Dixon will succeed John Thomas Waite in the role of Henry; Waite plays his final performance Aug. 16. Dixon will join a cast that includes Lewis Cleale, Tom Flagg, Gene Jones, Addi McDaniel, Michael Nostrand, Evy Ortiz, Richard Roland, Steve Routman, Jonathan Schwartz and Douglas Ullman, Jr.
Dixon has been seen on Broadway in Cyrano de Bergerac, Gypsy (with Bernadette Peters), The Crucible, Prelude to a Kiss, 1776, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, The Tempest, Beauty and the Beast and 3 Penny Opera.
Featuring a score by Harvey Schmidt and book and lyrics by Tom Jones, The Fantasticks, according to press notes "is a captivating and simple love story about a boy, a girl, two fathers and a wall. The audience uses its imagination to follow El Gallo as he creates a world of moonlight and magic, and then pain and disillusionment, until the boy and girl find their way back to one other."
Songs from the popular musical include "Try to Remember," "They Were You," "Much More," "Soon It's Gonna Rain" and "I Can See It."
Tickets can be purchased by visiting Ticketmaster.com or by calling (212) 307-4100. The Snapple Theater Center is located at 210 West 50th Street at Broadway.