Obie Awards

Critic and Obie Awards Creator Jerry Tallmer Dies at 93

The annual Village Voice theater awards helped launch the careers of artists such as Meryl Streep, Al Pacino, Samuel Beckett.

The American Theatre Wing Will Be the New Home for the Obie Awards

The Wing will now copresent the awards with The Village Voice.

Playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Takes Home Top Honor at the Obie Awards

John Ellison Conlee, Sydney Lucas, and many more also received awards for their work this season off-Broadway.

TheaterMania's Guide to Theater Awards: Tonys, Drama Desks, and Many More

Learn to distinguish your Obies from your Oliviers with this handy rundown of theater awards across the country (and in London and Toronto).

Hamish Linklater and Tamara Tunie to Host the 59th Annual Village Voice Obie Awards

How I Met Your Mother's Cristin Milioti will be among the evening's presenters.

Former Village Voice Critic Michael Feingold Will Serve as Obie Awards Chairman

Feingold ended his decades-long tenure as the publication's chief theater critic in May 2013.

Detroit and Grimly Handsome Share the 2013 Obie Award for Best New American Play
The Village Voice's prestigious awards were presented on May 20.
Lois Smith and Frances Sternhagen to be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Awards at 58th Annual Obies
Meryl Streep will present them with the honor at a ceremony hosted by Jessica Hecht and Jeremy Shamos.