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Dixon Place

161A Chrystie St, New York City, NY 10002-2809
+1 212-219-0736
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NYC's laboratory for performance!

I was throughly entertained and inspired with 2 one woman shows at this performance venue in Soho... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2016
AdrienneFishe
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New York City, New York
Cozy Creative Hub

We went to see a play and loved being in such a cozy but comfortable setting. The actors really... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2016
family914
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New York City, New York
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Established in 1986 as a laboratory for performing and literary artists, Dixon Place is dedicated to supporting the creative process by presenting original works of theater, dance, music, literature, puppetry and performance art at all stages of development in front of a live audience. Challenging artists and audiences, this local haven inspires and encourages artists of all stripes and callings, emphasizing the needs of women, people of color, seniors, youth and the GLBTQ community. DP serves as a safety net, upholding the artist’s experience as our foremost priority.In addition to our mainstage theater, The Lounge at Dixon Place is open to the public Monday-Thursday, 6pm to midnight; Fridays and Saturdays, 6pm - 1am. Happy Hour is nightly from 6-8pm with low beer, wine, and well drink prices and a Bartender's Choice specialty cocktail. For our theater patrons, make sure you give yourself some time for a pre-show cocktail and then hang out afterward with the artists for a nightcap (and YES: you CAN take your drink into the theater!).
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good33%
  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
26 Aug 2016
“NYC's laboratory for performance!”
22 Jun 2016
“Cozy Creative Hub”
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161A Chrystie St, New York City, NY 10002-2809
Manhattan
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+1 212-219-0736
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

I was throughly entertained and inspired with 2 one woman shows at this performance venue in Soho. Very cool spot!

Thank AdrienneFishe
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

We went to see a play and loved being in such a cozy but comfortable setting. The actors really connected with the audience. Really enjoyed going to this creative hub. Small bar up front (very cheap) that lets you take drinks with you to your...More

Thank family914
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Enjoyed a sold out performance at this charming theatre. Enjoyed meeting with friends before and after the show in the lounge. Great venue.

Thank Trudy H
Reviewed 9 February 2015

This one man show was written and performed by James Lecesne. This veteran actor plays several characters surrounding the disappearance of a gay, male teenager who lived in a small New Jersey beach town. I have to admit that Mr. Lecesne was able to portray...More

Thank QueenoftheHighways
Reviewed 29 December 2013

It really is a laboratory.... This is a laboratory for performing and literary artists.... And just like its scientific counter-parts, most experiments are failures.... Yet it is from our failures that great discoveries are made.... Where else can you go and see something that might...More

Thank LastSecondTraveller
Reviewed 16 April 2013

The first time I went to Dixon Place, it was still in someone's (admittedly huge) living room. It had the feeling of being a laboratory where non-traditional theater artists could develop their craft. Now that it has a more traditional venue/facility - a nice lounge/bar...More

2  Thank Charming_Karl
Reviewed 21 March 2013

Soooo NY!!!!! Enjoyed a great show NYC10. Perfect opportunity for new choreographers. Lovely crowd, supportive audience and drinks are allowed in the audience...the perfect scenario. Will definitely return. Thank you for the opportunity you give to those who are starting out!!!

1  Thank dplnj
Reviewed 24 February 2013

I came to see Nancy Giles's one woman show and was happy to find a lively non commercial venue for creativity . The downstairs venue is a little tight , but also gives audience a up-close view of performers . Upstairs is causal and fun...More

1  Thank helensee
Reviewed 1 January 2012

This place gets you to witness a bunch of fat, sweaty and angry mature women fighting over seats. Have I mentioned already that there was No seat available for a paid ticket ?! ?! The performances are below average and the crowed is NOT COOL.More

1  Thank Gal K
dixonplace, Manager at Dixon Place, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2012

We're sorry that the respondent was unable to get a seat for this event—unfortunately, our theater is general admission and when a show is sold out, the people at the front of the line will grab the best seats. We hope that any time there...More

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