artistic director of the Irish Repertory Theatre, accepts the Legend of Off Broadway Award:

Playwright Israel Horovitz accepts the Legend of Off Broadway Award:

Veteran downtown actress Estelle Parsons accepts the Legend of Off Broadway Award:

Joyce O’Connor accepts the Off Broadway Hall of Fame Award on behalf of her late husband, Signature Theatre founder Jim Houghton:

Producer Jenny Gersten accepts the award for Best Musical revival for the immersive production of Sweeney Todd at Barrow Street Theatre:

Joe Morton accepts the award for Best Solo Performance for his role as Dick Gregory in Turn Me Loose:

Sam LaFrage and Dennis Corsi of Ragtag Theatre accept the award for Best Family Show for The Commedia Cinderella:

Ciáran O’Reilly accepts the award for Best Play Revival for his production of The Emperor Jones at the Irish Repertory Theatre, where he also serves as Producing Director:

Sarah Stern, co-artistic director of the Vineyard Theatre, accepts the award for Best Play for Indecent and shares a note from playwright Paula Vogel:

Gerard Alessandrini and Gerry McIntyre accept the award for Best Unique Theatrical Experience for Spamilton:

Producer Matthew Kwatinetz and author Joe DiPietro accept the award for Best Musical for Ernest Shackleton Loves Me:

OBA President Peter Breger’s closing remarks: