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Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!

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The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, Owner) have announced the winners of the 61st Annual Obie Awards. Rajiv Joseph's Guards at the Taj, produced by the Atlantic Theater Company, received the Obie Award® for Best New American Play, which is accompanied by a $1,000 prize. Legendary actor/dancer/choreographer Carmen de Lavallade and renowned playwright A.R. Gurney each received a special Obie Award® for Lifetime Achievement. Obie and Screen Actors Guild® Award-winning actress Lea DeLaria returned as host of this year's ceremony, which was held at Webster Hall (125 East 11th Street).

This year's presenters included Obie Award® winner Colman Domingo, Obie Award® winnerDanai Gurira, Maura Tierney, Kate Burton, Obie Award® winner Savion Glover, three-time Obie Award® winner Elizabeth Marvel, Carrie Preston, Norm Lewis, Obie Award® winnerTovah Feldshuh, Marlo Thomas, two-time Obie Award® winner Lisa Kron, three-time Obie Award® winner David Henry Hwang, Jordan Roth, and Natasha Katz.

The evening's festivities also included an opening number featuring Obies host Lea DeLaria and her "Orange Is the New Black" cast mates Emily Althaus, Lori Tan Chinn, Joel Marsh Garland,Kimiko Glenn, Annie Golden, Vicky Jeudy, Emma Myles, Dascha Polenco, and Dale Soules, as well as Stephen Wallem. In addition, special performances were given by 2016 Tony Award® nominee Leslie Odom, Jr. who honored the 20th Anniversary of Rent by performing "Without You," and by Dear Evan Hansen star Ben Platt performing "Waving Through a Window," accompanied by a band including composer Justin Paul on piano.

For the full list of winners, click here.

BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the red carpet below!

Photo Credit: Jennifer Broski

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Zainab Jah

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Zainab Jah

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Saycon Sengbloh

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Saycon Sengbloh

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
David Henry Hwang

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
David Henry Hwang

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Akosua Busia

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Akosua Busia

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Pascale Armand

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Pascale Armand

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Arian Moayed, Rajiv Joseph, Omar Metwally

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Jayne Houdyshell

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Jayne Houdyshell

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Arian Moayed, Jayne Houdyshell

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Annie Golden

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Annie Golden

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Nikiya Mathis, Adesola Osakalumi

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Beowulf Boritt, Mimi Bilinski

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Tamara Tunie

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Tamara Tunie

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Emily Donohoe, Michael O'Keefe

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Marlo Thomas

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Marlo Thomas

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Marlo Thomas, Lucas Caleb Rooney

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Lucas Caleb Rooney

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Lucas Caleb Rooney

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Cast and creative members of THE WOODSMAN

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Christina Sajous

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Christina Sajous

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Max Darwin

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Max Darwin

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Max Darwin

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Neil Pepe, Mary McCann, Jeffory Lawson

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Nikiya Mathis, Trey Hudson

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Maura Tierney

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Maura Tierney

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Stephen Karam

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Stephen Karam

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Keala Settle

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Keala Settle

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Gabriel Ebert

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Gabriel Ebert

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Gabriel Ebert

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Tovah Feldshuh, Danai Gurira

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Danai Gurira

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Danai Gurira

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Cassie Beck

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Cassie Beck

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Michael Greif, Justin Paul, Carole Rothman, Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, Steven Levenson

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Judith Jamison

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Judith Jamison

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Natasha Katz

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Natasha Katz

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Lisa Kron

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
Lisa Kron

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 61st Annual Obie Awards!
William Ivey Long, Heather Hitchens


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