Partial Chronology

(Most Recent Update:  March 10, 2008)

December 6, 1969

Paul Mills performs as the Fourth Knight/Tempter in T.S. Eliot's Murder in the Cathedral at Boston University

Autumn 1975

Poez appears on the campus of Boston College for one day

Summer 1976

Poez begins appearing in Harvard Square and the Boston Public Garden, at street fairs and local cafes, and in radio broadcasts on WBUR and WNCN-FM

September 24, 1976

Poez performs Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner at the Stone Soup Gallery, Cambridge Street, Boston

October 8, 1976

Poez performs The Qandava at the Café Gallery, Dartmouth Street, Boston

June 21, 1977

Poez appears at Greenwich Books, Greenwich Avenue, NYC

October 26, 1977

Poez begins appearing regularly at Kenny’s Castaways, on New York’s Bleecker Street, with a performance of The Qandava. 

Summer 1977 

Poez begins appearing in Washington Square Park and W. 4th Street, NYC, at street fairs, local cafés and in a radio broadcast for WBAI-FM.

February 17, 1978

Poez performs at Soho Books, NYC

Halloween, October 31, 1978

Poez performs Poe's The Raven at Lady Jane’s, North Bergen, NJ

June 4, 1979

Poez performs Confessions of a Performing Street Poet, a one-man show, weekly at Kenny’s Castaways and on the “Love and Logic Show”, Cable-TV channel C

Autumn 1979 

Poez appears regularly at Charles Ludlam’s Ridiculous Theater, One Sheridan Square, NYC, to perform improvised spoken word as “The Man Who Can’t Stop Talking” in The Elephant Woman

March 12, 1980

Poez appears at Kenny's Castaways on Bleecker Street in New York

February 22, 1981

Poez appears at the Ashkenaz, on San Pablo Street in San Francisco

June 7, 1981

Poez appears at Kenny's Castaways on Bleecker Street in New York

December 10, 1981

Poez performs Spontaneous Combustion in concert with Patrice Regnier’s RUSH DANCE COMPANY at the company’s theater on Broadway

January 26, 1982

Poez appears at The Other End, Bleecker Street, NYC

March 21, 1982

Poez appears at Folk City, W. 3rd Street, NYC

April 18, 1982

Poez appears at The Other End, Bleecker Street, NYC

July 2-9, 1982

Poez performs Spontaneous Combustion with Patrice Regnier's RUSH DANCE COMPANY at the Theatre du Rond-Point on the Champs-Elysees in Paris

October, 1982

Poez performing Think and Do is recorded and released by the Coop Fast Folk Music Magazine

Autumn 1982

Live FM radio broadcast with Suzanne Vega, upstate New York

May 1, 1983

Poez performs Spontaneous Combustion with Patrice Regnier's RUSH DANCE COMPANY at the Marymount Manhattan Theater in New York

1983

Spontaneous Combustion b/w The New Wave Pizzeria is recorded and released by Jasmine Records

September, 1983

Fred Astaire Meets Dr. Seuss is recorded and released by Survivor Records

November 16, 1983

Poez appears at The Other End, Bleecker Street NYC

December 14, 1983

Poez appears at The Other End, Bleecker Street NYC

September 21, 1984
Poez appears at The Bitter End, Bleecker Street NYC

April 5-6, 1987
Poez  appears in  "POET BAZOOKAED ON W. 4TH ST.",
a one-man show off-off Broadway at the Times Square West Bank Cafe, directed by Jeffrey Martin

September 27-29, 2007

Poez  appears in  "POET BAZOOKAED ON W. 4TH ST.",
a one-man show off-off Broadway at the Bowery Poetry Club





Sunday Herald June 6, 2976 - Poez at Street Fair

Rime of the Ancient Mariner Poster - 9/24/76

CafeGalleryPoster - 1976

Greenwich Books Poster - 6/21/77

Village Voice Listing - October 26, 1977

Kenny's Castaways Flyer - 1978

Poez In Door of Kenny's Castaways - 1977

UPI Photo - 7/24/78

Soho News Listing - 2/17/78

Poez at Lady Jane's 10/3178 - top of photo - Credit: Peter J. Fillingham
Poez at Lady Jane's 10/31/78 - bottom of photo - Credit: Peter J. Fillingham

Soho News Listing - Poez at Kenny's Castaways - 3/12/80





Confessions of a Performing Street Poet listing - 6/4/1979

Elephant Woman Playbill Cover - Autumn 1979

Elephant Woman Playbill Contents - Autumn 1979

Ric Meyers Kenny's Poster - 1978

Ashkenaz Listing - 2/22/81

Kenny's Castaways Poster June 1981

Folk City Poster March 1982

Daily News writeup of Poez at RUSH DANCE - top
Daily News writeup of Poez at RUSH DANCE 12/10/81 - bottom

Spontaneous Combustion in Paris - July 1982

RUSH DANCE Co. in concert with Poez
performing Spontaneous Combustion at the
Theatre du Rond-Point, Paris, July, 1982

Poez at the Other End Poster 4/18/82 - Photo by Irene Young
Poez at The Other End Poster - 4/18/82 - Photo by Irene Young

Daily News April 1982

Think and Do Recorded by Coop Fast Folk Music October 1982

Poez on Jasmine Records 1983 - Front Cover

Poez Recorded by Jasmine Records 1983 - Back Cover

Spontaneous Combustion on Jasmine Records 1983

New Wave Pizzeria on Jasmine Records 1983

Fred Astaire Meets Dr. Seuss recorded by Survivor Records September 1983

Poez at The Bitter End Poster September 1984





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