Indecent Scribe Paula Vogel to Receive Lifetime Achievement Obie Award
The Obies will be held May 22.
Vogel made her Broadway debut this season with Indecent. Her many other works include the Pulitzer Prize-winning How I Learned to Drive, The Mineola Twins, The Baltimore Waltz, The Long Christmas Ride Home, A Civil War Christmas, and many others.
This year's Obie judges include Obie- and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar (Disgraced), Entertainment Weekly theater critic Melissa Rose Bernardo, Obie-winning actress J. Smith Cameron, Obie-winning actor-singer Darius de Haas, Village Voice theater critic Miriam Felton-Dansky, and Obie-winning actress Daphne Rubin-Vega.
The Obies, which recognize off-Broadway artists and productions worthy of distinction, were originally created by the Village Voice. The American Theatre Wing, founder of the Tony Awards, has partnered with the Voice to copresent the Obies.