We are pleased to announce that the 62nd Annual Obie Awards will be held on Monday, May 22, 2017 at Webster Hall (125 East 11th Street). Obie and Screen Actors Guild® Award-winning actress Lea DeLaria will return as the host for the third consecutive year. Tickets to the 2017 Obie Awards can be purchased at http://www.ObieAwards.com.

“Lea DeLaria has come to personify the best of Off Broadway; she’s smart, edgy, and charges way less than she’s worth,” said Heather Hitchens, President of the American Theatre Wing. “At this point, we consider her family, and we are delighted to have her back.”

“I have come to personify the best of off-Broadway. I’m smart, edgy and charge way less than I’m worth. At this point I consider myself family and I’m delighted to be back,” said Lea DeLaria.