Julian Beck

  • 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

    November 12, 2009

    Fug You -- Hanging with Ed Sanders

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 27, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 15 Rolling Stoned with Joyous 'Pornographer' By Stephanie Harrington Ed Sanders: "Fuck You" editor - publisher - printer - conceiver. Fugs founder. Pharoah fancier fantastic. Classicist, cigar store cle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    Clip Job: Obies 1964

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesMay 28, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 32OBIES 1963-1964More than 500 participants and well-wishers of the off-Broadway theatre converged on the Village Gate on Saturday afternoon to applaud winners of the Ninth Annual Village Voice Off-Broadway Awards and h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2009

    Clip Job: Ginsberg, Artists March for Freedom

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesApril 30, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 28Drizzle Does Not Dim Ardor of Arts MarchersBy Michael SmithBraving a mean drizzle and the competition of a World's Fair opening, more than 200 practitioners and admirers of the various arts gathered at dusk last Wed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    Clip Job: Beck and Malina in the Brig!

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesOctober 24, 1963, Vol. IX, No. 1Living Theatre Goes Broke; Becks Brigged by FedsBy Michael SmithNobody ever expected the Living Theatre to die quietly. And after four frantic days -- with events ranging from a melancholy press conference through ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2009

    Clip Job: Remembering William Carlos Williams

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesMarch 7, 1963, Vol. VIII, No. 20William Carlos Williams (1883-1963)By Stephanie GervisHis neighbors in Rutherford, New Jersey, remember William Carlos Williams only as a doctor, and he would have been proud of that. Younger poets, poets at least ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2009

    Clip Job: You Can't Kill Living Theatre

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesNovember 15, 1962, Vol. VIII, No. 4Living Theatre Lives OnThe sheriff's sale scheduled for last Friday was the Living Theatre's nearest brush with extinction in its twelve-year history, according to director Julian Beck. The sum of $10,000 in bac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    Living Theatre Too Broke for Paris?

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 5, 1962, Vol. VII, No. 24 The Bags Are Packed, but Where's the Fare? By Michael Smith The moment of truth is at hand for the Living Theatre, and the key word is PANIC!, scrawled in chalk on a blackboard in the office of co-directors J ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    Villagers Declare Peace in 1962

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 1, 1962, Vol. VII, No. 15 Peace Strike Under Way By Michael Smith Hundreds of Villagers and other New Yorkers are putting most of their energies this week into protests against nuclear testing and the "war economy." The Worldwide G ... 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

    September 24, 2008
  • Voice Choices

    August 19, 2008


    Keep the Living Theatre alive

  • Theater

    May 15, 2007

    1907, 1957, and...Now?

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

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005
  • Specials

    October 18, 2005

    The Birth of the 'Voice': 1955–1965

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

  • Screens

    October 11, 2005
  • 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

  • Theater

    May 3, 2005

    Watering the Off-Broadway Garden

    The founder of the 'Village Voice' Obies recalls what led to their inception 50 years ago

  • Theater

    July 15, 2003

    Joseph Chaikin (1935-2003), Part II

    'You Can Make a Fresh Start With Your Final Breath'

  • Theater

    July 17, 2001

    On the Road in Lebanon

    The Living Theater Meets the Legacy of Civil War and Israeli Occupation

  • News

    December 2, 1997

    Behind the Screen

    Online Stripping Takes Off