Recipients by Category, 1986-2017

 

Outstanding Play

2019 Pass Over
2018 Cost of Living
2017 Oslo
2016 Guards at the Taj 
2015 Between Riverside and Crazy
2014 Bad Jews
2013 The Whale
2012 Sons of the Prophet 
2011 The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity
2010 The Orphans' Home Cycle
2009 Ruined
2008 Betrayed
2007 Stuff Happens
2006 The Lieutenant of Inishmore
2005 Doubt
2004 Bug
2003 Take Me Out
2002 Metamorphoses
2001 Proof
2000 Dinner With Friends
1999 Wit
1998 Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde
1997 How I Learned to Drive
1996 Molly Sweeney
1995 Camping with Henry & Tom
1994 Three Tall Women
1993 The Destiny of Me
1992 Lips Together, Teeth Apart
1991 Aristocrats
1989 The Cocktail Hour
1987 The Common Pursuit

Outstanding Musical

2019 Rags Parkland Sings the Songs of the Future
2018 KPOP
2017 The Band's Visit
2016 FUTURITY 
2015 Hamilton
2014 Fun Home 
2013 Dogfight
2012 Once 
2011 Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson 
2010 The Scottsboro Boys
2009 Fela! A New Musical
2008 Adding Machine
2007 In the Heights, Spring Awakening
2006 The Seven
2005 The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
2004 Caroline, or Change
2003 Avenue Q
2002 Urinetown
2001 Bat Boy: The musical
2000 James Joyce’s The Dead
1997 Violet
1996 Floyd Collins
1995 Jelly Roll!
1994 Wings
1993 Forbidden Broadway
1992 And the World Goes Round…
1991 Falsettoland

Outstanding Revival

2019 Carmen Jones
2018 Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train
2017 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street 
2016 The Robber Bridegroom 
2015 Into the Woods
2014 Good Person of Szechwan 
2013 The Piano Lesson 
2012 The Cherry Orchard 
2011 Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes/Part 1: Millennium
Approaches, Part 2: Perestroika

2010 The Glass Menagerie
2009 Our Town
2008 Ohio State Murders
2007 Two Trains Running
2006 The Trip to Bountiful
2005 Counsellor-At-Law
2004 None Awarded
2003 Fifth of July
2002 Cymbeline
2001 Tiny Alice
2000 The Torch-Bearers
1999 The Mystery of Irma Vep
1998 All My Sons
1997 June Moon
1996 Entertaining Mr. Sloan
1995 Merrily We Roll Along
1994 Owners, Traps
1993 Henry V
1992 Boesman and Lena
1991 Measure For Measure

Outstanding Solo Show

2019 Fleabag
2018 Harry Clarke
2017 Notes From The Field 
2016 Grounded 
2015 Josephine and I
2014 Buyer & Cellar 
2013 All the Rage 
2012 An Iliad 
2011 Mike Birbiglia's My Girlfriend's Boyfriend 
2010 A Boy and His Soul
2009 Humor Abuse
2008 Dai (enough)
2007 No Child...
2006 Not Awarded
2005 Nine Parts of Desire
2004 I Am My Own Wife

Outstanding Alternative Theatrical Experience

2019 On Beckett
2018 Not Awarded
2017 Not Awarded 
2016 Angel Reapers 
2015 Not Awarded 
2014 Not Awarded 
2013 Old Hats
2012 Voca People
2011 Gatz - Produced by Elevator Repair Service; Presented by The Public Theater.
2010 Not Awarded
2009 Not Awarded
2008 Horizon
2007 Not Awarded
2006 Not Awarded
2005 Not Awarded
2004 Noche Flamenca
2003 The Exonerated
2002 Elaine Stritch At Liberty
2001 Mnemonic
2000 Not Awarded
1999 Not Awarded
1998 Not Awarded
1997 Not Awarded
1996 Not Awarded
1995 Not Awarded
1994 Ricky Jay and His 52 Assistants 
1993 Not Awarded
1992 Blue Man Group/Tubes   

Outstanding Director

2019 Lee Sunday Evans, Dance Nation
2018 Anne Kauffman, Mary Jane
2017 Bartlett Sher, Oslo 
2016 Liesl TommyEclipsed 
2015 Thomas KailHamilton 
2014 Alex TimbersHere Lies Love 
2013 Ruben Santiago-Hudson, The Piano Lesson
2012 Sam Gold, The Big Meal 
2011 John Collins, Gatz
2010 David CromerWhen The Rain Stops Falling
2009 David CromerOur Town
2008 David CromerAdding Machine
2007 Daniel SullivanStuff Happens
2006 Harris YulinThe Trip to Bountiful
2005 Doug HughesDoubt
2004 Dexter BallardBug
2003 Joe MantelloTake Me Out
2002 Mary ZimmermanMetamorphoses 
2001 Daniel SullivanProof 
2000 Susan StromanContact 
1999 Derek Anson JonesWit 
1998 Garry HynesThe Beauty Queen of Leenane 
1997 Mark BrokawHow I Learned to Drive and This Is Our Youth 
1996 Scott ElliotThe Monogamist 
1995 Jack O’BrienHapgood 
1994 Lawrence SacharowThree Tall Women 
1993 Christopher AshleyFires in the Mirror and Jeffrey 
1992 Daniel SullivanThe Substance of Fire 
1991 John TillingerThe Lisbon Traviata 
1989 John TillingerLove Letters   

Outstanding Choreographer

2019 Rick Kuperman & Jeff Kuperman, Alice by Heart
2018 Sonya Tayeh, The Lucky Ones
2017 David DorfmanIndecent 
2016 Martha Clarke, Angel Reapers 
2015 Andy Blankenbuehler, Hamilton 
2014 Sonya TayehKung Fu 
2013 Christopher GattelliDogfight
2012 Steven HoggettOnce 
2011 Steven HoggettPeter and the Starcatcher
2010 Susan StromanThe Scottsboro Boys
2009 Bill T. JonesFela! A New Musical
2008 Peter PucciQueens Boulevard (the musical)
2007 Andy BlankenbuehlerIn the Heights
2006 Bill T. JonesThe Seven
2005 Christopher GattelliAltar Boyz
2004 Hope ClarkeCaroline, or Change
2003 Devanand JankiUrinetown
2002 John CarrafaUrinetown 
2001 Christopher GattelliBat Boy: The musical   

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play

2019 Anika Noni Rose, Carmen Jones
2018 Ashley Park, KPOP 
2017 Jennifer EhleOslo
2016 Phylicia RashadHead of Passes
2015 Tonya PinkinsRasheeda Speaking
2014 Tracee Chimo, Bad Jews

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play

2019 Juan Castano, Transfers
2018 Sean Carvajal, Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train
2017 Joe MortonTurn Me Loose
2016 Timothée Chalamet, Prodigal Son
2015 Stephen McKinley HendersonBetween Riverside and Crazy
2014 Steven BoyerHand to God

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical

2019 Anika Noni Rose, Carmen Jones
2018 Ashley Park, KPOP
2017 Katrina LenkThe Band’s Visit 
2016 Annette O'TooleSouthern Comfort 
2015 Phillipa SooHamilton 
2014 Ruthie Ann MilesHere Lies Love   

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical

2019 Steven Skybell, Fiddler on the Roof
2018 Damon Daunno, The Lucky Ones
2017 Ben PlattDear Evan Hansen 
2016 Steven PasqualeThe Robber Bridegroom 
2015 Lin-Manuel MirandaHamilton 
2014 Michael Cerveris, Fun Home 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

2019 Crystal Lucas-Perry, Ain’t No Mo’
2018 Mirirai Sithole, School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play
2017 Randy GraffThe Babylon Line
2016 Alana ArenasHead of Passes
2015 Liza Colón-ZayasBetween Riverside and Crazy
2014 Lisa KronGood Person of Szechwan

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

2019 Gabriel Ebert, Pass Over
2018 Gregg Mozgala, Cost of Living
2017 Michael AronovOslo 
2016 Matt McGrathThe Legend of Georgia McBride 
2015 Jacob Ming-TrentFather Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) 
2014 Jeremy ShamosDinner With Friends   

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

2019 Soara-Joye Ross, Carmen Jones
2018 Tiffany Mann, Jerry Springer - The Opera
2017 Rachel Bay JonesDear Evan Hansen 
2016 Leslie KritzerThe Robber Bridegroom 
2015 Renée Elise Goldsberry, Hamilton 
2014 Judy KuhnFun Home 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

2019 George Salazar, Be More Chill
2018 Jason Tam, KPOP
2017 Joel PerezSweet Charity 
2016 Jeffrey KuhnSouthern Comfort 
2015 Daveed DiggsHamilton 
2014 Lucas Steele, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

Outstanding Lead Actress (This award was given through 2013. In 2014 the award was split between musicals and play.)

2013 Roslyn RuffThe Piano Lesson
2012 Sanaa Lathan, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark 
2011 Laurie Metcalf, The Other Place
2010 Judith IveyThe Glass Menagerie
2009 Saldah Arrika EkulonaRuined
2008 Elizabeth FranzThe Piano Teacher
2007 Gloria ReubenStuff Happens
2006 Lois SmithThe Trip to Bountiful
2005 Cherry JonesDoubt
2004 Tonya PinkinsCaroline, or Change
2003 Tovah FeldshuhGolda's Balcony
2002 Linda EmondHomebody/Kabul 
2001 Mary-Louise ParkerProof 
2000 Eileen HeckartThe Waverly Gallery 
1999 Kathleen ChalfantWit 
1998 Cherry JonesPride’s Crossing 
1997 Mary-Louise ParkerHow I Learned To Drive 
1996 Uta HagenMrs. Klein (Play) 
1996 Melissa ErricoOne Touch of Venus (musical) 
1995 Linda LavinDeath Defying Acts (Tie) 
1995 Eileen AtkinsVita & Virginia (Tie) 
1994 Myra CarterThree Tall Women 
1993 Anna Deavere SmithFires in the Mirror 
1992 Eileen AtkinsA Room of One’s Own      

Outstanding Lead Actor (This award was given through 2013. In 2014 the award was split between musicals and play.)

2013 Chuck CooperThe Piano Lesson
2012 Santino FontanaSons of the Prophet 
2011 Christian BorlePeter and the Starcatcher
2010 Michael UrieThe Tempermentals
2009 John Douglas ThompsonOthello
2008 Joel HatchAdding Machine
2007 Peter Francis JamesStuff Happens
2006 Christopher DenhamRed Light Winter
David WilmotThe Lieutenant of Inishmore
2005 John RubinsteinCounsellor-At-Law
2004 Brian F. O'ByrneFrozen
2003 Daniel SunjataTake Me Out
2002 Reg RogersThe Dazzle 
2001 Alan BatesThe Unexpected Man 
2000 Boyd GainesContact 
1999 Mark RuffaloThis Is Our Youth 
1998 Brian CoxSt. Nicholas 
1997 David MorseHow I Learned To Drive 
1996 Jim DaleTravels With My Aunt (Play) 
1996 Jason WorkmanBed & Sofa (musical) 
1995 Ed HarrisSimpatico 1994
Ron Rifkin3 Hotels 
1993 John LeguizamoSpic-o-rama 
1992 Ron RifkinThe Substance of Fire 
1991 Nathan LaneThe Lisbon Traviata    

Outstanding Featured Actress (This award was given through 2013. In 2014 the award was split between musicals and play.)

2013 Annie FunkeIf There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet
2012 Tonya PinkinsMilk Like Sugar 
2011 Kristen Schaal, The Coward 
2010 Mary Beth HurtWhen The Rain Stops Falling
2009 Kerry CondonThe Cripple of Inishmaan
2008 Mare Winningham10 Million Miles
2007 Sherie Rene ScottLandscape of the Body
2006 Hallie FooteThe Trip to Bountiful
2005 Jenn HarrisModern Orthodox
Adriane LennoxDoubt
Parker PoseyHurlyburly
2004 Anika Noni RoseCaroline, or Change
2003 Jan MaxwellMy Old Lady
2002 Kathleen WiddoesFranny's Way 
2001 Julianna MarguliesTen Unknowns   

Outstanding Featured Actor (This award was given through 2013. In 2014 the award was split between musicals and play.)

2013 Shuler Hensley, The Whale
2012 Adam Driver, Look Back in Anger 
2011 Thomas SadoskiOther Desert Cities
2010 Adam JamesThe Pride
2009 Aaron MonaghanThe Cripple of Inishmaan
2008 Francis JueYellow Face
2007 Arthur FrenchTwo Trains Running
2006 Charles DurningThird
2005 Dan FoglerThe 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
2004 Will McCormackThe Long Christmas Ride Home
2003 Denis O'HareTake Me Out
2002 Keith NobbsFour 
2001 Justin KirkTen Unknowns   

Outstanding Scenic Design

2019 Arnulfo Maldonado, Sugar in Our Wounds
2018 Louisa Thompson, The Red Letter Plays: In the Blood
2017 Laura JellinekA Life 
2016 Tim MackabeeGuards at the Taj 
2015 Jan VersweyveldScenes From a Marriage 
2014 Mimi Lien, NatashaPierre & The Great Comet of 1812 
2013 Clint Ramos, Wild With Happy
2012 Lauren Helpern, 4000 Miles 
2011 Donyale WerleBloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
2010 David KorinsWhen the Rain Stops Falling
2009 Roger HannaThe Glass Cage
2008 Jim Findlay and Jeff SuggThe Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island (or the Friends of Dr. Rushower)
2007 Derek McLaneThe Voysey Inheritance
2006 Eugene LeeThe Ruby Sunrise
2005 Derek McLaneIntimate Apparel
2004 Derek McLaneI Am My Own Wife
2003 Alexander DodgeObserve the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme
2002 Douglas Stein36 Views 
2001 David GalloJitney 
2000 David GalloThe Wild Party 
1999 Robert Brill & Scott PeckThe Mineola Twins 
1998 Adrianne LobelOn The Town 
1997 David GalloBunny Bunny 
1996 Tony WaltonA Fair Country 
1995 James Leonard JoyCamping with Henry & Tom   

Outstanding Costume Design

2019 Montana Levi Blanco, The House That Will Not Stand
2018 Dede M. Ayite, School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play
2017 Susan HilfertyLove, Love, Love 
2016 Anita YavichThe Legend of Georgia McBride 
2015 Paul TazewellHamilton 
2014 Clint Ramos, Here Lies Love 
2014 Paloma Young, NatashaPierre & The Great Comet of 1812 
2013 Jessica Pabst, The Whale
2012 ESosa, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark 
2011 Gabriel BerryThe Coward
2010 Clint RamosSo Help Me God!
2009 Marina DraghiciFela! A New Musical
2008 Michael Bottari & Ronald Case, and Jessica Jahn, Die Mommie Die!
2007 Gregory GaleThe Voysey Inheritance
2006 Eric BeckerAbigail's Party
2005 Catherine ZuberIntimate Apparel
2004 Catherine ZuberThe Beard of Avon
2003 Michael Bottari and Ronald CaseShanghai Moon
2002 Elizabeth Caitlin WardCymbeline 
2001 Jane GreenwoodOld Money 
2000 Martin PakledinazWaste and The Wild Party 
1999 Jess GoldsteinThe Mineola Twins and Uneasy Chair 
1998 Paul TazewellOn The Town 
1997 Howard CrabtreeWhen Pigs Fly 
1996 Jane GreenwoodSylvia 
1995 Judith DolanThe Petrified Prince

Outstanding Lighting Design

2019 Lap Chi Chu, Mlima's Tale
2018 Alan C. Edwards, Harry Clarke
2017 Mark BartonEdward Albee's The Sandbox, María Irene Fornés' Drowning, and Adrienne
Kennedy's Funnyhouse of a Negro
 
2016 David WeinerGuards at the Taj 
2015 Howell BinkleyHamilton 
2014 Justin Townsend, Here Lies Love 
2013 Scott Zielinski, A Civil War Christmas
2012 Natasha Katz and David Weiner, Once Through a Glass Darkly
2011 Ben Stanton, The Whipping Man
2010 Tyler MicoleauWhen the Rain Stops Falling
2009 Christopher AkerlindGarden of Earthly Delights
2008 Keith ParhamAdding Machine
2007 Kevin AdamsSpring Awakening
2006 Aaron BlackFunnyhouse of a Negro
2005 David WeinerRodney's Wife
2004 Tyler MicoleauBug
2003 Donald HolderObserve the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme
2002 TJ GerckensMetamorphoses 
2001 Paul AndersonMnemonic 
2000 Kenneth PosnerGive Me Your Answer, Do! and The Wild Party 
1999 Kevin AdamsThe Mineola Twins (Tie) 
1999 Michael ChybowskiWit (Tie) 
1998 Kenneth PosnerPride’s Crossing and Side Man 
1997 Brian MacDevittBy the Sea, By the Sea, By the Beautiful Sea 
1996 Michael ChybowskiThe Grey Zone 
1995 Phil MonatCamping with Henry & Tom   

Outstanding Sound Design

2019 Dan Moses Schreier, Carmen Jones
2018 Leah Gelpe, Mary Jane
2017 Mikhail FikselA Life 
2016 Rob Milburn and Michael BodeenGuards at the Taj 
2015 Nevin SteinbergHamilton 
2014 M.L. Dogg and Cody Spencer, Here Lies Love 
2013 Leah Gelpe, Slowgirl
2012 Matt Tierney and Ben Williams, The Select (The Sun Also Rises) 
2011 Mikhail Fiksel, The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity
2010 Fitz PattonWhen the Rain Stops Falling
2009 John GromadaShipwrecked! An Entertainment
2008 Jorge CousineauOpus
2007 Martin Desjardinscolumbinus
2006 Darron L WestThe Seven
2005 Obadiah EavesNine Parts of Desire
2004 Brian RonanBug
2003 Brett JarvisAvenue Q
2002 Scott LehrerFranny's Way 
2001 Christopher ShuttMnemonic   

Outstanding Projection Design

2019 Tal Yarden, Superhero
2018 Hannah Wasileski, Pipeline
2017 Jared MezzocchiVietgone
2016 Peter Nigrini, Grounded  

Outstanding Body of Work

2019 Telsey + Company
2018 WP Theater
2017 Not Awarded 
2016 Not Awarded 
2015 Not Awarded 
2014 Not Awarded 
2013 Theatre Development Fund
2012 Not Awarded 
2011 Not Awarded 
2010 Lincoln Center Theatre
2009 The Lark Play Development Center
2008 Primary Stages
2007 Classical Theatre of Harlem
2006 Atlantic Theater Company
2005 The Irish Repertory Theatre
2004 Public Theater
2003 Vineyard Theatre
2002 Second Stage Theatre 
2001 New York Theatre Workshop 
2000 Eileen Heckart 
1999 Classic Stage Company 
1998 Brian Murray 
1997 Gerard Alessandrini 
1996 Athol Fugard 
1995 Horton Foote 
1995 Signature Theatre Company 
1994 A.R. Gurney 
1994 Irene Worth 
1994 Theatre for a New Audience 
1993 John Lee Beatty 
1992 Terrence McNally 
1991 Circle Repertory Company 
1989 Playwrights Horizons 
1987 Manhattan Theatre Club   

Edith Oliver Award for Sustained Excellence

2019 Not Awarded
2018 Not Awarded
2017 Not Awarded 
2016 Not Awarded 
2015 Not Awarded 
2014 Not Awarded 
2013 Not Awarded
2012 Not Awarded 
2011 Not Awarded 
2010 Not Awarded
2009 Ira Weitzman
2008 Theodore Mann
2007 Rick Sordelet
2006 Betty Corwin
2005 Frances Sternhagen
2004 Kathleen Chalfant
2003 Marian Seldes
2002 Ruby Dee 
2001 Lanford Wilson 
2000 Barry Grove 
1999 Jerry Orbach 
1998 Eli Wallach   

Edith Oliver Service to Off-Broadway Award

2019 Terry Byrne
2018 Not Awarded
2017 Harold Wolpert 
2016 Not Awarded 
2015 Nancy Nagel Gibbs   

Playwrights Sidewalk Inductee(s)

2019 María Irene Fornés
2018 Michael Friedman
2017 Lynn Nottage 
2016 Suzan-Lori Parks 
2015 Jeanine Tesori 
2014 Richard Nelson 
2013 Neil LaBute
2012 Richard Foreman 
2011 Not Awarded 
2010 Not Awarded
2009 Not Awarded
2008 Not Awarded
2007 Christopher Durang
2006 John Patrick Shanley
2005 Charles Ludlam
2004 Tony Kushner
2003 Not Awarded
2000 Charles Busch & Israel Horowitz 
1999 Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt  

Outstanding Lifetime Achievement

2019 Not Awarded
2018 Eve Ensler
2017 William Ivey Long 
2016 James Houghton 
2015 Terrence McNally 
2014 Robyn Goodman 
2013 Todd Haimes
2012 Richard Frankel 
2011 Lynne Meadow 
2010 Daryl Roth
2009 Not Awarded
2008 Not Awarded
2007 Kevin Kline
2006 Wendy Wasserstein
2005 Not Awarded
2004 Not Awarded
2003 Stephen Sondheim
2002 Edward Albee 
2001 Kitty Carlisle Hart 
2000 Jason Robards 
1999 Harold Pinter 
1998 Arthur Miller 
1997 Jane Alexander 
1996 Gene Feist 
1995 Uta Hagen 
1993 Wynn Handman 
1992 Ellen Stewart 
1991 Rosetta LeNoire 
1988 Paul Libin   

Service to Off-Broadway Award

2019 Not Awarded
2018 Not Awarded
2017 Not Awarded
2016 Not Awarded
2015 Not Awarded
2014 Not Awarded
2013 Not Awarded
2012 Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY)
2011 Gary Glaser

Outstanding Special Award

2019 Not Awarded
2018 Not Awarded
2017 Not Awarded 
2016 Peter Nigrini, Projection Design, Grounded 
2015 Not Awarded 
2014 Not Awarded 
2013 Not Awarded 
2012 Not Awarded 
2013 Not Awarded 
2012 Not Awarded 
2011 Not Awarded 
2010 Not Awarded 
2009 Not Awarded 
2008 Not Awarded 
2007 Actors Fund Of America
2006 Not Awarded 
2005 Not Awarded 
2004 Not Awarded 
2003 Not Awarded 
2002 Not Awarded 
2001 Not Awarded 
2000 Not Awarded
1999 Brooklyn Academy of music 
1998 Shakespeare’s R&J 
1997 Rob Fisher, Encores! Great American musicals in Concert 
1996 Cora Cahan 
1996 Theatreworks/USA 
1995 Encores! Great American musicals in Concert 
1994 Art/NY Passport to Off-Broadway 
1994 Ricky Jay and His 52 Assistants 
1993 John Willis Inaugural Award
1986 The Woza Afrika! Festival (Lincoln Center Theatre)