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