Rose and Cerveris to Host Obie Awards; Presenters Include Davis, Lavin, Washington

News   Rose and Cerveris to Host Obie Awards; Presenters Include Davis, Lavin, Washington
 
Tony Award winners Anika Noni Rose and Michael Cerveris will co-host the 55th Annual Village Voice Obie Awards.

Anika Noni Rose
Anika Noni Rose Photo by Andrew Macpherson

The awards, which celebrate the 2009-2010 Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway seasons, will be held May 17 at Webster Hall in Manhattan.

Presenters for the evening will include J. Smith Cameron, Viola Davis, Marin Ireland, Linda Lavin, Sam Rockwell, Michael Shannon, Kerry Washington and Jennifer Westfeldt.

The Obie Awards were created in 1955 by Jerry Tallmer. Past recipients include Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep, William Hurt, Morgan Freeman, Mos Def, Amy Irving, Kevin Kline, Nathan Lane, Olympia Dukakis, Robert Duvall, Kevin Bacon, Alec Baldwin, Kathy Bates, James Earl Jones, Felicity Huffman and Harvey Fierstein, among others.

For the first time ever, tickets, priced $25, will be available to the general public. For more information visit http://obies.villagevoice.com/2010.

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