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.More Info
Queens Theatre is proud to partner with the Queensboro Dance Festival, a 6-month tour of performances across the borough featuring 26 Queens-based companies of all styles and from all cultures.
Photo by Josef Pinlac
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.
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.
Take a Cab
For a low price and great service to Queens Theatre from all areas of NY or NJ call Cibao car service at 718.478.3223. Mention Queens Theater and save 10%! Rates from Manhattan range from $32-45.
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.