Marilyn Sokol

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2013

    Old Jews Star Tells Me Village People Movie Dish

    How's that for a grabber? Let me explain. The hilarious Marilyn Sokol is one of the stars of Old Jews Telling Jokes, the breezily funny revue, which was honored with a Drama Desk nomination. At a Drama Desk event yesterday, I asked Marilyn about having appeared in the infamous Village People film ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2012

    The Five Funniest Scenes On Broadway This Season

    There was a lot of hilarious stuff this year--mostly intentional--but the following were easily the funniest "straight play" scenes of all. (5) In the farcical Don't Dress For Dinner (above), the French cook (Spencer Kayden) had to be turned into a soignee dinner guest, for reasons too silly to me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2012

    Old Jews Telling Jokes: Funny? I'll Tell You

    The Pulitzer winning Clybourne Park has a handful of offensive but funny jokes sprinkled into its tart stew of a plot to emphasize the strained racial relationships of its lead players. But Old Jews Telling Jokes--based on the original Internet series created by Sam Hoffman--just has jokes. No con ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    Groucho Marx Hosts the Obies 1972!

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 11, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 19 17th Annual 'Obies' By Audrey Berman It was "An Evening at the 'Obies'" Monday night, when The Village Voice held its 17th annual "Obie" awards at the Village Gate with Groucho Marx as host. The awards, ... More >>

  • Theater

    May 16, 2000

    The Wild Party 3

    The 45th Annual OBIE Awards