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Dixon Place

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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
New York City, New York
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A pillar of downtown experimental theater

The first time I went to Dixon Place, it was still in someone's (admittedly huge) living room. It... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2013
Charleston, South Carolina
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
13 Apr 2018
“Intimate Music Experience”
26 Aug 2016
“NYC's laboratory for performance!”
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...more
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161A Chrystie St, New York City, NY 10002-2809
Downtown Manhattan (Downtown)
+1 212-219-0736
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

We got tickets at Dixon Place to hear an unusual Cellist play, and thoroughly enjoyed this very intimate venue that seats only about 60-70 people (guesstimate). The seating is on plastic chairs set up on 4 or 5 levels of risers, but very close to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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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!

Date of experience: August 2016
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

Date of experience: June 2016
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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.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Trudy H
Reviewed 10 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

Date of experience: February 2015
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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

Date of experience: December 2013
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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

Date of experience: August 2012
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!!!

Date of experience: February 2013
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

Date of experience: February 2013
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

Date of experience: December 2011
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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