Estelle Parsons Will Receive Obie Award for Lifetime Achievement; Presenters Announced

Tamara Tunie and Hamish Linklater will co-host the Village Voice's 59th Annual Obie Awards, which will be held May 19 at 8 PM at Webster Hall.

Estelle Parsons
Estelle Parsons

The Voice, the nation’s largest alternative weekly newspaper, announced May 13 that the Lifetime Achievement Award Obie will go to Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons, most recently seen on Broadway in The Velocity of Autumn.

Presenters for the evening will include Betsy Aidem, Harvey Fierstein, Lena Hall, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Andy Karl, David Bar Katz, Cristin Milioti, Kelli O'Hara, Lily Rabe and Stephen Trask.

Attendees will also be treated to a performance from the critically acclaimed Public Theater musical Fun Home.

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