Heather Hitchens, President and CEO of The American Theatre Wing and Peter Barbey, President and CEO of The Village Voice announce today the lineup of presenters at the 63rd Annual Obie Awards. The ceremony will take place May 21 at Terminal 5 in New York City.
This year’s presenters include Academy Award and two-time Tony Award nominee Andrew Garfield, Emmy Award nominee Lucy Liu, as well as two-time Tony Award and Obie Award winner Matthew Broderick. Other presenters include Oliver Platt, Laura Benanti, Laura Osnes, Beth Malone, David Morse, Itamar Moses, Arian Moayed, William Ivey Long, Natasha Katz, David Henry Hwang, David Zinn, Emilio Sosa, Lilli Cooper, and Pixie Aventura. Hitchens and Barbey will also present along with Chair of the Obie Judges Michael Feingold.
Emmy and Obie-winning actor John Leguizamo will serve as this year’s Obie Awards. Tony Award-nominated and three-time Obie Award-winning actress Kathleen Chalfant will receive a special Obie Award for Lifetime Achievement.