Harry Smith at the Chelsea Hotel

Harry Smith at the Chelsea Hotel, a play conceived and directed by Terese Coe was performed At Dixon Place Theater on October 23rd . The play explored the ferment and the foment of the Chelsea Hotel and all that swirled around the room of artist Harry Smith. Coe, a writer and translator drew from first-hand experiences. “Harry was a dear friend and supporter of my writing in the sense that he talked about it with me. In his room I met [poet] Gregory Corso, Allen Ginsberg, [art collector] Isabella Gardner, [guitarist] Mike Bloomfield, and Leonard Cohen, among others.”

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