Is he spinning in his grave?
The Village Voice presented its 59th annual Obie Awards, celebrating achievement in the Off-Broadway and off-off Broadway theater, at a ceremony earlier tonight at Webster Hall in Greenwich Village. The festivities were co-hosted by Tamara Tunie and Hamish Linklater. Among the presenters: Betsy Aide ... More >>
Two stars of the stage, small and big screens will co-host the 2014 Village Voice OBIE Awards on May 19 at Webster Hall (125 East 11th Street) in the East Village. Tamara Tunie, perhaps best known as the lead in the Public Theater's Troilus and Cressida (among more credits listed below) and Hamish L ... More >>
Michael Feingold will return to chair the 2014 Village Voice Obie Awards -- Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway's highest honor -- to be presented Monday, May 19, at Webster Hall.
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Playwrights Horizons was filled to capacity for The Night of 1000 Judys, a combo concert/comedy show benefiting the Ali Forney Center. Host Justin Sayre--who's sort of Oscar Wilde meets Whoopi Goldberg--was hilarious, with his offhand monologues about the need for Judy Garland worship (and any othe ... More >>
The author of Doubt shows a few doubts of his own
The late Judy Garland would have turned 90 yesterday, so Liza Minnelli sent out a message: "Today is a day for celebration. We celebrate the privilege of having had Mama touch all of our lives. She left us with so many feelings we never would have discovered about our self until she exquisitely tra ... More >>
Monday's Broadway Beauty Pageant, a benefit for the Ali Forney Center, brought out the caring, the sharing, and the chutzpah. Here's a bunch of high spirited photos documenting the event, some by Gustavo Monroy for Next and others from Broadwayworld.com.
The producers of the upcoming Annie revival know that whoever plays the mean orphanage lady Miss Hannigan has to be even more memorable than fright wigs and eyes without pupils. Dorothy Loudon (above) originated the role and culminated her career with a brilliantly funny, witty performance that nab ... More >>
It's one way to grab the spotlight and become a star! And who will be MC-ing the annual event, a vividly entertaining charity thingie for the Ali Forney Center, held on March 19 at Symphony Space?
The Mountaintop's Katori Hall sets another play in Memphis
In Kristen Greenidge’s remarkable new play, people's need to survive sucks up their sense of reality
David Esbjornson's Shakespeare production puts an urban hell in Central Park
Daniel Sullivan works some Bard magic in Central Park
You have eight weeks to make it into Shakespeare in the Park
An 11 o'clock number is a song that comes towards the very end of a Broadway musical, when a leading character has a fit of emotion and pours it out in music. It's a showstopper that's generally designed to give the tourists something to hum about when they leave. My five faves in ascending ... More >>
The theater district gets its own Twelfth Night, complete with kings bearing gifts
Radio Golf lands a little short; at Deuce, it's fault, McNally
Mein Gott, everyone's a winner!
Lauded and embattled, George C. Wolfe calls it quits after 11 years
In Kushner and Tesori's new musical, it's the appliances, not the hearts, that do the singing
From HBO to Off-Broadway: Tony Kushner's Epic Theater of Identity