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Jerry Tallmer

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2014

    Tamara Tunie & Hamish Linklater to Host the 2014 Village Voice OBIE Awards

    Two stars of the stage, small and big screens will co-host the 2014 Village Voice OBIE Awards on May 19 at Webster Hall (125 East 11th Street) in the East Village. Tamara Tunie, perhaps best known as the lead in the Public Theater's Troilus and Cressida (among more credits listed below) and Hamish L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2014

    The Voice's 2014 Obie Awards Scheduled for May 19 at Webster Hall

    Michael Feingold will return to chair the 2014 Village Voice Obie Awards -- Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway's highest honor -- to be presented Monday, May 19, at Webster Hall.

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2010

    Elaine May! Stacy Keach! Otto Preminger! It's the 1971 Obies!

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 27, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 21 27 Receive 'Obies' for '70-'71 By Clark Whelton The 16th annual Village Voice Off-Broadway theatre awards were presented last Monday night. A crowd of 700 gathered in the Village Gate to cheer the 27 winn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2010

    The New York Post's Women's Lib Problem

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 12, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 7 Women's Lib & the Post: Sex & the Single Reporter by Mary Breasted The Women's Liberation Movement won a minor victory last week, and they won it up in the offices of an outfit owned by one of the most ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    It's the 1969 Obies!

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 29, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 33 15 Receive 'Obies' For '68-'69 Season The 14th annual Village Voice Off-Broadway awards were announced on Saturday afternoon at the Village Gate. More than 500 guests gathered to applaud the 15 winners of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    Al Pacino, Sam Shepard, Roy Scheider, Estelle Parsons -- It's Obies 1968!

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 30, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 33 23 Win '68 'Obies' The 1967-68 Village Voice Off-Broadway Awards were presented on Saturday afternoon at a giant invitational party at the Village Gate. These were the 13th annual "Obies," and a crowd of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2010

    Rip Torn, Stacy Keach, Frank Zappa -- It's Obies 1967!

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 25, 1967, Vol. XII, No. 32 21 Win '67 'Obies' The Village Gate was full to bursting at noon on Saturday for the 12th annual Village Voice Off-Broadway Awards. Barbara Harris, star of the Broadway musical "The Apple Tree," made the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2009

    Clip Job: Wilcock Recalls The Founding of the Voice

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives July 8, 1965, Vol. X, No. 38 A Few Notes About The Village Square By John Wilcock In the beginning was a sign in the window of the Eleven Arts Bookshop on Sheridan Square. I had been in New York one week, had been nosing around the Vi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2009

    Clip Job: Best Films of 1963

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesDecember 26, 1963, Vol. IX, No. 10Best Films of 1963PETER BOGDANOVICH -- The following are the best new movies I saw this year, listed in the order in which they were seen: "The Elusive Corporal," "The Courtship of Eddie's Father," "The Trial," " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2009

    Vultures Feed on Death of Marilyn Monroe

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 16, 1962, Vol. VII, No. 43 For Marilyn Monroe By Charles Marowitz No sooner had she been draped away than the press vultures descended. How ghastly and despicable was their thoroughness! To papers like the Daily News and the Mirror, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2009

    James Earl Jones, Barbara Harris, Edward Albee -- It's Obies 1962!

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 31, 1962, Vol. VII, No. 32 Obies 1962 By Jerry Tallmer James Earl Jones, 31, born Tate County, Mississippi, raised by his grandparents on a wilderness farm near Jackson, Michigan, the second of his family and first of his high-school gr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    Voice Critics: Best Films of 1961

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 11, 1962, Vol. VII, No. 12 The Year's Best By Jonas Mekas I have asked a few independent film critics and writers whose opinions I respect for their lists of the better films they have seen during the past year. A note must be made ... More >>

  • Theater

    January 21, 2009

    Pricks and Kicks in The Connection and The Judgement of Paris

    Drugs! Sex! But not much shock in these two shows.

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2008

    Kigh Dhiegh, Anne Meacham, Art D'Lugoff -- It's Obies 1961!

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 1, 1961, Vol. VI, No. 32 Obies 1961 A standing-room-only audience on Saturday afternoon saw the chief honors of the off-Broadway season split between "The Blacks" and "Hedda Gabler." Anne Meacham as Hedda was named Best Actress this yea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2008

    Where's the Yachting News?

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 22, 1960, Vol. VI, No. 8 Rundown Dear Sir: Un-Voiced Thoughts: I love Bill Manville, but finding out that he's a chief copywriter is like learning that Robert Frost spent his childhood in Texas. over a period of Voice years, I've b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2008

    The Voice Makes a Move in 1960

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 25, 1960, Vol. V, No. 44 The Voice Moves to Sheridan Square Almost five years to the week that it first occupied its battered and now famous offices at 22 Greenwich Avenue, The Village Voice is taking its first move to more spacious a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2008
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    July 25, 2008

    Jerry Tallmer Went Too Far!

    I can't be as damning as Jerry Tallmer demands in his piece last week on "He Who Must Die," but his use of the word "Stalinist" and subsequent apologetics was blatantly irresponsible.

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2008

    Zero Mostel, David Amram, Hal Holbrook -- It's Obies 1959!

    Six Hundred people jam the Village Gate for the 4th Annual Obies

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2008

    Backlash to Jerry Tallmer's 'River Kwai' Takedown

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 3, 1958, Vol. III, No. 45 Listen! Dear Sir: In commenting on "Bridge on the River Kwai" in the August 27 issue of The Village Voice, Jerry Tallmer mourns the passing of commitment, courage, and dedication. No one cares anymore, M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2008

    Jerry Tallmer Blows Up 'River Kwai'

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 27, 1958, Vol. III, No. 44 Notes a Bit Late on 'River Kwai' By Jerry Tallmer "The Bridge on the River Kwai" was one of those exceptional movies that seemed to please everybody -- in-group, out-group, the film professionals, the midd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2008

    Joyce, Picasso and Stravinsky Attend the Ballet

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 20, 1958, Vol. III, No. 43 The Lively Arts By Gilbert Seldes No one, I hope would accuse me of using this column for personal gain. But I think it only fair to acknowledge the fact that I own stock -- one share -- in the production ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2008

    George C. Scott Wins an Obie

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 4, 1958, Vol. III, No. 32 from Obies 1958 coverage... By Jerry Tallmer He looks like a Marine, he walks like a Marine, he talks like a Marine, biting off his words sardonically, glancing at you coolly down his long nose; and once inde ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2008

    Joe Papp's 'Richard III,' with George C. Scott

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 4, 1957, Vol. III, No. 6 Theatre: Richard III By Jerry Tallmer "Richard III" marks the second time since the beginning on East 6th Street that Joseph Papp has come a cropper -- and not badly so, but just enough. As on the earlier ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2008

    I'm Not Jack Kerouac's 'Uptown Chick'

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 25, 1957, Vol. II, No. 48 Mixed Feelings Dear Sir: I read Jerry Tallmer's interview with Jack Kerouac [Voice, September 18] with a good deal of amusement. Kerouac's remarks about the "Night Beat" interview were most i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2008

    Jack Kerouac's Favorite Book

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 18, 1957, Vol. II, No. 47 Back to the Village By Jerry Tallmer Jack Kerouac, the Greenwich Village writer who (with Allen Ginsberg and Gregory Corso), had to go to San Francisco to become a San Francisco writer and get famous, s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2008

    Where Were You When FDR Died?

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives April 10, 1957, Vol. II, No. 24 The day he died...April 12, 1945 The day Roosevelt died I was stationed in Foggia, Italy, as part of a Signal Corps team that was installing a transmitter station at the airport there...We went into our b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2008

    Tennessee Williams' 'Orpheus Descending'

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives March 27, 1957, Vol. II, No. 22 Theatre Uptown By Jerry Tallmer For the lead piece on this page this week I had intended to write about "Orpheus Descending," the new Tennessee Williams play which has just opened at the Martin Beck, to the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2008

    John Wilcock Looks for a Job

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 12, 1956, Vol. II, No. 7 The Village Square By John Wilcock Okay, then, I'm now offering, as commission, $100 Reward for anybody who brings my resume (Voice, December 5) to some bigshot's attention, thereby getting me a job. [In ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2008

    The Nuances of Nuisance: Why Mailer Quit the Voice

    One of the details in the Norman Mailer obits that always seemed a little strange is how he quit The Village Voice, a paper he help found, because of typographical errors in his copy. These things happen every day in the newspaper business, but it just seemed a little odd, anti-climactic even, that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2008

    Jerry Tallmer Blown Away by Robards

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. November 14, 1956, Vol. I, No. 50 Quintero's Journey -- And Robards' By Jerry Tallmer A little after 11 p.m. at the Helen Hayes Theatre, which is some 3½ hours after you've first taken seat there, a young man named Jason Robards Jr., s ... More >>

  • News

    January 1, 2008

    Nat Hentoff's Greatest Hits

    Excerpts from his first 50 years at the Voice

  • Theater

    May 15, 2007

    1907, 1957, and...Now?

    Welcome to Off-Off-Broadway's newest theatrical discovery—the past

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005

    The Birth of the 'Voice': 1955–1965

    From the Beats to Civil Rights, Lenny Bruce to Warhol's Factory . . .

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005

    Can't Stop the Music

    The 'Voice' invents rock criticism

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005
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    October 18, 2005

    'Voice' on Literature

    Reviews of the last 50 years

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005

    Stage Beauty

    Downtown theater and the 'Voice' grow up together.

  • Theater

    May 10, 2005

    Remembrance of Obies Past

    Judges from the last five decades pay homage to the productions and artists they'll never forget

  • NYC Life

    May 10, 2005
  • NYC Life

    May 10, 2005
  • Specials

    May 10, 2005
  • Theater

    March 3, 1998
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