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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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FOR INFORMATION ON DIXON PLACE CLICK HERE.

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.

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“Whores and More” – April 25-26, 2014 – A night of WOMEN reading Tom Murrin shorts.

Readings of Tom Murrin’s short and hilarious plays “Whores on the Range” and “Hide The Baloney”.

Read by (not in order) Kate Benson, CD Clifford, Cary Curran, Anne Iobst, Lucy Sexton, Karen Finley and Reno.

Lucy Sexton introduces the evenings festivities
Lucy Sexton introduces the evenings festivities.

 

Cary Curran does a sexual psychic.Cary Curran performs a sexual psychic.


Kate Benson performs at LaMama etc.Kate Benson performs.

CD Clifford performing a detective monolog.CD Clifford does a private eye monolog.

Reno performs at LaMamaReno performs a ‘BIG’ football game monolog.

Lucy Sexton and Anne Iobst performing at LaMamaLucy Sexton and Anne Iobst are high kickin gals in “Whores on the Range”.

2014.04.25_Whores_163Lucy Sexton, Kate Benson, Anne Iobst and Cary Curran behind the bar.

2014.04.25_Whores_180CD Clifford and Reno performing.

2014.04.25_Whores_247Cast members take a well deserved “Curtain Call”.

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Readings of Murrin's short and hilarious play "Whores on the Range". Directed by Lucy Sexton.
The Tom Murrin Full Moon Performance Festival was held at La Mama from April 17th thru 27th.

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Vaudevisuals Interview with Alternatve Comedian, Political Activist RENO


She talks about her work with the Obama campaign and what is going on now with her career.

I had photographed RENO a few times in the past during her performances.
Reno.5Her shows are so intelligent and so funny. Pointed political commentary and a keen eye for social observation.
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Reno.2 She has performed on HBO, BRAVO, at LaMama, Dixon Place, Actor’s Playhouse and other venues worldwide.
For more information/bio and video on RENO go to:
http://citizenreno.com

Interview with Reno in ‘Interview Magazine’ by Lily Tomlin HERE!