one of a group of awards given annually, beginning in 1956, by New York City's The Village Voice newspaper for achievement in the off-Broadway theater.
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How to use Obie in a sentence
Larry was an accomplished man earning a degree from Yale, an Academy Award nomination as a screenwriter, two-time Obie winner, Pulitzer Prize nominee, and activist.
He edited several anthologies, including The Obie Winners in 1980 and The Best of Off Broadway in 1984.New York’s Greatest Show Or How They Did Not Screw Up ‘Guys and Dolls’ | Ross Wetzsteon | April 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Her first work, In the Continuum, won an Obie Award in 2006 for its portrayal of two women with HIV.Danai Gurira, Who Plays Michonne, Says ‘The Walking Dead’ Isn’t Racist | Melissa Leon | November 4, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
An Oregon judge was forced to answer that question this week in a fight over an obese wiener dog named Obie.
She installed a new dog door—one wide enough for Obie to fit through.
Obie's gut was so massive that he had sores on it, from dragging his belly across the ground as he walked.
I must write to your Uncle Obie just as soon as we can spare the money for paper and stamps.
"I hope you didn't complain, Obie," said his mother, her happy face clouding.
His mother and his baby sister called him Obie, and sweet was his name on their lips.
After resting for some time they were conducted to the palace of the dreaded Obie, king of the Eboe country.Great African Travellers | W.H.G. Kingston
Obie, king of Eboe, a young man with a refined and intelligent countenance, received the white men with cordiality.Celebrated Travels and Travellers | Jules Verne