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Rachel Bloom To Host The Obie Awards

Golden Globe winning Crazy Ex-Girlfriend creator and star Rachel Bloom will host the 64thAnnual Obie Awards!

The Obie Awards will be held on Monday, May 20, 2019 at Terminal 5 (610 West 56thStreet). The Village Voice created the Obie Awards, at the suggestion of then editor Jerry Tallmer, soon after the publication's own inception in 1955, to encourage the newly burgeoning Off Broadway theater movement and to acknowledge its achievements. Tickets to the 2019 Obie Awards can be purchased here.

The judges' panel for the 64th Annual Obie Awards, chaired as in previous years by longtimeVillage Voice critic Michael Feingold, includesObie-winning director Arin Arbus, Obie-winning scenic designer Rachel Hauck, Obie-winning scenic designer Riccardo Hernandez, two-time Obie-winning playwright Rajiv Joseph, Obie-winning actressKecia Lewis, and New York Stage Review theater critic Jesse Oxfeld.

“I am THRILLED to be hosting The Obies this year and can confirm that a tiny hat will be incorporated into my wardrobe,” said Rachel Bloom in a press release.

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