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Open for critical review
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earmark: Toni Schlesinger. Dixon Place, 161A Chrystie Street, NYC 10002.
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Photographer: Jim Moore
Lighting Designer: Rob Lariviere
Toni Schlesinger (Writer, Designer, Performer, Dixon Place Artist Resident & Commissioned Artist) is a New York City-based playwright, theater designer, fiction writer, and journalist. She has written, designed, and often performed in more of her original 25 stage works at theaters including Dixon Place, St. Ann’s Warehouse, HERE, The Metropolitan Playhouse, and more. She was the creator of the weekly, award-winning “Shelter” column that ran for eight years in the Village Voice, a columnist for the New York Observer, and a longtime reporter for the Chicago Reader and more. Her journalism has also been published in The New York Times and Slate’s Double X. Her book, Five Flights Up, a collection of her Voice columns, was published by Princeton Architectural Press and praised by actor/director Tom Hanks in Entertainment Weekly as a “must read.” She is the creator of the graphic serial, Kansas O’Flaherty: Secret Agent, with drawings by The New Yorker magazine artist Tom Bachtell. www.tonischlesinger.com
Jim Moore (Photographer) has been photographing the eccentric performing arts for over 30 years. He was a personal friend of Michael Sullivan who disappeared in 1997. He and Michael created and rehearsed a theatrical piece "Nouveau Recluse" with composer Craig Gordon that was never performed. Moore was also part of the Oscar- winning documentary Man On Wire as Philippe Petit's NYC contact/photographer. His photographs occupy the first half of the film. www.vaudevisuals.com.
Elias Duncan (Assistant Director) is an acting and writing student at the Tisch School of Arts at New York University. He produces, writes, and performs works of Neo-Futurism and Theater of the Oppressed. He is zealous about experimental theater and performance art. He believes that new creative works like Pearl Street are pushing boundaries through exploring the capabilities of theatrical expression.