PHOTO CALL: Village Voice Obie Awards Celebrate the Best of Off-Broadway

News   PHOTO CALL: Village Voice Obie Awards Celebrate the Best of Off-Broadway
 
As the Tony Awards ceremony draws ever closer the Village Voice Obie Awards – what some would consider the most prestigious honor for non-Broadway theatre – were handed out on May 15.
From Top: Edward Hibbert and Christine Ebersole; Andrew Connelly (left) and Domhnall Gleeson.
From Top: Edward Hibbert and Christine Ebersole; Andrew Connelly (left) and Domhnall Gleeson.

Began in 1956 by Jerry Tallmer, the Obie Awards have “gone on to both symbolize and honor a way of life in the theatrical community known as Off-Broadway” and “are an institution of encouragement and an acknowledgment of talent,” according the Village Voice website. For a full list of this year’s winners, click here.

At left, Edward Hibbert (The Drowsy Chaperone) and Christine Ebersole (Grey Gardens), as well as The Lieutenant of Inishmore’s Andrew Connelly and Domhnall Gleeson are seen at the ceremony. Below, Lili Taylor, Eric Bogosian and Phylicia Rashad are seen backstage at the 51st Annual Village Voice Obie Awards at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts in New York City.

Photos by Aubrey Reuben


From Left: Lili Taylor, Eric Bogosian and Phylicia Rashad.
From Left: Lili Taylor, Eric Bogosian and Phylicia Rashad.
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