Star Steven Boyer won an Obie Award for his performance as shy Jason, a young man battling with his possessed sock puppet, Tyrone, in a small Texas town of churchgoing Bible Belters.
Signature Theatre and Westport Country Playhouse will join forces to present Gurney's latest play in Connecticut and Off-Broadway.
Casting has not been announced; Tony winner Michael Cerveris and Tony nominee Judy Kuhn starred in the Off-Broadway production.
Jones's character runs a battered women's shelter in 1972, before such places were common, in a new play by 'House of Cards' writer Sarah Treem.
Ayad Ayhtar's drama about Muslim-American identity also won Obie and Joseph Jefferson Awards.
Ten-year-old Sydney Lucas became the youngest performer ever to win an Obie, for her performance in 'Fun Home.'
THANK YOU, MICHAEL FEINGOLD!
Last night, Classicalite headed out to Webster Hall for the 58th Annual Village Voice Obie Awards, which celebrate achievement in two of our first loves--Off-Broadway and Off Off Broadway theater. Later today, Classicalite will post exclusive performance videos of the highly acclaimed musical, 'Here Lies Love.'
The Village Voice has announced that the 58th Annual Obie Awards at Webster Hall on Monday, May 20, 2013 will feature a performance from the amazing David Byrne and Fatboy Slim musical, 'Here Lies Love.'