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REDCAT Announces 15th Fall Season: Vital Artists at a Crucial TimeREDCAT Announces 15th Fall Season: Vital Artists at a Crucial Time
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

raises the stakes in 2017 with a bold international program of daring and provocative artists who confront the most vital issues of our time with intelligent, memorable experiences you won't soon forget. Artists from around the world are using our theater and gallery–and other LA neighborhoods–to probe urgent issues: Congolese choreographer Faustin Linyekula  uses exquisite movement, music and piercing poetry to masterfully capture the essence of hope in the face of the tragedies facing his war-torn home of the Democratic Republic of the Congo; Activist-powerhouse Karen Finley's incisive writing and performing gives us a freshly hilarious and alarming perspective on drastic changes in our own country; and Chile's famed playwright/director Guillermo Calderón directs the U.S. premiere of his work questioning the vital role of artists at times of injustice. (more...)

Dixon Place presents Antonio Ramos and The Gangbangers' ALMODOVAR DYSTOPIADixon Place presents Antonio Ramos and The Gangbangers' ALMODOVAR DYSTOPIA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Dixon Place will present ALMODOVAR DYSTOPIA, the new commission by the boundary-pushing downtown movement artist Antonio Ramos. (more...)

Atlas Cirus Comes to Dixon Place with LUCKY 8/1-8/16Atlas Cirus Comes to Dixon Place with LUCKY 8/1-8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Dixon Place (Ellie Covan, Founding & Artistic Director) co-presents the return of Atlas Circus Company with their newest full-length piece, LUCKY. Atlas reinvents American circus with a refreshing combination of theatre, circus arts and dance.  LUCKY will play six performances only - August 1st, 2nd, 8th, 9th, 15th, and 16th at 7:30 PM - at Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street). Tickets for LUCKY are $22 in advance, $25 at the door, and $18 for students and seniors.  For tickets and further information please visit www.dixonplace.org/performances/lucky/ or call 866-811-4111. (more...)

THE UNWRITTEN LAW Comes to Dixon Place 7/30THE UNWRITTEN LAW Comes to Dixon Place 7/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Dixon Place (Ellie Covan, Founding & Artistic Director) presents the co-production of world-famous beatboxer and Drama Desk Award recipient Chesney Snow's THE UNWRITTEN LAW opening Sunday, July 30th. Snow comes direct from his run in Broadway's In Transit, where Ben Brantley of the NY Times called him "a one-man sound effects wiz." (more...)

D'Lo to Headline Dixon Place's HOT Festival Next MonthD'Lo to Headline Dixon Place's HOT Festival Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Dixon Place presents the 26th Annual HOT! Festival, the NYC annual celebration of LGBTQ culture. Headlining the festival is D'Lo's solo work TO T, OR NOT TO T, which begins performances on Friday, July 7th at 7:30 PM. (more...)

MAPS FOR A WAR TOURIST Comes to Dixon Place 6/2- 6/17MAPS FOR A WAR TOURIST Comes to Dixon Place 6/2- 6/17
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Dixon Place's  (Ellie Covan, Founding & Artistic Director) commission of the acclaimed performance collective Sister Sylvester's MAPS FOR A WAR TOURIST, will have its world premiere on Friday, June 2nd at 7:30 PM.  (more...)

Karen Finley to Bring THE EXPANDED UNICORN GRATITUDE MYSTERY to La MaMaKaren Finley to Bring THE EXPANDED UNICORN GRATITUDE MYSTERY to La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

La MaMa presents The Expanded Unicorn Gratitude Mystery, written and performed by Karen Finley, May 5-14, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Dixon Place presents MAGIC This SpringPhoto Flash: Dixon Place presents MAGIC This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Strange reports of magicians losing their powers make their way to the royal magistrate.  When two tricksters arrive with their fake magic show, the royal magistrate believes they have found the root of the problem.  Facing arrest, the two escape to a mystical forest where they discover the true cause of why magic is disappearing. Having to choose between risking the wrath of the royal court or taking their discovery to their graves, the tricksters must decide whether saving a kingdom is more important than saving themselves. (more...)

Angelica Page's TURNING PAGE to Play Final Shows at Dixon Place This SpringAngelica Page's TURNING PAGE to Play Final Shows at Dixon Place This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Dixon Place (Ellie Covan, Founding & Artistic Director) will present the final two performances of Angelica Page's highly-acclaimed solo show Turning Pageon Thursday, March 30 at 7:30 PM and Saturday, April 8 at 2 PM. (more...)

Taylor Mac to Receive 2017 Booth AwardTaylor Mac to Receive 2017 Booth Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Join us for an evening celebrating the groundbreaking work of Taylor Mac, American actor, playwright, performance artist, director, producer, and singer-songwriter. Mac's 24-hour, 246-song marathon performance, A 24-Decade History of Popular Music, was hailed by Wesley Morris in the New York Times as "one of the greatest experiences of my life" and was recently named the 2017 recipient of the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History. (more...)

Chris Wells' New Show IT WILL ALL WORK OUT Set for Dixon Place This AprilChris Wells' New Show IT WILL ALL WORK OUT Set for Dixon Place This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Dixon Place presents the world premiere of Chris Wells' new show IT WILL ALL WORK OUT on Friday, April 14th at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Bay Street Theatre Announces 14th Annual New Works FestivalBay Street Theatre Announces 14th Annual New Works Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the 4th ANNUAL NEW WORKS FESTIVAL, April 28 - 30. THE READINGS ARE FREE.  But tickets are required, as these events sell out. Reserve seats online at www.baystreet.org or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11 am to 5 pm. (more...)

International Human Rights Arts Festival to Feature HAMILTON Dancer, Bessie Winner and MoreInternational Human Rights Arts Festival to Feature HAMILTON Dancer, Bessie Winner and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

2016 Bessie Award-winning choreographer Joya Powell brings her Movement of the People Dance company to the premiere International Human Rights Art Festival, New York City's first arts-advocacy festival of its kind. (more...)

International Human Rights Art Festival Kicks Off Today at Dixon PlaceInternational Human Rights Art Festival Kicks Off Today at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Playwright Mashuq Deen (New Dramatists Fellow 2022) brings the story of his own transgender journey as a member of a traditional South Asian family and Playwright Catherine Filloux, winner of more than 40 awards for playwriting, activism and peace work, brings her latest work to the stage at New York City's first arts-advocacy festival of its kind, the International Human Rights Art Festival. (more...)

Angelica Page Explores Her Mother's Career in TURNING PAGE at Dixon Place TonightAngelica Page Explores Her Mother's Career in TURNING PAGE at Dixon Place Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Dixon Place's production of Angelica Page's Turning Page, about the life and career of her legendary mother Geraldine Page, is making its New York debut in a limited run through April 8th, and opens tonight, February 24th, at Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street). (more...)

ON THE ROYAL ROAD, WORLD VOICES, Tadashi Suzuki and More Slated for Segal Center's 2017 Spring SeasonON THE ROYAL ROAD, WORLD VOICES, Tadashi Suzuki and More Slated for Segal Center's 2017 Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, located at The Graduate Center, CUNY, announces its Spring 2017 season of free public programs. The season features free public programs, welcoming and celebrating contemporary theatre and performing artists from around the world. (more...)

Natalie Douglas, Joe Iconis, Molly Pope, SPAMILTON and More Among 2017 MAC Award NomineesNatalie Douglas, Joe Iconis, Molly Pope, SPAMILTON and More Among 2017 MAC Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs (MAC) has announced the 2017 MAC Award nominees. (more...)

On The Rocks Theatre Company's Sci-Fi Comedy FRED to Premiere at Dixon PlaceOn The Rocks Theatre Company's Sci-Fi Comedy FRED to Premiere at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Dixon Place's new theatrical commission of On The Rocks Theatre Company's sci-fi comedy with music FRED, will have its world premiere on Friday, March 17th at 7:30 PM. The production is written by On The Rocks co-founders Christopher Ford & Dakota Rose. Ms. Rose helms the production as director. (more...)

Angelica Page Explores Her Mother's Career in TURNING PAGE Tonight at Dixon PlaceAngelica Page Explores Her Mother's Career in TURNING PAGE Tonight at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Dixon Place's production of Angelica Page's Turning Page, about the life and career of her legendary mother Geraldine Page, will have its New York debut tonight, February 10, 2017. (more...)

Kate Soper's Theatrical Chamber Music Work IPSA DIXIT Coming to Dixon PlaceKate Soper's Theatrical Chamber Music Work IPSA DIXIT Coming to Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Dixon Place and The Wet Ink Ensemble will present the NYC premiere of award-winning composer/performer Kate Soper's IPSA DIXIT for two nights only Today, February 3rd and Saturday February 4th, 2017 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

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