Major Award Recipients

Major Award - Past Recipients

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  • 2012 Viola Davis
  • 2012 Dan Butler
  • 2011 Jason Robert Brown
  • 2010 Andrei SerbanTop
  • 2009 Lawrence O'Keefe
  • 2009 Nell Benjamin
  • 2008 Andrea McArdle
  • 2007 Ernest Thompson
  • 2006 Stephen Schwartz
  • 2005 Betsy Palmer
  • 2004 Don Holder
  • 2003 Paula Vogel
  • 2002 Julie Harris
  • 2001 Jon Kimbell
  • 2000 Maria Irene FornesTop
  • 1999 John Lee Beatty
  • 1998 Peter Falk
  • 1997 Wendy Kesselman
  • 1996 Robin Wagner
  • 1995 Rita Moreno
  • 1994 Carol Channing
  • 1993 Olympia Dukakis
  • 1992 Tererence McNally
  • 1991 Eric Bentley
  • 1990 Paul BenedictTop
  • 1989 Jose Ferrer
  • 1988 Mark Lamos
  • 1987 A. R. Gurney, Jr.
  • 1986 James Kirkwood
  • 1985 Robert Brustein
  • 1984 Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt
  • 1983 Lloyd Richards
  • 1982 Ellen Stewart
  • 1981 Stephen Sondheim
  • 1980 Uta HagenTop
  • 1979 Kitty Carlisle Hart
  • 1978 Harold Clurman
  • 1977 Cheryl Crawford
  • 1976 Adrian Hall
  • 1975 Eva LeGalliene
  • 1974 Elliot Norton
  • 1973 Lillian Hellman
  • 1972 John Houseman
  • 1971 The Open Theatre
  • 1970 Harold PrinceTop
  • 1969 Arthur Miller
  • 1968 David Merrick
  • 1967 David Hays
  • 1966 William Gibson
  • 1965 Morris Carnovsky
  • 1964 Lincoln Center Repertory Theater
  • 1963 Joseph Papp
  • 1962 Lawrence Langer
  • 1961 Howard Lindsay and Russell Crouse
  • 1960 Moss HartTop
  • 1959 Rogers and Hammerstein
  • 1958 Joshua Logan
  • 1957 Jo Mielziner