Julie Bovasso

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2014

    Jerry Tallmer, Creator of the Obies and a Village Voice Founding Editor, Dies at 93

    Jerry Tallmer, one of the Village Voice's founding editors and the creator of the Village Voice Obie Awards, died Sunday morning, just a month short of his 94th birthday. For those who knew him or his achievements, it will take some effort to imagine New York, the Village, and the downtown arts scen ... More >>

  • Theater

    January 19, 2011

    Ellen Stewart (1919-2011)

    Remembering the woman who helped invent downtown theater

  • 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 >>

  • Specials

    May 10, 2005
  • 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