The Village Voice's Off Broadway citations (hence, "O.B.") as announced last night:
The Sustained Achievement AwardDavid GreenspanBest New American Play (w/check for $1000)Annie Baker, CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION and THE ALIENSPerformanceEnsemble, CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION (Playwrights Horizons)(Reed Birney, Tracee Chimo, Peter Friedman, Deirdre O’Connell, Heidi Schreck)Dane DeHaan, THE ALIENS (Rattlestick Playwrights Theater)Jonathan Hammond, THE BOYS IN THE BAND (Transport Group)Marc Damon Johnson, THE BROTHER/SISTER PLAYS (Public Theater)Laurie Metcalf, A LIE OF THE MIND (The New Group)Wendell Pierce, sustained excellence of performanceJuliet Rylance, AS YOU LIKE IT (Bridge Project/BAM)Rocco Sisto, sustained excellence of performancePlaywritingEnda Walsh, THE NEW ELECTRIC BALLROOM (Druid Theatre / St. Ann’s Warehouse)DirectingSam Gold, CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION (Playwrights Horizons) and THE ALIENS (Rattlestick Playwrights Theater)Pam MacKinnon, CLYBOURNE PARK (Playwrights Horizons)Design / MusicSteven Dufala and Billy Blaise Dufala (machine design), MACHINES MACHINESMACHINES MACHINES MACHINES MACHINES MACHINES (rainpan 43 /HERE Arts Center)Stephin Merritt (music & lyrics), CORALINE (MCC Theater)Tyler Micoleau, sustained excellence of lighting designNeil Murray (sets and costumes), Malcolm Rippeth (lighting), Gemma Carrington and Jon Driscoll (projection design), BRIEF ENCOUNTER (Kneehigh Theatre / St. Ann’s Warehouse)Special CitationsAriane Mnouchkine & Théâtre du Soleil, LES ÉPHÉMÈRES (Lincoln Center Festival)Taylor Mac, THE LILY’S REVENGE (HERE Arts Center)The Ohio TheatreHoi Polloi and Rachel Chavkin, THREE PIANOS(Hoi Polloi: Alec Duffy, Dave Malloy, and Rick Burkhardt) (Ontological)Philippe Quesne and Gaëtan Vourc’h, L’EFFET DE SERGE (Vivarium Studio / Under the Radar)Chris Wells, SECRET CITYThe Ross Wetzsteon Award (w/check for $1000)Foundry TheatreObie GrantsHarlem School of the ArtsOntological Incubator
Vampire CowboysIn other awards news: the Outer Critics Circle also announced yesterday. Best Musical: Outer Critics From Outer Space!