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Dixon Place – A Wonderful Place to see Art, Theater, Poetry, Circus, Aerial, etc.

DixonPlace6This is Dixon Place in 1989. A small store front on East 1st that was home to many performers and writers.

Tom Murrin and Jim TurnerTwo of Dixon Place’s regular performers were Tom Murrin (Alien Comic) and Jim Turner in 1989.

Jim Turner performing at Dixon Place in 1989.Jim Turner performing at Dixon Place in 1989.

Rae C Wright at Dixon PlaceRae C Wright performing at a Benefit for Dixon Place at DTW in 1989.

Reno at Dixon PlacePolitical comic and all around hysterical social commentator RENO at the Benefit for Dixon Place at DTW in 1989.

Screen Shot 2014-08-12 at 5.58.43 PMAnd the new DIXON PLACE is so lovely. Located at 161 Chrystie St. in Lower Manhattan. Theater, Bar and Cabaret. Come visit!

Kevin Augustine at Dixon PlaceKevin Augustine performing in his original piece “Hobo Grunt Cycle” at Dixon Place this past Feb. This piece was a commission by Dixon Place.

Screen Shot 2014-08-12 at 6.06.49 PMAmazing juggler Sean Blue performing at the “No Holds Barred” Variety Show at Dixon Place in June 2013.

The Animals Performance group at Dixon Place

A visual/poem performance piece dedicated to the art/words of Dadaist Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven performed by Animals Performance Group.

Gregg Mozgala performing at Dixon Place.Gregg Mozgala performing in an original adaptation of “THE PENALTY” by Clay Mcleod Chapman. Commissioned by Dixon Place.

Keith Nelson of Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety ShowAnd Keith Nelson of Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Show that happens the first Monday of every Month at Dixon Place.

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Dixon Place, a non-profit organization, was founded in 1986 to provide a space for literary and performing artists to create and develop new works in front of a live audience. Our mission to support and nurture the development of new work and work in progress  from diverse artists and to build new audiences for the work.

More on Dixon Place’s Mission

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Music Performing Arts Photography UNDER St. Marks

“The Pumpkin Pie Show: Boogedy Boo” – @ UNDER St. Marks

“The Pumpkin Pie Show: Boogedy Boo” – @ UNDER St. Marks  

All stories written by Clay McLeod Chapman

Music by Shayfer James

Performed by: Clay McLeod Chapman, Hannah Cheek, and Ana Asensio.

15 years and still going strong!

An evening of ‘ghost’ stories that got the hairs on my back standing up!

Clay McLeod Chapman performing at The Pumpkin ShowClay McLeod Chapman started the evening off with his Prologue: ‘Unmask The Phantom- A True Story’.

2013.10.10_Clay.Pumpkin.004Clay demonstrates a moment in the story with a grand gestures.

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2013.10.10_Clay.Pumpkin.009Hannah Cheek performs the second story of the evening. A true story titled: ‘DAYCARE’.

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2013.10.10_Clay.Pumpkin.064Between the ghost stories Shayfer James performed some great original songs.

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Ana Asensio performs "Split Ends' .Ana Asensio performs the  3rd ghost story “Split Ends”.

2013.10.10_Clay.Pumpkin.020A truly delightful performance of “Split Ends” by Ana Asensio.

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Clay McLeod Chapman performs  "B-Side".Clay McLeod Chapman performs  “B-Side”. A wonderful homage to vinyl record collectors.

2013.10.10_Clay.Pumpkin.061Clay McLeod Chapman talkin blues and vinyl and the joy of listening to original music.

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Hannah Cheek performed “Mama Bird” to end the evenings great story telling fun.

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For more information on THE PUMPKIN SHOW go here.

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Dixon Place Performing Arts Photography Video

Vaudevisuals Interview with Gregg Mozgala – Artistic Director of Apothetae Theater Company – THE PENALTY

Apothetae TheaterCo's production of The Penalty

Vaudevisuals interview with actor/playwright and artistic director of Apothetae Theater Company.
Gregg talks about the upcoming production of “The Penalty” to be performed at Dixon Place beginning
June 14th, 2013.
Inspired by the 1920’s film THE PENALTY starring Lon Chaney. Adapted for Apothetae Theater Company by Clay Mcleod Chapman. Music and lyrics by Robert Johanson and Clay Mcleod Chapman.
Directed by Kris Thor

For more information on Apothetae Theater Company:

Interview originally appeared on:

Lon Chaney on Wikipedia:

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