Paul Foster

  • Theater

    January 19, 2011

    Ellen Stewart (1919-2011)

    Remembering the woman who helped invent downtown theater

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    Ellen Stewart, La MaMa Founder, Has Died at Age 91

    Ellen Stewart at La MaMa in 1991 (Jonathan Slaff)​Ellen Stewart, 91, universally known as La Mama and acclaimed as one of the formidable figures who shaped the Off-Off-Broadway theater movement, died peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday night. The founder and guiding spirit of Café La MaMa, l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    Clip Job: A Cafe Up in Smoke

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesMarch 11, 1965, Vol. X, No. 21Joe Cino's World Goes Up In FlamesBy Michael SmithThe Caffe Cino was destroyed by fire on Ash Wednesday morning. The cafe at 31 Cornelia Street opened in December, 1958, and quickly became important as New York's ... More >>

  • Theater

    January 21, 2009

    Tom O'Horgan, 1924-2009

    Though never the author, his visionary directing made him a true creator

  • Music

    August 5, 2003

    Black Elvis

    Sam Cooke Aims His Simplicity High