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Nrityagram Dance Ensemble

September 29-30

In their Queens Theatre debut, Nrityagram Dance Ensemble presents Samhara. 

One of the premier Indian classical dance ensembles performing today, Nrityagram had the unprecedented distinction of making The New York Times' "Best Dance of the Year" list in 2015 and 2016. 

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Leaving Brooklyn

October 5-21

By Jeff Mandels

In 1955, as the Dodgers and the Yankees battle it out on the field, a blue-collar Brooklyn family battles for its own survival.  A funny, gritty and poignant tale of complex lives, Leaving Brooklyn was part of the Queens Theatre's New American Voices Reading Series in 2016. 

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Lightwire Theater's The Ugly Duckling

October 21

Lightwire Theater brings a classic tale to the modern stage in an unforgettable theatrical experience. 

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News & Announcements

August 8, 2018

Theatre For All Offers Free Training to Actors With Disabilities

Queens Theatre is excited to announce its new, free training program specifically for early-career Deaf and disabled actors with its Theatre For All Initiative

The two-week, free program runs Sept. 16 to Sept. 28 and will include workshops on Acting for the Camera and Stage, Auditioning and Movement among others. 

Aug. 22 is the deadline to apply for this first session. 

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Getting Here

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Directions From Subway

From Manhattan/Long Island City: Take the Queens-bound E or F train and transfer at 74th Street-Broadway for the Flushing-bound 7 train to the Mets-Willets Point station. Turn left out of the turnstiles, following signs to LIRR/Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

Free Shuttle Service

Proceed to street level at the Mets-Willets Point station and pick up our free Shuttle Bus, which makes stops right outside the station approximately every 10 minutes beginning one hour prior to curtain for all Queens Theatre shows. Note that unless specified, the shuttle does not run for other events at Queens Theatre. If you'd prefer to walk, take the boardwalk from the station past the USTA National Tennis Center. At the end of the boardwalk, follow the tree-lined path on your right to the Unisphere, then bear left toward the towers.

Directions By Car

From Midtown Manhattan: Take the Midtown Tunnel to the Long Island Expressway (I-495 E). Take Exit 22B, merge on Grand Central Parkway West. Take exit 9P and follow the signs to Queens Theatre.

From Brooklyn: take the Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278 E) and exit 35E to Long Island Expressway East (I-495 E). Take exit 22B Grand Central Parkway West. Merge on Grand Central Parkway, take exit 9P and follow the signs to the theatre.

From Upper Manhattan and the Bronx: Take the RFK bridge to Grand Central Parkway East. Take Exit 9E, stay in the right lane after the exit and follow the signs to Queens Theatre.

From Long Island: Take Grand Central Parkway West. Take Exit 9P and follow the signs to the theatre.

Parking is always FREE.

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Box Office Hours:

Tuesday to Friday: 12pm - 6pm
Our Box Office opens 2 hours before every show.

Queens Theatre is located at 14 United Nations Avenue South in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, directly under the iconic towers of the New York State Pavilion. We are easily accessible by car, bus and subway.