Richard Gilman

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2009

    Clip Job: Lenny Bruce Dies While Still Fighting Obscenity Conviction

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 11, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 43 Lenny at the Bar By Allen G. Schwartz We had been talking almost an hour, person-to-person, New York to Los Angeles, prime time. He was suing the District Attorney -- again. "I've been studying 10 hou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    Clip Job: Lenny Bruce Out a Window

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives April 1, 1965, Vol. X, No. 24 Bruce Injured While giving an imitation of "Superjew," Lenny Bruce fell 40 feet out of a San Francisco hotel window Monday. The 38-year-old comedian broke his arm and suffered possible back injuries. After ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2009

    Clip Job: Feiffer Cross-Examined at Lenny Bruce Trial

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesJuly 16, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 39How Many 4-Letter Words Can a Prosecutor Use?By Stephanie Gervis HarringtonSitting in on Lenny Bruce's current New York "obscenity" trial, one gets the feeling of being present at an historical event -- the birth of ... 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 >>

  • 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

    August 10, 1999

    Critical Condition

    Assassins and Cash— In Search of a True Theater Discourse