The American Theatre Wing and the Village Voice have announced the lineup of presenters set for the 61st Annual Obie Awards, hosted by Lea DeLaria. The ceremony will be held on Monday, May 23, at Webster Hall.
The roster will include Obie Award winner Colman Domingo, Obie Award winner Danai Gurira, Maura Tierney, Kate Burton, Obie Award winner Savion Glover, three-time Obie Award winner Elizabeth Marvel, Carrie Preston, Norm Lewis, Obie Award winner Tovah Feldshuh, Marlo Thomas, and two-time Obie Award winner Lisa Kron.
Legendary actor, dancer, and choreographer Carmen de Lavallade and renowned playwright A.R. Gurney will each receive a special Obie Award for Lifetime Achievement at this year’s ceremony.
The Obie Award judges panel for this season, headed by Village Voice columnist Obie chairman, and TheaterMania contributor Michael Feingold, included Obie-winning actress Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Obie-winning director Oliver Butler, Obie-winning costume designer Clint Ramos, Obie-winning actress Juliet Rylance, Variety senior critic Marilyn Stasio, and freelance theater critic Michael Sommers.