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Ninth Annual OOBR Awards Announced

The winners of the Ninth Annual OOBR (Off-Off-Broadway Review) Awards have just been announed. The awards will be presented at the Minetta Lane Theatre on Monday, September 8 at 7pm.

In addition to the shows to be honored, a special achievement award will be given to, which has reviewed every show in the New York International Fringe Festival for the last two years. The ceremony will also feature performances of excerpts from Off-Off-Broadway productions; food, wine, and soft drinks will be provided after the ceremony by Katz’s Delicatessen.

The Minetta Lane Theatre is located at 18 Minetta Lane in Greenwich Village. Doors will open at approximately 6:30pm on September 8. Tickets are $22 and may be reserved by calling 646-207-2926 or e-mailing For more information, visit

A complete list of 2003 OOBR Award winners follows, with the names of the companies that presented the shows in parentheses:

  • Antony & Cleopatra (Danse Macabre Theatrics in association with Horse Trade Theater Group)
  • A Clockwork Orange (Godlight Theatre Company)
  • Deep in the Jeeps of Georgia (Bon Bock Productions)
  • Dido (& Aeneas) (Prospect Theater Company)
  • Funny (Vital Theatre Company)
  • I Am At My Best When I Am Singing Very Quietly (And How! Theater Company)
  • I Forgot To Breathe (Paula Plessas and Ann Robideaux)
  • Members of the Tribe (Act Out Productions)
  • A Perfect Relationship (TOSOS II** in association with Out Professionals)
  • Prince Hal (Animated Theatreworks)
  • The Roar of the Greasepaint, The Smell of the Crowd (Musicals Tonight!)
  • Rubber (Hudson Exploited Theater Company)
  • A Soldier’s Death (13th Street Rep)
  • Spring Awakening (Prospect Theater Company)
  • The Taxi Cabaret (Prospect Theater Company)
  • Unnatural Acts (The Urban Rock Project)
  • What the F**k? (TOSOS II)
  • Twelfth Night and The Taming of the Shrew (New York Classical Theatre, joint award)
  • Special Achievement Award: